To help defray the costs of the precision optical, mechanical and computer components needed to set up the PlaneWave CDK 700 telescope at the Great Basin Observatory to do spectroscopic measurements on short-period variable star systems.
Grant Recipients in 2017
Grant Recipients $12,949
grant to fund the housing and camera for a new telescope at the Moore Observatory in Louisville as a public access telescope.
To support construction of a prototype Air Cherenkov Telescope at the University of North Florida to be used for research projects by UNF physics and astronomy students and faculty as well as for research and development in support of an array of Air Cherenkov Telescopes as part of a planned expansion to the IceCube South Pole Neutrino Observatory.
To support project “Heartbeat Stars: The Key to Unlocking The Circularization mechanism for Binary Stars and Planets” in the purchase of a network attached storage enclosure and 40 TB of disks.