Grants

Grant Recipients in 2017

Grant Recipients $12,949

Concordia University

Amount
$3,000
Category
Grant Recipients
Principal Investigator:
J.W. Kenney, III

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.

University of Louisville

Amount
$3,000
Category
Grant Recipients
Principal Investigator:
B.W. Holwerda

grant to fund the housing and camera for a new telescope at the Moore Observatory in Louisville as a public access telescope.

University of North Florida

Amount
$3,049
Category
Grant Recipients
Principal Investigator:
John Hewitt

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.

Villanova University

Amount
$3,900
Category
Grant Recipients
Principal Investigator:
Kelly Hambleton

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.

Total: $12,949