AAS 207th Meeting, 8-12 January 2006
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Session 173. Instrumentation: Ground Based or Airbourne

Poster, Thursday, January 12, 2006, 9:20am-4:00pm, Exhibit Hall

173.01 New Az/El mount for Haystack Observatory‚Äôs Small Radio Telescope kit
M. L. Cobb (Southeast Missouri State University and Custom Astronomical Support Services, Inc.)
173.02 High Precision Calibration of Data from Single-Dish Radio Telescopes
R.J. Maddalena (NRAO), C.H. Johnson (Breck School)
173.03 The Eight-meter-wavelength Transient Array (ETA)
J. H. Simonetti, S. W. Ellingson, C. D. Patterson, W. Taylor, V. Venugopal, S. Cutchin, Z. Boor (Virginia Tech)
173.04 The MARIACHI Project: Mixed Apparatus for Radio Investigation of Atmospheric Cosmic Rays of High Ionization
M. D. Inglis (Suffolk County Community College), H. Takai (Brookhaven National Laboratory), R. Warasia (Suffolk County Community College), J. Sundermier (Deer Park High School)
173.05 A Planar Two-Dimensional Superconducting Bolometer Array for Millimeter Astronomy
D.J. Benford, J.A. Chervenak (NASA / GSFC), M.J. Devlin, S.R. Dicker (U.Penn), K.D. Irwin (NIST / Boulder), S.H. Moseley (NASA / GSFC), C.D. Reintsema (NIST / Boulder), J.G. Staguhn (NASA / GSFC & SSAI), E.J. Wollack (NASA / GSFC)
173.06 SCUBA 2 Nears Completion
I. Robson, W. Holland, A. Fairley, M. MacIntosh (UK ATC), A. Walton, W. Parker (University of Edinburgh), K. Irwin, G. Hilton (NIST), A. Peter (University of Cardiff), M. Halpern (University of British Colombia), M. Fich (University of Waterloo)
173.07 bHROS: A New High-Resolution Spectrograph Available on Gemini South
S. J. Margheim (Gemini Observatory), Gemini bHROS Team
173.08 Commissioning of the Infrared Multi-Object Spectrometer (IRMOS)
J.W. MacKenty (STScI), R.F. Green (NOAO), M.A. Greenhouse, R.G. Ohl (NASA/GSFC), IRMOS Team
173.09 The Performance of Diamond Machined, Freeform Optics in the IRMOS Spectrometer
R. G. Ohl (NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center), J. W. MacKenty, M. Robberto (Space Telescope Science Institute), R. R. Joyce (National Optical Astronomy Observatory), IRMOS Team
173.10 FISICA: The Florida Image Slicer for Infrared Astrophysics and Cosmology
S. N. Raines, S. S. Eikenberry, R. Elston, R. Guzman, N. Gruel, J. Julian (University of Florida), G. Boreman (CREOL, U. Central Florida), J. Hoffman, M. Rodgers (Optical Research Associates), P. Glenn, G. Hull-Allen (Bauer Associates), B. Myrick, S. Flint, L. Comstock (Corning NetOptix)
173.11 The Perkins Telescope in the 21st Century: An NSF PREST Project
K.A. Janes (Boston, Univ.), M.W. Buie (Lowell Obs.), A.S. Bosh (Boston Univ. and Lowell Obs.), D.P. Clemens, J.M. Jackson (Boston Univ.)
173.12 ACCESS - Absolute Color Calibration Experiment for Standard Stars
M.E. Kaiser, W.V. Dixon, P.D. Feldman, J.W. Kruk, S.R. McCandliss, H.W. Moos, D.J. Sahnow (JHU), B.J. Rauscher, J.P. Gardner, R.A. Kimble, P.C. Schwartz, B.E. Woodgate (NASA/GSFC), R.C. Bohlin (STScI/AURA), S.E. Deustua (AAS), R. Kurucz (CfA), S Perlmutter (LBNL)
173.13 Extremely High Dispersion Silicon Immersion Grating for Hunting Life-bearing, Earth-like Planets around M Dwarfs in the Near-IR
D. McDavitt, J. Ge, B. Zhao, S. Miller (University of Florida)
173.14 The Near Earth Space Surveillance Initiative (NESSI) Precision Astrometric and Photometric Survey
J. T. McGraw (Univ. of New Mexico), G. F. Benedict (Univ. of Texas - Austin), M. R. Ackermann (Sandia National Labs.), P. C. Zimmer, W. T. Williams, W. H. Gerstle (Univ. of New Mexico), Lt. Col. C. J. Wetterer (US AF Acad.), Lt. E. Golden (AF Research Lab.), University of New Mexico NESSI Team
173.15 Designing the CCD/Transit Instrument II (CTI-II) Data Pipeline for the Near Earth Space Surveillance Initiative (NESSI) Project
P. Zimmer, J. T. McGraw (University of New Mexico), CTI-II Computing Collective Collaboration
173.16 PEPPER: A Polarization Encoding differential Photometer and PolarimetER for exo-solar system Studies
D. Potter, M. Graham (Steward Observatory)
173.17 Instrumentation and Technology Development at the Anglo-Australian Observatory
S.C. Barden, J. Bland-Hawthorn (AAO)
173.18 Pan-STARRS Imaging and Spectroscopic Sky Probes
B.R. Granett, K.C. Chambers, E. Magnier (Institute for Astronomy)
173.19 Use of a Near UV Spatial Heterodyne Spectrometer for Interstellar [OII] Emission Line Studies: Characteristics, Calibration, and Atmospheric Foreground Characterization
D. W. Fallest (Beloit College), E. J. Mierkiewicz, F. L. Roesler (University of Wisconsin - Madison), J. M. Harlander (St. Cloud State University), R. J. Reynolds, K. P. Jaehnig (University of Wisconsin - Madison)
173.20 Measuring Low Energy X-rays using the SAO Microcalorimeter
H. V. Prentice-Mott (University of Pennsylvania), E. H. Silver (Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics)
173.21 MGGPOD Simulations for the Black Hole Finder Probe EXIST
A. Garson III (Washington U. in St. Louis), J. Grindlay (Harvard-Smithsonian CfA), M.J. Harris (MPI fur Extraterrertrische Physik, Garching, Germany), J. Hong (Harvard-Smithsonian CfA), I.V. Jung, H. Krawczynski (Washington University in St. Louis), E.I. Novikova (US NRL), D. Smith (UCSC), S. Sturner, B. Teegarden, K. Watanabe (NASA/GSFC), G. Weidenspointner (Centre d'Etude Spatiale des Rayonnements), C.A. Wilson (NASA/MSFC)
173.22 Narrow-Band (TiO/CN) Photometry with a CCD
R. F. Wing (Ohio State University)


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