AAS 205th Meeting, 9-13 January 2005
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Session 48. Visible-Light Telescopes, Instruments, and Technology

Poster, Tuesday, January 11, 2005, 9:20am-6:30pm, Exhibit Hall

48.01 Phoenix Rising: The Helen Sawyer Hogg Telescope Finds a New Home in Argentina.
R.F. Garrison (DDO, University of Toronto), O.H. Levato (CASLEO, Argentina)
48.02 The UltraLightweight Technology for Research in Astronomy (ULTRA) Project
B. A. Twarog, B. J. Anthony-Twarog, S. J. Shawl, R. Hale, R. Taghavi (Univ. of Kansas), R. Fesen (Dartmouth), P. B. Etzel (SDSU), R. Martin, R. Romeo (CMA, Inc.)
48.03 Structural and Aerodynamic Optimization of UltraLightweight Technology for Research in Astronomy (ULTRA)
P. B. Etzel (SDSU), R. Martin, R. Romeo (CMA, Inc.), R. Fesen (Dartmouth), R. Hale, R. Taghavi, B. J. Anthony-Twarog, S. J.. Shawl, B. A. Twarog (Univ. of Kansas)
48.04 Vacuum-Flex Figuring of Primary Telescope Mirrors
E. F. M. Albin (Fernbank Science Center)
48.05 A New Automated Focusing and Tilt/Tip Correction Method
J. J. Adams (Iowa State University), R. K. Honeycutt, B. Adams (Indiana University)
48.06 SAM, a ground-layer adaptive optics
S. J. Thomas (CTIO)
48.07 Grid-Observing: Creating a Global Network of Telescopes
F.V. Hessman (Georg-August-Universität Göttingen), R. Gelderman (Western Kentucky University), T. Naylor (University of Exeter), C. Pennypacker (UC Berkeley / LBL), I. Steele (John Moores University)
48.08 A Web-based Clearing-house for Community Telescope Information and Access
C. D. Garmany, T. A. Boroson (NOAO)
48.09 Autoguiding and Defocus Experiments for CCD Differential Photometry
E. J. Sturm (California Polytechnic State University)
48.10 A noiseless, kHz frame rate imaging detector for AO wavefront sensors based on MCPs read out with the Medipix2 CMOS pixel chip
J.V. Vallerga, J. B. McPhate, A.S. Tremsin, O.H.W. Siegmund (U.C. Berkeley), B. Mikulec, A.G. Clark (U. Geneva)
48.11 Improving Spectrograph Resolution Six-fold using Interferometry
D.J. Erskine (Lawrence Livermore Nat Lab), J. Edelstein (Space Sciences, UC Berkeley)
48.12 An Economical High Resolution Spectrograph Optimized for Radial Velocity Measurements at 5000 Angstroms.
D. Lyons, D. N. Arion (Carthage College)
48.13 Which Observatories have the Clearest Skies? A Comparative Analysis of 2004 as Seen by the Night Sky Live Global Network of CONCAMs
W. E. Pereira, V. Muzzin, M. Merlo, L. Shamir, R. J. Nemiroff (Michigan Tech.), Night Sky Live Collaboration
48.14 Shall we Monitor Light Pollution by Observing the Brightness of Clouds over Cities at Night?
R. H. Garstang (JILA, University of Colorado and NIST)
48.15 The Naval Observatory Merged Astrometric Dataset (NOMAD)
N. Zacharias (USNO), D.G. Monet, S.E. Levine (NOFS), S.E. Urban, R. Gaume, G.L. Wycoff (USNO)

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