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Wallace Astrophysical Observatory

Astronomy at Wallace Observatory
Amanda Gulbis
Wed Jan 7, 02-03:00pm, 54-420, organizational meeting

Enrollment limited: advance sign up required (see contact below)
Signup by: 05-Jan-2004
Limited to 3 participants.
Participants requested to attend all sessions (non-series)
Prereq: 8.287J-12.410J or some observational astronomy experience

Individual research projects in observational astronomy, using the 24 telescope at Wallace Astrophysical Observatory in Westford, MA. Projects will involve preliminary work for observing stellar occultations by Kuiper belt objects. Observing opportunities include astrometric and photometric observations of possible stars that may be occulted by a Kuiper belt object.
Contact: Amanda Gulbis, 54-420, x3-1785, gulbis@mit.edu

Night Tour and Observing at Wallace Astrophysical Observatory
Michael Person, Steve Slivan
Fri Jan 30, 06:30-11:30pm, Bus from Bldg 54

Enrollment limited: advance sign up required (see contact below)
Signup by: 03-Jan-2004
Limited to 25 participants.
Single session event

Come tour the heavens at MIT's Wallace Astrophysical Observatory located 45 minutes northwest of Boston in Westford MA. Use various telescopes from 14" to 24" for both visual observing and electronic imaging of Jupiter, Saturn, and other celestial bodies. Transportation will be provided for 25. Tour is scheduled for the 30th, but will run on the 31st in case of poor weather. Participants will be notified by e-mail. Remember to dress warmly. Register on the web only.
Web: http://web.mit.edu/wallace/iaptour/
Contact: Wallace Astrophysical Observatory, OC21-104, iaptour@occult.mit.edu


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