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Accession 85-215

Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory. Optical and Infrared Astronomy Division

Departmental Records, 1957-1979 and undated

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory. Optical and Infrared Astronomy Division
Title: Departmental Records
Dates: 1957-1979 and undated
Quantity: 3.5 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection: Accession 85-215
Language of Materials: English
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This accession consists of correspondence, memoranda, budget records, manuscripts, and publications documenting the operations and programs of the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, Optical and Infrared Astronomy Division.

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This accession consists of correspondence, memoranda, budget records, manuscripts, and publications documenting the operations and programs of the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO) Optical and Infrared Astronomy Division.

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Box 1

Detection of High-Energy Gamma Rays from the Crab Nebula by G. G. Fazio, H. F. Helmken, E. O'Mongain, and T. C. Weekes, 1972; Gamma Radiation from the Region of the Crab Nebula, by E. M. Hafner, 1961

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Letters, Memoranda, and Articles: High Energy Gamma Rays from the Galactic Centre, Nature, 1972; Observing Program for 1973-1974 memorandum; Monthly Reports, Gamma Ray Group, November-December 1970; Budget for FY1973 and FY1974; SAO News, Spring 1971 and Spring 1972; Chart: Multiplication Factor for Eth and S away from the Zenith; Periodic Progress Report, Gamma Ray Group, May-June 1971; Longitudinal Distribution of Cerenkov Light from Extensive Air Showers, by W. N. Charman and E. O'Mongain, Lettere al Nuovo Cimento, 1970; Correlation between Optical and Radio Emission from Extensive Air Showers at Large Zenith Angles, by B. McBreen, E. O'Mongain, N. A. Porter, and P. J. Slevin, Physics Letters, 1966; Calculation of Total Cross Section for Double Compton Scattering, by M. Ram and P. Y. Wang, Physical Review Letters, 1971; FY1972 Budget and Expenditures memorandum; Gamma Ray Program memorandum, 1973; Miscellaneous correspondence

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Extensive Air Shower Studies of Cosmic Gamma Rays and Cosmic Ray Composition, by J. E. Grindlay, SAO Special Report 334, 1971

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Compton-Synchrotron Spectrum of the Crab Nebula with the Pulsar Magnetic Field, by J. E. Grindlay and J. A. Hoffmann, December 1970

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An Experiment to Search for Periodic Emission of 1011 eV Gamma Radiation from NP 0532 (Crab Nebula)

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An Experiment to Look for Coherent Bursts of Gamma Rays from Pulsars and Other Objects

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Ten-Meter Dish as a Receiver for Atmospheric Backscatter

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Operating Procedure for the Tracking Mode with the 10m Reflector

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Some Results of a Search for Point Sources of High-Energy Gamma Rays, by B. M. Vladimirskii, I. V. Pavlov, A. A. Stepanyan, and V. P. Fomin

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Sky and Telescope, November 1973

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A Search for Discrete Sources of Cosmic Gamma Rays of Energy 1011-1012 eV, by T. C. Weekes, G. G. Fazio, H. F. Helmken, E. O'Mongain and G. H. Rieke

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High-energy Gamma-ray Astronomy, by G. G. Fazio, Nature, volume 225, March 7, 1970

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Semiannual Progress Report No. 3 - A Study of Gamma Rays, Grant No. 4994, May 1970

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Proposal to Study the Properties of Atmospheric Cerenkov Radiation, March 1970

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Proposal to NASA for a Large-Area Gas-Cerenkov Detector for High-Energy Gamma-Ray Astronomy to Be Flown on the High-Energy Astronomy Observatory (HEAO) Spacecraft, Parts I and II, May 1970

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Gamma-Ray and Cosmic Ray Astronomy Program Review, by the High Energy Astrophysics Division, Center for Astrophysics, 20 November 1973

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A Survey of Gamma-Ray Sources in the Galactic Plane at Energies of 1011 to 1012 eV, by T. C. Weekes, May 1973

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Correspondence concerning the closing down of the cosmic-ray and gamma-ray research program on Mt. Hopkins

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The Primary Cosmic Ray Spectrum From 2x1011 eV to 1015 eV, by C. Gerdes and C. Y. Fan

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On the Possibility of Detecting 1010 eV Cosmic Gamma Rays, by R. C. Lamb

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Gamma-Ray and Cosmic-Ray Astronomy Review Program, Historical Record of Ground-Based Gamma-Ray Project

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Observations of High-Energy Gamma Rays, by G. G. Fazio, May 1973

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Gamma-Ray and Cosmic Ray Astronomy Program Review, 1973

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A Search for Cosmic Sources of Gamma Rays with Energies between 1011 and 1014 eV, by G. H. Rieke, SAO Special Report 301, 1969

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Letters and Memoranda Written by G. G. Fazio, 1963-1968 (3 folders)

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Project Management: Designing the Matrix - A two day seminar that provides managers with modern design methods for planning, controlling, and implementing projects, sponsored by The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, 1976

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Notes on United States Civil Service Commission calendar of training courses, 1976-1977

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Reprints of articles: Spatial Spectra of IRC+10216 from 2.2 to 20 microns: Deviations from Spherical Symmetry, by D. W. McCarthy, R. Howell, and F. J. Low; Observations of Circumstellar Clouds, by P. G. Wannier, R. O. Redman, T. G. Phillips, R. B. Leighton, G. R. Knapp, P. J. Huggins; Near-Infrared Spectra of NML Cygni and IRC+10216, by G. H. Herbig and R. R. Zappala, August 1970; The Far-Infrared Size of IRC+10216, by G. G. Fazio, B. McBreen, and M. T. Stier; Interferometric Measurements of Flattened Circumstellar Envelopes, by D. W. McCarthy; The Brightness Distribution of the IRC+10216 at 11 Microns, by E. C. Sutton, A. L. Betz, J. W. V. Storey, and D. L. Spears; Far-Infrared Observations of IRC+10216, by M. F. Campbell, J. H. Elias, D. Y. Gezari, P. M. Harvey, W. F. Hoffmann, H. S. Hudson, G. Neugebauer, B. T. Soiffer, M. W. Werner, and W. E. Westbrook, January 1976; High Resolution Observations of CO in IRC+10216 and Three Related Objects, A Preprint from the Owens Valley Radio Observatory, 1978; Isotope Abundance Anomalies in IRC+10216, by P. G. Wannier and R. A. Linke, A Preprint from the Owens Valley Radio Observatory, 1978; Scanner Observations of the Leo Infrared Object IRC+10216, by J. S. Miller, 1970; Near-Infrared Photometry of Two Extremely Red Objects, by G. W. Lockwood, 1970; Angular Diameter of IRC+10216, Mira, R Cas and GL 2591 in the Near Infrared, by R. Foy, A. Chelli, F. Sibille, and P. Lena, Astronomy and Astrophysics, 1979; Spatial Spectra of IRC+10216 from 2.2 to 20 Microns Deviations From Spherical Symmetry, by D. W. McCarthy, R. Howell, and F. J. Low, The Astrophysical Journal; Polarization of IRC+10216, by S. J. Shawl and B. Zellner, The Astrophysical Journal

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Backup information, rough drafts and revisions of The Far-Infrared Size of IRC+10216 (2 folders)

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The Unusual Infrared Object IRC+10216, by E. E. Becklin, J. A. Frogel, A. R. Hyland, J. Kristian, and G. Neugebauer, October 1969

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Papers and Articles (folder 1): NH3 in IRC+10216, by A. L. Betz, R. A. McLaren, and D. L. Spears; Ground-Based Observations at 34 Microns, by F. J. Low, G. H. Rieke, and K. R. Armstrong, The Astrophysical Journal, volume 183, 1973; Far-Infrared Brightness Temperatures of the Planets, by K. R. Armstrong, D. A. Harper, and F. J. Low, The Astrophysical Journal, volume 178, 1972; Circumstellar Acetylene in the Infrared Spectrum of IRC+10216, Nature, volume 264, 1976; Observations of Radio Stars at 3.3 mm, by P. R. Schwartz and J. H. Spencer, 1977; Recalibration of the Far-Infrared Brightness Temperatures of the Planets, by E. L. Wright, The Astrophysical Journal, 1976; The Circumstellar Envelope of IRC+10216, by J. Kwan and F. Hill, The Astrophysical Journal, volume 215, 1977; Near-Infrared Observations of a New Molecular Feature in IRC+10216, by J. Krassner, L. L. Smith, and T. Hilgeman, The Astrophysical Journal, 1979

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Papers and Articles (folder 2): IRC+10216: An Evolving Infrared Source, by J. S. Ulvested, June 1977, GSFC (Goddard Space Flight Center) X-693-77-165; Unidentified Lines in Molecular Clouds and a Search for 14C in IRC+10216, by E. N. Rodriguez Kuiper, T. B. H. Kuiper, B. Zuckerman, and R. K. Kakar, The Astrophysical Journal, 1977; A High-Resolution Infrared Spectrum of IRC+10216, by T. G. Barnes, R. Beer, K. H. Hinkle, and D. L. Lambert, The Astrophysical Journal, 1977; The Detection of HC5N and HC7N in IRC+10216, by G. Winnewisser and C. M. Walmsley, Astronomy and Astrophysics, 1978; Interstellar H2CO. I. Absorption Studies, Dark Clouds, and the Cosmic Background Radiation, by N. J. Evans II, B. Zuckerman, G. Morris, and T. Sato, The Astrophysical Journal, 1975; Radio Observations of the Infrared Object IRC 10216, by K. I. Kellermann and I. I. K. Pauliny-Toth, The Astrophysical Journal, volume 166, 1971; Observation of CO Emission at 2.6 Millimeters From IRC+10216, by P. Solomon, K. B. Jefferts, A. A. Penzias, and R. W. Wilson, The Astrophysical Journal, volume 163, 1971; Carbon Monoxide and Hydrogen Cyanide Millimeter-Wave Emission from Stars, by W. J. Wilson, P. R. Schwartz, and E. E. Epstein, The Astrophysical Journal, volume 183, 1973; Observations of Carbon Monoxide at 4.7 Microns in IRC+10216, VY Canis Majoris, and NML Cygni, by T. R. Geballe, E. R. Wollman, and D. M. Rank, The Astrophysical Journal, 1973; 0.9-18-micron Photometry of the 14 CIT Objects, by D. W. Strecker and E. P. Ney, The Astronomical Journal, volume 79, 1974; CO Observations of the Expanding Envelope or IRC+10216, by T. B. H. Kuiper, G. R. Knapp, S. L. Knapp, and R. L. Brown, The Astrophysical Journal, 1976

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Papers and Articles (folder 3): Detection of Interstellar SiS and a Study of the IRC+10216 Molecular Envelope, by M. Morris, W. Gilmore, P. Palmer, B. E. Turner, and B. Zuckerman, 1975; Infrared Diameter of IRC+10216 Determined from Lunar Occultations, by R. I. Toombs, E. E. Becklin, J. A. Frogel, S. K. Law, F. C. Porter, and J. A. Westphal, The Astrophysical Journal, volume 173, 1972; Search for 3.5-Millimeter Continuum Radiation from Infrared Stars and Related Objects, by R. W. Hobbs and P. Marionni, The Astrophysical Journal, volume 167, 1971; Tentative Detection of the C3N Radical, by M. Guelin and P. Thaddeus, The Astrophysical Journal, volume 212, 1977; CRL 2688: A Post-Carbon-Star Object and Probable Planetary Nebula Progenitor, by B. Zuckerman, D. P. Gilra, B. E. Turner, M. Morris, and P. Palmer, The Astrophysical Journal, volume 205, 1976; CRL 2688 and CRL 618: Proto-Planetary Nebulae?, by K. Y. Lo and K. P. Bechis, The Astrophysical Journal, 1976; Radiative Transfer in Spherical Circumstellar Dust Envelopes. III. Dust Envelope Models of Some Well Known Infrared Stars, by J. P. Apruzese, The Astrophysical Journal, volume 196, 1975; Circumstellar Envelopes and the Evolution of Carbon Stars, by M. Cohen, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 1978; Infrared Stars: Search for 3.5-Millimeter Radiation and Tentative Detection of VY Canis Majoris, by W. J. Wilson, The Astrophysical Journal, volume 166, 1971; Observations of Radio Stars at 3.3mm, by P. R. Schwartz and J. H. Spencer, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 1976

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Papers and Articles (folder 4): The IRC+10216 Molecular Envelope, by M. Morris, The Astrophysical Journal, volume 197, 1975; 100-Micron Survey of the Galactic Plane, by W. F. Hoffmann, C. L. Frederick, and R. J. Emery, The Astrophysical Journal, volume 170, 1971; HCN in IRC+10216, by M. Morris, B. Zuckerman, P. Palmer, and B. E. Turner, The Astrophysical Journal, volume 170, 1971; Detection of the C4H Radical toward IRC+10216, by M. Guelin, S. Green, and P. Thaddeus, The Astrophysical Journal, volume 224, 1978; Initial Results of Spatial Interferometry at 5 Microns, by D. W. McCarthy, and F. J. Low, The Astrophysical Journal, volume 202, 1975; Absolute Calibration of Millimeter-Wavelength Spectral Lines, by B. L. Ulich and R. W. Haas, The Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series, volume 30, 1976; A Search For Interstellar 14CO, by P. R. Schwartz and W. J. Wilson, The Astrophysical Journal, volume 177, 1972; Mass Loss from the Infrared Star CIT 6, by S. L. Mufson and H. S. Liszt, The Astrophysical Journal, volume 202, 1975; Angular Diameter Measurements of Orionis, VY Canis Majoris, and IRC+10216 at 8.3, 10.2, and 11.1 Micrometers, by D. W. McCarthy, F. J. Low, and R. Howell, The Astrophysical Journal, volume 214, 1977

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Backup information, rough drafts and finished copies of Far-Infrared Observations of M20 (NGC 6514), by E. L. Wright, G. G. Fazio, and F. J. Low, 1976

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Backup information, rough drafts and finished copies of A New, Compact Far-Infrared Source in the W31 Region, by G. G. Fazio, C. J. Lada, D. E. Kleinmann, E. L. Wright, P. T. P. Ho, and F. J. Low, 1977

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Backup information, rough drafts and finished copies of Discovery of a Compact Far Infrared Source, IR 12.4+0.5, by E. L. Wright, W. DeCampli, G. G. Fazio, D. E. Kleinmann, C. J. Lada, and F. J. Low, 1978

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Backup information, rough drafts and finished copies of A New Infrared-CO Source in M8, by E. L. Wright, C. J. Lada, G. G. Fazio, D. E. Kleinmann, and F. J. Low, 1976 (2 folders)

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Proposal to NASA, backup information and rough drafts of HEAO-B Guest Investigation: Search for X-rays Associated with the Variable Far-Infrared Source in NGC 6334, by J. C. Wheeler and G. G. Fazio

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Various papers and backup material for information concerning the observations of the H II Region W3

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Various papers and backup material for information concerning the Orion Nebula (2 folders)

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Various papers and backup material for information leading to A Far-Infrared Map of the Ophiuchus Dark Cloud Region, by G. G. Fazio, E. L. Wright, M. Zeilik II, and F. J. Low (3 folders)

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Miscellaneous memoranda and letters transmitted/received from Giovanni Fazio, 1971-1976 (3 folders)

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Gamma Ray Papers and Articles: Gamma Radiation from Celestial Objects, by G. G. Fazio, Annual Review of Astronomy and Astrophysics, 1967; Detection of High-Energy Gamma Rays from the Crab Nebula, by G. G. Fazio, H. F. Helmken, E. O'Mongain, and T. C. Weekes, The Astrophysical Journal, 1972; Point Sources of Gamma-rays of Energy Greather than 1012 eV in Cassiopeia and Cygnus Regions, by A. A. Stephanian, B. M. Vladimirsky, and V. P. Fromin, Nature Physical Science, 1972; Pulsed High-Energy Gamma Rays from the Crab Nebula, by B. McBreen, S. E. Ball, M. Campbell, K. Greisen, and D. Koch, 1973; High Energy Discrete Sources, by G. G. Fazio, X- and Gamma Ray Astronomy, 1973; New Studies of Cerenkov Radiation in Extensive Air Showers, by J. E. Grindlay, Il Nuovo Cimento, 1970; A Search For Discrete Sources of Cosmic Gamma Rays of Energy 1011-1012 eV, by T. C. Weekes, G. G. Fazio, H. F. Helmken, E. O'Mongain, and G. H. Rieke, The Astrophysical Journal, 1972; Compton-Synchrotron Spectrum of the Crab Nebula with the Pulsar Magnetic Field, by J. E. Grindlay and J. A. Hoffman, 1970; NSF Proposal P2P2072; Analysis of Sum of Gamma Events; Application of Statistics to Results in Gamma Ray Astronomy, by E. O'Mongain, Nature, 1973; Some Problems of Gamma and X-Ray Astronomy, by V. L. Ginzburg and S. I. Syrovat-Skii, Soviet Physics Uspekhi, 1965; Gamma Ray Sensitivities; A Summary of the Panel Discussion on High-Energy Discrete Sources, by G. G. Fazio, 1972

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Information on Optics for Industry - company used for manufacture of reflectors in 1966

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Paperwork on trip reports and Tucson Meetings on Mt. Hopkins, 1966

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Information concerning the Tia Juana Mine, Santa Cruz County, Arizona, 1966

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Information concerning the recommended Southwest Observatory Site Location on Mt. Hopkins and relevant discussions, 1966

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Request for Quotation for Large Optical Reflector (LOR) from T. Hoffmann, 1966

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History of Air Cerenkov Detector for X-Ray Astronomy, by G. Fazio, 1966

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Papers and Articles (folder 1): A Three-Year Search for Periodic Gamma-Ray Emission in the 1011-1012-eV Energy Region from NP 0532, by H. F. Helmken, G. G. Fazio, E. O'Mongain, and T. C. Weekes, 1973; Field of View of Cherenkov Detectors for Gamma Ray Astronomy; Revised 1012 eV Gamma Ray Effect for NP 0531, by J. E. Grindlay, 1973; A Possible Indirect Method for the Detection of Gamma-Ray Flashes from Supernovae, by N. A. Porter, 1973; Observations of High Energy Gamma-Rays, by G. G. Fazio; Detection of Pulsed Gamma Rays of 1012 eV from the Pulsar in the Crab Nebula, by J. E. Grindlay, The Astrophysical Journal, volume 174, 1972; Compton-Synchrotron Spectrum of the Crab Nebula with the Pulsar Magnetic Field, by J. E. Grindlay and J. A. Hoffman, Astrophysical Letters, volume 8, 1971; Evidence for Time-Dependent Flux of 1011-1013 eV Gamma Rays from NP 0532, by H. F. Helmken, J. E. Grindlay, and T. C. Weekes, Center for Astrophysics Preprint Series No. 355, 1975

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Papers and Articles (folder 2): New Studies of EAS and Cosmic-Ray Composition at Energies 3x1012 eV, by J. E. Grindlay, 1971; High Energy Photons from the Compton-Synchrotron Process in the Crab Nebula, by R. J. Gould, Physical Review Letters, 1965; A Survey of Gamma-Ray Sources in the Galactic Plane at Energies of 1011 to 1012 eV, by T. C. Weekes, 1973; A Novel Type of Interaction near 104 GeV?, by J. E. F. Baruch, G. Brooke, and E. W. Kellermann, Nature Physical Science, 1973; Experimental Results on the Cerenkov Pulses of EAS, by G. Bosia, C. Castagnoli, G. Marangoni, G. Navarra, G. Raspollini and O. Saavedra, 1971; Revised 1012 eV Gamma Ray Effect for NP 0531, by J. E. Grindlay; New Studies of Cerenkov Radiation in Extensive Air Showers, by J. E. Grindlay, 1970; Quantitative Star-Gazing or Measuring the Size of Stars, by R. H. Brown, The Australian Journal of Science, 1969

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Papers and Articles (folder 3): Detecting Cosmic Rays by Radio, by J. V. Jelley, New Scientist, 1965; Rough draft of the Technical Requirements for Large Optical Reflector; The Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Cosmic Rays, 1965; Optical Radar Results and Meteoric Fragmentation, by G. Fiocco and G. Colombo, Journal of Geophysical Research, 1964; Radio Pulses from Extensive Cosmic-Ray Air Showers, by J. V. Jelley, J. H. Fruin, N. A. Porter, T. C. Weekes, F. G. Smith, and R. A. Porter, Nature, 1965; Radio Pulses from Extensive Air Showers, by J. V. Jelley, F. G. Smith, N. A. Porter, T. C. Weekes, R. A. Porter, N. Charman, J. H. Fruin, and B. McBreen, 1965; Performance of a Gas-Cherenkov Gamma-Ray Telescope, by D. Koch, S. E. Ball, M. Campbell, J. P. Delvaille, K. Greisen, B. McBreen, G. G. Fazio, D. R. Hearn, and H. F. Helmken, as submitted to Nuclear Instruments and Methods; A Large Area Gas Cerenkov Telescope for High Energy Gamma-Ray Astronomy, by P. Albats, S. E. Ball, J. P. Delvaille, K. I. Greisen, D. G. Koch, and B. McBreen, Nuclear Instruments and Methods, 1971; Production of Cosmic Gamma Rays by Compton Scattering in Discrete Sources, by G. H. Rieke and T. C. Weekes, The Astrophysical Journal, volume 155, 1969; Observations of High Energy Gamma-Rays, by G. G. Fazio

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Mount Hopkins Observatory: Draft write-up of activities for the proposed Mt. Hopkins Observatory; Report of Discussions on Site Selection in the North American Continent - Namely the Southwest, by F. L. Whipple, 1965; Mount Hopkins Site Survey - Trip Report, by C. Tougas and C. Hagge; Trip Report: Site Survey for Astronomical Observatory in Arizona, by F. Franklin, J. Rolff, and D. Tingle, 1965; Miscellaneous memoranda, papers, maps and notes generated about placing the Observatory at Mt. Hopkins, Arizona

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Mount Hopkins Observatory Miscellaneous: Progress Report No. 1 for Mount Hopkins Gamma-Ray Project, November 1967; Progress Report No. 3 for Mount Hopkins Gamma-Ray Project, January 1968; Optics for Industry (OFI) Submittals, 1967; Progress Report No. 3 for Optics for Industry, Contract SFC-7-0007, for August-September 1967; Second Report of Mt. Hopkins Observatory Sub-Committee on Facilities and Equipment, 1967; Technical Report No. 4 on the Large Optical Reflector, by W. J. Davis, 1967; Miscellaneous memoranda and notes

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High-Energy Gamma-Ray Astronomy Experiment for High-Altitude Balloons

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Miscellaneous Correspondence, Memoranda, and Notes, c. 1964-1966, 1970

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A Proposal for a High-Energy Gamma-Ray Astronomy Experiment for the Orbiting Astronomical Observatory, by F. L. Whipple and G. G. Fazio, 1963

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Miscellaneous information concerning the Agenda for Gamma Ray Explorer Design Review, 1966

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A Proposal for an Orbiting Astronomical Explorer Satellite Study, volume I - Technical Proposal, prepared for Kitt Peak National Observatory by AVCO Space Systems Division, 1966

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A Proposal to Verify the Detection of High-Energy Neutrons from the Sun, by SAO, 1966

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Relative Advantages of Small and Observatory Type Satellites, by G. H. Ludwig, 1965

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High-Energy Gamma-Ray Astronomy Experiment for High-Altitude Balloons, NSR-09-015-022, 1965-1967

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Orbiting Astronomical Explorer (OAE) Preliminary Design and Performance Summary, 6 April 1967

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Radiation from Fast Particles Moving through Magnetic Material, by T. B. Day of the University of Maryland, 1960

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Report of Discussions on Site Selection in the North American Continent - Namely the Southwest, by F. L. Whipple, 1965

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The Space-Optics System, brochure from The Perkin-Elmer Corporation

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Memorandum from T. E. Hoffmann to J. Burke on the review of Quotation for Large Optical Reflector Mount, 1966

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Mirror for Laser Radiation Detector

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Research in Space Science Special Report No. 190R: Use of a Laser for Satellite-Range Measurements, by P. H. Anderson, C. G. Lehr, and L. A. Maestre, 1965

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Progress report on the Southwest Observatory, from J. A. Coffey to C. A. Lundquist and C. W. Tillinghast, April 1966

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Catalogue of Optical Interference Filters, from Interlingua Division, Shintron Company, Cambridge, MA

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Final scientific report - Cerenkov Light from Extensive Air Showers, by H. A. Porter, Physics Department, University College, Dublin, Ireland, 1966

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Papers and Articles (folder 1): Very High Energy Gamma Ray Astronomy, by J. E. Grindlay, Center for Astrophysics Preprint Series No. 579, 1976; The Sensitivity of Atmospheric Cerenkov Detectors for Gamma Ray Astronomy, by T. C. Weekes, Center for Astrophysics Preprint Series No. 515, 1976; Status of Sky Survey; The Results of the Search for the Point High-Energy Gamma Ray Sources Carried Out in the Crimean Astrophysical Observatory in the Years 1969-1973, by A. A. Stepanian, B. M. Vladimirsky, Y. I. Neshpor, and V. P. Fomin; A Search for Discrete Gamma-Ray Sources of Energy Greater than 2x1012 eV, by A. A. Stephanian, B. M. Vladimirsky, Y. I. Neshpor, and V. P. Fromin, 1975; Observations of NP 0532 at Gamma Ray Energies Greater than 1011 eV, by J. E. Grindlay, H. F. Helmken, and T. C. Weekes, Center for Astrophysics Preprint Series No. 462, 1976

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Papers and Articles (folder 2): An Upper Limit for Primordial Black Hole Explosions Using the Atmospheric Cerenkov Technique, by N. A. Porter, E. O'Mongain, and T. C. Weekes; Observations of NP 0532 at Gamma Ray Energies Greater than 1011 eV, by J. E. Grindlay, H. F. Helmken, and T. C. Weekes, Center for Astrophysics paper CFA/HEA 75-093; Satellite Range Measurements with a Laser at an Astrophysical Observing Station, by C. G. Lehr, L. A. Maestre, and P. H. Anderson, Space Research VII; Observations of the Atmospheric Cerenkov Light Associated with EAS at 5200m Altitude, by A. S. Krieger and H. V. Bradt, presented at the Tenth International Conference on Cosmic Rays, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, 1967; Thermal Image Description and Measurement, by E. S. Cotton of the Quartermaster Research and Engineering Command for a Conference on Imaging Techniques at Arthur D. Little, Inc., Cambridge, MA, 1962; Design of the Quartermaster Solar Furnace, by J. M. Davies and E. S. Cotton, The Journal of Solar Energy Science and Engineering, 1957

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Study 2 Floor Plan, 1967

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A Proposal for an Orbiting Astronomical Explorer Satellite Study, volume II - Management Proposal, prepared for Kitt Peak National Observatory by AVCO Space Systems Division, 1966

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SAO Proposal for Data Reduction and Analysis of High-Altitude Balloon Experiment to Verify the Detection of High-Energy Neutrons from the Sun, March 1967

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A Proposal for a Design Study of an Explorer Satellite for Gamma Ray Astronomy, by AVCO Missiles, Space and Electronics Group, 1966

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Experimental Studies of Low Energy Celestial Gamma Radiation, Proposal to the National Science Foundation (NSF), 1967

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A Proposal for a High-Energy Gamma-Ray Astronomy Experiment for the Orbiting Astronomical Observatory, by F. L. Whipple and G. G. Fazio, 1963, along with backup information

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A proposal and study carried out by UCLA and TRW Space Technology Laboratories for mapping the surface features of the moon with a laser beam, 1963-1968

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Proposal for an HCO-SAO Astronomical Instrument Laboratory, 1967

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Proposal for Development of a Spectra-Spectroheliograph for Solar Observations to Electronics Systems Division, Air Force Systems Command, from the President and Fellows of Harvard College, 1967

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Continuation of a High-Energy Gamma-Ray Astronomy Experiment for High-Altitude Balloons, SAO Proposal No. P-81-7-66, 1966

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Preliminary Specifications and Design Approaches - Gamma Ray Explorer, 1966

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The Geology of the Madera-Agua Caliente Canyons Area, Southern Arizona, by H. E. Whitacre, a thesis submitted to the faculty of the Department of Geology, University of Arizona, 1964

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A Search for Discrete Sources of Cosmic Gamma Rays in the 2x1012 eV Region, by G. G. Fazio, H. F. Helmken, G. H. Rieke, and T. C. Weekes, 1968

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U.C.D. Team in Pulsar Find, news clipping from the Irish Independent

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Sky and Telescope with an article on the Mount Hopkins Observatory, November 1968

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Laser Focus, October 1969

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Radio Pulses from Extensive Air Showers as a Result of Movement of Slow Electrons in the Atmospheric Electric Field, by W. N. Charman, Journal of Atmospheric and Terrestrial Physics, volume 30, 1968

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Papers and Articles: The Microwave Spectrum of Oxygen in the Earth's Atmosphere, by M. L. Meeks and A. E. Lilley, Journal of Geophysical Research, volume 68, 1963; Experimental Tests of the Mechanism of Radio Emission from Showers, by F. G. Smith, A. D. Bray, R. A. Porter, W. S. Torbitt, and J. V. Jelley, 1967; Directed Emission Model for Quasars, by N. A. Porter, Nature, volume 217, 1968; Radio Pulses from Extensive Air Showers at 520MHz, by D. J. Fegan and P. J. Slevin, Nature, 1968; Atmospheric Cerenkov Radiation from Cosmic-Ray Air Showers, by F. I. Boley, Reviews of Modern Physics, 1964; Cerenkov Radiation Extensive Air Shower Telescope, by F. I. Boley and N. H. Macoy, The Review of Scientific Instruments, 1961; Longitudinal Distribution of Cerenkov Light from Extensive Air Showers, by F. I. Boley, J. H. Baum, J. A. Palsedge, and J. H. Pereue, The Physical Review, 1961; Altitude Dependence of the Longitudinal Distribution of Atmospheric Cerenkov Radiation, by F. I. Boley, J. A. Palsedge, and J. H. Baum, The Physical Review, 1962; Configuration for a Large Light Collector, Journal of the Optical Society of America, 1965; Rapid Scanning Fourier Transform Spectrometry, by L. Mertz, Journal de Physique, 1967; The Case for a Large Astronomical Light Collector, Journal of the Optical Society of America, 1961

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Miscellaneous Correspondence - Giovanni Fazio

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Research in Space Science Special Report No. 230: Probability of Recording Satellite Images Optically, by K. Lambeck, 1966

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Personnel Records

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Map and Explanation for the Preliminary Geologic Map of the Mount Wrightson Quadrangle, Santa Cruz and Pima Counties, Arizona, by H. Drewes

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Mount Hopkins Observatory (folder 1): Lightening Protection Study for the Mount Hopkins Observatory, 1969; SAO Press Quotes, Spring, 1969; Monthly Reports, November 1968, January-February, May-June, September, 1969; Trip report from J. Cornell concerning Tucson's lights and Mt. Hopkins' lasers, 1969; Notes on Measurement of Partial Light-Distribution of Some Typical Luminaries in Flagstaff; Correspondence and charts concerning lighting

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Mount Hopkins Observatory (folder 2): Process Sequence Produces Strong, Lightweight Reflectors of Excellent Quality, NASA Tech Brief 67-10010; Mount Hopkins Site Layout Presentation, 1967; Resume of Topographic Considerations of the Mount Hopkins 7600 foot Ridge; Progress Report No. 1, November 22, 1965-February 28, 1967, SFC-7-0007; Requirements for Large Optical Reflector Building; Blueprint: Large Optical Reflector (LOR) Facilities Specifications, Single Reflector Configuration, 1967; Report on Orbiting Mirrors for Ground Illumination, 1967; Report of First Meeting of Mount Hopkins Observatory Subcommittee on Facilities and Equipment; Mount Hopkins Optical Reflector Time Scale, 1967; Optics for Industry Contractual Items memorandum, 1967; Design Review of LOR Mount System memorandum, 1967; Visit to Blanton and Company memorandum, 1967; Visit to Tinsley Labs memorandum, 1967; Justification for Incorporation of Ball Adjustment Nut in LOR Design memorandum, 1967; Mount Hopkins Scientific Coordinating Committee memorandum, 1967; July Report, 1967; Visit to Scientific-Atlanta memorandum, 1967; Trip Report, Optics for Industry, 1967; Visit to Optics for Industry memorandum, 1967; Progress Report No. 2; Report on Scientific Coordinating Committee meeting, 1967; Progress Report, January-October 1967; Final Acceptance Test Procedure for LOR Mount memorandum, 1967; Progress Report No. 3: Mount Hopkins Gamma-Ray Project, 1968; Miscellaneous correspondence and memoranda

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Mount Hopkins Observatory (folder 3): Rough Draft of Proposed Test Technique at Mount Hopkins, 1968; LOR Factory Acceptance memorandum, 1968; Technician Requirements for the Large Optical Reflector, Mount Hopkins; Progress Report NO. 5, January 1968, SFC-7-0007; Proposed Schedule for Operation of the Mount Hopkins Gamma Ray Experiment, 1968-1969; Future Plans and Travel for the LOR at Mount Hopkins; Blueprints: Photo Tube housing and Mounting - LOR Preliminary Layout; Miscellaneous correspondence and notes

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Mount Hopkins Observatory (folder 4): Acceptance Test for the 10m Reflector memorandum, 1967; LOR Final Acceptance Test Plan memorandum, 1968; Weight of LOR Focus Box memorandum, 1968; Land Withdrawal Request and Hearing, 1968; Press Releases on Mount Hopkins Gamma-Ray Project memorandum, 1968; Progress Report, September 1967-September 1968; Addenda to LOR Mount Manuals memorandum, 1968; Service of LOR mount memorandum, 1968; Cost of Program Allowance memorandum, 1968; Schedule, 1968; Schedule of Engineering Effort for Preparation of Gamma-Ray Balloon Flight Payload, 1968; Miscellaneous correspondence and article

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Mount Hopkins Observatory (folder 5): Trial Assembly, Alignment and Initial Acceptance Plan from OFI memorandum, 1968; OFI Manufacturing Schedules, Contract SFC-7-0007, December 1967-February 1968; Travel to Mount Hopkins in November 1967; Mounting of Phototubes in Large Reflector memorandum, 1968; Amendment No. 1 to OFI Alignment Plan memorandum, 1968; Report of Trip to Mount Hopkins memorandum, 1968; Reschedule of Contract SFC-7-0007, 1968; Instruction Manuals from Scientific-Atlanta memorandum, Contract SFC-7-0096, 1968; Blueprint: Preliminary Layout of Large Optical Reflector on El-Az Mount, 1966; LOR Fabrication Drawings memorandum, 1968; SAO Scanner Specifications memorandum, 1969; Atmospheric Aerosol Measurement with Laser Satellite Tracking System memorandum, 1968; Technical Report No. 3: Light Guides, Detector Fill-In, 100% Efficiency Light Guide, High Gain Light Guides, Time Spread Reduction, 1967; Trip Report - OFI, 1967; Meeting for Mount Hopkins Master Plan Preliminary Approval memorandum, 1967; Observing Schedule - Mount Hopkins, January-March 1970; Timing on Mount Hopkins memorandum, 1969; Use of 10m Reflector for a laser Communications Experiment memorandum, 1969; Monthly Reports, Mount Hopkins Department, October-December 1969; Geologic Map of Pima and Santa Cruz Counties, Arizona, 1960; SAO Press Quotes: Special Edition - The Dedication of Mount Hopkins, 1968; The SAO News, November 1968 and June 1969; Contract NSR 09-015-022, Gamma-Ray Balloon, 1967; Gamma Ray Explorer Development Plan; Progress Report No. 4, SFC-7-0007, 1968; Telecon, SAO - OFI, SFC-7-0007, 1968; Miscellaneous correspondence, news clippings, and notes

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Contracts and Procurement Division Reports, 1969

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Atmospheric Fluorescent Experiment, volume I (2 folders)

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Atmospheric Fluorescent Experiment, volume II (2 folders)

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10-Meter Reflector, Mt. Hopkins, volume I (2 folders)

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10-Meter Reflector, Mt. Hopkins, volume II

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10-Meter Reflector, Mt. Hopkins, volume II

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10-Meter Reflector, Mt. Hopkins, volume III (2 folders)

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W3 Region

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Mount Hopkins Reports, c. 1970-1971

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Correspondence, including John Jelley, Trevor Weekes, 1969

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Far Infrared Observations of IRC + 10216

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A Microwave Investigation of the Trifid Nebula

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Crab Nebula

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