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The Johns Hopkins University Center for Astrophysical Sciences Department of Physics and Astronomy
 

Summary: The Johns Hopkins University
Center for Astrophysical Sciences Department of Physics and Astronomy
Baltimore, Maryland 21218
S0002-7537 90 04801-6
The following report covers the period from October 1998
through September 1999.
1. INTRODUCTION
The highlights of 1999 were the launch of the Far-
Ultraviolet Spectroscopic Explorer FUSE and first light
from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey SDSS . Astronomers
from JHU continue to to play a major role in the broad col-
laboration guiding the SDSS. Work continues on the ACS
Advanced Camera for Surveys, for the Hubble Space Tele-
scope . In addition, we continue to pursue a broad range of
theoretical and ground-based astronomical projects.
As part of our educational and public outreach effort, we
installed the new Morris W. Offit Telescope, a 20-inch re-
flector built by DFM Engineering, in the Maryland Space
Grant Consortium Observatory on the roof of the Bloomberg
Center for Physics & Astronomy. This telescope replaces the

  

Source: Henry, Richard C.- Department of Physics and Astronomy, Johns Hopkins University

 

Collections: Physics