The First Annual
Lowell Observatory Fall Workshop
The First Annual Lowell Observatory Fall Workshop was held in Flagstaff, October 14-15, 1996. The topic for this workshop was The Role of Small Telescopes in Modern Astronomy. The Welcome and Opening Remarks were given by Bill Putnam (Trustee) and Bob Millis from the Lowell Observatory and Hugh Van Horn from the National Science Foundation.
Abstracts of oral and poster papers presented at this meeting are provided on these pages. The oral program consisted of invited and contributed talks divided into 4 main categories as listed below. A panel discussion followed the talks.
- The Role of Small Telescopes in Research
- Small Telescopes in Research and Education
- The Role of Small Telescopes in Education
- Modern Modes of Operating and Using Small Telescopes
- Poster Papers
The NASTeC site has additional information about small-to-intermediate size telescopes. Also see the program for the NOAO Small Telescopes Workshop to be held in Toronto in January as an extra session of the AAS meeting.