Session List

All findings are embargoed until the time of presentation at the meeting. "Time of presentation" means the start time of the Oral or Display paper session in which the paper will be given, or the time of the corresponding press conference (if any), whichever comes first.


Session 37. Rossi Prize Lecture

Invited, Thursday, 8:30-9:20am, International Ballroom Center

37.01 TeV Gamma-ray Astronomy: New Light from the Dark Sky
T. C. Weekes (Harvard-Smithsonian CfA)

Session 38. HAD IV: Demographics, Alignments & Outreach

Display, Thursday, 9:20am-6:30pm, Exhibit Hall

38.01 Maria Mitchell's Comet - a Challenge Once More?
P. B. Boyce (AAS and Maria Mitchell Obs.), A. P. Graham (U. of Virginia and Maria Mitchell Obs.), V. Strelnitski (Maria Mitchell Obs.)
38.02 65 Volumes of Astronomy and Astrophysics Abstracts: Interesting Statistics
A. G. D. Philip (ISO and Union College), K. D. Philip (ISO)
38.03 Astronomical Alignments in a Neolithic Chinese Site?
S. Nelson (U.Denver - Anthropology), R. E. Stencel (U.Denver - Astronomy)
38.04 Enhancement of K - 12 Astronomy Education Through Multicultural Outreach
P. A. Yanamandra-Fisher (JPL/CIT)

Session 39. Supernovae

Display, Thursday, 9:20am-6:30pm, Exhibit Hall

39.01 The Probable Detection of SN 1923A: The Oldest Radio Supernova or The Youngest Supernova Remnant?
C. R. Eck, J. J. Cowan, D. Branch (U. Oklahoma)
39.02 SN 1961V: Infrared Detection of an Eta Carinae Analog
J. C. Shields (Ohio U.), A. V. Filippenko (UC-Berkeley)
39.03 VLBI Observations of the Evolution of SN1993J
M. Bietenholz, N. Bartel (York University), M. Rupen, A. J. Beasley (NRAO), D. A. Graham (MPIfR), V. I. Altunin (JPL), T. Venturi (IRA-Bologna), G. Umana (IRA-Noto), J. E. Conway (OSO)
39.04 Direct Spectral Analysis of the Type Ic Supernova 1994I
J. Deaton, D. Branch (U. Oklahoma), A. Fisher (Southwestern Oklahoma State University), E. Baron (U. Oklahoma)
39.05 Type Ia SN1997E in NGC 2258: UBVRI Photometry and a Multicolor Light-Curve Shape Method Distance Analysis
A. M. Soderberg (Bates College), P. Challis, P. Garnavich, R. P. Kirshner, S. Jha (SAO)
39.06 Extinction and Radial Distributions of Supernovae in their Parent Galaxies
K. Hatano, J. Deaton, D. Branch (U. Oklahoma)
39.07 First Year Results from the Mt. Stromlo Abell Cluster Supernova Search
D. J. Reiss (U. Washington), L. M. Germany, B. P. Schmidt (MSSSO), C. W. Stubbs (U. Washington)
39.08 The Ejection of Stellar Envelopes in Core-Collapse Supernovae
C. D. Matzner, C. F. McKee (U.C. Berkeley)
39.09 Grey and Multigroup Models of Core Collapse Supernovae
F. D. Swesty (Dept. of Astronomy and NCSA, U. Illinois)
39.10 General Relativistic Effects in the Core Collapse Supernova Mechanism
K. De Nisco, S. W. Bruenn (Florida Atlantic University), A. Mezzacappa (Oak Ridge National Lab)
39.11 Supernova hydrodynamics experiments on the Nova laser
J. Kane (U. AZ, LLNL), D. Arnett (U. AZ), B. A. Remington, S. G. Glendinning, A. Rubenchik (LLNL), R. P. Drake (U. Mich.), B. A. Fryxell (NASA GFC/George Mason U.), E. Müller (MPI f. Astrophysik, Garching)

Session 40. Supernova Remnants & SN 1987A

Display, Thursday, 9:20am-6:30pm, Exhibit Hall

40.01 A Detailed Optical/X-ray Comparison of SNR RCW 86
R. C. Smith (Univ. of Michigan/CTIO), K. S. Long (STScI)
40.02 A Search for Non-thermal X-ray Emission from LMC Supernova Remnants
R. Petre (NASA/GSFC), U. Hwang (U.MD/GSFC), J. W. Keohane (U.Minn/GSFC), E. V. Gotthelf (USRA/GSFC)
40.03 Multiwavelength Study of SNRs in the LMC
M. Tavarez, R. C. Smith (U of Michigan), R. Petre (GSFC)
40.04 An Analysis of the Evolutionary State of SNR G299.2 - 2.9
J. T. Wright (Boston U.), P. Slane, O. Vancura, P. Plucinsky (SAO), C. Smith (U. Mich), S. McGaugh (CIW)
40.05 Nonthermal X-rays and Gamma Rays from Supernova Remnants in Stellar-Wind Bubbles
S. P. Reynolds (NC State U.)
40.06 Evidence for Particle Acceleration in the Supernova Remnant IC 443
S. J. Sturner (USRA, NASA/GSFC), J. W. Keohane (U. Minn., NASA/GSFC), J. G. Skibo, C. D. Dermer (NRL), R. Petre (NASA/GSFC)
40.07 The Distributions of Rotation Measure and Magnetic-Field Orientation over the SNR, G41.1-0.3.
A. Seth (Wesleyan U.), C. Salter (NAIC)
40.08 Spatially-Resolved FUV Spectra of the XA Region in the Cygnus Loop
C. Danforth, W. P. Blair (JHU/CAS), J. C. Raymond (SAO)
40.09 HST Images and Spectra of the Remnant of SN 1885 (S And) in M31.
R. Fesen, C. Gerardy (Dartmouth), K. McLin, A. Hamilton (JILA/Colorado)
40.10 Radio Evidence for Rapid Presupernova Stellar Evolution
K. W. Weiler (NRL), S. D. Van Dyk (UCLA), M. J. Montes (NRL), R. A. Sramek (NRAO), N. Panagia (STScI)
40.11 An X-Ray Search for Supernova Remnants in Nearby Face-On Spiral Galaxies
T. G. Pannuti, N. Duric (U. New Mexico)
40.12 Infrared Emission from SN 1987A
K. J. Borkowski (NCSU), M. de Kool, R. McCray (JILA/CU), D. H. Wooden (NASA/Ames)
40.13 STIS Observations of Shock Interaction Around SN 1987A
G. Sonneborn, C. S. J. Pun, S. Maran, T. Gull (NASA/GSFC), E. Michael, R. McCray (U. Colorado), P. Lundqvist (Stockholm Obs.)
40.14 The Velocity Structure of SN 1987A's Outer Circumstellar Envelope
A. P. S. Crotts (Columbia U.), S. R. Heathcote (CTIO)
40.15 The Rings of SN87A: Rotation and a Binary Companion
T. Collins, A. Frank (U. Rochester), J. Bjorkman (U. Toledo)

Session 41. Visible & UV Telescopes

Display, Thursday, 9:20am-6:30pm, Exhibit Hall

41.01 Science Goals of the Cosmic Origins Spectrograph for HST
J. A. Morse, J. C. Green (CASA/U. Colorado), COS ID Team
41.02 A Guest Investigators' Guide to Observing with FUSE
E. M. Murphy, D. J. Sahnow, W. R. Oegerle, FUSE Science Operations Team (The Johns Hopkins University)
41.03 Deployable Telescope Technology
L. N. Gilman, C. F. Lillie (TRW Space andElectronics Group)
41.04 SOAR Telescope Now Underway
G. Cecil, T. Sebring (SOAR/Tucson)
41.05 Integral Field Spectroscopy with the Hobby-Eberly Telescope
D. R. Andersen (PSU), M. A. Bershady (UW-Madison, PSU), L. W. Ramsey, S. D. Horner (PSU)
41.06 Concept for a Novel Multi-Object Spectrograph using MEMS Technology
J. W. MacKenty (STScI)
41.07 Drizzling dithered WFPC2 images
M. Mutchler, A. Fruchter (STScI)
41.08 WFPC2 PSF Subtractions
S. Baggett (STSCI), M. Remy (Institut d'Astrophysique, Université de Liège, Belgium), J. Surdej (Institut d'Astrophysique, Université de Liège, Belgium; Research Director (FNRS, Belgium)), M. Wiggs (STSCI)
41.09 Aperture Corrections for WFPC2 Stellar Photometry
A. Suchkov (STScI)
41.10 HST Post-Observation Processes and Products
D. A. Swade (CSC/STScI)
41.11 Molecular Spectroscopy with the Biggest Night-Sky Spectrograph in the World
D. E. Osterbrock, J. P. Fulbright (LO/UCSC), T. A. Barlow (CASS/UCSD), T. G. Slanger, D. L. Huestis, P. C. Cosby (MPL/SRI)
41.12 Preliminary Results from the Second EUVE Right Angle Program Catalog
D. J. Christian (UCB/CEA), N. Craig (UCB/CEA), W. D. Cahill (UC Davis, UCB/CEA), B. Roberts (UCB/CEA), R. F. Malina (UCB/CEA)
41.13 The New NGCSU Observatory: Optimizing Student Viewing and Research.
J. H. Jones (NGCSU)
41.14 ICE and LINUX at the National Undergraduate Research Observatory
K. DeGioia-Eastwood, B. Taylor (NAU)
41.15 A Low-Cost "Stationary Eye" in the Sky
R. Koch, K. Lande, R. Mitchell, P. Wildenhain (U. Penn.), N. Hoang, J. Langford (Aurora Corp.)
41.16 The South Pole Observatory Exhibits Photometric Conditions in the Near-infrared
D. Barnaby, R. F. Loewenstein, D. A. Harper (CARA,Yerkes Obs.), J. P. Lloyd (UC Berkeley), B. J. Rauscher (U. Durham), M. Hereld, S. A. Severson (U. Chicago), F. Mrozek (CARA,Yerkes Obs.)
41.17 First Light Achieved at the new Mt.Evans High Altitude Observatory
R. E. Stencel (U.Denver)
41.18 ``Hands-Free'' Asteroid Astrometry
A. K. B. Monet (USNO Flagstaff), E. Bowell (Lowell Obs.), D. G. Monet (USNO Flagstaff)
41.19 A Simulation of the Next Generation Space Telescope (NGST) Deep Field.
M. Im, H. S. Stockman (STScI)
41.20 The Planck Surveyor Mission
C. R. Lawrence (JPL), A. E. Lange (Caltech)
41.21 The FIRST Mission
T. G. Phillips, J. Zmuidzinas (Caltech), W. D. Langer, C. Lawrence, J. Pearson (JPL)
41.22 SCUBA - The First Year On The Telescope
W. S. Holland, J. F. Lightfoot, T. Jenness, G. Sandell, I. Robson (Joint Astronomy Centre), W. K. Gear, C. R. Cunningham (Royal Observatory, Edinburgh)

Session 42. SIRTF

Display, Thursday, 9:20am-6:30pm, Exhibit Hall

42.01 Community Participation in the Space Infrared Telescope Facility (SIRTF) Mission
R. D. Gehrz (U. MN), C. A. Beichman, M. D. Bicay (IPAC), C. A. Christian (STScI), D. P. Clemens (Boston U.), D. P. Cruikshank (NASA ARC), R. M. Cutri (IPAC), M. A. Greenhouse (NASA/GSFC), M. S. Hanner (JPL/Caltech), T. J. Jones (U. MN), R. B. Miller (JPL/Caltech), M. J. Rieke (U. AZ), H. A. Thronson Jr., E. J. Weiler (NASA HQ), M. W. Werner (JPL/Caltech), C. E. Woodward (U. WY)
42.02 The SIRTF Legacy Observing Program
M. A. Greenhouse (NASA/GSFC), D. Leisawitz (NASA/GSFC), R. D. Gehrz (U. Minnesota), D. P. Clemens (Boston U.), SIRTF Community Task Force
42.03 The SIRTF General Observer Program
C. A. Beichman (IPAC), T. J. Jones (U.Minn.)
42.04 Observing with SIRTF: User Tools and the Proposal Process
S. K. Potts, W. B. Latter, L. Armus, R. Ebert, M. Moshir, J. B. Nichols, G. Helou, B. T. Soifer (SIRTF Science Center)
42.05 The SIRTF Science Center: Overview
B. T. Soifer, G. Helou, L. Armus, R. Ebert, W. B. Latter, M. Moshir, J. B. Nichols, S. K. Potts (SIRTF Science Center)
42.06 Low-Cost SIRTF Flight Operations
M. -J. Deutsch, M. Ebersole (NASA/JPL), J. Nichols (Caltech/IPAC)

Session 43. Variable Stars

Display, Thursday, 9:20am-6:30pm, Exhibit Hall

43.01 The Last Hurrahs for Dying Stars: Rapid Evolutionary Changes of the Post-AGB Stars -- FG Sge and Sakurai's Object
S. J. Margheim, E. F. Guinan, G. P. McCook (Villanova U.)
43.02 A Search for Light Variations in the Lambda Bootis Star HD 111604
J. Jordan, R. J. Dukes Jr. (Coll. of Charleston), S. J. Adelman (The Citadel)
43.03 A Spectropolarimetric Atlas of 61 Bright Northern Be Stars
K. S. Bjorkman (U. Toledo), M. R. Meade, B. L. Babler (U. Wisconsin)
43.04 The Mysterious Winds of the Main Sequence B Stars in NGC 6231
D. Massa (Hughes STX)
43.05 MLI: A New Method for Mapping Starspots.
L. Crews (Vanderbilt U.), R. Harmon (Randolph Macon College), D. S. Hall (Vanderbilt U.)
43.06 Finding New Variable Stars in Monitored Fields
P. J. Benson, D. Salter (Wellesley C.), E. Rosolowsky (Swarthmore C.), L. A. Brown (Colgate U.)
43.07 Optimized Observations of Periodic Variable Stars : Dwarf Cepheids and \delta Scutis
E. G. Hintz, M. D. Joner (Brigham Young University)
43.08 An Empirical Determination of the Ionizing Fluxes of Wolf-Rayet Stars
K. Moore, K. D. Eastwood (NAU)
43.09 Stellar Activity Saturation and the Coriolis Effect
D. L. Buzasi (Valdosta State University, SARA)
43.10 Asteroseismology of Procyon with the AFOE
S. D. Horner (Penn State), T. M. Brown (High Altitude Obs.), E. J. Kennelly, S. Korzennik, P. Nisenson, R. W. Noyes (CfA)
43.11 Periodic Light Variations in MWC349?
R. A. Jorgenson (U. Puget Sound and Maria Mitchell Obs.), V. Strelnitski (Maria Mitchell Obs.)

Session 44. Double Stars

Display, Thursday, 9:20am-6:30pm, Exhibit Hall

44.01 Time Resolved Spectra and QPO Tracking of Microquasar GRS 1915+105
M. P. Muno, E. H. Morgan, R. A. Remillard, H. V. D. Bradt (M.I.T. Center for Space Research)
44.02 Speckle Imaging of Binary Stars with Large-Format CCDs
E. Horch, Z. Ninkov, R. W. Slawson (Rochester Inst. Tech.), W. F. van Altena, R. D. Meyer, T. M. Girard (Yale U.)
44.03 Images of spectroscopic binaries with the Navy Prototype Optical Interferometer
C. A. Hummel (US Naval Observatory)
44.04 3-D Hydrodynamics Simulations of Envelope Ejection in Common Envelope Binaries
R. E. Taam, E. L. Sandquist (Northwestern U.), X. Chen, P. Bodenheimer (U.California,Santa Cruz), A. Burkert (MPIA,Heidelberg)
44.05 ASCA Observations of the Enigmatic Wolf-Rayet Star AS431 (= WR147)
S. Skinner (JILA, Univ. of Colorado), M. Itoh (Kobe Univ.), F. Nagase (ISAS), H. Ozawa (ISAS)
44.06 The Mass-Luminosity Relation at the End of the Main Sequence
T. Henry (Harvard-Smithsonian CfA), O. Franz, L. Wasserman (Lowell Obs.), G. F. Benedict, P. Shelus (U. Texas), P. Ianna (U. Virginia), J. D. Kirkpatrick (IPAC Caltech), D. McCarthy (U. Arizona)
44.07 Hubble FGS Astrometric Measures of the Halo Population spectroscopic binary HD 20039
W. Osborn (Central Michigan U.), J. Hershey (CSC/STScI)
44.08 HST Coronagraphic Imaging of Proxima Centauri
A. B. Schultz, H. M. Hart, J. L. Hershey, F. C. Hamilton, M. Kochte (CSC/STScI), F. C. Bruhweiler (CUA/IACS), G. F. Benedict (McDonald Obs.), J. Caldwell, C. Cunningham, N. Wu (York Univ.), O. G. Franz (Lowell Obs.), C. D. Keyes (STScI), J. C. Brandt (LASP)
44.09 A NICMOS Search for Very-Low-Mass Companions to Stars within 10 pc of the Sun
D. A. Golimowski, H. C. Ford (JHU), T. J. Henry (CfA), J. E. Krist, C. J. Burrows (STScI), D. W. McCarthy (U.Arizona), D. J. Schroeder (Beloit)
44.10 Monte Carlo Simulations of Externally Illuminated Disks
J. L. Hoffman, B. A. Whitney (U. Wisconsin-Madison), K. Wood (CfA), K. H. Nordsieck (U. Wisconsin-Madison)
44.11 A Dynamical Study of the Low Mass X-ray Binary GX 349+2
S. Wachter (U. of Washington)
44.12 Flaring and Quiescent Coronae of UX Arietis: The ASCA View
J. L. Linsky (JILA/Univ. Colorado and NIST), M. Güdel (Paul Scherrer Institute), F. Nagase (ISAS)
44.13 Spectroscopic Binary Studies with the Palomar Testbed Interferometer
A. F. Boden (Jet Propulsion Laboratory), PTI Collaboration
44.14 The Pleiades: Energy Distributions and Binaries
N. R. Evans (SAO), R. Pitts (STScI)
44.15 Spectroscopy of Globular Cluster Binaries in 47 Tucanae and NGC 6397 with the HST/FOS
P. D. Edmonds (SAO), C. D. Bailyn (Yale U), H. N. Cohn (Indiana U), A. M. Cool (San Francisco State U), R. L. Gilliland (STScI), J. E. Grindlay (HCO), M. Livio (STScI), P. M. Lugger (Indiana U), G. Meylan (ESO), L. D. Petro (STScI)
44.16 Dynamics of Extrasolar Planets
F. A. Rasio, E. B. Ford, B. Kozinsky (MIT)
44.17 Structure and Evolution of Nearby Stars with Planets
E. B. Ford, F. A. Rasio (MIT), A. Sills (Yale)

Session 45. Eclipsing Binaries

Display, Thursday, 9:20am-6:30pm, Exhibit Hall

45.01 An Analysis of TY URSAE MAJORIS, a Short Period Contact Binary
R. L. Walker (Flagstaff Station USNO)
45.02 Analysis of the Complex Period Variations in the Contact Binary VW Cephei
D. H. Bradstreet, M. J. DeVita, J. R. Hargis, F. D. Jewett, J. S. Lake (Eastern College), E. F. Guinan (Villanova University), Z. Glownia (Palomar College)
45.03 1997 UBV Light Curves of the Short Period, F-type, Near Contact Binary, CN And
R. G. Samec, H. Laird, M. Mutzke (Bob Jones Univ.), D. Faulkner (U. South Carolina)
45.04 A New BVRI Light Curve For The Massive Eclipsing Binary V448 Cygni
J. F. Caffey, G. W. Wolf (SW Missouri State U.)
45.05 Times of Minimum Light of Eclipsing Binary Systems: Recent Results
D. B. Caton, S. Templeton, B. Walls (Appalachian State University)
45.06 A Light Curve Solution for the O-Type Binary, HD 149404
J. S. Blair, L. R. Penny (College of Charleston), D. R. Gies (CHARA, Georgia State U.)
45.07 Fundamental Parameters of the O-Type, Eclipsing Binary, HD 152248
L. R. Penny (College of Charleston), D. R. Gies, W. G. Bagnuolo Jr. (CHARA, Georgia State U.)
45.08 A Modern BVRI Light Curve and Analysis of the Eclipsing Binary EO Aurigae
G. W. Wolf, J. F. Caffey (SW Missouri State U.)
45.09 BVRI Photometry and Light Curve Modeling of Algols
P. A. Mason, A. Silva, E. Galvan, J. Galvan, T. Jarvis, D. Olivares, M. French, B. J. McNamara, T. E. Harrison (NMSU)
45.10 Physical Properties of the Apsidal Motion Binary System V541 Cygni
N. H. Volgenau (SDSU/U. Maryland), P. B. Etzel (SDSU)
45.11 UV Spectropolarimetry of the Eclipsing Binary V356 Sgr
D. Lynch (GST and U of MD), R. S. Polidan (LASP/GSFC)
45.12 A Differential Analysis for the Determination of Atmospheric Parameters, Flux Measurement Errors, and Abundances in V356 Sgr
S. W. Roby, D. A. Armstrong, J. M. Hassett, K. E. Mauser, J. D. Wanek (SUNY Oswego), R. S. Polidan (NASA/GSFC)
45.13 New Mass Determinations for V356 Sgr
K. L. Fraser, S. W. Roby (SUNY Oswego), R. S. Polidan (NASA/GSFC)
45.14 Long-Baseline Optical Interferometry of RS CVn Binaries
C. D. Koresko (Caltech), PTI Collaboration
45.15 High-resolution Infrared Spectroscopy of Starspots on RS CVn Stars
D. O'Neal (JILA/Colorado), J. E. Neff (College of Charleston), S. H. Saar (CfA)

Session 46. Variable Stars - Late Type

Display, Thursday, 9:20am-6:30pm, Exhibit Hall

46.01 Radii and Effective Temperatures of Giant and Supergiant Stars as Measured at the Palomar Testbed Interferometer
G. T. van Belle, PTI Collaboration (Jet Propulsion Laboratory)
46.02 A New Effective Temperature Scale for M Giants
R. A. Bell, M. L. Houdashelt (U. Maryland)
46.03 Improved Color-Temperature Relations for Cool Stars
M. L. Houdashelt, R. A. Bell (U. Maryland)
46.04 HST and Infrared Images of the Circumstellar Environment of the Cool Hypergiant IRC+10420
R. M. Humphreys, N. Smith, K. Davidson, T. J. Jones, R. D. Gehrz, C. G. Mason (U. Minnesota), T. L. Hayward, J. R. Houck (Cornell Univ.), J. Krautter (Landessternwarte, Heidelberg, Germany)
46.05 Proper Motions in Eta Carinae Using a Half-Century Temporal Baseline
N. Smith (U. Minnesota and Boston U.), R. D. Gehrz (U. Minnesota)
46.06 Evidence of Overtone Pulsations in a Bright, Recently-Discovered Type II Cepheid
B. McCollum, T. J. Teays (CSC), M. W. Castelaz (ETSU), L. L. Taylor (CSC)
46.07 Spectroscopy and Photometry of the Mira Variables R Leo, R CVn, and V CVn
E. Lingerfelt, C. J. Clark, M. W. Castelaz (East Tenn. State U.)
46.08 Studies of Long-Period Variables
J. A. Mattei, G. Foster (AAVSO)
46.09 Minimum-Light Spectral Types for Four Mira Variables
R. F. Wing, Y. Yuan (Ohio State U.), S. R. Benfer (Ohio Wesleyan U.)

Session 47. Circumstellar Disks & Shells

Display, Thursday, 9:20am-6:30pm, Exhibit Hall

47.01 The \beta Pictoris Phenomenon in AB Aurigae
C. A. Grady (Eureka Scientific), M. R. Pérez (Space Applications Corp.), K. S. Bjorkman (U. Toledo), D. Massa (Hughes/STX)
47.02 Hubble/STIS Coronographic Imagery of \beta Pictoris
S. R. Heap (NASA/GSFC), D. J. Lindler (ACC/GSFC), B. Woodgate (NASA/GSFC), STIS ID Team
47.03 WFPC2/PC Imagery of the Extended Circumstellar Disk of Beta Pictoris.
F. Bruhweiler, B. Smith, C. Miskey, J. Silvis, M. DiSanti (CUA/IACS), A. Schultz, H. Hart (STScI/CSC), G. Schneider (Steward Obs.), K. Reinhard (Doane College)
47.04 The Temperature Structure in the Gaseous Infall of Beta Pictoris
C. -H. Lyu, F. C. Bruhweiler (CUA/IACS)
47.05 Near-Infrared Spectra of the \beta Pictoris Disk
S. B. Fajardo-Acosta (U. of Denver), D. E. Backman (Franklin and Marshall College), F. C. Witteborn (NASA Ames)
47.06 Submillimetre Images of Dusty Disks around nearby Main-sequence Stars
W. Holland, J. Greaves, I. Coulson, I. Robson (Joint Astronomy Centre), B. Zuckerman, E. Becklin, R. Webb, C. McCarthy (UCLA), B. Dent, W. Gear (Royal Obs., Edinburgh), D. Walther (Gemini)
47.07 New Emission-Line Stars with Infrared Excesses
C. L. Mulliss, A. S. Miroshnichenko, K. S. Bjorkman, N. D. Morrison (U.Toledo)
47.08 The Incidence of \lambda Bootis Stars among Pre-Main Sequence A-type Stars
R. O. Gray (Appalachian State University), C. J. Corbally (Vatican Observatory)
47.09 Brackett Emission in Herbig Ae/Be Stars
B. Rodgers (U. of Washington), D. H. Wooden (NASA Ames)
47.10 New Results of Studying Circumstellar Envelopes of Young Hot Stars with Spectropolarimetry
A. S. Miroshnichenko, K. S. Bjorkman (U.Toledo), B. L. Babler, M. R. Meade, WUPPE Science Team (U.Wisconsin)
47.11 Using OH Masers to Investigate the Evolutionary Status of R22
K. K. Dyer (NCSU), W. M. Goss, A. J. Kemball, M. Claussen, P. Diamond (NRAO, Socorro NM)
47.12 Circumstellar Dust and Gas Around Nearby A Stars
J. E. Neff (College of Charleston), K. -P. Cheng (Cal State Fullerton)
47.13 ISO Spectral Energy Distributions for Vega-type Stars
N. Thakur, S. B. Fajardo-Acosta, R. E. Stencel (U. Denver-Astronomy), D. E. Backman (Franklin and Marshall College)
47.14 On the Origin of the 21 micron Feature
S. Kwok (Univ. of Calgary), P. Bernath (Univ. of Waterloo)
47.15 Hubble Space Telescope Imaging of Post-AGB Stars
S. R. Trammell (UNC-Charlotte), R. W. Goodrich (Keck Observatory)
47.16 Mid-Infrared Imaging of Alpha Orionis
S. A. Rinehart, T. L. Hayward, J. R. Houck (Cornell U.)
47.17 Detection of Extra Solar Zodiacal Dust Emission with the MMA
R. S. Simon (NRAO)
47.18 Spectral Emission from Oxygen-rich Dust as Seen by ISO
G. C. Sloan (Australian Defence Force Academy), J. H. Goebel (NASA Ames Research Center)
47.19 Infrared Spectroscopy of the Recombination Line Maser Star MWC\,349 with ISO
A. Quirrenbach (UCSD), C. Thum (IRAM), J. Martin-Pintado (Observatorio Astronomico Nacional), H. E. Matthews (Joint Astronomy Centre)
47.20 VLBI Observations of Circumstellar Masers in U Her
S. E. Palen, J. D. Fix (U. Iowa)

Session 48. Gamma Rays & X-ray Instrumentation

Display, Thursday, 9:20am-6:30pm, Exhibit Hall

48.01 MeV Measurements of Gamma-Ray Bursts by CGRO-COMPTEL
A. Connors, S. Kappadath, M. McConnell, J. M. Ryan, C. A. Young (Space Science Center, U. New Hampshire), K. Bennett, O. R. Williams, C. Winkler (Astrophysics Division, ESTEC), W. Collmar, V. Schönfelder, M. Varendorff (MPI fur Extraterrestrische Physik), W. Hermsen, L. Kuiper (SRON-Utrecht), R. M. Kippen (C.S.P.A.R., U. Alabama)
48.02 High-Energy Gamma Rays from Centaurus A: A Status Report
P. Sreekumar, J. A. Esposito (USRA/NASA/GSFC), D. L. Bertsch, R. C. Hartman, S. D. Hunter, D. J. Thompson (NASA/GSFC), D. A. Kniffen (Hampden-Sydney), G. Kanbach, H. A. Mayer-Hasselwander, O. Reimer (MPI für Extraterrestrische Physik), Y. C. Lin, P. F. Michelson, P. L. Nolan (Stanford University), S. Bloom, A. W. Chen (NRC/NASA/GSFC), R. Mukherjee (Barnard College and Columbia U.)
48.03 RXTE ASM Monitoring of Small Gamma-Ray Burst Error Boxes for Transient Soft X-ray Emission
T. E. Harrison, B. J. McNamara, D. M. Leeber, P. A. Mason, J. J. Johnson (NMSU)
48.04 Simulation of the Galactic 1.809 MeV ^26Al Gamma-Ray Flux
E. J. Lentz, D. Branch, E. Baron (U. Oklahoma)
48.05 Wavelet Analysis of Long GRB Profiles
J. E. Greene, J. P. Norris, J. T. Bonnell (NASA/GSFC)
48.06 The Spectrum of TeV Gamma Rays from the Crab Nebula
J. P. Finley (Purdue), Whipple Gamma Ray Collaboration
48.07 Sort Term Time-Variability of Galactic High Energy Gamma-Ray Sources
D. L. Bertsch, S. D. Hunter, D. J. Thompson (NASA/GSFC), S. D. Bloom (NASA/GSFC, NAS/NRC), P. M. Wallace (Hampden-Sydney College)
48.08 Gravitational Lensing, Dark Matter, and Gamma-Ray Bursts
G. F. Marani (George Mason U.), R. J. Nemiroff (Michigan Technological U.), J. P. Norris (NASA/GSFC), K. Hurley (UCB/SSL), J. T. Bonnell (NASA/GSFC,USRA)
48.09 PPN Gamma Results from the NEAR Conjunction
A. A. Elliott, R. W. Hellings, J. K. Miller (JPL)
48.10 Gamma-Ray Burst Localizations with NEAR in the 3rd Interplanetary Network
K. Hurley (UC Berkeley Space Sciences Laboratory), R. Gold (JHU - APL), T. Cline, P. Butterworth, D. Palmer, J. Trombka, T. McClanahan (NASA - GSFC), E. Mazets, S. Golenetskii (Ioffe Institute, St. Petersberg), C. Kouveliotou, G. Fishman, C. Meegan (NASA - MSFC), M. Boer (CESR Toulouse)
48.11 The Broadband Observatory for the Localization of Transients (BOLT)
C. J. Hailey, W. Craig, D. Helfand, S. Kahn, M. Kamionkowski, F. B. Paerels (Columbia U.), W. Cook, F. Harrison, S. Kulkarni, M. Metzger, T. Prince, S. Schindler (Caltech), S. Thorsett, B. Paczy\'nski (Princeton U.), K. Cook, K. Ziock (LLNL), S. Thompson (TRW)
48.12 Multiwavelength Observations of GRBs from BOLT
S. Thorsett (Princeton), C. Hailey, W. Craig, D. Helfand, S. Kahn, M. Kamionkowski, F. Paerels (Columbia), F. Harrison, S. Kulkarni, M. Metzger, T. Prince (Caltech), K. Cook (LLNL)
48.13 Instrument Design of the Broadband Observatory for the Localization of Transients
F. A. Harrison, W. Cook, G. Hurford, T. Prince, S. Schindler (Caltech), W. Craig, T. Decker, C. Hailey (Columbia U.), K. Ziock (LLNL), S. Thompson (TRW)
48.14 Temporal Characteristics of Compton Reflection from Accretion Disks
W. T. Bridgman, C. D. Dermer, J. G. Skibo (Naval Research Laboratory)
48.15 The ROTSE Project
S. Marshall (LLNL), C. Akerlof, R. Kehoe, B. Lee, T. McKay (U.Mich), J. Bloch, D. Casperson, S. Fletcher, G. Gisler, G. Partridge, W. Priedhorsky, D. Roussel-Dupre, J. Szymanski (LANL)
48.16 Progress with CZT Detectors for High Energy X-Ray Astronomy
J. Matteson, W. Coburn, W. Heindl, L. Peterson, M. Pelling, R. Rothschild, R. Skelton (UCSD), P. Hink, K. Slavis (Washington U.), C. Crabtree (U. of Texas, Austin)
48.17 Accretion onto Compact Objects: The Frequency-Dependent Hard X-Ray Lags and Extended Non-uniform Coronae
X. -M. Hua (GSFC/NASA, USRA), D. Kazanas (GSFC/NASA)

Session 49. Elliptical Galaxies & Bulges

Display, Thursday, 9:20am-6:30pm, Exhibit Hall

49.01 Reading Between the Lines: A Detailed Spectrophotometric Atlas of M32 from 2200Åto 1\mu
M. Gregg (U.C. Davis and IGPP/LLNL)
49.02 Mid-UV Determination of Ages and Metallicites of Elliptical Galaxies
J. Lotz (STScI, Johns Hopkins University), H. C. Ferguson (STScI)
49.03 The Mid-Ultraviolet Spectral Range of Old Stellar Populations
B. Dorman (U. Virginia and NASA/GSFC), R. W. O'Connell, R. T. Rood (U. Virginia)
49.04 ROSAT PSPC Observations of X-ray Faint Galaxies: NGC 1380
E. M. Schlegel (SAO), R. Petre (NASA-GSFC), M. Loewenstein (NASA-GSFC/USRA)
49.05 The Environmental Role in Observed X-Ray Emission from Early-Type Galaxies
B. A. Brown, J. N. Bregman (U. Michigan)
49.06 Low-Mass X-ray Binaries and Their Importance to the X-ray Emission From the X-ray Faintest Early-Type Galaxies
J. A. Irwin, J. N. Bregman (U. Michigan), C. L. Sarazin (U. Virginia)
49.07 M31 transients observed with EXOSAT
L. Garcia (LHEA/GSFC/Hughes STX), L. Angelini (LHEA/GSFC/USRA)
49.08 A Novel Hydrocode for Dwarf Elliptical Formation
A. Slyz, K. Prendergast (Columbia U.)
49.09 Revised Position of the X-ray Source near the Nucleus of M31
F. Primini (Oregon State U.), E. Magnier (U. Washington), G. Hasinger (AIP)
49.10 The Stellar Dynamics in the Center of the Galaxy NGC 1023
G. A. Bower, R. F. Green (NOAO/KPNO), K. Gebhardt (UC-Santa Cruz), R. Bender (Universitäts-Sternwarte, München, Germany), J. Kormendy (U. Hawaii), T. Lauer (NOAO/KPNO), A. Danks (Hughes STX), T. Gull, B. Woodgate (NASA/GSFC), J. Hutchings (NRC-DAO), C. Joseph (Rutgers), M. E. Kaiser (JHU, NASA/GSFC), D. Weistrop (UNLV)
49.11 The Persistence of the Core Fundamental Plane II. Inclusion of Central Black Holes
J. Minske, D. O. Richstone (U. of Michigan)
49.12 Models of cuspy triaxial galaxies
S. Sigurdsson (IoA), C. Mihos (CWRU), L. Hernquist (UCSC), C. Norman (JHU, STSCI)

Session 50. Interstellar Medium I

Display, Thursday, 9:20am-6:30pm, Exhibit Hall

50.01 A ROSAT X-Ray Background Survey in the Galactic Plane
J. N. Bregman (U. Michigan), P. M. Knezek (Johns Hopkins U.), S. L. Snowden (GSFC), A. K. D'Onofrio (U. Michigan)
50.02 Constraints on the Cosmic EUV Background using ALEXIS
J. J. Bloch, S. Fletcher, D. Roussel-Dupre' (LANL)
50.03 The WHAM H\alpha Sky Survey: Early Results
L. M. Haffner, R. J. Reynolds, S. L. Tufte, K. P. Jaehnig, J. W. Percival (U. Wisconsin--Madison)
50.04 The Low-Resolution DRAO Survey of \ionH1 Emission from the Galactic Plane
L. A. Higgs, K. F. Tapping (NRC/HIA/DRAO)
50.05 Midcourse Space Experiment: Results from the Spatial Infrared Imaging Telescope (SPIRIT III)
S. D. Price, M. P. Egan, R. F. Shipman (Air Force Research Lab.), E. F. Tedesco (Mission Research Corp.), M. Cohen (U. California Radioastronomy Lab.), R. G. Walker (Jamieson Science and Eng., Inc.), M. Moshir (JPL)
50.06 MSX Views of the Orion Complex
T. A. Kuchar, S. D. Price, M. P. Egan, R. Shipman (Phillips Laboratory/GPOB)
50.07 Infrared Dark Clouds in the Milky Way
S. J. Carey, S. D. Price, M. P. Egan, R. Shipman, T. Kuchar, F. O. Clark (AFRL), M. Cohen (U.C.Radioastronomy Lab.)
50.08 The MSX Infrared Point Source Catalog
M. P. Egan, S. D. Price, R. F. Shipman (Air Force Research Laboratory), E. Tedesco (Mission Research Corporation)
50.09 MSX Colors of ISO Objects
R. F. Shipman, S. D. Price, M. P. Egan (Air Force Research Lab.)
50.10 Do the Infrared Emission Features Need Ultraviolet Excitation
K. I. Uchida, K. Sellgren (Ohio State U.), M. Werner (JPL)
50.11 ORFEUS-II Observations of Molecular Hydrogen in the Interstellar Medium
W. V. Dixon, G. Wright, M. Hurwitz (SSL/UCB), T. Sasseen (UCSB)
50.12 Far Ultraviolet Spectroscopy of IC 63
M. Hurwitz (SSL/UCB)

Session 51. Interstellar Medium II

Display, Thursday, 9:20am-6:30pm, Exhibit Hall

51.01 Limits on column density variations of the Local Interstellar Medium on AU size spatial scales
J. Vallerga (UC, Berkeley), J. Bloch (LANL)
51.02 AAT and HST Spectroscopy of Small-Scale Interstellar Structure toward the Binary \mu Cru
J. T. Lauroesch, D. M. Meyer, J. K. Watson (Northwestern Univ.), J. C. Blades (STScI)
51.03 Comparative Imaging of Filaments Associated with the Cygnus X Region in the H-alpha and [SII] Doublet
B. Dennison, J. H. Simonetti, G. A. Topasna (Virginia Tech)
51.04 Space Telescope Imaging Spectrograph (STIS) Observations of the ISM towards the Carina Nebula.
A. C. Danks (Hughes STXand GSFC), N. R. Walborn (STScI), K. R. Sembach (Johns Hopkins Univ.), R. C. Bohlin (STScI), E. B. Jenkins (Princeton Univ. Obs.), T. R. Gull (GSFC), D. Lindler, K. Feggans (ACC and GSFC), S. J. Hulbert (STScI), J. Linsky (Univ. of Colorado. JILA), J. B. Hutchings (Dominion Astrophys. Obs.), C. L. Joseph (Rutgers U.)
51.05 High Resolution Optical Spectra of the Interstellar Medium in the Direction of the Vela Supernova Remnant
A. N. Cha, K. R. Sembach (Johns Hopkins U.), A. C. Danks (Hughes STX/GSFC)
51.06 Interstellar O VI Absorption in the Monogem Ring and the Gum Nebula
E. B. Jenkins (Princeton U.), G. Sonneborn (NASA GSFC), U. J. Sofia (Villanova U.)
51.07 Measuring Neutral and Warm Ionized Galactic Gas Through X-Ray Absorption
J. S. Arabadjis, J. N. Bregman (U. of Michigan)
51.08 1/4 keV Fluctuations Due to the Local Hot Bubble
K. D. Kuntz (U. Maryland), S. L. Snowden (NASA/GSFC/USRA), R. S. Warwick (U. Leicester)
51.09 Model of an Expanding Supershell Structure in the LISM
J. R. Gabel, F. C. Bruhweiler (CUA/IACS and GSFC/LASP)
51.10 Determining the Three-Dimensional Structure of the Hot Interstellar Medium
C. E. Grant, D. N. Burrows (Penn State U.)
51.11 Multiwavelength observations of the Loop I superbubble
K. Nishikida, D. N. Burrows (Penn State Univ.)
51.12 X-ray CCD Sounding Rocket Observation of the North Polar Spur
L. J. Cawley, D. N. Burrows, G. P. Garmire (Penn State U.), J. A. Mendenhall (Lincoln Labs)
51.13 Hubble Space Telescope Observations of an Intermediate-High Velocity Cloud in the Low Galactic Halo
K. R. Sembach (Johns Hopkins University), F. Keenan, R. Ryans (Queen's Univ. - Belfast)
51.14 A UV Study of High-velocity Gas in the Galactic Plane
J. Nichols (California Inst. of Tech.)
51.15 Measurements of Time Variable Anisotropy in the Interstellar Medium
K. Desai (NRAO/NRL), A. Fey (USNO)
51.16 Evidence for Nonlinear Generation of VUV Light by Four-Wave Parametric Oscillation (FWPO) in H_2-Containing Clouds Near B-Type Supergiants
P. P. Sorokin, J. H. Glownia (IBM Research Division)
51.17 Magnetohydrodynamics of HI Clouds: A New Scenario in the Dynamics of Galactic Cloud Collisions
F. Miniati (U. Minnesota), D. Ryu (Chungnam National U.), T. Jones (U. Minnesota), A. Ferrara (Arcetri)
51.18 The Iron Project at Ohio State: collisional and radiative atomic data
A. K. Pradhan, S. N. Nahar, P. Romano, H. L. Zhag (Ohio State Univ.), M. A. Bautista (NASA/ GSFC)
51.19 Diffuse Galactic Emission from Spinning Dust Grains
B. T. Draine, A. Lazarian (Princeton University Observatory)
51.20 Polarization of the Dipole Radiation from Spinning Dust Grains
A. Lazarian, B. T. Draine (Princeton Univ. Obs.)
51.21 An Adiabatic Approximation for Grain Alignment Theory
W. G. Roberge (Rensselaer)
51.22 Does Surface Disorder Influence Light Scattering by Small Particles?
D. K. Lynch, S. Mazuk (The Aerospace Corp.)

Session 52. AXAF, X-ray, Gamma Ray Instruments

Display, Thursday, 9:20am-6:30pm, Exhibit Hall

52.01 Properties of the AXAF HRMA: Predicted On-orbit Performance
D. Jerius, P. Zhao, M. Tibbetts, W. A. Podgorski, K. Michaud, T. J. Gaetz, M. D. Freeman, R. J. Edgar, L. M. Cohen (SAO)
52.02 AXAF Telescope On-axis Effective Area as a Function of Energy
R. J. Edgar (SAO), A. Tennant (NASA-MSFC), B. Wargelin, W. McDermott, K. Michaud, D. Jerius, T. J. Gaetz, P. Zhao (SAO)
52.03 Properties of the AXAF HRMA: Off-Axis Imaging
T. J. Gaetz, D. A. Schwartz, L. P. David, A. Fruscione (SAO)
52.04 Characterization of Multilayers for X-ray Optics
J. Everett, S. Romaine (SAO), J. Southwick (Princeton U), A. Hussein, R. Bruni (SAO), A. Ivan (MIT), A. Clark, P. Gorenstein (SAO)
52.05 CUBIC2: Spectroscopy of the Diffuse X-ray Background
D. N. Burrows, J. A. Nousek, G. P. Garmire (Penn State University)
52.06 Studies of the Imaging Capabilities of the INTEGRAL/SPI Gamma-Ray Spectrometer
H. Seifert (USRA, NASA/GSFC), P. H. Connell, G. K. Skinner (U. Birmingham (UK)), J. E. Naya, S. J. Sturner (USRA, NASA/GSFC), B. J. Teegarden (NASA/GSFC)
52.07 VERITAS: the Very Energetic Radiation Imaging Telescope Array System
R. W. Lessard (Purdue U.), VERITAS Gamma Ray Collaboration
52.08 Resolving Point Sources with the Next Generation High Energy Gamma-Ray Telescope
A. Chen (NASA/GSFC, NAS/NRC Research Associate), P. Kaaret (Columbia Univ.)

Session 53. The X Clusters: Cooling Flows

Display, Thursday, 9:20am-6:30pm, Exhibit Hall

53.01 Scaling Laws and the Mass Function of Galaxy Clusters
D. Horner (UMD/GSFC), R. Mushotzky, M. Loewenstein (NASA/GSFC), C. Scharf (STScI)
53.02 HRI Observations of Distant Abell Clusters
E. Rizza (NMSU), J. O. Burns (U. Missouri), M. J. Ledlow (U. New Mexico), F. N. Owen (NRAO), W. Voges (MPE)
53.03 The Nature of the Large Scale X-ray Emission around Abell Clusters
T. Miyaji (Astrophysikalisches Inst. Potsdam), R. Kneissl (MPI fuer Astrophysik)
53.04 Substructure in a Flux-limited Sample of X-ray Clusters of Galaxies: Wavelet Decomposition of ROSAT PSPC Data
J. M. Vrtilek, L. P. David, A. Vikhlinin, W. Forman, C. Jones (SAO)
53.05 Modelling the Cluster X-ray Luminosity Function
C. Loken, A. Klypin (New Mexico State), G. Bryan (Princeton), M. Norman (NCSA/U. Illinois), J. Burns (U. Missouri)
53.06 The Emission-Line Nebula and Radio Source in the Cooling-Flow Cluster Abell 2597
A. M. Koekemoer, C. P. O'Dea, S. A. Baum, M. Donahue, M. Voit (STScI), J. Gallimore (MPE), B. McNamara (CfA), C. Sarazin (Univ. Virginia), M. Wise (MIT)
53.07 Thermal Conduction and Viscosity in Cooling Flows
B. Chandran, S. Cowley, R. Sydora (Dept. Physics and Astronomy, UCLA)
53.08 3D Numerical Simulations of Rotating Cooling Flows
C. Garasi (NMSU/Sandia National Labs), J. O. Burns (U. of Missouri), C. Loken (New Mexico State University)
53.09 Magnetohydrodynamics in Merging Clusters of Galaxies
K. Roettiger (GSFC/NAS-NRC), J. M. Stone (UMD)
53.10 Evolution of Clusters of Galaxies in the 150 Square Degree ROSAT Survey
A. Vikhlinin, B. R. McNamara, W. R. Forman, C. Jones (SAO)
53.11 A Complete X-ray Selected Sample of Galaxy Clusters from the ROSAT North Ecliptic Pole Survey
C. R. Mullis, J. P. Henry, I. M. Gioia (IfA, U. Hawaii)

Session 54. Next Generation Space Telescope

Oral, Thursday, 10:00-11:30am, International Ballroom Center

54.01 NGST Optics Technology Program
J. W. Bilbro (NASA Marshall Space Flight Center)
54.02 NGST: Technology for Looking Back in Time
J. C. Mather (NASA/GSFC), P. Stockman (Space Telescope Science Institute)
54.03 Science with NGST: The Origins Initiatives and a Broad IR Program
P. Stockman (STScI), J. Mather (GSFC)

Session 55. Gamma Ray Burst Breakthrough

Oral, Thursday, 10:00-11:30am, International Ballroom East

55.01 From the gamma-ray burst to its afterglow with BeppoSAX
L. Piro (Istituto Astrofisica Spaziale, C. N. R.)
55.02 Identification and Characterization of GRB Optical Counterparts
M. R. Metzger (Caltech)
55.03 Radio Afterglows: Constraints on Fireball Evolution
D. A. Frail (NRAO Very Large Array)

Session 56. BL Lacs & Blazars

Oral, Thursday, 10:00-11:30am, Georgetown

56.01D A Multi-Wavelength Study of BL Lacertae Objects: Implications for Unification Models
T. A. Rector, J. T. Stocke (CASA - Colorado)
56.02 TeV Gamma-ray Observations of BL Lacertae Galaxies
T. C. Weekes (Harvard-Smithsonian CfA), Whipple Gamma Ray Collaboration
56.03 A self-similarity based unification of BL Lacertae objects.
M. Georganopoulos, A. P. Marscher (Boston U.)
56.04 Multiwavelength Observations of BL LAC Object Mrk 501
J. R. Mattox, J. C. Hallum, A. P. Marscher (Boston U.), J. Kataoka, T. Takahashi (ISAS), S. Wagner (Landessternwarte Heidelberg), J. Quinn (Whipple Obs.), R. C. Hartman (NASA/GSFC)
56.05 Multiwavelength Observations of a Dramatic High Energy Flare in the Blazar 3C279
A. E. Wehrle (IPAC/Caltech/JPL), E. Pian (ITESRE-CNR, Bologna), C. M. Urry (STScI), Multiwavelength Blazar Consortium
56.06 The magnetic field properties near the cores of blazars
M. L. Lister, A. P. Marscher (Boston U.)
56.07 VSOP Space VLBI Imaging of the EGRET Blazar 1633+382
J. S. Ulvestad (NRAO), W. T. Vestrand (UNH), J. G. Stacy (LSU and SU), J. A. Biretta (STScI)

Session 57. Instrumentation & Information Science

Oral, Thursday, 10:00-11:30am, Jefferson

57.01 The New Arecibo Telescope: Status and Performance
D. B. Campbell, M. M. Davis, P. F. Goldsmith, P. J. Perillat (National Astronomy and Ionosphere Center)
57.02 Foil Reflectors Replicated off Multilayer Coated Mandrels
Y. Ogasaka, P. Serlemitsos, Y. Soong, K. -W. Chan (NASA/GSFC)
57.03 Imaging Spectrophotometry Using a Liquid-crystal Tunable Filter
R. W. Slawson, Z. Ninkov, E. Horch (RIT/CIS)
57.04 Water Vapor Monitoring at the Roque de los Muchachos Observatory
J. M. Rodríguez-Espinosa, M. Kidger (Inst. de Astrofísica de Canarias), J. C. del Rosario, G. Trancho (GRANTECAN)
57.05 IMage PeRimeters of Sky Surveys (IMPReSS): A Web Tool for Visualizing the Locations on the Sky of NASA Missions' Data
E. Shaya, V. Kargatis, K. Borne (Hughes STX, NASA/GSFC), R. A. White (NASA/GSFC)
57.06 Effectiveness of a Web-Supplemented Astronomy Survey Course
B. Hufnagel (Coppin State College (U. Maryland), Michigan State U.)
57.07 The ACT Reference Catalog
S. Urban, T. Corbin, G. Wycoff (U.S. Naval Observatory)
57.08 From Stargazing to Science: The Value of Astro's "onomy" in Teaching the Content and Nature of Astronomy and Science
A. A. O'Donoghue (St. Lawrence University)

Session 58. Masters Programs: Ones that Work & Plans for the Future

Oral, Thursday, 10:00-11:30am, Lincoln

58.01 The Astronomy Master's Program at the University of Iowa
J. D. Fix, S. R. Spangler (U. of Iowa)
58.02 The Master's Program in Astronomy at Wesleyan University
K. E. Kearns, W. Herbst (Wesleyan U.)
58.03 Tales of an M.S. Program: Still Going After 60 Years
D. G. Hall (Inst. of Optics, U. Rochester)

Session 59. Relativistic Astrophysics

Oral, Thursday, 10:00-11:30am, Monroe

59.01 Lens galaxies revealed: highlights of the CASTLES lens survey.
B. A. McLeod, E. E. Falco, J. Lehár (CfA), C. D. Impey (Steward Obs.), C. S. Kochanek (CfA), C. Y. Peng, H. -W. Rix (Steward Obs.)
59.02 The FIRST/APM Search for Lensed Radio Lobes
J. Lehár (CfA), A. Buchalter (Columbia U.), R. McMahon (IoA Cambridge), C. Kochanek (CfA)
59.03D Measuring the Hubble Constant with the CLASS Gravitational Lens B1608+656
C. Fassnacht (Caltech)
59.04D Modeling the Deflector Mass Distribution in the Gravitational Lens MG J0414+0534
C. S. Trotter, D. B. Haarsma, J. N. Hewitt, C. B. Moore (MIT)
59.05 0.05 Arcsec Imaging Polarimetry of the Gravitational Lens F10214+4724
H. T. Nguyen (JPL/Caltech), L. Armus (IPAC), P. R. Eisenhardt (JPL/Caltech), R. W. Goodrich (Keck), D. W. Hogg (IAS), G. Neugebauer (Caltech), B. T. Soifer (Caltech), M. W. Werner (JPL/Caltech)
59.06 Light Curves for the Gravitational Lens B1422+231 at 8 GHz
A. S. Cohen (MIT), C. B. Moore (Kapteyn Astronomical Inst.), J. N. Hewitt (MIT), D. B. Haarsma (Haverford College)
59.07 Accretion and Spin Evolution of Black Holes in X-Ray Binaries
W. Chen (UMD/GSFC), W. Cui (MIT), S. N. Zhang (USRA/MSFC)

Session 60. Public Policy: R. A. Eisenstein

Invited, Thursday, 11:40am-12:30pm, International Ballroom Center

Session 61. Public Policy Panel

Oral, Thursday, 2:00-3:30pm, International Ballroom Center

61.01 What Have We Learned from the Decade Survey for the 1990s?
J. Bahcall (Institute for Advanced Study)
61.02 The Interconnectedness of Science
C. Townes (University of California, Berkeley)

Session 62. Dark Matter in Large Scale Structures

Oral, Thursday, 2:00-3:30pm, International Ballroom East

62.01 The Masses of Clusters of Galaxies from X-ray Observations and Some Implications
J. P. Henry (U. Hawaii)
62.02 Recent Progress Concerning the Intergalactic Medium
A. F. Davidson (Johns Hopkins U.)
62.03 Mass Determinations from Gravitational Lensing
I. P. Dell'Antonio (Bell Labs., Lucent Technologies)

Session 63. Surveys of Galaxies

Oral, Thursday, 2:00-3:30pm, Georgetown

63.01D Properties of Galaxies in the Las Campanas Redshift Survey
Y. Hashimoto, A. Oemler Jr. (OCIW, Yale University)
63.02D A Percolation Analysis of the Topology of the Las Campanas Redshift Survey
C. Yess (Morehead State U.), S. Shandarin (U. Kansas)
63.03 Using Deep Radio and Optical Surveys to find z > 6 Candidates
E. A. Richards (U. Virginia), R. A. Windhorst (Arizona State U.), K. I. Kellermann, E. B. Fomalont (NRAO), R. B. Partridge (Haverford College)
63.04 The Galaxy Evolution Explorer
C. Martin, P. Friedman, D. Schiminovich, B. Madore (CalTech), L. Bianchi, A. Szalay, T. Heckman (Johns Hopkins Univ.), B. Milliard, R. Malina (Lab. Astronomie Spatiale, Marseilles), O. Siegmund, B. Welsh (UC, Berkeley), M. Rich (Columbia Univ.)
63.05 Deep 175 Micron Counts with ISO: A New Population?
D. L. Clements, J. Puget, G. Lagache, W. Reach, R. Gispert, H. Dole (Inst. d'Astrophysique Spatial, France), C. Cesarsky, D. Elbaz, H. Aussel (Service d'Astrophysique, France), F. Bouchet, B. Guiderdoni, A. Omont (IAP, France), F. Desert (Grenoble Obs., France), A. Franceschini (U. Padova, Italy)
63.06D A Near Infrared Survey of X-ray Selected Clusters of Galaxies
K.T.C. Jim, G. A. Luppino, I. M. Gioia (Institute for Astronomy, University of Hawaii)

Session 64. Telescopes for the Next Millennium

Oral, Thursday, 2:00-3:30pm, Jefferson

64.01 The Ball Aerospace Concept for the Next Generation Space Telescope
D. Ebbets, W. Meyer, R. Woodruff, P. Lightsey, R. Reinert, M. L. J. Sullivan, B. Osborne (BATC)
64.02 The Zodiacal Emission at Different Places of the Solar System and the Choice of a Site for the NGST
N. Gor'kavyi (Crimean Obs.), L. Ozernoy (GMU and GSFC/NASA), J. Mather (GSFC/NASA), T. Taidakova (Crimean Obs.)
64.03 Effects of Confusion By Zodiacal Light Structures on The Detection of Terrestrial Planets
C. Beichman (IPAC), T. Velusamy (JPL)
64.04 Bringing Planet Finder Closer: 1AU missions for Terrestrial Planet Finder, precursor and follow-on
N. J. Woolf (Steward Observatory)
64.05 The Cosmic Origins Spectrograph, a New Hubble Instrument for the 2002 Re-servicing Mission
J. Green (U. Colorado)
64.06 Large Binocular Telescope: a unique interferometer for Origins research
R. Angel, N. Woolf (Center for Astronomical Adaptive Optics, Steward Obs., U. Arizona)
64.07 ALLEGRO: A New View of the Hard X-Ray Sky
M. P. Ulmer, S. M. Matz (Northwestern U.), J. P. Finley (Purdue U.), R. B. Wilson (MSFC), G. N. Pendleton (U. of Alabama-Huntsville), J. M. Cordes (Cornell U.), V. Petrosian (Stanford), D. Dixon (UC Riverside)
64.08 GLAST, The Next-Generation High-Energy Gamma-Ray Telescope
N. Gehrels (NASA/GSFC), P. Michelson (Stanford University)
64.09 OMEGA: A Space Gravitational Wave MIDEX Mission
B. Hiscock (Montana State U.), R. W. Hellings (JPL)

Session 65. What are AAS Members Doing in Education?

Oral, Thursday, 2:00-3:30pm, Lincoln

Session 66. Radio - Loud AGN & Extragalactic Jets

Oral, Thursday, 2:00-3:30pm, Monroe

66.01D Phenomenology of Outflows from Radio Loud AGN
E. J. Guerra (Princeton U.)
66.02D Detailed Studies of Radio Power Selection Effects, Projections Effects, and Redshift Evolution of Key Parameters of Classical Double Radio Sources
L. Wan (Princeton U.)
66.03 Detection of CO Emission from a F-R II Radio Galaxy
A. S. Evans (Caltech), D. B. Sanders (IfA, Hawaii), J. M. Mazzarella (IPAC, Caltech)
66.04 3-D Relativistic MHD Simulations of Extragalactic Jets
K. -I. Nishikawa (LSU), S. Koide, J. -I. Sakai (Toyama Univ.), J. Frank, D. M. Christodoulou (LSU), H. Sol (Obs. de Paris-Meudon), R. L. Mutel (Univ. of Iowa)
66.05 Electromagnetic Extraction of Rotational Energy from Disk-fed Black Holes: the Strength of the Blandford-Znajek Process
P. Ghosh (NASA/GSFC and Tata Inst. of Fundamental Research), M. A. Abramowicz (Göteborg U. and Chalmers Inst. of Tech.)
66.06 HST Snapshot Survey of 3CR Radio Source Counterparts. III. Radio Galaxies with z<0.1
A. R. Martel, S. A. Baum, W. B. Sparks, E. Wyckoff, J. A. Biretta, D. Golombek, D. Macchetto (STScI), S. de Koff, G. K. Miley (Leiden Obs.), P. J. McCarthy (Carnegie Obs.)

Session 67. Hubble Space Telescope: From the Interstellar Medium to Massive Black Holes

Invited, Thursday, 3:40-5:10pm, International Ballroom Center

67.01 From the Interstellar Medium to Massive Black Holes: First Results from STIS
R. F. Green (NOAO/KPNO), STIS Instrument Definition Team
67.02 NICMOS:The First Year
R. I. Thompson (U. Arizona)