Jeff can be reached at the following address until 3/26/04. After that time you will have to reach him at his new address.:
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Jeff was a Research Engineer at the University of Washington from September 1990 until April 2004. His responsilities included the maintenance and development of instrumentation for the Manastash Ridge Observatory, a 30" telescope located near Ellensburg, Washington. If you are interested in using this facility for observations please contact Dr. Julie Lutz, who is the current Observatory Director. Details of this facility can be found on the MRO web page and in the MRO Users Manual. After 3/26/04 Jeff will become the Telescope Engineer for the PANstarrs project.
Jeff spent a fair amount of time working on telescope and instrumentation projects for the Apache Point Observatory's 3.5-m telescope. In this regard, the following links might be of interest:
Some of his efforts on behalf of the APO 3.5-m include the following projects. Note that the links below labled as eDrawing documents will require you to load the freeware eDrawings from SolidWorks in order to view these pages. These documents are fairly large and require that your OS be a version of Windows more recent than Windows 95. Do not bother trying to read these pages if you are on a Mac or have an old Windows OS. Opening these pages without having first installed eDrawings on your computer will automatically redirect you to the SolidWorks download site for this software.