Partial Bibliography of Published Information about Astronomy Camp
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If you know of any other published information about Astronomy Camp which is not included in this list, please send a reference and/or copy to dmccarthy@as.arizona.edu.
Amateur Radio Contact with the Space Station (June 8, 2013)
25th Anniversary
Poetry
  • "Detour" Ms. Lindsay Renick-Mayer (Advanced Teen Camper 1999)
  • "Mt. Lemmon Steward Observatory, 1990" Ms. Alison Deming (Adult Camper 1990), (Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, 2008; edited by Maurice Riordan and Jocelyn Bell Burnell), pp. 88-92
Contributions to Educational Research
Major Articles About Astronomy Camp
  • Buckley, E., 2014. "Discovering the Universe at Astronomy Camp", Mercury, vol. 43, #1, pp. 28-34.
  • Whitehouse, M., 2012, "Creative Teaching with Astronomically Inspired Music." Mercury, vol. 41, #2, pp. 22-25.
  • Levy, D. H., 2010, "Camp to the Stars." Astronomy, December 2010, vol. 38, #12, pp. 58.
  • McCarthy, D. and Levy, D. H., 2010, "A Famous Telescope Turns 40." Astronomy, July 2010, vol. 38, #7, pp. 52-53.
  • McCarthy, D., Lebofsky, L, Higgins, M., and Lebofsky, N., 2010, "The James Webb Space Telescope's Near-Infrared Camera: Making Models, Building Understanding." Mercury, vol. 39, #4, pp. 29-32.
  • McCarthy, D. W. 2000, "High Observatory Adventure at Astronomy Camp." Sky & Telescope, April 2000, vol. 99, #4, pp. 80-83.
  • Dollar, T. and McCain, E. 1998, "In the Realm of the Long Eyes." Arizona Highways, August 1998, pp. 7-11.
  • Levy, D. H. 1994, "Sharing the Thrill of Discovery." In Star Trails column, Sky & Telescope, vol. 88, pp. 95-96.
  • Hooper, E. J., & McCarthy, D. W. 1993, "Astronomy Camp: Adventures in Scientific Research." Mercury, vol. 22, pp. 24-29.
  • Rinard, J. E. 1993, "Seeing Stars." National Geographic World, #215, pp. 7-11.
  • Walker, K., & Mortimer, J. P. 1993, "With Stars in Their Eyes." Arizona Highways,vol. 69, #6, pp. 32-37.
  • Regester, J. 1992, "Reaching for the Stars at Astronomy Camp." Stardate, vol. 20, pp. 16-19.
  • "Astronomy Summer Camp." Sky & Telescope, Feb. 1990, vol. 79, p. 207.
  • "How & Why." column, The Boston Globe, March 12, 1990, p. 41.
  • Rico, G. 1988, "Wide-eyed about night sky. " Tucson Citizen newspaper, June 16, p. 6D.
Articles Published by Astronomy Campers
Articles About Educational Activities
Contributions to Astronomical Research
  • Spectroscopic Classification of Supernovae (20)
  • Discovery of a Near-Earth Object NEO asteroid 2010 KC at the Advanced Adult Astronomy Camp, May 14-18, 2010. The 60" Prime Focus Camera was used to discover this object.
  • Discovery of a Near-Earth Object NEO asteroid 2010 JH110 at the Advanced Adult Astronomy Camp, May 14-18, 2010. The 60" Prime Focus Camera was used to discover this object.
  • Benecchi, S., Noll, K., Grundy, W., and Levison, H., 2010, "(47171) 1999 TC36, A Transneptunian Triple," Icarus, 207, 978-991.
  • Koch, Ingrid, 2008, "Observation, Speed, and Light Curve Estimation of the Asteroid 5992 Nittler," American Astronomical Society, DPS meeting #40, #28.17; results from the 2008 Advanced Astronomy Camp.
  • Discovery of a Near-Earth Object Apollo asteroid 2005 MG5 at the Advanced Teen Astronomy Camp, June 24 - July 1, 2005. The 60" Prime Focus Camera was used to discover this object.
  • Discovery of a Near-Earth Object Apollo asteroid 2005 MA at the Astronomy Camp for Educators, June 13-17, 2005. The 60" Prime Focus Camera was used to discover this object which approached Earth within 2-3 lunar distances.
  • Spahr, T., Marsden, B., Bialozynski, J., Dietrich, D., Greenberg, C., Hooper, E., McBee, D., McCarthy, D., Pici, J., Rudnick, G., Vedeler, C., and Hergenrother, C. 1999, "Comet C/1999 F1 (Catalina).", IAU Circular, 7148, 1. (Confirmation of a comet with the CCD camera at the 61-inch telescope during Astronomy Camp April 1999).
  • Pickering, T., Impey, C., van Gorkom, J., and Bothun, G. 1997, "Neutral Hydrogen Distribution and Kinematics of Giant Low Surface Brightness Disk Galaxies," Astronomical Journal, 114, 1858-1882. (Image of Malin 1 in the V-band obtained with the 2048x2048 pixel CCD at the 61-inch telescope during Astronomy Camp May 1996).
Short Articles, Testimonials, References
Images
  • Block et. al., NGC 3718, Astronomy Picture of the Day, August 31, 2006.
  • Regester, J. 1997, "Transparent dome" photograph of the 40-inch reflector, Sky & Telescope, April 1999, vol. 97, no. 4, p. 93.
  • Kirkpatrick, J.D. et al. 1991, Image of the Ring Nebula (M57), Astronomy magazine, February 1991, 19, #2, p. 87.