Milwaukee Astronomical Society

 

Historical Archive 1990-1999

The highlights of this period are construction of the new C-Shed (Albrecht Observatory). An additional large garage was constructed at the front of the property and the old "tool shed" garage was demolished and replaced. And the Satellite Shed was demolished.  

Gerry Samolyk & Ed Halbach - 68 years of MAS Directorship

68 years of Observatory Directorship - Gerry Samolyk & Ed Halbach.

Gene Hanson & Ed Halbach at Ed's home in Colorado

MAS Observatory Directors, past and future. Gene Hanson and Ed Halbach at Ed's home in Colorado taken in 1998.

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Ed Halbach and his portascope at his home in Colorado, 1998.

Bill Albrecht at his observatory in Hawaii.

Bill Albrecht at his 11-inch Celestron in his observatory in Hawaii, 1992. Photo courtesy of John Pfannerstill.

Bill Albrecht in his observatory in Hawaii

Bill Albrecht In his observatory in Hawaii. Photo from Sky & Telescope, 1999.

Gene Hanson at the AAS Conference - 1999.

Gene Hanson in 1999 at the AAS conference in Rochester, NY, for a presentation on pro / amateur collaborations in variable star observing.

MAS Grounds 1990's

MAS Grounds during the 90's

MAS Grounds during the 90's

MAS Grounds during the 90's

MAS Grounds during the 90's

MAS grounds during the 1990's - Old Tool Shed and the Satellite Building

Old Tool Shed Building - Demolition

Old Tool Shed Building - Demolition

Old Tool Shed Building - Demolition

Old Tool Shed Building - Demolition

New Tool Shed Building - Construction

New Tool Shed Building - Construction

Albrecht Observatory construction

Albrecht Observatory construction

Albrecht Observatory construction

Albrecht Observatory construction

Albrecht Observatory Construction

Albrecht Observatory construction

Observing pad - form

Observing pad

C-Scope installation

C-Scope installation

Albrecht Observatory construction

Albrecht Observatory construction

Virgil and Mary Ann Tangney at Yerkes

At Yerkes: Ken Warczinsky, Virgil Tangney, Mary Ann Tangney, Sally Warczinsky

Sept. 1990 - Gerry Samolyk framing the garage.

Sept. 1990 - Gerry Samolyk framing the garage.

Scott Jamieson with the Ceolla Reflector

Scott Jamieson with the Ceolla Reflector

Scott Jamieson

Scott Jamieson