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UKIRT Annual Report 1999

Front cover: UKIRT dome shown open at sunset, photograph courtesy of A. Adamson.


THE UNITED KINGDOM INFRARED TELESCOPE
ANNUAL REPORT
1999

Editors: Andy J. Adamson and Sandy K. Leggett
January 2001
Joint Astronomy Centre
660 N. A'ohoku Place
Hilo
Hawaii 96720 USA

UKIRT is operated by the Joint Astronomy Centre on behalf of the U.K. Particle Physics and Astronomy Research Council

This Report is available as a gzipped postscript file by clicking here

Previous Annual Reports are also available: 1995-1996 , 1997 and 1998 .

Table of Contents

Introduction

1. The United Kingdom Infrared Telescope

2. Scientific Highlights from 1999

3. Report on Operations

    3.2. Telescope Usage
    3.3.Telescope and Enclosure
    3.4. Instruments
    3.5. Computing
    3.6. Other Developments

4. Approved Programme

    4.2. Instrumentation Development

5. Longer Term Plans

6. Financial Statement

Appendix A: List of Publications

Appendix B: Time Allocations

Appendix C: Committee Membership

Appendix D: UKIRT Staff

Appendix E: Addresses

Back cover: True-colour mosaic of the Galactic Centre from observations made in the J, H, and K filters in July 1999 by A. Chrysostomou and C. Davis. The image covers a region extending about 5.0 x 4.5 arcmin.
Contact: Sandy Leggett. Updated: Wed Mar 11 09:00:20 HST 2015

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