Robert C. Bless

Selected Refereed Publications

Bless, R. C., Richards, E. E., Bosh, A., Dolan, J. F., Elliot, J. L., Nelson, M., Percival, J. W., Robinson, E. L., Taylor, M., Van Citters, G. W. and White, R. L. 1999, The Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific, Volume 111, Issue 757, pp. 364-375. "The Hubble Space Telescope's High-Speed Photometer"

Hill, Robert J., Dolan, Joseph F., Bless, Robert C., Boyd, Patricia T., Percival, Jeffrey W., Taylor, M. J. and Van Citters, G. W. 1997, Astrophysical Journal Letters v.486, p.L99 "The Spectrum of the Large Magellanic Cloud Pulsar B0540-69"

Boyd, P. T., Van Citters, G. W., Dolan, J. F., Wolinski, K. G., Percival, J. W., Bless, R. C., Elliot, J. L., Nelson, M. J. and Taylor, M. J. 1995, Astrophysical Journal v.448, p.365 "High-Speed Photometer Observations of the LMC Pulsar B0540-69"

Percival, J. W., Boyd, P. T., Biggs, J. D., Dolan, J. F., Bless, R. C., Elliot, J. L., Nelson, M. J., Robinson, E. L., Taylor, M. J., Van Citters, G. W. and Wolinski, K. G. 1995, Astrophysical Journal v.446, p.832 "A Search for a Pulsar in the Remnant of SN 1987A with the Hubble Space Telescope High-Speed Photometer"

Robinson, E. L., Wood, Janet H., Bless, R. C., Clemens, J. C., Dolan, J. F., Elliot, J. L., Nelson, M. J., Percival, J. W., Taylor, M. J., Van Citters, G. W. and Zhang, E. 1995, Astrophysical Journal, Part 1 (ISSN 0004-637X), vol. 443, no. 1, p. 295-318 "Hubble Space Telescope observations of the dwarf Nova Z Chamaeleontis through two eruption cycles"

Dolan, J. F., Michalitsianos, A. G., Thompson, R. W., Boyd, P. T., Wolinski, K. G., Bless, R. C., Nelson, M. J., Percival, J. W., Taylor, M. J., Elliot, J. L. and Van Citters, G. W. 1995, The Astrophysical Journal, Part 1 (ISSN 0004-637X), vol. 442, no. 1, p. 87-90 "The gravitational lens system Q0957+561 in the ultraviolet"

Robinson, E. L., Mailloux, T. M., Zhang, E., Koester, D., Stiening, R. F., Bless, R. C., Percival, J. W., Taylor, M. J. and Van Citters, G. W. 1995, Astrophysical Journal, Part 1 (ISSN 0004-637X), vol. 438, no. 2, p. 908-916 "The pulsation index, effective temperature, and thickness of the hydrogen layer in the pulsating DA white dwarf G117-B15A"

Dolan, Joseph F., Boyd, Patricia T., Wolinski, Karen G., Smith, Paul S., Impey, C. D., Bless, Robert C., Nelson, M. J., Percival, J. W., Taylor, M. J., Elliot, J. L., Robinson, Edward L. and Van Citters, G. W. 1994, Astrophysical Journal, Part 1 (ISSN 0004-637X), vol. 432, no. 2, p. 560-566 "The linear polarization of 3C 345 in the ultraviolet"

Taylor, M., Bless, R. C., Oegelman, H., Elliot, J. L., Gallagher, J. S., Nelson, M. J., Percival, J. W., Robinson, E. L. and Van Citters, G. W. 1994, Astrophysical Journal, Part 2 - Letters (ISSN 0004-637X), vol. 424, no. 1, p. L45-L48 "Ultraviolet photometry of Nova Cygni 1992 obtained with the high speed photometer"

Elliot, J. L., Bosh, A. S., Cooke, M. L., Bless, R. C., Nelson, M. J., Percival, J. W., Taylor, M. J., Dolan, J. F., Robinson, E. L. and Van Citters, G. W. 1993, The Astronomical Journal (ISSN 0004-6256), vol. 106, no. 6, p. 2544-2572 "An Occultation by Saturn's Rings on 1991 October 2-3 October 2-3 Observed with the Hubble Space Telescope"

Taylor, M., Nelson, M. J., Bless, R. C., Dolan, J. F., Elliot, J. L., Percival, J. W., Robinson, E. L. and Van Citters, G. W. 1993, Astrophysical Journal, Part 2 - Letters (ISSN 0004-637X), vol. 413, no. 2, p. L125-L128. "High-speed ultraviolet photometry of HD 60435"

Percival, J. W., Biggs, J. D., Dolan, J. F., Robinson, E. L., Taylor, M. J., Bless, R. C., Elliot, J. L., Nelson, M. J., Ramseyer, T. F., Van Citters, G. W. and Zhang, E. 1993, Astrophysical Journal, Part 1 (ISSN 0004-637X), vol. 407, no. 1, p. 276-283. "The Crab pulsar in the visible and ultraviolet with 20 microsecond effective time resolution"

Bless, R. C., Eaton, J. A. and Meade, M. R. 1976, Astronomical Society of the Pacific, Publications, vol. 88, Dec. 1976-Jan. 1977, p. 899-904. "Random variations in the ultraviolet spectrum of Beta Lyrae"

Bless, R. C., Code, A. D. and Fairchild, E. T. 1976, Astrophysical Journal, vol. 203, Jan. 15, 1976, pt. 1, p. 410-416. "Ultraviolet photometry from the Orbiting Astronomical Observatory. XXI - Absolute energy distribution of stars in the ultraviolet"

Code, A. D., Bless, R. C., Davis, J. and Brown, R. H. 1976, Astrophysical Journal, vol. 203, Jan. 15, 1976, pt. 1, p. 417-434. Research supported by the Australian Research Grants Committee, University of Sydney, and U.S. Air Force; "Empirical effective temperatures and bolometric corrections for early-type stars"

Bless, R. C. and Savage, Blair D. 1972, Astrophysical Journal, vol. 171, p.293 "ULTRAVIOLET PHOTOMETRY FROM THE ORBITING ASTRONOMICAL OBSERVATORY. II. INTERSTELLAR EXTINCTION"

Bless, R. C. and Code, A. D. 1972, Annual Review of Astronomy and Astrophysics, vol. 10, p.197 "ULTRAVIOLET ASTRONOMY"

Code, A. D., Houck, T. E., McNall, J. F., Bless, R. C. and Lillie, C. F. 1970, Astrophysical Journal, vol. 161, p.377 "ULTRAVIOLET PHOTOMETRY FROM THE ORBITING ASTRONOMICAL OBSERVATORY. I. INSTRUMENTATION AND OPERATION"

Klinglesmith, D. A., Hunger, K., Bless, R. C. and Millis, R. L. 1970, Astrophysical Journal, vol. 159, p.513 "THE ATMOSPHERE OF THE HYDROGEN-DEFICIENT STAR SIGMA ORIONIS E"

Bless, R. C., Code, A. D. and Houck, T. E. 1968, Astrophysical Journal, vol. 153, p.561 "ASTRONOMICAL RADIATION MEASUREMENTS. III. AN ANALYSIS OF FAR-ULTRAVIOLET FILTER OBSERVATIONS OF STARS"

Bless, R. C., Code, A. D., Houck, T. E., McNall, J. F. and Taylor, D. J. 1968, Astrophysical Journal, vol. 153, p.557 "ASTRONOMICAL RADIATION MEASUREMENTS. II. OBSERVATIONS OF STARS IN THE SPECTRAL REGION λλ 2800-2100"

Bless, R. C., Code, A. D. and Schroeder, D. J. 1968, Astrophysical Journal, vol. 153, p.545 "ASTRONOMICAL RADIATION MEASUREMENTS. I. SPECTROPHOTOMETRIC STANDARDS FOR ASTRONOMICAL USE"

Bless, R. C., Fischel, D. and Stecher, T. P. 1968, Astrophysical Journal, vol. 151, p.L117 "Of AND WOLF-RAYET STARS AS X-RAY SOURCES"

Bless, R. C., Code, A. D., Houck, T. E., McNall, J. F. and Taylor, D. J. 1965, Astronomical Journal, Vol. 70, p. 668 %t "Ultraviolet Observations of Stars."

Code, A. D. and Bless, R. C. 1964, Astrophysical Journal, vol. 139, p.787 "ON THE SPECTRUM OF γ_{2} VELORUM."

Bless, R. C. 1962, Astrophysical Journal, vol. 135, p.187 "THE NON-THERMAL RADIATION FROM NGC 4486."

Bless, R. C. 1960, Astrophysical Journal, vol. 132, p.532 "PHOTOELECTRIC SPECTROPHOTOMETRY OF A-TYPE STARS."