Robert C. Bless

Invited Talks and Other Contributions

Boyd, Patricia T., Dolan, Joseph F., Hill, Robert J., Silvis, Jeffrey M., Robinson, Edward L., Percival, Jeffrey W., Bless, Robert C. and Van Citters, G. W. 1998, American Astronomical Society Meeting, 192, #50.11 "Reprocessed UV Pulses from Vela X-1"

Bless, R. C. and Percival, J. W. 1998, Proceedings of IAU Symposium 189 on Fundamental Stellar Properties: The Interaction between Observation and Theory, edited by T. R. Bedding, A. J. Booth and J. Davis, Kluwer, Dordrecht (1998), ISBN: 0-7923-4651-3, p. 73. "The bolometric luminosities of stars"

Bless, R.C. 1996, Published by University Science Books, 648 Broadway, Suite 902, New York, NY 10012, 1996. "Discovering the Cosmos"

Percival, J. W., Bless, R. C., Gallagher, J. S., Hoessel, J. G. and Schroeder, D. J. 1996, American Astronomical Society Meeting, 188, #55.12 "Wisconsin Study of a Possible HST Instrument"

Finley, J. P., Taylor, M., Bless, R., Percival, J.W., Nelson, M. and Barden, S. 1996, American Astronomical Society Meeting, 188, #54.11 "A Prototype High Speed Fiber Fed Photometer"

Robinson, E. L., Zhang, E., Bless, R. C. and Et Al. 1996, Cataclysmic variables and related objects. Astrophysics and Space Science Library; Proceedings of the 158th colloquium of the International Astronomical Union (IAU); held at Keele; United Kingdom; June 26-30; 1995; Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers; |c1996; edited by A. Evans and Janet H. Wood, p.173 "The 71-second oscillation of DQ Her at 2180 Angstroms"

Dolan, J. F., Percival, J. W., Boyd, P. T., Biggs, J. D., Bless, R. C., Elliot, J. L., Nelson, M. J., Robinson, E. L., Taylor, M. J., Van Citters, G. W. and Wolinski, K. G. 1994, American Astronomical Society Meeting, 185, #62.04 "A Search for a Pulsar in the Remnant of SN1987A with the High Speed Photometer"

Boyd, P. T., Dolan, J. F., Wolinski, K. G., Smith, P. S., Impey, C. D., Bless, R. C., Nelson, M. J., Percival, J. W., Taylor, M. J., Eliot, J. L, Robinson, E. L. and Van Citters, G. W. 1993, American Astronomical Society Meeting, 183, #56.04 "Linear Polarization of OVV Quasar 3C 345 in the Ultraviolet Observed with the Hubble Space Telescope"

Bless, R. C., Dolan, J. F., Elliot, J. L., Robinson, E. L., Van Citters, G. W., Biggs, J. D., Boyd, P., Nelson, M. J., Percival, J. W., Taylor, M. J. and Wolinski, K. 1993, IAU Circ., 5810, 2 (1993). Edited by Green, D. W. E. "Supernova 1987A in the Large Magellanic Cloud"

Taylor, M., Bless, R. C., Nelson, M., Percival, J., Bosh, A., Cooke, M., Elliot, J., Van Citters, W., Dolan, J., Biggs, J., Wood, J. and Robinson, E. 1993, Stellar photometry - Current techniques and future developments. Proceedings of the IAU Colloquium No. 136 held in Dublin; Ireland; 4-7 August 1992; Cambridge: Cambridge University Press; |c1993; edited by C.J. Butler and I. Elliott, p.356 "Recent Results from the High Speed Photometer"

Bless, R. C. and Taylor, M. 1993, Stellar photometry - Current techniques and future developments. Proceedings of the IAU Colloquium No. 136 held in Dublin; Ireland; 4-7 August 1992; Cambridge: Cambridge University Press; |c1993; edited by C.J. Butler and I. Elliott, p.336 "Photometry from Space"

Nelson, M. J., Bless, R. C., Percival, J. W. and White, R. L. 1992, Robotic telescopes in the 1990s, ed. A. V. Filippenko, ASP Conference Series (ASP: San Francisco), vol. 34, p. 261. "Photometry from Space"

Westphal, J. A., Harms, R. J., Brandt, J. C., Bless, R. C., Macchetto, F. D. and Jefferys, W. H. 1991, Hubble Space Telescope: A cosmic time machine "Hubble Space Telescope: A cosmic time machine"

McCray, Richard, Ostriker, Jeremiah P., Acton, Loren W., Bahcall, Neta A., Bless, Robert C., Brown, Robert A., Burbidge, Geoffrey, Burke, Bernard F., Clark, George W. and Cordova, France A. 1991, In National Academy of Sciences/National Research Council, Working Papers: Astronomy and Astrophysics Panel Reports 18 p (SEE N91-33017 24-89) "Policy opportunities"

Percival, J.W., Bless, R.C. and Nelson, M.J. 1991, The First Year of HST Observations. Proceedings of a workshop held at the Space Telescope Science Institute, Baltimore, Maryland, May 14-16, 1991. Editors, A.L. Kinney, J.C. Blades; Publisher, Space Telescope Science Institute, Baltimore, MD, 1991. LC # QB500.268 .F578 1991. ISBN: None. P.123, 1991 "EARLY OPERATIONS WITH THE HIGH SPEED PHOTOMETER"

Bless, R.C. 1989, SKY AND TELESCOPE V. 77, NO. 5/MAY, P.460, 1989 "SPACE STATION FREEDOM - BAD NEWS FOR ASTRONOMY"

Vancitters, G. W., Jr., Bless, R. C., Dolan, J. F., Elliot, J. L., Robinson, E. L. and White, R. L. 1988, In NASA, Ames Research Center, Second Workshop on Improvements to Photometry p 1-15 (SEE N89-13310 04-89) "The Hubble Space Telescope high speed photometer"

Bless, R.C. 1982, In Space Telescope Science Inst. The Space Telescope Obs. p 106-113 (SEE N82-33296 23-89) "The High Speed Photometer for the Space Telescope"

Bless, R. C., Code, A. D., Houck, T. E., Lillie, C. F. and McNall, J. F. 1970, Non-Solar X- and Gamma-Ray Astronomy, Proceedings from Symposium no. 37 held in Rome, May 8-10, 1969. Edited by Livio Gratton. International Astronomical Union. Symposium no. 37, Dordrecht-Holland, D. Reidel Pub. Co., p.176 "OAO OBSERVATIONS OF SCO X-1"

Code, A. D. and Bless, R. C. 1970, Ultraviolet Stellar Spectra and Related Ground-Based Observations, Proceedings from IAU Symposium no. 36 held in Lunteren, the Netherlands, 24-27 1969. Edited by Leo Houziaux and Harold Edgeworth Butler. International Astronomical Union. Symposium no. 36, Dordrecht, Holland, D. Reidel Pub. Co., p.173 "OBSERVATIONS OF STRONG STELLAR LINES WITH THE OAO"

Bless, R. C. 1970, Ultraviolet Stellar Spectra and Related Ground-Based Observations, Proceedings from IAU Symposium no. 36 held in Lunteren, the Netherlands, 24-27 1969. Edited by Leo Houziaux and Harold Edgeworth Butler. International Astronomical Union. Symposium no. 36, Dordrecht, Holland, D. Reidel Pub. Co., p.73 "REVIEW OF ULTRAVIOLET AND VISUAL CONTINUUM OBSERVATIONS AND COMPARISIONS WITH MODELS"

Bless, R. C. and Savage, B. D. 1970, Ultraviolet Stellar Spectra and Related Ground-Based Observations, Proceedings from IAU Symposium no. 36 held in Lunteren, the Netherlands, 24-27 1969. Edited by Leo Houziaux and Harold Edgeworth Butler. International Astronomical Union. Symposium no. 36, Dordrecht, Holland, D. Reidel Pub. Co., p.28 "OBSERVATIONS OF INTERSTELLAR EXTINCTION IN THE ULTRAVIOLET WITH THE OAO SATELLITE"

Code, A. D., Houck, T. E., McNall, J. F., Bless, R. C. and Lillie, C. F. 1969, Sky and Telescope, volume 38, page 290. "Ultraviolet Photometry from a Spacecraft"

Bless, Robert C., Code, Arthur D. and Taylor, Donald J. 1968, Astrophysical Journal, vol. 154, p.1151 "FILTER PHOTOMETRY OF SATURN IN THE SPECTRAL REGION λλ2950-2450"

Bless, R. C., Code, A. D. and Houck, T. E. 1968, Astronomical Journal, Vol. 73, p. 6 %t "Stellar Ultraviolet Photometry."

Bless, Robert Charles 1959, Thesis (PH.D.)--THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN, 1959.Source: Dissertation Abstracts International, Volume: 19-12, page: 3083. "PHOTOELECTRIC SPECTROPHOTOMETRY OF A STARS."

Bless, R. C., Gartlein, C. W. and Kimball, D. S. 1955, Astrophysical Journal, vol. 122, p.205 "EAST-WEST MOTIONS IN THE AURORA."