I'm a staff scientist at Arecibo Observatory, working
on radar observations of asteroids.
The Planetary Radar Page.
Arecibo Asteroid Dynamics Workshop.
First post-upgrade image of
an asteroid. This delay-Doppler image of asteroid 1998 ML14 was
taken on UTC 1998 August 15 12:45. This image is stretched to
More images are available.
The illumination is from above, and the vertical scale is 45m/pixel.
The horizontal scale is 0.12 Hz/pixel (increasing towards the
right), or 63m / cosine(delta), where delta is the (unknown)
Will an asteroid ruin my day?
Information from the Minor Planet Center
Bowell's Asteroid Database.
This file is a copy, and may be out of date, so check The original.
in Montserrat these days?
Information about exciting weather
Organizations for Amateur -
Personal Stuff, including the obligatory pictures of my daughter.
Moving to Puerto Rico Practical things for the gringo, not a travel log.
The Caltech Alumni home page.
The Arecibo Observatory
Mike Nolan (nolan (at) naic.edu) PGP public key
Last modified 2004 May 18