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Astronomical League Observing Program Awards

The Astronomical League (AL) sponsors a large number of observing Programs with awards for completion of certain requirements.

Below is the listing of RCA members who have achieved the awards:

     

Messier Program
with all 110 objects or as noted

Name

Number

Date

Kim Boerckel #174 09/72
Fred Dorey #439 11/79
Robert Nelson #460 09/80
Brian Mattson #464 01/81
Robert Mixon #471 03/81
Michael Schestak #486 08/81
Gene Dietzen #564 07/84 
Paul Moeller #630 05/84
Dale Fenske #761 02/88
Ron Thorkildson #768 05/88
Robert Aebel #799 10/88
Chuck Dethloff #800 10/88
Brad Miller #834 06/89
John Buting #901 05/90
Dr. Rick Letherer #952 10/90
Carol Cole #976 04/94
Candace Pratt #996 07/91
William Jamison #1036 03/92
Bruce Swayze #1050 05/92
Rob Brown #1059 08/92
Michael Spengler #1063 09/92
Jack Ditto #1073 09/92
Jim Sullens #1075 11/94
Howard Banich #1123 05/93
Dan Petersen #1139 06/93
Kendall Auel #1167 07/95
William Moynihan, PSY.D. #1194 05/94
Ethan Van Matre #1098 12/92
Rich Poletti #1203 05/94
Rick Fisher Sr. #1204 05/94
Carolyn Strong #1206 05/94
Gary Bokowski #1216 08/94
Stephanie Bush #1217 11/94
Bob Hearn #1231 08/94
John Siple #1268 12/94
Jerry Armstrong #1309 06/95
Kelley Grant #1329 07/97
Peter Foster #1346 10/95
Mary Luse #1389 05/96
Al Armstrong #1441 09/96
Thurman Miller #1445 09/96
Debra Brotherton #1496 05/97
Edwin Elder #1497 05/97
Darin Meisenheimer #1505 06/97
Robert McGown #1506 06/97
Gene Schaffer #1507 06/97
James Reilly #1523 08/97
Jeff Hyatt #1564 02/98
Kim Toll #1607 09/98
Stan Seeberg #1608 09/98
Susan McClain #1610 08/98
Thomas Kapfer #1626 02/99
Steve Kapfer #1627 02/99
Judy Dethloff #1719 12/99
Mike Powers #1730 04/00
Rick Olson #1743 04/00
Margaret McCrea #1762 06/00
Kenneth Cone #1793 09/00
Michael Doak #1794 09/00
Howard Knytych #1811 10/00
Robert Firth #1810 11/00
Ron Karcher #1861 06/01
Ken Hose #1862 06/01
Jannine Murrell #1884 09/01
Rob Blickensderfer #1906 11/02
Vern Weiss #1923 06/02
Scott Turner #1926 06/02
Rufus Day #1958 06/02
Timothy Glynn #1979 09/02
Dareth Murray #1984 09/02
Robert King #1987 09/02
Don Peckam #1988 09/02
Meg Grace  #1989 09/02
Robert Williams #1990 09/02
Jeff Henning #2002 06/03
Frank Siemsen #2014 06/03
Eric Andersen #2042 06/03
Martin Alvey  #2043 05/03
Rick Andrews #2050 08/03
Todd Leen #2060 08/03
Matt Vartanian #2061 06/03
Dave Powell #2072 08/03
Michael Sutherland #2078 08/03
Dan Lundberg #2102 10/03
Tom Nathe #2117 11/04
Glenn Graham #2191 11/04
Jonathan Scott #2220 05/05
Patrick Hanrahan #2242 09/05
Greg Rohde #2275 03/06
Tom English #2276 03/06
Steve Jaynes #2297 09/06
John Harris #2315 10/06
Joel Loh #2346 01/07
Stephanie Cox #2395 01/07
Seth Jelen #2425 08/08
Edward Younie #2477 01/10
David Nemo #2504 06/10
Mark Martin (70 objects) #2522 09/10
Bret Schaerer #2605 10/12
Louie Robida #2633 05/13

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Meteor Program

Name

Number

Date

Wes Stone #85 12/01
Larry Godsey #97 11/02

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Urban Observing Program

Name

Number

Date

Margaret McCrea

#35

06/02

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Comet Observers Program

Name

Number

Date

Glenn Graham

#8

11/02

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Local Galaxy Group & Galactic Neighborhood

Name Number Date
Robert McGown #1 - M  10/07
Dareth Murray #2 - M 10/07

Sky Puppy Program

Name Number Date
Anna Napolitano #12 02/02

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Earth Orbiting Satellite Program

Name Number Date
Marcello Napolitano #22 08/09

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Outreach Program

Name

Number

Date

David Powell

#72

11/06
David Powell Stellar 04-08
Greg Rohde #292 09/10
David Powell Master 09/11
Scott Kindt #364 09/10
Greg Rohde Stellar 03/12

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Planetary Nebula Program

Name Number Date
Gene Schaffer #26 04/13

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Binocular Messier Program

Name

Number

Date

Gene Dietzen #83 10/92
Sydell Voeller #184 03/94
Kelly Grant #277 05/97
Darin Meisenheimer #297 08/97
James Reilly #332 05/98
Thomas Kapfer #365 05/99
Steve Kapfer #366 06/99
Margaret McCrea #394 11/99
Rick Olson #437 02/01
Terry Ulvinin #460 09/01
Meg Grace #466 11/01
Robert McGown #468 11/01
Dareth Murray #467 11/01
Dr. Rick Letherer #509 06/02
Howard Knytych #511 06/02
Ken Hose #515 09/02
Gene Schaffer #527 09/02
David Haworth #548 12/02
John Siple #575 12/03
Stephanie Cox #578 12/03
David Powell #624 08/04
Jonathan Scott #671 05/05
John Harris #692 09/05
Frank Siemsen #693 09/05
Mark Kowalski #744 02/07
Elaine Carlson #801 05/08
Seth Jelen #817 10/08
Carolyn Nissen #821 10/08

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Southern Skies Binocular Program

Name

Number

Date

Dale Fenske

#39

07/00

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Caldwell Program

Name

Number

Date

Martin Alvey (70 objects)

#75

10/04
Margaret McCrea (70 objects) #147 01/11
Greg Rohde (70 objects) #172 02/11

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Herschel 400 Program

Name

Number

Date

Howard Banich #95 02/94
Bill Jameison #96 02/94
Candace Pratt #99 03/94
John Buting #126 05/95
Dan Petersen #130 06/95
Carol Cole #132 08/23
David Sandage #197 06/99
Howard Knytych #275 04/03
Tom Nathe #337

03/06

Rufus Day III #357

11/06

Gene Schaffer #487 04/13
Margaret McCrea #582 04/15

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Herschel II Program

Name

Number

Date

Howard Banich #20 M 09/06
Candace Pratt #22 M 11/01
John Buting #26 M 10/02
Dave Sandage #35 M 05/04
Howard Knytych #44 M 06/06

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Deep Sky Binocular Program

Name

Number

Date

Wesley Stone #77 07/98
Darin Meisenheimer #81 11/98
Margaret McCrea #207 04/06
Ken Hose #237 02/07

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Double Star Program

Name

Number

Date

Ron Thorkildson #8  02/96
Darin Meisenheimer #37 05/98
Margaret McCrea #144 05/01
Mike Sutherland #354 06/07

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Galaxy Groups & Cluster Program

Name

Number

Date

Bob McGown #3 M 07/02
Howard Knytych #19 M 06/09

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Globular Cluster Program

Name

Number

Date

Rick Olson #51 05/06
Martin Alvey #85 01/07
Matthew Vartanian #90 06/07
John Harris #96 08/07
Ronald Thorkildson #104 08/07
Ken Hose #106 01/08
Margaret McCrea #120 10/08

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Lunar Program

Name

Number

Date

Glen Graham #22 08/96
Dale Fenske #31 09/96
Robert Duke #32 09/96
Robert Burdette #36 10/96
Darin Meisenheimer #70 08/97
Margaret McCrea #130 11/98
Dr. Rick Letherer #265 06/01
Meg Grace #324 09/02
Andrea Payne #323 09/02
Don Peckham #347 01/03
Todd Leen #361 05/03
Andrew Guzie #372 12/03
Maurice Stewart #379 12/03
David Haworth #402 01/04
John Phillips #504 04/06
Brett Schaerer #602 06/08
Mark Kowalski #620 09/08
Marcello Napolitano #621 09/08
Anna Napolitano #635 11/08
Henry Peterson #744 12/03
Rex Koivisto #812 02/13
Carolyn Alter #837 10/13
JJ Bjordahl #583 02/14

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Lunar II Program

Name

Number

Date

Mark Kowalski

#26

12/09

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Southern Sky Telescopic Program

Name

Number

Date

Pat Hanrahan #35 10/11

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Sunspotter Program

Name

Number

Date

Gene Schaffer #144 01/13

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