John W. Briggs is Astronomer in Residence at the HUT Observatory near Eagle, Colorado. John’s present work includes CCD photometry for asteroid rotation studies, solar system astrometry, and educational projects involving schools, science centers, and related organizations.
John conducts the Hartness House Workshop series in conjuction with the annual Stellafane convention in Springfield, Vermont. As the presentation will dramatize with many images, the instruments of these makers were as much works of art as of science. Fitz and Clark had sons who also contributed significantly to the revolution in astronomical science.
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