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    1994 Meeting of the AAS High Energy Astrophysics Division
 	    *Incorporating ROSAT and ASCA Workshops*
               November 2-5 Napa Valley, California
               EARLY REGISTRATION DUE SEPT. 16, 1994
 For the first time in over a decade High Energy Astrophysics has
 several missions operating simultaneously, with the prospect of
 more to come in the next two years. The re-opening of Gamma-ray
 astronomy with Compton GRO, the low energy PSPC spectra from
 ROSAT, the new high spectral resolution and higher energy
 response of ASCA, and the opportunity for high spatial resolution
 imaging with the ROSAT HRI, together place us in a new stage
 of high energy astrophysics and create a need for comprehensive
 understanding and analysis.
 The combination of these new capabilities brings a new synergy.  Many 
 of us now work routinely with data from several different missions,
 and the have a need to connect our results across mission boundaries.
 The following is the preliminary schedule of the oral sessions.  There
 will be two poster sessions, changing midday on Thursday and ending
 Saturday at noon.  Those authors not listed in the following schedule
 have been chosen to give poster presentations.  A listing of the poster
 presentations will be distributed in a few days. 
 Two discussion groups have been planned (see below), however, the
 Scientific Organizing Committee encourages anyone who has an idea
 for another discussion topic to contact them.  Discussion groups can
 also be organized at the conference and we have reserved Saturday morning
 for these impromtu sessions.
 Registration forms follow the schedule with descriptions of
 the Napa Valley and conference hotels.  Please register early
 as the registration fee increases after September 16th.
 The Scientific Organizing Committee
 	1994 AAS High Energy Astrophysics Division Meeting
 		``The Multi-mission Perspective''
 			Napa Valley, CA
 		       	November 1-4, 1994
 			11/1/94  Tuesday
 4:00 - 9:00pm	Registration
 7:00 - 9:00pm	Reception
 7:00 - 9:00pm	Poster Session 1 installation.
 			11/2/94  Wednesday
 8:25 -  8:35  Welcome, Announcements (Elvis, Carone)
 8:35 -  8:55  KOYAMA: ASCA Observations of the Galactic Center (Invited)
 9:00 - 10:15  ACTIVE GALACTIC NUCLEI: 1		
 URRY:	      Multiwavelength Observations of AGN (Invited)
 WARWICK:      Soft X-ray variability in NGC 4151
 EDELSON:      Correlated Multi-wavelength Variability in the
                 Seyfert 1 NGC 4151
 DONE:	      ROSAT monitoring of the soft excess, warm absorber
                 and power law of NGC5548
 9:00 - 10:15  X-RAY BINARIES: 1
 BILDSTEN:     Neutron Star Nuclear Burning  (Invited)
 PSALTIS:      Magnetic Field Structure near Weakly Magnetic Accreting
                 Neutron Stars
 MILLER:       Radiation Drag near Slowly Rotating Neutron Stars
 MATZ:	      Hard X-Ray Variability of Cygnus X-3
 10:15 - 11:00  Break/Posters
 11:00 - 12:45  DEEP SURVEYS
 HASINGER:     The X-ray background	 (Invited)
 FICHTEL:      The High Energy Gamma-Ray Extragalactic
 	        Diffuse Radiation	 (Invited)
 DALY:         The High Energy Diffuse Backgrounds		
 PUCHNAREWICZ: Optical and X-ray Properties of the RIXOS AGN
 RICKER:	      Identification of X-ray Sources from the ASCA 	
                 Performance Phase, Deep Survey Field
 11:00 - 12:45  X-RAY BINARIES: 2
 PRINCE:       X-ray Transients and Pulsars (Invited)
 CHAKRABARTY:  Multiwavelength Monitoring of the Accreting Pulsar 
 		GX 1+4
 DAUMERIE:     Numerical Models of Disk Accretion by Strongly Magnetic
                 Neutron Stars	
 FINGER:       The Dependence of Accretion Torque on Inner Disk Radius
                 in A0535+26
 WILSON:       Spectral Analyses of a Giant Outburst from A0535+26
 GROVE:        OSSE Detection of a 110 keV Absorption Feature from
                 A0535+26 in Outburst
 12:45 -  2:15  Lunch
 2:15 -  3:45  ACTIVE GALACTIC NUCLEI: 2
 ELVIS:        High Redshift Quasars from ASCA and ROSAT
 GEHRELS:      High Energy Studies of Seyferts and Prospects 
                 for XTE and Integral 
 NANDRA:	      ASCA observations of two quasars at z~1
 LAOR:	      The Soft X-ray Properties of a Complete Sample of
                 Optically Selected Quasars
 DERMER:	      Stochastic Particle Acceleration Near Accreting
                 Black Holes
 MATSUOKA:     X-ray Spectra of Seyfert Galaxies Observed by ASCA AGN2
 2:15 -  3:45  STELLAR CORONAE
 DRAKE:        X-ray Observations of Stars (Invited)
 GUEDEL:       ROSAT X-ray Monitoring of the RS CVn Binary AR Lac
 	        over one Orbital Period
 SCHMITT:      The High Energy View of the nearby star Procyon
 STERN:        High Temperature line and Continuum Emission in Algol
 GAGNE:        X-ray Variability in the Orion Nebula Region:
                 Results from Einstein and ROSAT 
 3:45 -  4:30  Break/Posters
 4:30 -  6:00  XTE/ROSAT Workshop
 6:00 -  6:45  Bar/Posters
 6:45 -  9:00  Discussion Groups: XTE (Swank)
 			HEAD - AAS
 			Napa Valley
 		       	November 1994
 		11/3/94  Thursday
 8:30	   MALINA: EUVE: Science Achievements and Science Goals
 9:00 - 10:15  GALAXIES
 LOWENSTEIN:   New Insights on Early-Type Galaxies 
 		from ASCA and ROSAT (Invited)
 BUOTE:        X-ray Constraints on the Mass of the S0 Galaxy NGC 1332
 WATSON:       The X-ray halo of the starburst galaxy M82
 MORAN:	      X-ray Luminous, IR selected H II Galaxies	
                 and the X-ray Background
 OSBORNE:      ASCA Observations of Cataclysmic Variables (Invited)
 HEISE:        White Dwarf Model Atmospheres applied to Super Soft 
 		Source spectra
 PAERELS:      EUVE Observations of the Magnetic Compact Binaries 
 		AM Her and EF Eri
 MAUCHE:	      EUVE, ASCA, and ROSAT Observations of Dwarf Novae
 10:15 - 11:00  Break/Posters
 11:00 - 12:45  CLUSTERS OF GALAXIES
 BAUTZ:	      Clusters of Galaxies Observed with ASCA  (Invited)
 SARAZIN:      Hot, Cooling, and Cold Gas in Clusters of Galaxies 
 FUKAZAWA:     ASCA Observations of Poor Clusters of Galaxies
 BURNS:        Galaxy Cluster Mergers & X-ray Emission
 WHITE:        ASCA Observations of the Cool Cluster A262
 11:00 - 12:45  X-RAY BINARIES: 3
 NAGASE:       ASCA Observations of X-ray Binaries (Invited)
 STAHLE:       Discovery of X-ray Line Emission in the Spectrum of 
 		SMC X-1
 EBIZAWA:      Iron Emission Line Study of Cen X-3 with ASCA over
                 an Eclipse
 SMALE:        Observations of Cyg X-2 with ASCA and BBXRT
 COMINSKY:     Magnetosphere Accretion in the PSR 1259-63 Binary System
 SEMBAY:	      Serendipitous transient X-ray sources discovered by ROSAT
 12:45 -  2:15  Lunch
 2:15 -  3:45  BLAZARS
 MARSCHER:     High-Energy Emission from Blazars (Invited)
 MATTOX:       The Identification of ~20 EGRET Sources as Gamma-Ray 
 	        Selected Blazars
 TASHIRO:      ASCA observations of BL Lac objects and the emission 
 WEHRLE:       Changes in the Parsec-Scale Radio Structure of 3C279
 	        before and after a Gamma-Ray Flare
 MADEJSKI:     ROSAT, ASCA, and EGRET observations of BL Lac object 
 	        AO 0235+164
 2:15 -  3:45  ISOLATED PULSARS
 OGELMAN:      X and Gamma Ray observations of Single Neutron Stars
 SHEMI:        Detection of Isolated Neutron Stars WITH ROSAT, 
 		EUVE and Optical Observations
 NELSON:       Finding Isolated Neutron Stars: A Unique Cyclotron 
 ROMANI:       High Energy Emission from Rotation-powered Pulsars 
 		(30 min.)
 3:45 -  4:30  Break/Posters
 4:30 -  6:00  Workshop: ASCA (White)
 6:00 -  10:00  Banquet
 			HEAD - AAS
 			Napa Valley
 		       November 1994
                       11/4/94  Friday 
 8:30 BALLET: Latest results of SIGMA 
 HUGHES:       X-ray Observations of Remnants of Type Ia SNe  
 	        in the Local Group  (Invited)
 RASMUSSEN:    Broad-band X-ray Spectroscopic Survey of
 	        the SNR Puppis-A Using the ASCA SIS
 CRAIG:        ROSAT Observations of the Vela Supernova Remnant
 REYNOLDS:     Electron Heating and Acceleration in Supernova Remnants:
 	        Inferences from ROSAT Observations
 LING:         BATSE Earth Occultation Observations of Cygnus X-1 
                 from 1991 to 1994: Long-Term Spectral Variability
 WHEELER:      The Physics of Black Hole X-ray Transients
 HARMON:       Search for Periodic Behavior in GX 339-4 Hard X-Ray 
 TITARCHUK:    Accretion disk spectra: Soft and hard components of 
 	        X-ray BHC  spectra
 SMITH:        BATSE Search for Transient Annihilation Radiation from
 	        Galactic Sources
 10:15 - 11:00  Break/Posters
 11:00 - 12:45  GAMMA-RAY BURSTS: 1
 KOUVELIOTOU:  Gamma-Ray Bursts 	(Invited)
 CLINE:        Interplanetary Network Source Study of the 1992 April 6
 	        Gamma Ray Burst
 BARTHELMY:    Status Report on the BATSE Coordinates Distribution
 		Network (BACODINE)
 NEMIROFF:     Search for Gravitational Lensing in Gamma-Ray Bursts
 BONNELL:      Spectral Analysis of BATSE Gamma Ray Bursts:
 		A Comparison with Cosmological Models
 LI, P.:       Deep ROSAT Observation of the May 1 1992 Gamma-Ray 
 		Burst Field
 11:00 - 12:45  ACTIVE GALACTIC NUCLEI: 3
 SERLEMITSOS:  Hidden AGN Observed with ASCA (Invited)
 IWASAWA:      ASCA early results on Seyfert 2 galaxies:
                 Complex X-ray spectra and the unified picture
 PETERSON:     Multiwavelength Monitoring of Spectral Variations 
 		in AGNs: Probing the Central Structure by 
 		Reverberation Mapping 
 MATHUR:	      The Absorbing Outflow in NGC5548
 SIKORA:	      Why NGC 4151 Looks Different Than Other Seyfert 1 
 WORRALL:      Beamed and Unbeamed X-ray Emission in FR1 Radio 
 12:45 -  2:15  Lunch
 2:15 -  3:45  GAMMA-RAY BURSTS: 2
 KOSHUT:       Properties of GRB Precursor Activity As Observed 
 DUNCAN:	      Soft-Gamma Repeaters as Very-Strongly Magnetized Neutron
 TAVANI:       Nebular Calorimetry:  High Energy Emission from Binary
               Pulsars and Soft Gamma-ray Repeaters
 BAND:         Search for Spectral Lines in the BATSE Gamma Ray Bursts
 PENDLETON:    An Overview of the GRB Population Continuum Spectral 
 		Properties Measured with BATSE
 PREECE:       High Energy Spectral Evolution of GRBs observed by BATSE
 DIEHL:	      Gamma-Ray Line Astronomy with GRO  (Invited)
 LABOV:	      Extensive Shadowing of the Soft X-ray, Background
        	        in the North Ecliptic Pole Region
 WOO:	      Interstellar Grain Densities Measured from X-ray
                 Haloes Observed by ASCA
 PURCELL:      Observations of Diffuse Galactic Gamma Ray Continuum
 CHU:	      ROSAT Observations of Superbubbles in the LMC
 3:45 -  4:30  Break/Posters
 4:30 -  6:00  Workshops: Compton GRO (Gehrels); Plasma Codes (Sanders)
 6:00 - 7:15   Bar/Posters
 6:15 - 9:00   Discussion Group: Galactic X-ray Novae & Radio Jets 
 			HEAD - AAS
 			Napa Valley
 		       November 1994
                       11/5/94  Saturday
 9:00-12:00	POSTER SESSION 3
 9:00-12:00	Discussion Groups (TBD)
 12:00		END 
 Workshop Organizers:
 Jean Swank  (GSFC) swank@lheavx.gsfc.nasa.gov
 Rob Petre   (GSFC) petre@lheavx.gsfc.nasa.gov
 Nick White  (GSFC) white@lheavx.gsfc.nasa.gov
 Neil Gehrels(GSFC) gehrels@lheavx.gsfc.nasa.gov
 Plasma Codes:
 Wilt Sanders (Wisconsin) sanders@wisp.physics.wisc.edu
 Discussion Group Organizers:
 Jean Swank  (GSFC) swank@lheavx.gsfc.nasa.gov
 X-ray Novae: 
 Alan Harmon (MSFC) harmon@ssl.msfc.nasa.gov
 Proposals for additional workshops:
 Martin Elvis (SAO) elvis@cfa.harvard.edu
 Fall 1994 HEAD Meeting Registration
 If you have not already done so, please register for the "The Multi-Mission
 Perspective" meeting by completing the registration and hotel information
 forms included in this package.  Please do not submit more than one
 registration form. Please mail, e-mail or fax completed registration forms and
 payment to:
 		Conference Connection
 		5344 Locksley Ave.
 		Oakland, CA 94618
 		Tel: (510) 652-7691
 		FAX: (510) 222-5140
 		e-mail:  ccc@netcom.com
 Registration forms are attached at the end of this e-mail.
 You may pay for your registration using a check, money order, Visa or Master
 Card.  You will not be considered as registered until we receive payment.
 Checks or money orders should be made payable to HEAD Conference. Remittance 
 should be made in U.S. funds drawn on a U.S. bank. You will receive an 
 acknowledgement of your registration and payment within two weeks 
 of receipt by Conference Connection via e-mail if supplied address, 
 or via postcard.  We recommend that you bring copies of the 
 acknowledgement with you to the conference. 
 Should it be necessary to make changes to your registration please contact 
 Conference Connection.
 Registrations received prior to September 16, 1994 are eligible for early 
 registration fees.    Registration received after September 16, 1994 
 will be considered a late registration and resultant fees will apply.
 Requests for cancellation must be received by e-mail or in the US mail prior 
 to October 28, 1994. Cancellation entitles the registrant to a refund of fees 
 minus a $25.00 processing charge. Refunds will take six to eight weeks. 
 Registrants who do not appear at the meeting, thereby canceling by 
 default, are not eligible for any refund.  Banquet fees are not refundable.
 Conference Wine Tasting and Banquet
 There has been a change in venue for the Conference Banquet.  The dinner will
 be held at the Clos Pegase Winery in the Napa Valley on Thursday
 Evening, November 3rd.  Artistry at Clos
 Pegase is embodied not only in its wines, but in the architecture of the
 winery itself. This strikingly modern winery was 
 the spectacular winner of the San Franciso Museum of Modern Art 
 Design Competition.   
 Established in 1985, the winery has produced award winning Sauvignon Blanc,
 Chardonnay, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon wines.  
 Our evening at Clos Pegase will begin with a tasting and sensory
 evaluation of their highly regarded wines.  Appetizers will be passed and
 optional tours will be offered during this time.  
 We will then adjourn to the wine barrel aging caves to
 enjoy a three course dinner served by candlight. 
 The caves themselves are a true engineering feat, designed especially
 for this winery.  They house not only wine aging barrels, but wonderful 
 examples of modern and classic art.
 Banquet tickets are limited and cannot 
 be sold after October 26, 1994.  Tickets are $35.00 per person.
 Child Care Services
 Conference Connection will assist parents in locating suitable child care ar
 rangements.  If you are interested, please contact them as soon as possible, 
 but no later than September 16th.
 United Airlines has been chosen as the official airline for this meeting.
 We are pleased to offer a discount rate of 5% off  
 any published fare and 10% off excursion (BUA) fares purchased seven 
 days in advance.  This special offer is available only to conference 
 attendees for US domestic travel only.   Make your reservations 
 either directly with United at 1-800-521-4041 or your travel agent 
 and be sure to reference the conference ID code 577YK.    
 If you normally use the services of a travel agent, please have them 
 place your reservations using the ID code to ensure that you will 
 obtain the best possible rate.  Full mileage credit will be 
 given to United Mileage Plus Members.  Travel must be between 
 October 29 and November 9, 1994.
 Transportation Information from the San Francisco Airport to the 
 conference hotels
 Transportation is available through Evans Airport Services. 
 You must have a reservation IN ADVANCE for transport to either Hotel
 and your hotel choice must be indicated at the time of the reservation.
 Please call (707) 255-1559 to make your reservation.  The cost is $18.00
 one way.  Reservations for your return to SFO must be made at least 24 hours
 in advance.
 Rental Cars and Directions
 All major rental car agencies can be found at the San Francisco Airport. 
 Most will include a map of San Francisco and the surrounding Bay Area when
 you pick up your vehicle.  Directions to the Napa Valley Sheraton and the
 Chateau Hotel are as follows:  From SF Airport take Highway 101 North. 
 As you approach San Francisco, stay to the right and look for the signs
 indicating the Oakland/Bay Bridge and Interstate 80.  After crossing the 
 Bay Bridge stay on Interstate 80 towards Sacramento.  You will pass the cities
 of Berkeley, El Cerrito and Richmond, crossing over the Carquinez Bridge 
 just prior to reaching the city of Vallejo.   Just outside Vallejo, you will
 take the exit for Highway 37 -- the same exit you would take for Marine World.
 Stay on Highway 37 for several miles, look for a right onto Highway 29 towards
 Napa.   Follow Highway 29 all the way to Napa.  The Sheraton Inn is located
 just after the Highway turns into a two lane road.  Look for the traffic 
 signal at Trancas Street.  Take a left onto Trancas Street and then your 
 immediate right onto Solano Avenue.  The hotel is on the corner of Trancas St.
 and Solano Avenue at 3425 Solano Avenue.     The Chateau Hotel is located 
 a few blocks north of the Sheraton on the same side of the road at 4195 Solano
 Avenue.  There is plenty of free parking at both hotels. 
 The Sheraton Inn Napa Valley in Napa, California has been selected as the 
 conference headquarters. The Inn is located at the southern entrance to the 
 Napa Valley. The hotel has its own restaurant, heated outdoor pool, lighted 
 tennis court, and spa. Please see the attached Reservation Form.  A group 
 rate of $99.00 single or double has been negotiated for attendees with a 
 percentage of rooms available at the government rate. 
 These rooms are restricted to U.S. Federal Employees only and an ID will 
 be requested at check-in.  ****These rooms are available on a first
 come, first serve basis.****  When the block of rooms at the Sheraton 
 has been sold, Conference Connection will place you at the 
 alternate hotel. The conference rate is good for Tuesday- Friday 
 nights only.  Rates for Saturday night are $119.00. 
 No Tours are being offered in conjunction with this meeting.  Local area
 information on wineries and attractions will be available at the meeting. 
 Local Organizing Committee
 Dr. Tim Carone, Dr. John Vallerga, Dr. Barry Welsh, and Dr. Patrick 
 Jelinsky (all of Eureka Scientific, Inc.), Dr. Lynn Cominsky (Sonoma 
 State University), and Dr. Kevin Hurley (University of California, Berkeley)
 HEAD Meeting Registration Form:  Napa, CA
 November 2 - 5, 1994
 The following is an electronic registration form for the meeting.
 Please use any text editor to "fill in the blanks" and simply e-mail 
 to Conference Connection at ccc@netcom.com.  You may also mail or
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 Received by September 16, 1994
 				Cost	       Number	Amount
             	HEAD Member	$175.00	       		$                 
                	Nonmember	$181.00			$
                	Guest		$ 35.00	       		$                 
 Late Registration Fees
 Received after September 16, 1994
 				Cost	       Number	Amount
                	All		$225.00	       		$ 
 Wine Tasting and Banquet
 Limited attendance.  Tickets must be purchased by October 27.
 				Cost	       Number	Amount
                  	All	$ 35.00	   	 	$ 
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