Astronomy Department Shops 
Instruments & Projects


The Astronomy Department Shops consist of the Electronics Shop in Sterling Hall, and the Instrument Shop and Electronics Shop at the Space Astronomy Lab in Chamberlin Hall.  The shops are responsible for design and developement of ground based instruments, as well as space based instruments used in research. Telescopes, labs, and other classroom equipment used in education are maintained by the shops, as well as the departmental computers and network facilities.

Astronomy Shops

Don Bucholtz, Shop Supervisor 
Room 6534  Sterling Hall 
475 N. Charter St. 
Madison WI, 53706 
Phone:  608/262-6155 
Fax:  608/262-6155 
email:  donb@astro.wisc.edu

Rick Williams, Electronics Tech 
Room 6534  Sterling Hall 
475 N. Charter St. 
Madison WI, 53706 
Phone:  608/262-6155 
Fax:  608/262-6155 
email:  rickw@astro.wisc.edu

Dave Hoffman, Instrument Maker 
Room 6262  Chamberlin Hall 
1150 University Ave 
Madison WI, 53706 
Phone :  608/263-4679 
Fax:  608/263-0361 
email: hoffman@astro.wisc.edu

Space Astronomy Lab Shops

 

Sam Gabelt, Electronics Tech 
Room 6276  Chamberlin Hall 
1150 University Ave 
Madison WI, 53706 
Phone: 608/263-4676 
Fax: 608/263-0361 
email:  sam@sal.wisc.edu



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