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Suggestions for activities on Tuesday afternoon

Four Centuries Walking Tour
Colonial attired tour guides bring history to life as you visit key sites, including the Maryland State House and the US Naval Academy (building interiors when available), that are part of Maryland’s colonial past and the United States’s history.
$16/person, 1:30 PM, 2.25 hours long, bring photo ID, no weapons/penknives

Narrated Sightseeing Cruises
1) Step aboard Harbor Queen for a narrated cruise of historic Annapolis Harbor and the banks of the U.S. Naval Academy. Enjoy getting on the water and catching a glimpse of the Bay Bridges. This 40-minute cruise is the perfect introduction to Annapolis.
$12/person, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM every hour on the hour, 40 minutes long
2) This Miss Anne will tour the residential areas of Old Annapolis to the headwaters of Spa Creek and along the banks of the U.S. Naval Academy.
$12/person, 3:30 – 8:30 PM every hour on the half hour, 40 minutes long

U.S. Naval Academy
The USNA Guide Service provides public walking tours throughout the year so you can experience life on the Yard.
$9.50/person, 9:30 AM – 3 PM, bring photo ID, no weapons/penknives

Maryland State House
Guided tours are conducted by State House guides to help make your visit to the Maryland State House more enjoyable, and to provide you with an understanding of its rich and historic past. Tours begin at the State House Visitors’ Center and are given upon request when arriving at the Visitors’ Center.
no charge, bring photo ID, no weapons/penknives

William Paca House and Garden
Visit the restored home of William Paca, signer of the Declaration of Independence and Revolutionary-era governor of Maryland… one of the most elegant landmarks in Annapolis today.
Admission: $8/person (house and garden) or $6/person (garden only), 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Docent-led tours: 10:30 AM – 3:30 PM every hour on the half hour, 45 minutes long

Hammond-Harwood House
The Hammond-Harwood House is a five part Anglo-Palladian (derived from 16th Italian architect Andrea Palladio) mansion that features some of the best woodcarving and plasterwork in America. The museum proudly showcases the finest collection of colonial furniture in Maryland. With authentic works from Philadelphia, New York, Massachusetts, England, Ireland, and China, the collection represents a broad spectrum of 18th century artistic endeavors.
Admission: $8/person, 12:00 – 5:00 PM
Docent-led tours: every hour on the hour, 50 minutes long


Restaurant Recommendations

Recommendations by Steven Dennis, former Annapolis correspondent for the Montgomery County Gazette newspaper

Harry Browne’s
good for meetings and crab soup
66 State Cir
Annapolis, MD 21401
(410) 263-4332

Joss Café and Sushi Bar
the best sushi place
195 Main St
Annapolis, MD 21401
(410) 263-4688

Galaway Bay
the best Irish pub
63 Maryland Avenue, Annapolis, MD 21401

where the lobbyists take the state senators
401 4th Street
Annapolis, MD 21405
(410) 263-1617

Rams Head Tavern
good for lunch
33 West St
Annapolis, MD 21401
(410) 268-4545

Cantler’s Riverside Inn
the best for crabs – on the water
About 4 miles from the hotel
458 Forest Beach Rd
Annapolis, MD 21401
(410) 757-1311

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WG3: Gamma-rays and Ions

Group Leader: Albert Shih
Co-Leader: Alec MacKinnon

The Presentations

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We will focus on what RHESSI and other instruments can tell us about accelerated ions and relativistic electrons, primarily using gamma-ray observations.  We will also discuss other types of observations (e.g., neutrons or ENAs) that may provide new avenues of investigation.  Participants’ interests will shape the group; likely topics include:

  • the role of energetic ions in the flare process
  • relative elemental abundances in the various populations
  • diagnostics of deep-atmosphere conditions
  • the relationship between accelerated ions and electrons
  • the contribution of pion-decay products to high-energy emission
  • the connection between energetic particles in flares and CMEs

Working Group 3 Draft Schedule (subject to change)

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Figure: An image of the WG 3 schedule. Use the google calendar links to access the live calendar.

10th RHESSI Workshop


The 10th RHESSI Workshop will take place from August 1-5th 2010 at the Historic Inns of Annapolis in Annapolis, Maryland.

Annapolis, Maryland

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