Monthly Archives: September 2019


10th OPTICON Gaia Science Alerts workshop

The workshop will be held in Catania, Sicily, 18 - 20 December 2019.  The main goals of this year's workshop are: update on the Gaia mission, update on the improvements in the Gaia Alerts, Gaia Alerts highlights and results, synergies with radio, X-ray and high energy surveys, new members of the telescope network, new photometric calibration [...]

By | 2019-09-27T11:56:31+00:00 September 27th, 2019|announcement, meetings|Comments Off

Multi-line Diagnostics of the Interstellar Medium

30.3 - 1.4.2020 / Hotel Le Saint Paul, Nice/FR. The conference aims to bring together scientists from a wide interdisciplinary community to address recent advances, current challenges and future directions in the field. The conference will feature three days of contributed and invited talks as well as posters on the topic of multi-line observations, analysis [...]

By | 2019-09-25T07:49:19+00:00 September 25th, 2019|announcement|Comments Off

Science with the Atacama Pathfinder Experiment (APEX2020)

The Atacama Pathfinder Experiment (APEX)  12 m submillimeter telescope has significantly contributed to a wide variety of astronomy science areas, ranging from the discoveries of new molecules to large-scale and deep imaging of the submillimeter sky. Since 2012, every other year, the Ringberg APEX workshops bring together APEX users and other interested scientists working on [...]

By | 2019-09-18T14:25:02+00:00 September 18th, 2019|announcement|Comments Off

Effelsberg Call for Proposals

The 100-m radio telescope of the Max-Planck-Institut für Radioastronomie and the data reduction facilities are available to all qualified scientists. The present policy allows the allocation of up to 40% of available observing time to external astronomers. The directors of the institute make observing time available to applicants based on the recommendations of the Program [...]

By | 2019-09-18T13:56:11+00:00 September 18th, 2019|announcement, transnational access|Comments Off

RadioNet Board meeting

The RadioNet Board meeting is taking place today in the Harnack House in Berlin. A group of very dedicated and experienced scientists/radio astronomers meeting in an amicable atmosphere, reporting on the last year's achievements and developing ideas for the future of Radio Astronomy. First time with the RadioNet Board, by videoconference is Mina Koleva, the new RadioNet [...]

By | 2019-09-25T09:47:32+00:00 September 16th, 2019|press release|Comments Off

The black hole picture worth 3M$

On September 5, 2019 the Breakthrough prize in fundamental Physics was awarded to the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) collaboration. The EHT revealed on April 10, 2019 - the first ever image of the black hole, which shows the 6 billion solar masses black hole at the centre of the galaxy Messier 87 located around 55 [...]

By | 2019-09-06T07:35:10+00:00 September 6th, 2019|announcement, press release|Comments Off

2 posts available: e-MERLIN / VLBI Research Support Scientist

e-Merlin is searching for  two Research Support Scientists to join the e-MERLIN/VLBI National Facility Science Operations and User Support group within the Jodrell Bank Centre for Astrophysics (JBCA). The focus is on candidates with expertise in radio interferometric science and observations, observatory operations and/or data processing techniques. Both positions will provide support for scientific users [...]

By | 2019-09-04T08:48:14+00:00 September 4th, 2019|announcement|Comments Off

European VLBI Network (EVN) Call for Proposals is open

The EVN Call for Proposals is open, deadline for proposal submission is October 1, 2019 - 23:59:59 UTC. See the full call text here. The EVN facility is open to all astronomers, astronomers with limited or no VLBI experience are particularly encouraged to apply for observing time. Student proposals are judged favorably. RadioNet, funded by [...]

By | 2019-09-02T12:41:00+00:00 September 2nd, 2019|announcement|Comments Off