AAS Electronic Announcement #108 -- February 2002
[Mailed from aas.org at 4:45pm 11 FEB 2002]
- HEAD REGISTRATION DEADLINE
- SUMMER OPPORTUNITIES WEBPAGE UPDATED
- SOUTH POLE SUBMILLIMETER OBSERVING PROPOSALS
1. HEAD REGISTRATION DEADLINE
AAS High Energy Astrophysics Division (HEAD)
Joint Meeting with the American Physical Society
20-23 April 2002
Albuquerque Convention Center
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Early Registration Deadline (lowest fees): 15 February 2002
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2. SUMMER OPPORTUNITIES WEBPAGE UPDATED
Deadlines for Summer Opportunities for Undergraduates and Graduate Students usually fall in February. For updated information, including a new REU program at Indiana University, see:
3. CALL FOR PROPOSALS FOR SOUTH POLE SUBMILLIMETER OBSERVING
Deadline: 15 March 2002
The Antarctic Submillimeter Telescope and Remote Observatory (AST/RO) invites proposals for use of the 1.7m telescope during the upcoming Austral winter season (2002 April-October). Proposals may be submitted by any qualified astronomer and will be evaluated based on scientific merit. Scheduled observations will be carried out by the AST/RO winterover scientists in residence at South Pole, Drs. Wilfred Walsh and Kecheng Xiao, who will be considered scientific collaborators on the observations.
SIS receivers at 800-820, 460-492, and 230 GHz are available, along with two acousto-optical spectrometers (AOS) with 1.07 MHz resolution and 1.1 GHz bandwith, and one AOS with 44 kHz resolution and 64 MHz bandwidth. Instrumental parameters are available on the AST/RO website
Proposals should include a scientific justification (not to exceed two pages + figures) and a source list with observing time estimates and justification. All proposals will be reviewed by the AST/RO Telescope Allocation Committee. A priority-ranked list of successful proposals will be carried out as weather and instrumental availablity permit.
Proposals should be sent by email before 15 March 2002, to: mailto:email@example.com.
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