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AAS Electronic Announcement #187.1 — August 2008

Correction to AAS Electronic Announcement #187.1


Correct email address: propose at

Deadline: 11 September 2008

The Submillimeter Array (SMA), the radio interferometer on Mauna Kea built by the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory and the Academia Sinica Institute of Astronomy and Astrophysics, makes available a fraction of the observing time to principal investigators from the astronomical community (worldwide). The next proposal deadline is 11 September 2008 for the observing semester 16 November 2008 through 15 May 2009. SMA comprises of eight 6-m antennas operating at 230 GHz, 345 GHz, 420 GHz and 690 GHz bands. More information, technical details, and instructions and tools for proposal preparation and submission can be found at, the SMA Observer Center web site.

Questions or comments regarding the Call for Proposals can also be addressed to propose at



Correct deadline: 16 January 2009

Study Astronomy/Astrophysics in India - Summer 2009

The program is administered by the National Solar Observatory (NSO), sponsored by the National Science Foundation's (NSF) Office of International Science and Engineering (OISE), and is open to US graduate students in any discipline of astronomy or astrophysics who are US citizens or permanent residents, age 21 years or older, and have a passport. Now in its second year, the main goal of the program is to expose potential researchers to an international setting at an early stage in their careers. The program will take place in Bangalore, India, under the auspices of the Indian Institute of Astrophysics (IIA), a premier national center devoted to research in astronomy, astrophysics and related physics.

The program will support four full-time summer research positions for eight weeks starting 10 June 2009. For each participant, the program will provide round-trip air-coach travel to and from Bangalore, India, a stipend of $500 US per week, accommodation, miscellaneous travel (field) and incidental expenses, and medical expenses and insurance.

Additional information and application materials are available on the web at All application materials must be received by 16 January 2009.


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