NOAO Currents

May 2017  •  Issue 46

 

Currents

Currents is a sparkplug for communication between NOAO and our community. It provides updates—and solicits community input—on NOAO observing opportunities and NOAO programs and policies on a more rapid timescale than is possible with the NOAO Newsletter.

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NOAO at the AAS: Join us at the June meeting in Austin Texas

  • Introducing the NOAO Data Lab
    Hands on session at the NOAO Booth
  • The All-Sky NOAO Source Catalog
    Poster by David Nidever in Session 216

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Screenshot of the new NOAO Data Lab home page available on June 5

NOAO Data Lab Public Release: The NOAO Data Lab opens its doors to the community on 5 June 2017. Created to foster community use of the high-value survey datasets now being collected with NOAO and other facilities, the NOAO Data Lab enables efficient exploration and analysis of large datasets. To learn more, visit the Data Lab website or the NOAO booth at the June AAS meeting for a hands on demonstration. More…

2020 Decadal Survey Community Input Invited: NOAO welcomes your input into our planning for the coming decade. Please visit our Decadal Survey Planning website to upload your white paper or contribute a science-based comment on areas in which NOAO can provide critical resources and/or areas that will strengthen the US ground-based OIR system in the coming decade. An updated “Dear Colleague” letter describes the request and our planning process.

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Contact Us

Did something interesting, inspiring, or surprising happen on a recent observing run? Please tell us about it! Is there a topic that you would like to see covered in a future Currents? If you are planning a regional astronomy meeting or department internal symposium, would you like someone from NOAO to give a presentation on our new program? Please contact us at currents@noao.edu. We look forward to hearing from you!

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Currents is a sparkplug for communication between NOAO and our community. It provides updates—and solicits community input—on NOAO observing opportunities and NOAO programs and policies on a more rapid timescale than is possible with the NOAO Newsletter.

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