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04
Dec

AAL invites applications for observer at meetings of the Magellan Scientific Advisory Committee

Astronomy Australia Ltd (AAL) is inviting applications from suitably qualified Australian-based astronomers to represent Australia as an observer at meetings of the Magellan Scientific Advisory Committee. Applications close at 5pm AEST Monday 1st May 2017. Further details can be found on our website: http://astronomyaustralia.org.au/advertisments/197-advertisements
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07
Nov

Official Signing Ceremony of the Australia-ESO Strategic Partnership

This morning, Senator the Hon Arthur Sinodinos AO, the Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science, and Professor Tim de Zeeuw, the Director-General of the European Southern Observatory, signed the arrangement to allow Australia to enter into a partnership with ESO. The event was officiated by the Vice-Chancellor of...
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05
Sep

Australia ESO Strategic Partnership

The Australian Government committed $26.1 million to enable Australia to enter an agreement with ESO from 2018 to maintain Australia’s optical astronomical research that helps to advance humanity’s understanding of the Universe. The commitment also includes ongoing average funding of $12 million a year until 2027-28. ANU, Astronomy...
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08
Jul

AST3-2 Antarctic Telescope

Approximately 15TB of AST3-2 optical g-band raw image data obtained with the Chinese AST3-2 telescope during 2016 has been made available through the University of New South Wales. AST3-2 is a 0.5m aperture optical telescope located at Dome A in Antarctica and partly funding By the Australian Government’s National...
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03
Jul

Representative on Cherenkov Telescope Array Observatory (CTAO) Council

Astronomy Australia Ltd (AAL) is inviting applications from suitably qualified Australian-based astronomers to represent Australia at meetings of the Cherenkov Telescope Array Observatory (CTAO) Council. Applications close at 5pm AEDT Monday 20th March 2017. Further details can be found on our website: http://astronomyaustralia.org.au/advertisments/272-advertisements
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