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Effelsberg Newsletter

The Effelsberg Newsletters provide news and update information about the Effelsberg Radio Observatory, mainly for professional astronomers.

Effelsberg Newsletter January 2019

Contents
  • Greatings from the Directors
  • Call for proposals – Deadline February 4, 2019, UT 15:00
  • RadioNet Transnational Access Programme
  • The 100-m telescope supported NASA during the landing of the InSight spacecraft on Mars
  • High-precision linear and circular polarimetry with the Effelsberg telescope and the case study of OJ 287

Effelsberg Newsletter September 2018

Contents
  • Call for proposals – Deadline October 4, 2018, UT 15:00
  • RadioNet Transnational Access Programme
  • The new Effelsberg Q-band (33 GHz to 50 GHz) receiver
  • Astronomy Walks in Effelsberg – how Sirius is coming to Chile
  • Who-is-who in Effelsberg?: Zegeye Mekasha Kidane

Effelsberg Newsletter May 2018

Contents
  • Call for proposals – Deadline June 5, 2018, UT 15:00
  • RadioNet Transnational Access Programme
  • A new Q-band Receiver for the 100-m Telescope
  • Report on the workshop “The Big Impact of a Big Dish: Science with the Effelsberg 100-m telescope"
  • Report on the visit of the Thai Science & Technology Minister and NARIT to MPIfR
  • Who-is-who in Effelsberg?: André Küllenberg
  • Global Millimetre-VLBI Observations at 86 GHz with the Effelsberg telescope

Effelsberg Newsletter January 2018

Contents
  • Greetings from the Director
  • Call for proposals – Deadline Feb 5, 2018, UT 15:00
  • RadioNet Transnational Access Programme
  • Confirming FAST’s pulsar candidates using Effelsberg
  • First VLBI Fringes between Effelsberg and ALMA

Effelsberg Newsletter September 2017

Contents
  • Call for Proposals: Deadline – October 4, 2017, 15:00 UT
  • Workshop Invitation:
    The Big Impact of a Big Dish: Science with the Effelsberg 100-­m Telescope, February 20-21, 2018
  • News in Brief
  • Science & Technology Highlights: Phased Array Feed at Effelsberg
  • Who is Who in Effelsberg?: Majid Esmailpour Motlagh
  • Open Door at Effelsberg Observatory

Effelsberg Newsletter May 2017

Contents
  • Call for Proposals: Deadline – June 1, 2017, 15:00 UT
  • News in Brief
  • Workshop invitation: “Science with the Effelsberg 100‐m Telescope”, November 6‐7, 2017
  • Science Highlights: Giant Magnetic Fields in the Universe
  • 50 Years of Pulsars - Beginnings at Effelsberg

Effelsberg Newsletter January 2017

Contents
  • Call for Proposals:  Deadline – February 6, 2017, 15:00 UT
  • Technical News:
    • The MPIfR S-­Band System for MeerKAT
    • First VLBI Fringes with the new C+ Broad Band receiver
  • Science Highlights:
    • Finding the Home of a Fast Radio Burst
    • HI4PI - a new full-­sky HI line survey of the Milky Way
  • Who is Who in Effelsberg?:  Holger Homburg

Effelsberg Newsletter September 2016

Contents
  • Call for Proposals:  Deadline -­ October 5, 2016, 15:00 UT
  • Scientific Highlights:
    • Occultation of a radio galaxy by an asteroid
    • 60 Years Astropeiler Stockert   
  • Other News in Brief:
    • Meeting announcement: Science with the Effelsberg 100-­m telescope
    • MPIfR’s 50th Anniversary: Summer Party at Effelsberg

Effelsberg Newsletter May 2016

Contents
  • Call for Proposals: Deadline -­ June 9, 2016 15:00 UT
  • On the Occasion of the 50th Anniversary of the MPIfR:
    • Foundation and Early Years of the Max-­Planck-­Institut für Radioastronomie
  • Technical News:
    • A Phased Array Feed Receiver (PAF) for the Effelsberg Telescope
    • Effelsberg Water Vapour Radiometer
  • Other News in Brief

Effelsberg Newsletter January 2016

Contents
  • Call for Proposals: Deadline - February 3, 2016, 15:00 UT
  • Technical News: Recent Technical Developments in the EVN: Towards 4 Gbps VLBI
  • Science Highlight: Effelsberg-­Bonn HI Survey: Milky Way Data Released
  • Public Outreach

Effelsberg Newsletter September 2015

Contents
  • Call for Proposals: Deadline -­ October 1, 2015, 15:00 UT
  • Technical News:
    • New Technical Department for Digital Signal Processing
    • New Workshop Building for the Observatory
    • Mark6: A New VLBI Recorder for Effelsberg
  • Science Highlight: Twisted magnetic loop in the Giraffe galaxy IC 342
    - Magnetic-Field Discovery Gives Clues to Galaxy-Formation Processes -

Effelsberg Newsletter May 2015

Contents
  • Call for Proposals: Deadline - June 3, 2015, 15:00 UT
  • Technical News: A new broad-band receiver for the 100-m telescope
  • Science Highlight: A Line Survey of the Prototypical Carbon Star IRC+10216
  • Who is Who in Effelsberg? Reinhard Keller
  • Public Outreach: Live Observations with the 100-m Radio Telescope - Astronomy Day 2015

Effelsberg Newsletter January 2015

Contents
  • Call for Proposals: Deadline -­ February 5, 2015 15:00 UT
  • Technical News::
    • Opening the African Sky: MPIfR Builds New Receivers for MeerKAT
    • All Those Little Helpers: Part III - Online Plotter
  • Science Highlights:
    • RadioAstron Delivers First Space VLBI Polarization Image at 22 GHz
    • The Effelsberg LOFAR Sky Survey
  • Public Outreach: New Film Presentation at the Visitors' Pavillon

Effelsberg Newsletter September 2014

Contents
  • Call for Proposals: Deadline -­ October 6, 2014 15:00 UT
  • Technical News:
    • Status of the New Secondary Focus K-Band Receiver
    • All Those Little Helpers: Part II
  • Science Highlights:
    • VLBI Monitoring of Pleiades Stars: Hipparcos and Testing Stellar Models
    • A Dynamically Driven TRansition form Atomic to Molecular IVCs
  • Who is Who in Effelsberg? - Rainer Sachert
  • Public Outreach: School Academy of Bonn University on Visit to Effelsberg

Effelsberg Newsletter May 2014

Contents
  • Call for Proposals: Deadline -­ June 4, 2014 15:00 UT
  • Technical News:
    • First Light Observations with the New K-Band Receiver
    • Status of the Effelsberg VLBI Equipment
    • All Those Little Helpers
  • Science Highlight:
    • Award-winning Research with Effelsberg
  • Who is Who in Effelsberg? - Klaus Bruns
  • Public Outreach: The 100-m Radio Telescope on Display in Heidelberg

Effelsberg Newsletter January 2014

Contents
  • Call for Proposals: Deadline -­ February 5, 2014 15:00 UT
  • Technical News:
    • The New K-Band Receiver for the Effelsberg Telescope
    • About the Calibration of Broadband Receivers
    • About Ghosts: Frequency Switching and the Folding Problem
  • Science Highlight:
    • Towards the First Data Release of the Effelsberg-Bonn HI Survey
  • Who is Who in Effelsberg? - Norbert Junkes

Effelsberg Newsletter September 2013

Contents
  • Call for Proposals: Deadline - October 9, 2013, 15:00 UT
  • Science Highlight: The discovery of radio pulsations from the first Galactic Centre pulsar with Effelsberg
  • Special Article: Glyn Haslam (1936-2013)
  • Who is Who in Effelsberg? Marcus Keseberg
  • NRW Science Minister Visiting Effelsberg
  • In Memoriam: Gabi Breuer

Effelsberg Newsletter May 2013

Contents
  • Call for Proposals: Deadline - June 5, 2013, 15:00 UT
  • First light of a 64k-channel spectrometer at the 100-m Telescope
  • LOFAR pulsar observations at Effelsberg
  • Probing gravity where no one has done before
  • Who is Who in Effelsberg? Klaus Schlich
  • Astronomy Day 2013 & Girls Day 2013
  • The "Modern Radio Universe 2013" Conference

Effelsberg Newsletter January 2013

Contents
  • Call for Proposals: Deadline - February 6, 2013, 15:00 UT
  • Geodesist measure paraboloid deformations of the Effelsberg telescope with a laser scanner
  • Physical constant passes the alcohol test
  • Observer's View: Bosco Yung
  • Who is Who in Effelsberg?: Alexander Hochgürtel
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Effelsberg Newsletter September 2012

Contents
  • Call for Proposals: Deadline - October 9, 2012, 13:00 UT
  • The Ultra-Broadband Receiver - Motivation, funding and current status
  • Who is Who in Effelsberg?: Thomas Wedel
  • 40 Years of Effelsberg Radio Telescope

Effelsberg Newsletter May 2012

Contents
  • Call for Proposals: Deadline - June 6, 2012, 13:00 UT
  • The New FFTS for Effelsberg
  • F-Gamma Program
  • Who is Who in Effelsberg?: Annemie Franzen & Sylvia Wilfert
  • Astronomy Day 2012 in Effelsberg

Effelsberg Newsletter January 2012

Contents
  • Call for Proposals: Deadline - February 8, 2012, 13:00 UT
  • First results of the Effelsberg-Bonn HI Survey
  • Effelsberg delivers first fringes with RadioAstron: Space VLBI sets a new world-record in radio interferometry
  • Who is Who in Effelsberg?: Peter Vogt
  • Extension of the Effelsberg Milky Way Walk

Effelsberg Newsletter September 2011

Contents
  • Call for Proposals: Deadline - October 11, 2011, 13:00 UT
  • Back to Low Frequencies: An Ultra-broadband Receiver System for the 100-m Telescope
  • VLBA and Effelsberg observations of GBR110328A
  • First pulsars from the Northern HTRU Pulsar Survey
  • VLBI at Effelsberg: Looking Back and Looking Forward
  • Who is Who in Effelsberg?: Ralf Kisky
  • Effelsberg in the Cartoon
  • Open door at the Effelsberg Observatory - September 10, 2011

Effelsberg Newsletter May 2011

Contents
  • Call for Proposals: Deadline - June 8, 2011, 13:00 UT
  • The DBBC, a new VLBI backend for Effelsberg
  • The Construction of the Effelsberg 100-m Radio Telescope - Part II
  • Who is Who in Effelsberg?: Willi Schmitz
  • April 09, 2011 - Astronomy Day at the Visitor's Pavilion of the Effelsberg Radio Telescope
  • March 26, 2011 - Inauguration of the Galaxy Walk, the third astronomical walk at Effelsberg Radio Observatory
  • Celebrating the 40th Year Anniversary

Effelsberg Newsletter January 2011

Contents
  • Greetings from the Director
  • Call for Proposals: Deadline - February 9, 2011, 13:00 UT
  • Technical News
  • Deep Effelsberg survey of magnetic fields in the Andromeda galaxy
  • CRAB Giant Radio Pulse (GRP) detections ...
  • Effelsberg Teams Up with Fermi to Map Pulsar Geometry Across the Spectrum
  • Who is Who in Effelsberg?: Jörg Barthel
  • Who is Who in Effelsberg?: Benjamin Winkel
  • The Construction of the Effelsberg 100-m Radio Telescope - Part I

Effelsberg Newsletter September 2010

Contents
  • Call for Proposals: Deadline - October 11, 2010, 15:00 UT
  • New Telescope Control System for the 100-m telescope
  • Effelsberg plays role in weighing planets and exciting the public
  • The Effelsberg-Bonn HI Survey (EBHIS) in Full Swing
  • Who is Who in Effelsberg?: Norbert Tacken
  • Who is Who in Effelsberg?: Heiko Hafok
  • The 100-m radio telescope will soon turn 40!

Effelsberg Newsletter May 2010

Contents
  • Call for Proposals: Deadline - June 7, 2010, 15:00 UT
  • Black Widow in Space
  • Pulsars in Many Octaves
  • LOFAR Station at Effelsberg - Part of the international telescope and one on its own
  • Fachbeirat Visit 2010
  • What's on? 27 September - 1 October 2010 -"European Single Dish School in the Era of Arrays, MPIfR, Bonn"
  • The Observer's View: Ewan Barr
  • Who is Who in Effelsberg?: Uwe Bach
  • Visitor's Pavilion and 100-m Radio Telescope

Effelsberg Newsletter January 2010

Contents
  • Message from the Director
  • Call for Proposals: Deadline - February 8, 2010, 15:00 UT
  • Interview with an Effelsberg Visitor: Dr. Simon Ellingsen
  • Who is Who in Effelsberg?: Alex Kraus
 
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