Max Planck Society Call for APEX Proposals    

The MPIfR has access to 49% of the observing time at the Atacama Pathfinder Experiment (APEX) telescope. Half of this time will be made available to the Max Planck Society (MPS) community, including MPIfR, and also to German universities and research institutes, all on a competitive basis. 

In this call, proposals for APEX observing requests for the period from 21 May to  26 July 2018 are solicited.

Detailed information can be found in the Call for Proposals. Please note that due to major upgrades of the antenna and the ongoing commissioning, as well as ongoing work on a new suite of instruments, fewer instruments than in previous calls are offered. The situation will change for the second half of the year with a call for proposals foreseen in July.

Proposals should be submitted as a single PDF file using the latex templates provided here.

Deadline for submission of proposals: 

All proposals should be sent to by Friday, 13 April 2018 (20:00 CET). 

The next deadline for the second half of the 2018 observing runs is foreseen for  July 2018.

Observing macro templates:

Please download the following tar file which will be updated closer to the start of the observations: templates

Presentations from the APEX training in March 2014:

Instruments I (SHfI + Backends, Wyrowski)

Instruments II (Leinz Flash/Champ)

Instruments III (Weiss Laboca, instrument and observing)

Submm calibration (Wiesemeyer)

APEX proposals (Wyrowski)

APECS control software (Muders)

Observing database and scripts (Belloche)

General observing heterodyne (Wyrowski)

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