Workshop: Science with the Atacama Pathfinder Experiment

Published: 15 Dec 2017
SEDIGISM survey observations of the G305 star-forming complex

Schloss Ringberg, Tegernsee, Germany, 11–14 March 2018

The Atacama Pathfinder Experiment (APEX) 12-metre submillimetre telescope has been in operation for more than 12 years and has contributed to a wide variety of submillimetre astronomy science areas, from the discoveries of new molecules to deep imaging of the submillimetre sky. The telescope is currently undergoing a major upgrade to ensure reliable operations until at least 2022. In addition, a new suite of instruments is being commissioned, including new large cameras for wide-field continuum imaging and new heterodyne instruments highly complementary to ALMA. The conference venue at Ringberg Castle provides a unique setting for in depth discussions on new scientific results with APEX, synergies with other observatories, and the exploitation of the upcoming new APEX capabilities.

More details are available on the workshop page. The registration deadline is 20 January 2018.

Image caption: The G305 star-forming complex observed in 850µm continuum emission as part of the ATLASGAL LABOCA survey (left), and in the 13CO(2-1) line as part of the SEDIGISM SHFI survey (right).
Image credit
: Frédéric Schuller et al. 2016, The Messenger, 165, 27.