Messenger No. 74 (December 1993)

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Telescopes and Instrumentation

1-2 (PDF)
M. Tarenghi
VLT News from the VLT Division

ADS BibCode:
1993Msngr..74....1T
Section:
Telescopes and Instrumentation
Author(s)/Affiliation(s):
Tarenghi, M.
AA(ESO)
1-1 (PDF)
ESO
News from Council

ADS BibCode:
1993Msngr..74....1.
Section:
Telescopes and Instrumentation
Author(s)/Affiliation(s):
ESO
AA(ESO)
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T. R. Bedding et al.
First light from the NTT interferometer.

ADS BibCode:
1993Msngr..74....2B
Section:
Telescopes and Instrumentation
Author(s)/Affiliation(s):
Bedding, T. R.; von der Lühe, O.; Zijlstra, A. A.; Eckart, A.; Tacconi-Garman, L. E.
AA(ESO) AB(ESO) AC(ESO) AD(MPE Garching, Germany) AE(MPE Garching, Germany)
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5-6 (PDF)
H. Dahlmann et al.
Optical gyro encoder tested on the NTT.

ADS BibCode:
1993Msngr..74....5D
Section:
Telescopes and Instrumentation
Author(s)/Affiliation(s):
Dahlmann, H.; Huber, B.; Schröder, W.; Schüssele, L.; Zech, H.; Ravensbergen, M.
AA(Fachhochschule Offenburg and Steinbeis Transfer Zentrum Physikalische Sensorik, Offenburg, Germany) AB(Fachhochschule Offenburg and Steinbeis Transfer Zentrum Physikalische Sensorik, Offenburg, Germany) AC(Fachhochschule Offenburg and Steinbeis Transfer Zentrum Physikalische Sensorik, Offenburg, Germany) AD(Fachhochschule Offenburg and Steinbeis Transfer Zentrum Physikalische Sensorik, Offenburg, Germany) AE(Fachhochschule Offenburg and Steinbeis Transfer Zentrum Physikalische Sensorik, Offenburg, Germany) AF(ESO)
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6-7 (PDF)
A. Moorwood, G. Finger
Infrared Astronomy with Arrays: The Next Generation

ADS BibCode:
1993Msngr..74....6M
Section:
Telescopes and Instrumentation
Author(s)/Affiliation(s):
Moorwood, A.; Finger, G.
AA(ESO) AB(ESO)
7-10 (PDF)
O. Iwert
Current CCD projects at ESO and their relation to the VLT instruments.

ADS BibCode:
1993Msngr..74....7I
Section:
Telescopes and Instrumentation
Author(s)/Affiliation(s):
Iwert, O.
AA(ESO)

Science with the VLT

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R. Fosbury et al.
The limits of faint-object polarimetry.

ADS BibCode:
1993Msngr..74...11F
Section:
Science with the VLT
Author(s)/Affiliation(s):
Fosbury, R.; Cimatti, A.; di Serego Alighieri, S.
AA(ST-ECF) AB(ESO/Florence, Italy) AC(Arcetri, Italy)
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Reports from Observers

16-19 (PDF)
C. G. Tinney
CCD astrometry. No, really - it is interesting!

ADS BibCode:
1993Msngr..74...16T
Section:
Reports from Observers
Author(s)/Affiliation(s):
Tinney, C. G.
AA(ESO)
Abstract:
In recent years, the field of astrometry - usually considered a stuffy backwater by most astronomers - has been revitalized by the introduction of CCOs into general astronomical use. Not only have these devices made photographic plates outdated for most astrometric purposes, but they have significantly advanced the precision with which astrometry can be done. In the process they are turning astrometry from a field dominated by large, long-term measurement programmes and endless reductions of celestial co-ordinates, into a vital and fundamental contributor to current research programmes. In this article, I'd Iike to show what CCOs can (and can't) be used for, why they are so much better than photographic plates, how easy it is to do astrometry with them, and to look at where progress in this field can be expected to go.
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19-23 (PDF)
B. Wolf et al.
High-resolution spectroscopy at the ESO 50-cm telescope: spectroscopic monitoring of galactic luminous blue variables.

ADS BibCode:
1993Msngr..74...19W
Section:
Reports from Observers
Author(s)/Affiliation(s):
Wolf, B.; Mandel, H.; Stahl, O.; Kaufer, A.; Szeifert, T.; Gäng, T.; Gummersbach, C. A.; Kovacs, J.
AA(Landessternwarte Heidelberg-Königstuhl, Heidelberg, Germany) AB(Landessternwarte Heidelberg-Königstuhl, Heidelberg, Germany) AC(Landessternwarte Heidelberg-Königstuhl, Heidelberg, Germany) AD(Landessternwarte Heidelberg-Königstuhl, Heidelberg, Germany) AE(Landessternwarte Heidelberg-Königstuhl, Heidelberg, Germany) AF(Landessternwarte Heidelberg-Königstuhl, Heidelberg, Germany) AG(Landessternwarte Heidelberg-Königstuhl, Heidelberg, Germany) AH(Gothard Astrophysica/ Observatory, Szombathely, Hungary)
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P. Dubath et al.
Probing the kinematics in the core of the globular cluster M15 with EMMI at the NTT.

ADS BibCode:
1993Msngr..74...23D
Section:
Reports from Observers
Author(s)/Affiliation(s):
Dubath, P.; Meylan, G.; Queloz, D.; Mayor, M.
AA(ESO) AB(ESO) AC(Geneva Observatory, Switzerland) AD(Geneva Observatory, Switzerland)
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27-27 (PDF)
M. R. S. Hawkins et al.
A new quasar pair: Q2126-4350 and Q2126-4346.

ADS BibCode:
1993Msngr..74...27H
Section:
Reports from Observers
Author(s)/Affiliation(s):
Hawkins, M. R. S.; Hunstead, R. W.; Meylan, G.; Véron, G.; Djorgovski, S. G.; Smith, S. G.; Smith, J. D.
AA(Royal Observatory Edinburgh, Great Britain) AB(School of Physics, University of Sydney, Australia) AC(European Southern Observatory, München, Germany) AD(Observatoire de Haute-Provence, France) AE(Division of Physics, Mathematics and Astronomy, Caltech, Pasadena, USA) AF(Division of Physics, Mathematics and Astronomy, Caltech, Pasadena, USA) AG(Division of Physics, Mathematics and Astronomy, Caltech, Pasadena, USA)
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Other Astronomical News

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L. Vigroux
VLT working group for scientific priorities - status of the work.

ADS BibCode:
1993Msngr..74...28V
Section:
Other Astronomical News
Author(s)/Affiliation(s):
Vigroux, L.
AA(Service d'Astrophysique, Saclay, France)
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J. Andersen
Working group for scientific priorities for La Silla operations.

ADS BibCode:
1993Msngr..74...29A
Section:
Other Astronomical News
Author(s)/Affiliation(s):
Andersen, J.
AA(ESO-STC)
30-33 (PDF)
J. Breysacher, J. Andersen
Proposal Statistics

ADS BibCode:
1993Msngr..74...30B
Section:
Other Astronomical News
Author(s)/Affiliation(s):
Breysacher, J.; Andersen, J.
AA(ESO) AB(ESO-STC)
33-34 (PDF)
ESO
ESO Image Processing Group: The 93NOV Release of ESO-MIDAS

ADS BibCode:
1993Msngr..74...33.
Section:
Other Astronomical News
Author(s)/Affiliation(s):
ESO
AA(ESO)
34-35 (PDF)
C. Guirao
An ESO-MIDAS Implementation for PC/Linux

ADS BibCode:
1993Msngr..74...34G
Section:
Other Astronomical News
Author(s)/Affiliation(s):
Guirao, C.
AA(ESO Image Processing Group)
35-36 (PDF)
D. Hofstandt et al.
DDS/DAT Tape Cartridges as New ESO Tape Standard

ADS BibCode:
1993Msngr..74...35H
Section:
Other Astronomical News
Author(s)/Affiliation(s):
Hofstandt, D.; Melnick, J.; Grobsol, P.
AA(ESO) AB(ESO) AC(ESO)
36-36 (PDF)
B. Binggeli et al.
ESO/OHP Workshop on Dwarf Galaxies

ADS BibCode:
1993Msngr..74...36B
Section:
Other Astronomical News
Author(s)/Affiliation(s):
Binggeli, B.; Meylan, G.; Prugniel, P.

Announcements

37-38 (PDF)
ESO
New ESO Publications

ADS BibCode:
1993Msngr..74T..37.
Section:
Announcements
Author(s)/Affiliation(s):
ESO
AA(ESO)
37-37 (PDF)
ESO
ESO Libraries On-Line Catalogue

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1993Msngr..74Q..37.
Section:
Announcements
Author(s)/Affiliation(s):
ESO
AA(ESO)
37-37 (PDF)
ESO
ESO Workshop on "The Bottom of the Main Sequence - And Beyond"

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1993Msngr..74R..37.
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Announcements
Author(s)/Affiliation(s):
ESO
AA(ESO)
37-37 (PDF)
ESO
4th ESO/OHP Summer School in Astrophysical Observations

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1993Msngr..74S..37.
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Announcements
Author(s)/Affiliation(s):
ESO
AA(ESO)
38-38 (PDF)
ESO
Staff Movements

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1993Msngr..74...38.
Section:
Announcements
Author(s)/Affiliation(s):
ESO
AA(ESO)

Messenger Index

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ESO
Messenger Index 1992-1993 (Nos. 67-74)

ADS BibCode:
1993Msngr..74...39.
Section:
Messenger Index
Author(s)/Affiliation(s):
ESO
AA(ESO)
44-44 (PDF)
ESO
Contents

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1993Msngr..74...44.
Section:
Messenger Index
Author(s)/Affiliation(s):
ESO
AA(ESO)