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The Australia Telescope National Facility Colloquium
10:30-11:30 Thu 23 Jan 2003

ATNF Marsfield Lecture Theatre

Dr Brett Wells

(Institut d'Astrophsique Spatiale, France)

SIRTF: What can it do for you? - Dr Brett Wells Colloquium

This "informal" talk aims to provide an introduction to the Space
Infrared Telescope Facility (SIRTF) for Australian astronomers who may
be interested in using some of the anticipated products and/or
proposing for time themselves. I will also briefly describe my own
current and/or future involvement with SIRTF - both technical and
scientific.

In brief, SIRTF is the last of the "Great Observatories", and is due
to launch in approximately April 2003. It is a 0.85-metre diameter
telescope with three science instruments capable of performing imaging
and spectroscopy in the 3 to 180 micron range. Applications are open
to investigators of any nationality or institutional affiliation.

More information

Contact

Roopesh Ojha
Roopesh.Ojha@csiro.au

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