Visit of WSRT and LOFAR

Today we visited the Westerbork Synthesis Radio Telescope (WSRF) and the Low Frequency Array (LOFAR) as part of the ADASS2019 conference. Especially LOFAR was very interesting since it is a very innovative new kind of telescope. Although it does not look very fancy, the science which can be done by LOFAR is outstanding. It observes […]

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Vienna contribution to ADASS2019

For the first time, a member of the Higher Geodesy group in Vienna traveled to the Astronomical Data Analysis and Software System (ADASS) conference. This year, ADASS was hosted by the Netherlands in Groningen. Matthias Schartner presented his new VLBI scheduling software VieSched++. Have a look at the abstract.

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The ICRF3 is here

The ICRF3 is the most recent realization of the ICRS and was calculated by an IAU working group consisting of resea rchers from all over the world. The Vienna VLBI Center was an active part of this group with Johannes Böhm as an working group member and David Mayer as an PhD student working on […]

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