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Thursday, August 2, 2018

Astronomy Night at UC Berkeley

Film - Documentary | August 2 | 7:30-10:30 p.m. | 131 Campbell Hall

 Department of Astronomy

This month's Astronomy Night @ UC Berkeley features our first ever film screening about the search for pulsars (a rapidly rotating stellar remnant), followed by a Q&A with the director of the film and a pulsar expert!

As always, come join us at Campbell Hall on the UC Berkeley campus on the first Thursday of every month for a FREE night of astronomy and stargazing on the roof with our fleet of...   More >

Monday, August 20, 2018

Carl Heiles (UCB): Real Spectrometric L-Band Data from FAST: A Detailed Presentation and Analysis

Seminar: RAL Seminars | August 20 | 3:10-4 p.m. | 501B Campbell Hall

 Carl Heiles, UCB

 Radio Astronomy Lab

FAST is rapidly preparing to begin all-sky pulsar and HI survey work with their 19-beam feed array. I have been working with a set of data--1 msec sampling rate, 4096 frequency channels covering 1.00 to 1.50 GHz, two polarizations for each of the 19 beams. I'll show these data, discuss calibration and analysis techniques, comment on data quality and the interference environment and plans for the...   More >