ALMA Cycle 3 science preparation workshops

JAO has published the ALMA Cycle3 pre-announcement (see the full text here)

Allegro will organize 2-3 workshops to prepare for the Cycle 3 ALMA proposal deadline. Each meeting will focus on a different aspect, such as Galactic or extra-galactic science. Dates and locations of the meetings will be announced in early 2015, and will be in the February-March time frame. Further information will appear on this website and will be spread via e-mail and the NOVA networks.


New Science Verification Datasets

JAO has released new Science Verification Datasets (see the full announcenment here). The release contains the following data:

  • VY CMa: water masers at Bands 7 and 9, demonstrating the 1-3 km baseline capability
  • Comet Lemmon: the HCN line in Band 6, demonstrating the Doppler tracking of ephemeris targets

They can be downloaded from the ALMA Science Portal.


LIME 1.31 released

Version 1.31 of the Line Modeling Engine (LIME) is now available for download.


ALMA Cycle2 Proposal Review

A detailed report about ALMA Cycle 2 proposal can be found at the ESO Science Portal.


Final ALMA Antenna Arrives on Chajnantor

The 66th (and final) ALMA antenna has arrived at the high site. You can find more information at the ESO press release.



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