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ALMA Data Reduction Training Day: November 27, 2023

On Monday, November 27, 2023, we will host an ALMA Data Reduction…

Netherlands ALMA+JWST Joint Science Day

Allegro is pleased to announce the first ALMA+JWST Joint Science…

ALMA Cycle 10 Statistics

The ALMA cycle 10 proposal submission statistics again saw some…

ALMA at 10 years: Past, Present, and Future

The ALMA partnership is organizing a conference to commemorate…

Lorentz Workshop: Tuning to the high frequency ALMA Universe

In the week of September 4-8, an ALMA-dedicated workshop will…

IAU I-HOW Radio Astronomy Workshop

A joint Iran and Türkıye radio astronomy workshop is set to…

New Allegro computing hardware

Allegro has purchased a new set of more powerful computing servers…

Science Highlight: All quiet at z=4.5

Standard galaxy formation models expect that young galaxies should…

First fringes for the ALMA Band-2 pre-production receivers

Over the next few years, ALMA will open up the 2.6-4.5 mm wavelength…

Postdoctoral Support Position at Allegro

Allegro, the Netherlands node of the European ALMA Regional Centre…

ALMA Proposal Preparation Day 2023

The Allegro ALMA Regional Centre node is organising a proposal…
Hands up for a community assembly!

Sixth European ALMA Regional Centre community assembly

The Sixth European ALMA Regional Centre community assembly meeting…

Crowdfunding campaign to establish a planetarium in San Pedro de Atacama

Former ALMA director, Thijs de Graauw, and the Fondacion "Planetarios…

ALMA Cycle 10 proposal preparation workshop

The Allegro ALMA Regional Centre node is organising a proposal…

Science highlight: Tracing galaxy mass loss via OH absorption at high redshift

Mass loss from high-redshift galaxies is crucial in quenching…

Meeting of ALMA Young Astronomers 2023

March 10th marked the successful completion of the second Meeting…
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ALMA Data Reduction Training Day: Dec 9, 2022

Following the 6th Netherlands ALMA Science Day, on Thursday,…

6th Netherlands ALMA Science Day: Dec. 8, 2022

Allegro is organizing the 6th Netherlands ALMA Science Day on Thursday December 8, 2022, at Leiden Observatory.
ALMAxLeiden - Lettering

ALMAxLeiden- “The Great Telescope Adventure” walking tour launched in Leiden

As part of the European City of Science Leiden 2022 project,…
Instructions from CASSIS cookbook

Allegro releases CASSIS cookbook

Allegro has developed a simple cookbook that describes how to…
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Allegro launches Friends of Allegro 2023 program

Allegro is looking for applicants for its Friends of Allegro…
Time requested by Cycle

Cycle 9 statistics

ALMA Cycle 9 received a total of 1769 proposals for a requested…
Amplitude and phase calibration errors

Self-calibration and improving image fidelity for ALMA and other interferometers

The high quality of ALMA calibrated data sets allows researchers…
Images from Bouwens et al. and Brunken et al.

ALMA probes atoms and molecules, near and far

ALMA’s supreme capabilities to detect spectral lines across…

ALMA Proposal Preparation Day 2022

The Allegro ARC Node would like to invite you to attend a proposal…
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I-TRAIN: Writing & Reviewing ALMA proposals

The European ARC Network invites users to an online training…
Hands up for a community assembly!

Fifth European ALMA Regional Centre community assembly

The Fifth European ALMA Regional Centre community assembly meeting…
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MAYA – Meeting of ALMA Young Astronomers – First Edition

From March 2 to 4, 2022, the first Meeting of ALMA Young Astronomers…

ALminer: ALMA archive mining and visualization toolkit

Allegro has developed a tool to ease the scientific exploration…
ALMAxLeiden - Lettering

ALMAxLeiden – Astronomy-inspired, self-guided city walking tours through Leiden

As part of the European City of Science Leiden 2022 project,…

ALMA at the European Astronomical Society meeting

The next meeting of the European Astronomical Society will take…
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ALMA Cycle 9 Proposal Preparation Workshop

The Allegro team will host the ALMA Cycle 9 Proposal Preparation…
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Allegro: 2021 look-back and upcoming year

As the pandemic continued throughout 2021, the Allegro staff…
Night picture of the ALMA array

The end of ALMA Cycle 7 and start of Cycle 8 2021 science observations

After a one-year break due to the Covid-19 pandemic, ALMA Cycle…
Group photo - 5th Netherlands ALMA Science day

5th Netherlands ALMA Science day recap

The 5th Netherlands ALMA Science day was hosted by the Allegro…
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ALMA data reduction training day November 2021 recap

Allegro hosted an online data reduction training day on November…
12CO gas surround the AGN jet

Science Highlight: An AGN jet pushing around interstellar gas

Using Cycle 6 ALMA observations of the far-infrared bright radio…
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ALMA Data Reduction Training Day: November 30, 2021

Following the 5th Netherlands ALMA Science Day, on Tuesday, November…

5th Netherlands ALMA Science Day: Nov 29, 2021

Allegro is organizing the 5th Netherlands ALMA Science Day on Monday November 29, 2021, at Leiden Observatory.

ALminer: ALMA archive mining and visualization toolkit

It is our pleasure to announce the release of ALminer: ALMA…

ALMA Proposal Preparation Day 2021

The ALMA Cycle 8 2021 Call for Proposals is now open with a…
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ALMA Data Reduction Training Day: January 26, 2021

Following the 4th Netherlands ALMA Science Day, we are organizing…

4th Netherlands ALMA Science Day: January 25, 2021

Allegro announces the 4th Netherlands ALMA Science Day, which…

I-TRAIN: ALMA Training Sessions

The European ARC Network is offering a series of online topical…

New Allegro Program Manager: Violette Impellizzeri

We are excited to announce that Violette Impellizzeri has joined…

European ALMA Regional Centre Community Assembly

The European ALMA Regional Centre invites all European ALMA users…

ALMA starts the process of recovering the telescope array

Due to the global coronavirus pandemic, almost the whole ALMA…

Status update for the ALMA telescope

Dear colleagues, The COVID-19 pandemic still continues to…

Status update for ALMA Cycles 7 & 8

The ALMA Director, with support from all Executives and the ALMA…

Suspension of ALMA Cycle 8 Call for Proposals

The COVID-19 crisis has continued to affect the global community,…

Extension of Proprietary Times

Due to the COVID-19 crisis and its impact on the global astronomical…

Allegro Toolbox

Archive ALMA archive Japanese archive of FITS images Large…

ALMA Proposal Preparation Day (online material)

IMPORTANT UPDATE: The ALMA Director, along with the regional…

Allegro office open remotely

Allegro is complying with Leiden Observatory guidelines and all…

Survey: ALMA User Experience

The End-to-end User Experience Working Group are a team of staff…

Changes to how to write your ALMA proposal for Cycle 8

For Cycle 8, ALMA is adopting dual-anonymous review. This means…

ALMA-VLBI QA2 Workshop– Leiden Lorentz Center, 24-28 February 2020

Allegro is hosting a QA2 training workshop for phased-ALMA…

ALMA Cycle 8 Pre-Announcement

Dear ALMA community! The Joint ALMA Observatory (JAO) has…

EAS2020 – Special Session Nr. 13: Eight years of ALMA ground-breaking results.

We would like to bring to your attention the special session…

Conference:Resolving the Extragalactic Universe with ALMA

There is an open call for applications to the conference “Resolving…

Requesting calibrated data in Europe

from 1 October 2019 onwards By popular demand, the EU ARC…

Netherlands ALMA Science Day — 22 November 2019.

Allegro is organizing an ALMA Science Day on Friday November…

ACA Supplemental Call for Proposals

The Joint ALMA Observatory (JAO) is now accepting observing proposals…

ACA Supplemental Call for Proposals Pre-announcement

The Cycle 7 Supplemental Call for Proposals is anticipated to…

Improving Image Fidelity on Astronomical Data: Radio Interferometer and Single-Dish Data Combination

The Lorentz Center will be hosting the meeting: Improving Image…

Cycle 7 Call for Proposals

The ALMA Director, on behalf of the Joint ALMA Observatory (JAO)…

Proposal Preparation Day – March 28th, 2019

Prior to the deadline for the ALMA Cycle 7 proposal submission…

The black hole at the heart of our Galaxy

Including the powerful ALMA into an array of telescopes for the…

Calibrated MS

From now on, with all ALMA data delivery that you receive, you…

Announcement of 3mm VLBI in Cycle 7

Phased ALMA will participate in some GMVA observations during ALMA Cycle 7

ALMA Cycle 7 Pre-annoucement

The Joint ALMA Observatory (JAO) will start the next cycle of observations (Cycle 7) in October 2019

Issues affecting CASA mosaic imaging

The ALMA Observatory circulated a report of issues affecting mosaic images produced with CASA in ALMA Cycles 1-5.
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Data Reduction Training Day — Nov 2, 2018

Allegro is hosting an ALMA Data Reduction Training Day.

Netherlands ALMA Science Day — Nov 1, 2018

Allegro is organizing the second Netherlands ALMA Science Day on Thursday November 1, 2018, at Leiden Observatory.

ALMA Cycle 6 Proposal Review: Detailed Report

A detailed report on the outcome of the ALMA Cycle 6 Proposal Review Process is now available.

New ACA observatory filler programs for Cycle 5

The ALMA Observatory announces four filler programs that have been approved on the Atacama Compact Array (ACA).

Cycle 6 High Priority Projects

The list of ALMA Cycle 6 high priority projects is available online.
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Nov 1-2, 2018: Netherlands ALMA Science Day & ALMA Data Reduction Training Day — Announcement

Allegro is organizing the second Netherlands Science Day and ALMA Data Reduction Training in November.

ALMA development roadmap for the next decade

The ALMA Board approved the ALMA Development Roadmap for the next decade. A summary of the development priorities for the Observatory out to 2030 is available online.

Cycle 6 Proposal Submission Statistics

A detailed report of the Cycle 6 Proposal Submission Statistics is now available.

The future of ALMA support at the 42nd ESO Users Committee

The ESO Users Committee (UC) annual meeting will take in Garching…

ALMA Cycle 6 Call for Proposals in now open

The ALMA Director, on behalf of the Joint ALMA Observatory (JAO)…

Proposal Preparation Day – April 9th, 2018

Prior to the deadline for the ALMA Cycle 6 proposal submission, Allegro will host a Proposal Preparation Day.

Sera Markoff and Remo Tilanus at Astronomy on Tap!

In the first event of the year of Astronomy on Tap in Leiden,…

New Science Verification data available: High-resolution observations of HL Tau in Band 4

New Science Verification data are now listed on the Science Verification data page.

Powerful New Hardware Approved for ALMA

The development of a new spectrometer for the Morita Array has been approved by the ALMA Board.

ALMA Cycle 6 Pre-announcement

The Joint ALMA Observatory (JAO) will start the next cycle of observing (Cycle 6) in October 2018.

Contributions from Allegro to the EU ARC Newsletter

Contributions from Allegro team are highlighted in the new edition of the European ARC Newsletter.

Me@Allegro at the Leiden Science Run

Your local ARC node members will run in the Leiden Science Run…

WVR scaling module is now available

Software package to optimise the application of the WVR solutions for ALMA Observations from Maud et al. 2017 (A&A, 605, 121)

Allegro hosted the EU ARC All-hands meeting

During the last week of September the staff working in all the European ARC nodes had their yearly meeting in Den Dolder (NL).

Updated ALMA Configuration Schedule for Cycle 5

The anticipated configuration schedule for Cycle 5 is available at the following link. The schedule was modified from that posted in the Cycle 5 Proposer's Guide.

ALMA Cycle 5 Proposal Review: Detailed Report

A detailed report on the outcome of the ALMA Cycle 5 Proposal Review Process is now available. The report details the proposal review process, proposal statistics and regional distributions, as well as the proposal distribution across science categories and receiver bands. The report can be downloaded here.

Status of ALMA Observations and Relocation to Long Baselines

The ALMA Observatory has experienced back to back severe winter storms, making it difficult to recover the 12-m array for PI observations. This has had an even more detrimental impact on the relocation to the long baselines.

Cycle 5 Phase 2 deadline

The Cycle 5 Phase 2 deadline by which approved projects need to be submitted to the archive is anticipated to be Sept 7th 2017. Find this announcement in the ALMA Science Portal.

Supplemental Call for Proposals to use the 7-m Array in Cycle 4

The ALMA Director announces that the Joint ALMA Observatory (JAO) will accept observing proposals that request to use the 7-m Array in the remainder of Cycle 4, which ends on September 30, 2017. This proposal call enables the community to propose projects that will fill in undersubscribed regions of the observing queue for the 7-m Array.

ALMA Cycle 5 Call for Proposals in now open

The ALMA Director, on behalf of the Joint ALMA Observatory (JAO) and the partner organizations in East Asia, Europe, and North America, is pleased to announce the ALMA Cycle 5 Call for Proposals (CfP) for scientific observations to be scheduled from October 2017 to September 2018.

Special Session SS20 at EWASS – Prague, 26 – 30 June 2017

The European Week of Astronomy and Space Science (EWASS) Special Session No. 20, "Science with ALMA: Discoveries, future priorities and user support", will be held on June 26 in Prague. Further details on the S220 site.