Programme

Preliminary Programme

Day 1 - 10 February, Warkworth

Morning: Radio Telescope Fundamentals

8.30am

Registration on AUT City Campus

9.30am

Depart for Warkworth

10.30am

Welcome, introduction, and safety induction

11.00am

Tour of the telescopes

12.30pm

Lunch (provided)

Afternoon: Spectral Analysis

1.30pm

Time series analysis

2.30pm

Radio spectroscopy

4.00pm

Demonstration: methanol maser observation with 30-m dish

5.30pm

Return to city (arriving around 18:30)

Day 2 - 11 February, AUT City Campus, WG404

Morning: Imaging Fundamentals

9.00am

Image formation

10.30am

Morning tea (provided)

11.00am

Image calibration

12.30pm

Lunch (provided)

Afternoon: Advanced Imaging

1.30pm

Very Long Baseline Interferometry

2.30pm

Bayesian uv-plane modelling

3.30pm

Afternoon tea (provided)

4.00pm

Demonstration: imaging with CASA tools

5.30pm

Close

Day 3 - 12 February, AUT City Campus, WG404

Morning

9.00am

Polarimetry

10.30am

Morning tea (provided)

11.00am

Pulsars

12.30pm

Lunch (provided)

Afternoon

1.30pm

Low-frequency pulsar astronomy

2.30pm

Fast Radio Bursts

3.30pm

Afternoon tea (provided)

4.00pm

Demonstration: pulsar data analysis

5.30pm

Close

Thursday 13 February

Computing for SKA Colloquium

Colloquium Dinner

Friday 14 February

Computing for SKA Colloquium