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== Partners in test==
 
== Partners in test==

Revision as of 12:44, 25 October 2012

Status of the partners preparing for the Gaia Alerts verification

Information about the requirements

In order to become a member of the Gaia Follow-up Network for Transient Objects (Gaia-FUN-TO), especially to take part in the alerts verification, a potential partner must fullfil a number of requirements. The list of requirements is still to be fine-tuned, but they are:

  1. react to an alert (or to a request with a target) and conduct its observations (in multiple filters) within 24h
  2. reduce the photometric data and submit to the CPCS within 24h from the observation (*)
  3. flux calibrations better than 10% (0.1 mag)
  4. perform at least 5 (TBC) tests before September 2013.

(*) Note: the CPCS was created in order to facilitate the homogenous calibration of the photometric reductions. You are welcome to provide your own calibrated data and omit the CPCS step, but we will still need to obtain the data within 24h from the observation.

Partners in test

Loiano

  • Contact person: Gisella Clementini (gisella.clementini oabo.inaf.it)
  • Location: Loiano, Bologna, Italy
  • 1.5m
  • tests: 2011

Asiago

  • Contact person: Gisella Clementini (gisella.clementini oabo.inaf.it)
  • Location: Padova, Italy
  • 1.82m

APT2

  • Contact person: Gisella Clementini (gisella.clementini oabo.inaf.it)
  • Location: Serra la Nave, Catania, Sicily
  • robotic 80cm Ritchey-Cretien

TNT

  • Contact person: Anna Piersimoni (piersimoni oa-teramo.inaf.it)
  • Location: Teramo, Italy,
  • 72cm Ritchey-Cretien

Swiss Euler

  • Contact person: Laurent Eyer (laurent.eyer unige.ch)
  • La Silla, Chile
  • 1.2m

Belgian Mercatore

  • Contact person: Laurent Eyer (laurent.eyer unige.ch)
  • La Palma (Swiss time)
  • 1.2m

Konkoly

  • Contact person: Laszlo Szabados (szabados konkoly.hu)
  • Location: Piszkesteto Mountain Station of the Konkoly Obs., Hungary
  • 1m RCC, 60/90/180 cm Schmidt, 50 cm Cassegrain

Danish/Czech Telescope

  • Contact person: Pavel Koubsky and Uffe Jorgensen
  • La Silla
  • 1.54m, remotely controlled by Czechs

GROND

  • Contact person: Jochen Greiner, MPIE
  • 2.2m La Silla
  • 7 channels: Optical/NIR: grizJHK