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ALMA Cycle 5 Town Meeting at Mitaka

ARCApril 5, 2017

Date: 10:30 - 15:10 April 5, 2017
Location: Large Seminar Room at Subaru Building

ALMA Observatory was announced the ALMA Cycle 5 Call for Proposals (CfP) for scientific observations. We use Observing Tool (OT) for proposal preparation (parameter setting, estimation of observing time etc.) and submit a ALMA proposal. In Town Meeting, we, East Asia ALMA Regional Center (EAARC), will explain capability of ALMA Cycle 5 and we will have a opportunity to consult about proposal preparation through Q&A.
This Town Meeting will broadcast by streamed on internet (URL:

Lecture materials of OT hand-on and CASA Simulator can be obtained from the following Town Meeting site.

If you want to experience CASA Simulator together, please install CASA on your computer from CASA site,, and download lecture material of CASA Simulator from the above Town Meeting site.

o Program of ALMA Cycle5 Town Meeting at Mitaka
Date: April 5th, 2017
Location: Subaru Large Seminar Room at Mitaka Campus of National Astronomical Observatory of Japan

10:30-10:35 Opening Tatematsu
10:35-10:45 Preparation of Proposal --document & tools -- Egusa
10:45-11:35 Status and ALMA Cycle5 Capability Tatematsu
11:35-11:55 ALMA archive and Data structure Nakanishi
Trouble shooting Desk
13:00-14:00 Observing Tool Step by Step Demonstration Daniel

14:10-15:10 CASA Simulator Akiyama
Q&A Desk

LOC: Kazuya Saigo, Ken'ichi Tatematsu

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