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Radio Astronomy at AAS242 in Albuquerque, New Mexico

242nd American Astronomical Meeting

Albuquerque Convention Center | Albuquerque , New Mexico | 4 - 8 June 2023

The following sessions and opportunities at the summer June 2023 American Astronomical Society (AAS 242) meeting in Albuquerque will showcase the scientific range and impact of radio astronomy facilities in New Mexico.

The meeting program for the conference is available.

Special Tour A special behind-the-scenes tour of the Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array (VLA) will occur on Sunday, 4 June. Tour sign-up is due *May 4* with a cost of $126.

Special Session: Radio Astronomy in New Mexico  Monday, June 5.  2:00pm to 3:30pm MDT in Meeting Room 230 and 5:30pm to 6:30pm MDT in Exhibit Hall 3.  The University of New Mexico is organizing "Radio Astronomy in New Mexico" to highlight radio astronomy performed with facilities based in New Mexico.

Splinter Session: An Explorer's Guide to the VLA Sky Survey  Tuesday, June 6.  9:00am to 3:00pm MDT.  Meeting rooms 15/16/32.  "An Explorer's Guide to the VLA Sky Survey (VLASS)" will showcase the survey, science highlights, and data products. Users will be guided through data access and tools with focus on using new single-epoch continuum images and cubes for polarimetry.

Splinter Session: The Next-Generation VLA: Update and Community Forum Tuesday, June 6. 2:00pm to 3:30pm MDT.  Meeting room 230. ngVLA community leaders are organizing "The Next-Generation VLA: Update and Community Forum," a working meeting that will describe and discuss ngVLA science and the development of a transition from the VLA and VLBA to ngVLA.

NRAO Town Hall Tuesday, June 6.  6:30pm to 8:30pm MDT.  Ballroom A. An evening NRAO Town Hall will inform AAS attendees about the status of science, science operations, and exciting development programs at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO).

See the meeting website for conference details.