Follow-Up Facilities for Time-Domain Astronomy

This breakout session will discuss the capabilities of current and future follow-up facilities, and the time-domain astronomy they will enable. All are welcome to attend.


  • "NOIRLab; In-kind Contributions of Telescope Time and Application Process; Associated Data Products" -- Dara Norman (10min+2min)
  • "Maunakea Spectroscopic Explorer; MSE Pathfinder" -- Jen Sobeck (10min+2min)
  • "Software for Making Use of Telescope Time" -- William Lindstrom (10min+2min)
  • Talks from International In-Kind Teams (30min total)
    • D. Buckley, South Africa (8 min)
    • J. Soon, DREAMS, Australia (8 min)
    • C. C. Ngeow, Trans-Pacific 2mT, Taiwan
    • M. Botticella, VST, Italy
  • "Swift Space Telescope" -- Jamie Kennea (10min+2min)
  • "Radio Facilities" -- Tony Remijan (10min+2min)

Open discussion in any time remaining.

Alessandra Corsi, Rachel Street, Jen Sobeck
Suggested Audience: 
community scientists
Applicable to: 
Wednesday 08/10
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Tortolita A

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