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VLT spots the largest hypergiant star

AMBER has spotted the largest yellow hypergiant star.

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See the ESO press release for more details


Latest articles :
  • VLT spots the largest hypergiant star
  • [ Date : mercredi 25 juin 2014 ]
  • List of AMBER publications
  • [ Date : Saturday 21 June 2014 ]
  • Fuel for the black hole
  • [ Date : Monday 30 July 2012 ]
  • On the trail of a disk around a star
  • [ Date : vendredi 17 juin 2011 ]
  • AMBER observes a quasar in medium resolution
  • [ Date : vendredi 10 juin 2011 ]
    Latest news
    Friday 10 June
    Faintest observations on a quasar
    AMBER has detected fringes on 3C273, a quasar of K=10, thanks to a new observing mode that will soon be available to all observers. More info can be found in the press releases.
    Saturday 12 February
    AMBER data reduction workshop in 2011
    The JMMC is organizing the 3rd AMBER Science and Data Reduction JMMC Workshop in Grenoble, on 21-22 Mar 2011. This is the opportunity to present the new amdlib v3 version of the AMBER data reduction software to gather the astronomers who have obtained AMBER data. This will be the occasion to (...)
    Wednesday 26 January
    AMBER switches to 3D
    AMBER has made its first velocity-resolved image this year. The image is of a hot supergiant star, which is revealed to host a disk similar to the disks around younger stars. This resut is reported in an A&A paper and in several press releases in French, German and English (here, and here) (...)
    Wednesday 21 July
    Release of AMBER data reduction package version 3.0
    On behalf of the JMMC AMBER data reduction working group, we are pleased to announce the release of the version 3.0 of the AMBER data processing package. You can find it on the JMMC website together with an installation guide, a user’s manual and demo data/script. This release contains (...)
    Wednesday 23 June
    AMBER handed over to ESO
    The “Provisional Acceptance Chili” (PAC) of AMBER has been declared “closed” on May 20, 2010 by Mark Casali, head of the Instrumentation division of ESO. This means that ESO considers that the instrument is finished and operates within specifications, (or within accepted (...)

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