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Evryscope First Light

We’ve successfully tested the Evryscope under bright-sky conditions at Chapel Hill; the next step is shipping to CTIO and deployment.

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By |March 10th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized||0 Comments

Astrobites covers the Evryscope science-plans paper

Gudmundur Stefansson has written an article about the Evryscope for Astrobites: http://astrobites.org/2015/01/26/evryscope-greek-for-wide-seeing/

By |January 26th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized||0 Comments

Sky & Telescope features the Evryscope

Sky and Telescope has featured the Evryscope in an article about the future of exoplanet surveys.

By |January 20th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized||0 Comments

Paper on Evryscope science plans

This arXiv paper (submitted to PASP) gives a detailed look at our science plans for the system.

By |January 15th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized||0 Comments

Evryscope hardware arrives

The Evryscope "mushroom" arrives at UNC Chapel Hill.

The Evryscope “mushroom” arrives at UNC Chapel Hill.

The Evryscope hardware is arriving at UNC Chapel Hill, and we are starting integration of the subsystems into the array. The next step will be full-up testing of the whole telescope.

By |January 15th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized||0 Comments

AAS presentations from the Evryscope team

Octavi Fors (software lead) and Jeff Ratzloff (mechanical design).

Octavi Fors (software lead) and Jeff Ratzloff (mechanical design lead).

Tuesday talk & posters:

202.07. The Evryscope: the first full-sky gigapixel-scale telescope

Nicholas M. Law; Octavi Fors; Jeffrey Ratzloff; Philip J. Wulfken

258.06. Mechanical design for the Evryscope: a 10,000-sq-deg FoV, gigapixel-scale telescope

Jeff Ratzloff; Nicholas M. Law; Octavi Fors Aldrich; Philip J. Wulfken

258.07. Image Quality of the Evryscope: Method for On-Site Optical Alignment

Philip J. Wulfken; Nicholas M. Law; Octavi Fors Aldrich; Jeff Ratzloff

 

Wednesday talk & posters:

332.09. Targeted-mode pipeline for the Evryscope: 10,000-sq.deg. FoV gigapixel telescope

Octavi Fors Aldrich; Nicholas M. Law; Philip J. Wulfken; Jeffrey Ratzloff

By |January 4th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized||0 Comments

Evryscope presented at the Copenhagen Centre for Star and Planet Formation

http://starplan.dk/seminars/evryscope-first-full-sky-gigapixel-scale-telescope

By |January 4th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized||0 Comments

Popular Mechanics features the Evryscope

Popular Mechanics has featured the Evryscope in their “Year of Good Things 2015” article, in the December/January 2015 edition, highlighting our plans for a 2015 deployment of the prototype system.

By |November 17th, 2014|Categories: Uncategorized||0 Comments

The Evryscope presented at the Yale Astronomy Seminar

http://astronomy.yale.edu/event/ycaa-seminar-octavi-fors

By |November 1st, 2014|Categories: Uncategorized||0 Comments

Arctic cameras and the Evryscope featured in SkyNews

The Arctic prototype cameras and the potential Arctic deployment of the Evryscope are featured in the Nov/Dec 2014 issue of SkyNews (page 18) : http://www.skynews.ca/

By |November 1st, 2014|Categories: Uncategorized||0 Comments

Evryscope presented at Caltech astronomy colloquium

http://www.astro.caltech.edu/events/colloquia.html

By |September 30th, 2014|Categories: Uncategorized||0 Comments

Evryscope recieves NSF-ATI funding!

The Evryscope has been fully-funded for construction by the NSF Advanced Technologies and Instrumentation (ATI) program.

By |August 18th, 2014|Categories: Uncategorized||0 Comments

The Evryscope featured in MIT Tech Review

The Evryscope project has been featured in MIT Technology Review (“How to Build an Evryscope”).

By |July 31st, 2014|Categories: Uncategorized||0 Comments

Evryscope @ SPIE 2014

The SPIE-2014 (Montreal Conference) paper on the Evryscope details the science plans and project status: arXiv upload

By |July 31st, 2014|Categories: Uncategorized||0 Comments