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Pre-announcement of NOT Workshop, La Palma, June 7-10 2022


"NOT - a telescope for the future"

We have the pleasure to pre-announce an on-site Nordic Optical Telescope workshop to be held in

La Palma, Tue 7th - Fri 10th June 2022


  • to address the role of the Nordic Optical Telescope in the coming decade
  • to mark the transition to new owners - University of Turku and Aarhus University - and a new organization of the NOT
  • to commemorate Johannes Andersen and his importance to the NOT
  • to receive input from the user community for the longer term strategy


  • Instrument upgrades and the future NTE instrument will be presented
  • A wide range of science talks - focusing on the current and future use of the NOT
  • The educational aspect of the NOT
  • Operations, support and observing modes


  • Invited speakers are currently being contacted
  • Workshop announcement: January 2022

The organizers

SOC: Erkki Kankare (Chair, Turku), Simon Albrecht (Aarhus), Anlaug Amanda Djupvik (NOT), Mikael Granvik (Helsinki), Kasper Elm Heintz (Copenhagen), Mia Sloth Lundkvist (Aarhus), Ragnhild Lunnan (Stockholm), Kari Nilsson (Turku), Birgitta Nordström (Copenhagen), Ása Skúladóttir (Italy), Luc Rouppe van der Voort (Oslo).

LOC: Anlaug Amanda Djupvik (Chair), Sergio Armas, Thomas Augusteijn, Enrico Biancalani, Jacob Clasen, Rosa Clavero, Graham Cox, Loida Fernandez, Anni Kasikov, Raquel López, Carlos Perez, Tapio Pursimo, Peter Sørensen, Ingvar Svärdh, John Telting, Akke Viitanen.

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