Messenger No. 73 (September 1993)

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Telescopes and Instrumentation

1-8 (PDF)
R. Mueller et al.
The 8.2-m primary mirrors of the VLT.

ADS BibCode:
1993Msngr..73....1M
Section:
Telescopes and Instrumentation
Author(s)/Affiliation(s):
Mueller, R.; Hoeness, H.; Espiard, J.; Paseri, J.; Dierickx, P.
AA(Schott Glaswerke, Mainz, Germany) AB(Schott Glaswerke, Mainz, Germany) AC(REOSC, Longjumeau, France) AD(REOSC, Longjumeau, France) AE(ESO)
1-1 (PDF)
M. E. Ulrich
A message from the new editor

ADS BibCode:
1993Msngr..73....1U
Section:
Telescopes and Instrumentation
Author(s)/Affiliation(s):
Ulrich, M. E.
AA(ESO)
8-12 (PDF)
H. U. Käufl
Ground-based astronomy in the 10 and 20 μm atmospheric windows at ESO - scientific potential at present and in the future.

ADS BibCode:
1993Msngr..73....8K
Section:
Telescopes and Instrumentation
Author(s)/Affiliation(s):
Käufl, H. U.
AA(ESO)
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13-17 (PDF)
E. Gosset, P. Magain
On the linearity of ESO CCD#9 at CAT+CES.

ADS BibCode:
1993Msngr..73...13G
Section:
Telescopes and Instrumentation
Author(s)/Affiliation(s):
Gosset, E.; Magain, P.
AA(Institut d'Astrophysique, Universite de Liege, Belgium) AB(Institut d'Astrophysique, Universite de Liege, Belgium)
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17-18 (PDF)
T. M. C. Abbott, P. Sinclaire
CCD linearity at La Silla - a status report.

ADS BibCode:
1993Msngr..73...17A
Section:
Telescopes and Instrumentation
Author(s)/Affiliation(s):
Abbott, T. M. C.; Sinclaire, P.
AA(ESO) AB(ESO)
References:
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Science with the VLT

19-21 (PDF)
J. Lequeux
The Magellanic Clouds and the VLT.

ADS BibCode:
1993Msngr..73...19L
Section:
Science with the VLT
Author(s)/Affiliation(s):
Lequeux, J.
AA(Observatoire de Paris-Meudon and Ecole Normale Superieure, France)
21-25 (PDF)
M. Stiavelli
Nuclei of non-active galaxies with the VLT.

ADS BibCode:
1993Msngr..73...21S
Section:
Science with the VLT
Author(s)/Affiliation(s):
Stiavelli, M.
AA(Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa, Italy)
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25-27 (PDF)
R. Ferlet
From planets to the big bang with high-resolution spectroscopy at the VLT.

ADS BibCode:
1993Msngr..73...25F
Section:
Science with the VLT
Author(s)/Affiliation(s):
Ferlet, R.
AA(Institut d'Astrophysique de Paris, France)
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Reports from Observers

28-31 (PDF)
W. W. Zeilinger et al.
Probing the properties of elliptical galaxy cores: analysis of high angular resolution data.

ADS BibCode:
1993Msngr..73...28Z
Section:
Reports from Observers
Author(s)/Affiliation(s):
Zeilinger, W. W.; Møller, P.; Stiavelli, M.
AA(ST-ECF, Garching, Germany) AB(ESA STScI Baltimore, Md, USA) AC(Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa, Italy)
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31-32 (PDF)
C. Alard et al.
Light curves of Miras towards the Galactic centre.

ADS BibCode:
1993Msngr..73...31A
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Reports from Observers
Author(s)/Affiliation(s):
Alard, C.; Terzan, A.; Guibert, J.
AA(Centre d'Analyse des Images, Observatoire de Paris, France) AB(Observatoire de Lyon, France) AC(Centre d'Analyse des Images, Observatoire de Paris, France)
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32-34 (PDF)
M. Kissler et al.
NGC 4636 - a rich globular cluster system in a normal elliptical galaxy.

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1993Msngr..73...32K
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Reports from Observers
Author(s)/Affiliation(s):
Kissler, M.; Richtler, T.; Held, E. V.; Grebel, E. K.; Wagner, S.; Capaccioli, M.
AA(Sternwat1e der Universität Bonn, Germany) AB(Sternwat1e der Universität Bonn, Germany) AC(Osservatorio Astronomico di Bologna, Italy) AD(ESO, La Silla, Chile) AE(Landessternwat1e Heidelberg, Germany) AF(Dipat1imento di Astronomia, Universita di Padova, Italy)
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35-37 (PDF)
J. R. Walsh, J. Meaburn
Imaging the globules in the core of the Helix Nebula (NGC 7293).

ADS BibCode:
1993Msngr..73...35W
Section:
Reports from Observers
Author(s)/Affiliation(s):
Walsh, J. R.; Meaburn, J.
AA(ST-ECF, ESO) AB(Dept. of Astronomy, University of Manchester, England)
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Other Astronomical News

37-39 (PDF)
F. Murtagh et al.
Detection of faint extended structures by multiresolution wavelet analysis.

ADS BibCode:
1993Msngr..73...37M
Section:
Other Astronomical News
Author(s)/Affiliation(s):
Murtagh, F.; Zeilinger, W. W.; Starck, J.-L.; Böhnhardt, H.
AA(ST-ECF) AB(ST-ECF) AC(ESO, OCA Nice, Cisi-Ingemierie Valbonne) AD(University of Munich)
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Starck, J.-L. and Murtagh, F., 1993, "Image restaration or sharpening with noise suppression using the wavelet transfarm", submitted.
Zeilinger, w.w., M011er, P. and Stiavelli, M., 1993, The Messenger, this issue.
39-40 (PDF)
M. Albrecht, A. Heck
StarGates and StarWords - An On-line Yellow-Pages Directory for Astronomy

ADS BibCode:
1993Msngr..73...39A
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Other Astronomical News
Author(s)/Affiliation(s):
Albrecht, M.; Heck, A.
AA(ESO) AB(Observatoire Astronomique, Strasbourg, France)
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Announcements

41-46 (PDF)
ESO
Programmes Approved for Period 52

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1993Msngr..73...41.
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ESO
Associate Director for Science

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ESO
Announcement of ESO Workshop on "QSO Absorption Lines"

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1993Msngr..73R..46.
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ESO
Announcement of ESO/EIPC Workshop on "The Light Element Abundances"

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1993Msngr..73S..46.
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ESO
Staff Movements

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1993Msngr..73Q..47.
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47-48 (PDF)
ESO
New ESO Preprints (June - August 1993)

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1993Msngr..73R..47.
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ESO
Proceedings of Second ESO/CTIO Workshop on "Mass Loss on the AGB and Beyond"

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1993Msngr..73S..47.
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ESO
Tentative Time-Table of Council Sessions and Committee Meetings

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1993Msngr..73T..47.
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ESO
ESO Users Manual 1993

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ESO
ESO Studentship Programme

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1993Msngr..73V..47.
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Messenger Index

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ESO
Contents

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1993Msngr..73...48.
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Messenger Index
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