VVV at Tecnociencia S3E10

On 2013, Andrea Obaid and Cristian Campos, partners at the tv show Tecnociencia, casted the 10th episode of the 3rd season of their program. The first part was about astronomy; the VVV Survey and the VISTA telescope at Paranal, and about the planet hunting done from Chile, in which they interview Dante Minniti, our P.I. [...]

eso1542 — Science Release 28 October 2015

VISTA Discovers New Component of Milky Way Astronomers using the VISTA telescope at ESO’s Paranal Observatory have discovered a previously unknown component of the Milky Way. By mapping out the locations of a class of stars that vary in brightness called Cepheids, a disc of young stars buried behind thick dust clouds in the central [...]

observations completed!

Progress of VVV observations 17.10.2015 As of October 17, 2015 the observations for VVV are complete. Run 179B.2002(B): YZJHK + 5 Ks-epochs for Bulge & Disk 300 hours, completed Run 179B.2002(C): 12 additional Ks-epochs for all Bulge tiles, 8 more Ks-epochs for the Disk tiles 292 hours, competed Run 179B.2002(D): Bulge in Ks only, selected [...]

VVV Survey at Rainbows on the Southern Sky

An ESO workshop about the science and legacy value of the ESO Public Surveys and Large Programmes Oct. 5-9, 2015 - Garching More information on http://www.eso.org/sci/meetings/2015/Rainbows2015.html VVV Science Team members at Rainbows: Marina Rejkuba (Rainbows SOC co-chair) Elena Valenti Oscar González Rudy Kurtev (talk) Phil Lucas (talk) Wolfgang Gieren (talk) Manuela Zoccalli (talk) Valentin Ivanov Nicholas [...]

Carlos Contreras Phd Thesis on VVV

Dr. Carlos Contreras' PhD thesis on: "Extreme Variables in Star Forming Regions" Dec. 17, 2014 - Santiago, Chile PhD Supervisor: Dr Phil Lucas, Physics, Astronomy & Mathematics, University of Hertfordshire PhD Co-supervisor: Dr Tim Geldhill, Physics, Astronomy & Mathematics, University of Hertfordshire External Examiner: Professor T Harries, Engineering, Mathematics & Physical Sciences, University of Exeter [...]