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Research

Projects

The Kapteyn Astronomical Institute participates in a large number of (international) scientific projects. These include new (and newly planned) instruments and telescopes on the ground and in space, key science programs exploiting unique new facilities, and major software (eg Virtual Observatory) projects.

ProjectWebsite

AKARI (Astro-F): Japanese space telescope for far-infrared observations

AKARI
APERTIF - enabling wide-field imaging on the WSRT as a science and technology pathfinder for the SKA APERTIF

Astronomical Wide-field Imaging System for Europe

ASTRO-WISE

Astrostream (software architecture)

Astrostream
Dwarf Abundance and Radial-velocity Team DART
EUCLID, Mapping the geometry of the dark Universe EUCLID
GAIA GAIA

Herschel Key Programs

  • Herschel/HIFI Observations of EXtraOrdinary Sources: The Orion and Sagittarius B2 Starforming Regions (HEXOS)
  • Herschel Comprehensive (U)LIRG Emission Survey (HERCULES)
  • WArm and Dense Inter stellar medium (WADI)
  • DUst around NEarby Stars (DUNES)
  • the Herschel Open Time Key Program "Gas Evolution in Protoplanetary Systems" (GASPS)

General information about the Herschel Key Projects

HEXOS

HERCULES

WADI

DUNES

GASPS

James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) Mid-InfraRed Instrument (MIRI) MIRI
LOFAR EoR Key Science Project LofarEOR
Low Frequency Array (LOFAR) General and Dutch sites
Millimetron Millimetron

OmegaCEN: Astronomical Datacenter supporting WIDE-FIELD astronomical imaging

OmegaCEN

PN Spectrograph: A multinational project to detect planetary nebulae in external galaxies for dynamical studies

PN SPECTROGRAPH
the Radial Velocity Experiment (RAVE) RAVE
Spectrographic Areal Unit for Research on Optical Nebulae (SAURON) SAURON

the Sloan Lens ACS Survey (SLACS)

SLACS

Studies for the First Generation European Extremely Large Telescope (E-ELT)

  • OPTIMOS
  • Mid-infrared E-ELT Imager and Spectrograph (METIS)
  • MCAO Imaging Camera for Deep Observations (MICADO)

General information about E-ELT and pdf document about E-ELT

OPTIMOS

METIS

MICADO

Westerbork observations of neutral Hydrogen in Irregular and SPiral galaxies (WHISP)

WHISP

Wide field imager for the VLT Survey Telescope

OmegaCAM
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