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The iPTF Summer School at Caltech

The intermediate Palomar Transient Factory organizes workshops to discuss time domain science, survey strategies and data processing.
When 25 August 2014 11:25 AM to
29 August 2014 11:25 AM
Where Pasadena CA USA
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  • Introduce time domain science to students

  • Provide information to new users on how to effectively use the iPTF public data release

  • Help the community prepare for the LSST era by sharing our experiences with iPTF



  • Introduce the mechanics of iPTF to new users

  • Discuss improvements in the pipelines

  • Review recent proposed iPTF experiments and present new results

  • Discuss (informally) science drivers for next two years

  • Discuss new hardware (SEDM, LANL robotic telescopes)

  • On first day (August 25), conduct a 'bootcamp' for first time users on iPTF tools, databases, and facilities.

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