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I've been involved in many professional development activities and this is by far the best one I've ever done

Chelen Johnson

SHIPs/Ali

SHIPs/Ali

The goal of SHIPs (Searching Herschel Images for Protostars) is to find and identify stars in the earliest phases of formation in NGC 281, a.k.a. "the pac-man nebula".  These stars will help us understand the history of the star formation process in that region.

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Our Participants Talk About NITARP

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    Great to see real data taken from real telescopes take shape.

  • Irvariabbetter

    I extend my appreciation and gratitude to all of those people and organizations who coordinated, funded, and have in any way supported this valuable program. THANK YOU!

  • Mccutcheon

    I enjoyed the whole week [at my first AAS]. The aspect that was best was connecting with my teammates. The personal contact at this early stage was important.