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Summer Visit - 2006 - all teams

The summer visit to Caltech is 3-4 days long and is the only time during the year of work when all the participants on the team come together in person to work intensively on the data. Generally, each educator may bring up to two students to the summer visit that are paid for by NITARP, and they may raise funds to bring two more.

  • The IC2118 team visited the SSC from July 6-9 to reduce and analyze data from their round 2 proposal. The group plans to present a poster at the January AAS meeting.
  • The M81 group visited the SSC from July 10-12 to reduce and analyze data from their round 1 proposal. They processed data to determine which was usable for identifying new stars in the tidal tails. The team is currently working on a presentation for the January AAS meeting.
  • The Star Formation group worked at the SSC during July 25-28 to reduce data for one of their observations. The team succeeded in establishing a star formation rate for one of their galaxy clusters.


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As we feared, the January 2021 American Astronomical Society (AAS) meeting is going to be online-only. The kickoff workshop for NITARP 2021 would have been associated with this meeting. Because travel and face-to-face meetings are such an integral part of the NITARP experience, we have decided to not form new NITARP teams in 2021. We expect to have teams in 2022, assuming the pandemic loosens its grip. Please let us know if you wish to be on the mailing list to be notified when the application is available.