KVN Call for Proposals 2019A (KVN VLBI)

Term 2019A Category KVN
Submit start (UT) 2018-10-01 00:00:00 Deadline (UT) 2018-11-01 08:00:00
TeX file KVN_Proposal_2019A_VLBI.tex Sample pdf
The Korean VLBI Network (KVN, https://radio.kasi.re.kr/kvn/main_kvn.php) invites scientific proposals for VLBI observations during the 2019A season from astronomers around the world. Observations of successful proposals will be scheduled between 15th January 2019 and 15th June 2019. Proposals should be emailed to kvnprop@kasi.re.kr before the deadline of UT 08:00 (KST 17:00) on 1st November 2018.

Korean VLBI Network (KVN)
The Korean VLBI Network (KVN) is a dedicated mm-VLBI network, operated by the Korea Astronomy and Space Science Institute (KASI, https://www.kasi.re.kr/eng/index/). Its three 21m radio telescopes are located around South Korea in Seoul, Ulsan, and Jeju Island. The baseline length ranges from 305km to 476 km. Its 4-channel receiving system allows simultaneous observation at 22, 43, 86, and 129 GHz. Higher than 1 Gbps recording rates (2, 4 and 8 Gbps) using Mark6 recorder are available. Total time of 300 hours are planned for this call. The maximum observation time of a proposal is limited to 100 hours. If requested in the proposals, the observation time can be allocated over a year, until January 15, 2020, but the observation time will not be increased. Details of the information and current status of the KVN can be found in the KVN VLBI Status Report (https://radio.kasi.re.kr/kvn/status_report_2019/array.html)

Proposers should use the KVN VLBI observing application form ( the .tex file can be found at VLBI tex ). Please carefully follow the instructions of the proposal form. A separate scientific and technical justification is mandatory. This Justification should be submitted together with the proposal form and not exceed 3 pages.

Jongsoo Kim
Director of Radio Astronomy Division, KASI