The results of the effort…

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If months ago (sorry for not being able to write more often: work, trips, vacations…) I wrote about writing proposals and the efort it implied, now I am collecting the benefits: the observing time.

I applied and obtained a fair amount of hours in service mode with the new and shine Spanish 10 m telescope GTC. I submitted the Observing Blocks (the instructions about how to observe) yesterday and since the proposal was approved with a good ranking, the data will be collected during the incoming months

And I am now at the William Herschel Telescope, observing very young objects we discover using the Spitzer Space Telescope. They are heavily embedded by material and they seem to be pulsating, but we do not know what they really are. So we are taking infrared spectra in order to be able to classify them and to have an idea about what is going on.

I have to confess I am quite tired, but fortunately most of the work is being done by my student Pablo. In any case, it is going to be a long night…


2 Responses to The results of the effort…

  1. Courage David!
    I was using the WHT in service mode a few weeks ago. Which IR spectra do you use?
    see you soon in Madrid?
    F.

  2. Aitor says:

    jajajaj poor of your hard working student LOL.

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