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Event date and time

Wednesday 14 Feb 2024
8.00am to 10.30am AEDT


Online virtual event
Login details will be emailed to registrants

Join this live training session for an interactive Q&A on observing with the Murriyang, the 64m Parkes Radio Telescope, and to be certified as a new observer. This is aimed to equip people with the basic knowledge to carry out observations, with detailed support provided via their allocated Observing Expert (OE).


  • Free

Dates and Times

Event date: Feb 2024

Wednesday 14 Feb 2024

Online virtual event

8.00am to 10.30am AEDT

Login details will be emailed to registrants

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Jane Kaczmarek

More information

Prior to joining the session, it is necessary that you:

  • Completed all necessary steps to become an observer
  • Review Chapters 1-3 of the Users Guide
  • Have successfully logged in to PORTAL, FROG & DHAGU?
  • Set up SSH tunnel to Joffrey:1 and install a VNC client
  • [optional] Create a DHAGU? parameter set to be used for a practice setup

Please ensure you have completed the above steps, otherwise you will not be able to be certified as an observer. Time-permitting, you may be able to carry out a practice setup using a schedule file of your choice.

This meeting will be held using Microsoft Teams. Please insure you have a stable internet connection. We also request that the email address used for registration is accurate and can be used to reach you should it be necessary.

Feedback from participants is very welcome to help improve future sessions.

For more information about this training session please contact Jane Kaczmarek or John Sarkissian.