RoboPol Commissioning

Team members with the newly commissioned RoboPol instrument at the Skinakas 1.3m telescope

Crete, May-June 2013

RoboPol installation and commissioning was successfully completed in May and June 2013. RoboPol first light was on May 16 2013. A single-epoch survey of candidate sources for the RoboPol monitoring sample was taken during the month of June, and the results will soon appear in press (see publications). 


U. Crete/FORTH: D. Blinov, G. Kougentakis, N. Kylafis, E. Paleologou, G. Panopoulou, I. Papadakis, I. Papamastorakis, G. Paterakis, V. Pavlidou, P. Reig, A. Steiakaki, K. Tassis

MPIfR: E. Angelakis, I. Myserlis

Caltech: O. King

IUCAA: A. Ramaprakash


Project EUROCAL is supported by the European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme, through an International Research Staff Exchange Scheme (IRSES) Marie Curie Action, under grant agreemen PIRSES-GA-2012-316788.