Cassiopeia Newsletter – 2017 Autumnal Equinox

fall

In this issue:

President’s Message
ALMA Matters
BRITE-Constellation Mission Update
Update from the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) / Compte rendu de l’Agence spatiale canadienne (ASC)
CATAC Update on the Thirty Meter Telescope
CHIME First Light
Canadian Gemini Office News / Nouvelles de l’Office Gemini Canadien
Maunakea Spectroscopic Explorer (MSE) Update
Square Kilometre Array (SKA) Update
Dissertation: The Effects of Environment on the Atomic and Molecular Gas Properties of Star-Forming Galaxies
Dissertation: Lights in Dark Places: Inferring the Milky Way Mass Profile using Galactic Satellites and Hierarchical Bayes
Dissertation: Investigating Brown Dwarf Atmospheres: Gravity, Dust Content, Cloud Structure and Metallicity


Editors: Magdalen Normandeau & Joanne Rosvick

Cassiopeia is CASCA’s quarterly Newsletter, published on or near the solstices and equinoxes (March 21, June 21, September 21 and December 21). To submit a contribution please email cassiopeia.editors@gmail.com. All submissions must be received at least one week in advance to be published in the next edition. We accept plain text and Word documents. Note that the formatting of your document will not be preserved. Please include any images as attachments in your email, not embedded in the text. Please include URLs in parentheses next to the word or phrase that you wish to act as link anchors.

Cassiopeia est le bulletin d’information de la CASCA, publié quatre fois par année, aux solstices et aux équinoxes (21 mars, 21 juin, 21 septembre et 21 décembre). Pour soumettre un article, écrivez à cassiopeia.editors@gmail.com. Les soumissions doivent être reçues au moins une semaine avant la parution. Nous acceptons les fichiers en format texte (ascii) et Word. Veuillez noter que la mise-en-page de votre document ne sera pas conservée. Veuillez faire parvenir vos images en pièces jointes à votre courriel plutôt que de les insérer dans votre article. Pour les liens à des sites internets, veuillez inclure l’adresse entre parenthèses à côté du mot ou de la phrase devant servir d’ancre.


Cassiopeia – 2017 Summer Solstice d’été

summer

In this issue/Dans ce numéro:

President’s Message
Looking Back at the CASCA 2017 Meeting
BRITE Constellation Mission Update
Canadian Gemini News / Nouvelles de l’Office Gemini Canadien
Report from the CASCA/ACURA TMT Advisory Committee
For a Limited Time Only: Sign Up Now to Participate in New Large Programs at the JCMT!
Report from the LRPIC
MSE Update
NRC Herzberg News / Nouvelles du CNRC Herzberg
Survey Says…
Using Archived Data in Course Projects: A Call for Collaboration
What Telescopes Do Canadians Use?


Editors: Magdalen Normandeau & Joanne Rosvick

Cassiopeia is CASCA’s quarterly Newsletter, published on or near the solstices and equinoxes (March 21, June 21, September 21 and December 21). To submit a contribution please email cassiopeia.editors@gmail.com. All submissions must be received at least one week in advance to be published in the next edition. We accept plain text and Word documents. Note that the formatting of your document will not be preserved. Please include any images as attachments in your email, not embedded in the text. Please include URLs in parentheses next to the word or phrase that you wish to act as link anchors.

Cassiopeia est le bulletin d’information de la CASCA, publié quatre fois par année, aux solstices et aux équinoxes (21 mars, 21 juin, 21 septembre et 21 décembre). Pour soumettre un article, écrivez à cassiopeia.editors@gmail.com. Les soumissions doivent être reçues au moins une semaine avant la parution. Nous acceptons les fichiers en format texte (ascii) et Word. Veuillez noter que la mise-en-page de votre document ne sera pas conservée. Veuillez faire parvenir vos images en pièces jointes à votre courriel plutôt que de les insérer dans votre article. Pour les liens à des sites internets, veuillez inclure l’adresse entre parenthèses à côté du mot ou de la phrase devant servir d’ancre.


Cassiopeia – Spring equinox/équinoxe du printemps 2017

spring

In this issue/Dans ce numéro:

Report from LRPIC
Alan Nursall, Featured Speaker at the CASCA-2017 EPO Session
ALMA Matters
Astrosat Observatory Update
BRITE Constellation Mission Update
The CASCA/ACURA TMT Advisory Committee (CATAC) Is Up and Running
Maunakea Spectroscopic Explorer (MSE) Update
SPICA Update
Square Kilometre Array (SKA) Update
Time Dependence of the RXTE X-ray Spectrum of Hercules X-1/HZ Hercules (PhD thesis abstract)
Taking Stock – Upcoming Survey about Cassiopeia and Other CASCA News Sources


Editors: Magdalen Normandeau & Joanne Rosvick

Cassiopeia is CASCA’s quarterly Newsletter, published on or near the solstices and equinoxes (March 21, June 21, September 21 and December 21).

To submit a contribution please email cassiopeia.editors@gmail.com. All submissions must be received at least one week in advance to be published in the next edition. We accept plain text and Word documents. Note that the formatting of your document will not be preserved. Please include any images as attachments in your email, not embedded in the text. Please include URLs in parentheses next to the word or phrase that you wish to act as link anchors.


Cassiopeia – Winter solstice d’hivers 2016

winter

In this issue/Dans ce numéro:

Message from the president / Mot du président
Please don’t be a DOOFAAS
EPO Reporting Tool
EPO Update from the Department of Physics and Astronomy, York University
CRAQ Summer School: Exoplanet Atmospheres / École d’été du CRAQ: Les atmosphères des exoplanètes
BRITE-Constellation News
Canadian Gemini News / Nouvelles de Gemini de l’Office Gemini Canadien
Update from the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) / Compte rendu de l’Agence spatiale canadienne (ASC)
Maunakea Spectroscopic Explorer (MSE) Update
Nouvelles du CNRC Herzberg / NRC Herzberg News


Editors: Magdalen Normandeau & Joanne Rosvick

Cassiopeia is CASCA’s quarterly Newsletter, published on or near the solstices and equinoxes (March 21, June 21, September 21 and December 21).

To submit a contribution please email cassiopeia.editors@gmail.com. All submissions must be received at least one week in advance to be published in the next edition. We accept plain text and Word documents. Note that the formatting of your document will not be preserved. Please include any images as attachments in your email, not embedded in the text. Please include URLs in parentheses next to the word or phrase that you wish to act as link anchors.


Cassiopeia Newsletter – 2016 Autumnal Equinox

fall

In this issue:

ALMA Matters
BRITE-Constellation News
CSA/ASC Update
JCMT Update
MSE Update
NRC Herzberg News / Nouvelles du CNRC Herzberg
SKA Update
News: Canadians become members of the Euclid Consortium
News: Celebrating the history of radio astronomy in Canada
Dissertation: Behaviour of Low-mass X-ray Binaries and their Formation in Globular Clusters
Dissertation: What Governs Star Formation in Galaxies? A Modern Statistical Approach
Dissertation: Monitoring Broad Absorption-line Quasar Variability
Dissertation: X-ray Populations in The Local Group: Insights with Hubble and Chandra


Editors: Magdalen Normandeau & Joanne Rosvick

Cassiopeia is CASCA’s quarterly Newsletter, published on or near the solstices and equinoxes (March 21, June 21, September 21 and December 21). To submit a contribution please email cassiopeia.editors@gmail.com. All submissions must be received at least one week in advance to be published in the next edition. We accept plain text and Word documents. Note that the formatting of your document will not be preserved. Please include any images as attachments in your email, not embedded in the text. Please include URLs in parentheses next to the word or phrase that you wish to act as link anchors.

Cassiopeia est le bulletin d’information de la CASCA, publié quatre fois par année, aux solstices et aux équinoxes (21 mars, 21 juin, 21 septembre et 21 décembre). Pour soumettre un article, écrivez à cassiopeia.editors@gmail.com. Les soumissions doivent être reçues au moins une semaine avant la parution. Nous acceptons les fichiers en format texte (ascii) et Word. Veuillez noter que la mise-en-page de votre document ne sera pas conservée. Veuillez faire parvenir vos images en pièces jointes à votre courriel plutôt que de les insérer dans votre article. Pour les liens à des sites internets, veuillez inclure l’adresse entre parenthèses à côté du mot ou de la phrase devant servir d’ancre.


Cassiopeia Newsletter – 2016 Summer Solstice d’été

summer

In this issue/Dans ce numéro:

Past-President’s Report
President’s Report
Astronomer Ivan Semeniuk Wins 2016 Sandford Fleming Medal
Update from the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) / Compte rendu de l’agence spatiale canadienne (ASC)
ALMA Matters
BRITE-Constellation News
Canadian Gemini News / Nouvelles Canadiennes de Gemini
Nouvelles du CNRC Herzberg / NRC Herzberg News
Report from the Diversity and Inclusivity Committee (DIC)
MSE Update
TMT Update
Dissertation: The Inner Gaseous Disk of Herbig Be Stars
Dissertation: Star Formation in the Auriga-California Giant Molecular Cloud and its Circumstellar Disk Population


Editors: Magdalen Normandeau & Joanne Rosvick

Cassiopeia is CASCA’s quarterly Newsletter, published on or near the solstices and equinoxes (March 21, June 21, September 21 and December 21). To submit a contribution please email cassiopeia.editors@gmail.com. All submissions must be received at least one week in advance to be published in the next edition. We accept plain text and Word documents. Note that the formatting of your document will not be preserved. Please include any images as attachments in your email, not embedded in the text. Please include URLs in parentheses next to the word or phrase that you wish to act as link anchors.

Cassiopeia est le bulletin d’information de la CASCA, publié quatre fois par année, aux solstices et aux équinoxes (21 mars, 21 juin, 21 septembre et 21 décembre). Pour soumettre un article, écrivez à cassiopeia.editors@gmail.com. Les soumissions doivent être reçues au moins une semaine avant la parution. Nous acceptons les fichiers en format texte (ascii) et Word. Veuillez noter que la mise-en-page de votre document ne sera pas conservée. Veuillez faire parvenir vos images en pièces jointes à votre courriel plutôt que de les insérer dans votre article. Pour les liens à des sites internets, veuillez inclure l’adresse entre parenthèses à côté du mot ou de la phrase devant servir d’ancre.


Cassiopeia – Spring equinox/équinoxe du printemps 2016

spring

In this issue/Dans ce numéro:


Editors: Magdalen Normandeau & Joanne Rosvick

Cassiopeia is CASCA’s quarterly Newsletter, published on or near the solstices and equinoxes (March 21, June 21, September 21 and December 21). To submit a contribution please email cassiopeia.editors@gmail.com. All submissions must be received at least one week in advance to be published in the next edition. We accept plain text and Word documents. Note that the formatting of your document will not be preserved. Please include any images as attachments in your email, not embedded in the text. Please include URLs in parentheses next to the word or phrase that you wish to act as link anchors.


Cassiopeia – Winter solstice d’hivers 2015

winter

In this issue/Dans ce numéro:

President’s report
ALMA Update
Astrosat News
BRITE-Constellation News
Herschel-HIFI News
Maunakea Spectroscopic Explorer (MSE) Update
Nouvelles du CNRC Herzberg / NRC Herzberg News


Editors: Magdalen Normandeau & Joanne Rosvick

Cassiopeia is CASCA’s quarterly Newsletter, published on or near the solstices and equinoxes (March 21, June 21, September 21 and December 21). To submit a contribution please email cassiopeia.editors@gmail.com. All submissions must be received at least one week in advance to be published in the next edition. We accept plain text and Word documents. Note that the formatting of your document will not be preserved. Please include any images as attachments in your email, not embedded in the text. Please include URLs in parentheses next to the word or phrase that you wish to act as link anchors.


Cassiopeia Newsletter – 2015 Autumnal Equinox

fall

In this issue:

President’s Report
NRC Herzberg News / Nouvelles du CNRC Herzberg
Gemini News / Nouvelles de Gemini
ALMA Matters
ACURA News
BRITE-Constellation News
MSE Update
SKA Update
CHIME Progress Report
CFHT Thesis List
Dissertation: The Structure and Evolution of Unbound Star-Forming Molecular Clouds
Dissertation: The Evolution of Star Clusters in Tidal Fields
Dissertation: Molecular Gas Properties in Local Luminous Infrared Galaxies


Editors: Magdalen Normandeau & Joanne Rosvick

Cassiopeia is CASCA’s quarterly Newsletter, published on or near the solstices and equinoxes (March 21, June 21, September 21 and December 21). To submit a contribution please email cassiopeia.editors@gmail.com. All submissions must be received at least one week in advance to be published in the next edition. We accept plain text and Word documents. Note that the formatting of your document will not be preserved. Please include any images as attachments in your email, not embedded in the text. Please include URLs in parentheses next to the word or phrase that you wish to act as link anchors.

Cassiopeia est le bulletin d’information de la CASCA, publié quatre fois par année, aux solstices et aux équinoxes (21 mars, 21 juin, 21 septembre et 21 décembre). Pour soumettre un article, écrivez à cassiopeia.editors@gmail.com. Les soumissions doivent être reçues au moins une semaine avant la parution. Nous acceptons les fichiers en format texte (ascii) et Word. Veuillez noter que la mise-en-page de votre document ne sera pas conservée. Veuillez faire parvenir vos images en pièces jointes à votre courriel plutôt que de les insérer dans votre article. Pour les liens à des sites internets, veuillez inclure l’adresse entre parenthèses à côté du mot ou de la phrase devant servir d’ancre.


Cassiopeia Newsletter – 2015 Summer Solstice

summer

In this issue:

President’s report
A Big “Thank you” to the Government of Canada
CASCA Annual General Meeting 2015
CASCA-2015 at a glance
LRP Update
Nouvelles du CNRC Herzberg / NRC Herzberg News
ALMA Matters
Canadian Gemini News / Nouvelles Canadiennes de Gemini
Herschel-HIFI News


Editors: Magdalen Normandeau & Joanne Rosvick

Cassiopeia is CASCA’s quarterly Newsletter, published on or near the solstices and equinoxes (March 21, June 21, September 21 and December 21). To submit a contribution please email cassiopeia.editors@gmail.com. All submissions must be received at least one week in advance to be published in the next edition. We accept plain text and Word documents. Note that the formatting of your document will not be preserved. Please include any images as attachments in your email, not embedded in the text. Please include URLs in parentheses next to the word or phrase that you wish to act as link anchors.

Cassiopeia est le bulletin d’information de la CASCA, publié quatre fois par année, aux solstices et aux équinoxes (21 mars, 21 juin, 21 septembre et 21 décembre). Pour soumettre un article, écrivez à cassiopeia.editors@gmail.com. Les soumissions doivent être reçues au moins une semaine avant la parution. Nous acceptons les fichiers en format texte (ascii) et Word. Veuillez noter que la mise-en-page de votre document ne sera pas conservée. Veuillez faire parvenir vos images en pièces jointes à votre courriel plutôt que de les insérer dans votre article. Pour les liens à des sites internets, veuillez inclure l’adresse entre parenthèses à côté du mot ou de la phrase devant servir d’ancre.