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(A copy of an article to appear in the IVS Newsletter, Dec 2013)
Jim Lovell, Stas Shabala, Jamie McCallum & John Dickey : University of Tasmania Cormac Reynolds : Curtin University Sergei Gulyaev, Tim Natusch & Stuart Weston : Auckland University of Technology Jonathan Quick : Hartebeesthoek Radio Astronomy Observatory Johannes Böhm & Lucia Plank : Vienna University of Technology Jing Sun : Shanghai Astronomical Observatory
The AuScope VLBI Project recently received additional operational funds which will allow the VLBI array to participate in 170 days of observations per year until July 2015. Sixty of these days will be dedicated to AUSTRAL sessions with scheduling in the Vienna VLBI Software VieVS, observations with the three AuScope antennas plus Warkworth 12m and Hartebeesthoek (15m and 26m), and correlation at Curtin University.
The AUSTRAL observing program is divided into three streams focused on high priority geodetic and astrometric aims: