ARC LIEF award plus University partners provide 1.2million…

The Australian Research Council announced ~$600k LINKAGE INFRASTRUCTURE, EQUIPMENT AND FACILITIES (LIEF) funding for the Australian–European Southern Observatory Positioner (AESOP). This funding is in addition to University partners contributions and AAO development costs, reaching a…

WAVES Survey Management Plan v1.0 released

The Survey Management Plan (SMP) for WAVES provides a brief summary of the survey science, scientific requirements for the 4MOST instrument, a detailed breakdown of the expected work packages and involvement with the 4MOST Infrastructure…

Team Kick-Off

Science Team preliminary design kick-off meeting in Potsdam.

WAVES accepted as a 4MOST Consortium Science Survey

WAVES was accepted as one of the eight 4MOST consortium science surveys which will govern survey strategy and instrumentation design. Other 4MOST Science Surveys are: Milky Way Halo Low Resolution Survey Milky Way Halo High…

White Paper

White paper submitted to 4MOST. The current survey design is fluid and will remain so until operations commence, but at this stage is proposed to comprise of two distinct sub-surveys WAVES-Deep and WAVES-Wide.