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See the Rubin Observatory News Digest for news and upcoming meetings that have Rubin Observatory involvement.
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Current News and Announcements
The updated overview paper, “LSST: From Science Drivers to Reference Design and Anticipated Data Products” was published in the March 11, 2019 issue of The Astrophysical Journal. The paper can be accessed at this link.
Rubin Observatory Operations announces the release of a public draft of the Rubin Observatory Data Policy. Want to know how to access Rubin Observatory data and more? Read: http://ls.st/LDO-13
The project has further investigated the effect of satellite constellations on Rubin Observatory observing, findings are summarized in Document-33805.
The simulations team is calling for example light curves, for more information see: https://community.lsst.org/t/call-for-example-lightcurves/3898
As part of the LSST survey strategy optimization effort, a new series of simulated surveys has been released; the full announcement is available at this link. There will be further discussion of these simulations and their trade-offs on community.lsst.org. Log in and make your voice heard!
The Data Management (DM) team facilitated the 2019 DM Boot Camp in Princeton, New Jersey, on November 12-14. Tutorials and lectures were led by current DM team members and geared towards the new scientists who have joined the Data Release Pipelines (DRP) team,
Rubin Observatory Project Status (download slides)