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Vol 3, No. 4 March 2, 1993                                ISSN 1065-3597

All Well on EUVE
The EUVE observatory continues to operate very smoothly. The last
few weeks since the last newsletter have seen observation of the
following sources on the behalf of EUVE Guest Observers:
Sigma Gem, VV Pup, GD 153, HD111812, HZ43,WD 1234+482,RE 1149 +28
YZ CMi, AN UMA, and AD Leo is currently being observed. Several of
the sources known to be variable are seen to vary in the deep
survey images obtained simultaneously with the spectra. 

New EUVE Bright Source List Issued
A new EUVE Bright Source list was issued to the project by Brett Stroozas
and the EUVE Data Analysis Support Group. The new list now
includes 270 definite sources. The breakdown of the likely optical
counterparts is 135 unidentified, 80 late type stars, 36 white
dwarfs, 7 Cataclysmic Variables, 3 BL Lac objects, 1 AGN, 
4 A stars, 1 B star, 1 LMXB, 1 PN and One X ray pulsar (AMHer). An
additional 100 bright sources are being screened for addition
to the source list for the next internal release in March. The
EUVE Bright Source List will be released publically at the June
meeting of the American Astronomical Society, and will be provided
as an appendix for the NASA NRA for the second round of GO proposals.

First results from the EUVE Deep Survey
Behram Antia and John Vallerga presented the first results from
the EUVE deep survey at last weeks science team meeting. The
Deep Survey instrument surveys the ecliptic in two bands ( Lexan
and Aluminum) to a significantly deeper sensistivity than the
all sky survey due to the longer exposure times and lower 
geocoronal background looking down the earths shadow cone. The
first analysis of the deep survey Lexan Band indicates that
large numbers of sources are being detected with roughly
9 times more sources per square degree than in the current
all sky EUVE Bright Source List. 

First EUVE Image of the Vela Supernova Remnant
Dr peter Vedder presented the EUVE image of the Vela supernova
remnant (following up on the image of Cygnus). Some of
the bright knots in the EUV image are bright enough to
detect with the EUVE spectrometer.

EUVE Guest Observer Program delivers first data to Guest Observers
The EUVE Guest Observer Center is now processing GO data. The first set
of observations to be processed are the 'Fast Track' GO's. These observations
are from the IOC (In-Orbit Checkout) and Survey calibration pointings.
These GO's will receive a 'best effort' data set based on
our current reference data set. This will consist of spectra with
the most current wavelength scale and images not containing timing
information. The Fast Track GO's have been notified of this status
and are beginning to receive the data as it is processed. 

Following the Fast Track processing, normal GO processing will begin.
It is expected that this will begin March 8th. GO's will be notified
by the EGO Center when their target has been scheduled (aprox. 1 month 
in advance). They will also be notified after the observation has been
taken by the ESOC and told of any difficulties or problems during
their pointing. At first, the EGO Center expects a 2 months lag between
the taking of the observation and delivery of data to the GO but this
will be reduced to one week as the processing becomes more automated.
GO's will be notifed as to when they can visit the EGO Center and/or
receive their tape. 

Dr. H.E. Mason                     Dr B.C. Monsignori-Fossi
Dept. of Applied Mathematics       Osservatorio Astrofisico di Arcetri
and Theoretical Physics,           Largo Enrico Fermi,5,
Silver Street,                     50125 FIRENZE,
CAMBRIDGE CB3 9EW,                 Italy
FAX    44 223 337918               39 55 22 00 39
Dear Colleague,
FOR SOLAR AND STELLAR PLASMAS for the Astronomy and Astrophysics Review
journal. We would be grateful to receive reprints and preprints of any
relevant publications (or references) on this subject. Initially, Helen
Mason  will concentrate on the solar work and Brunella Monsignor-Fossi
on the stellar work, but if you could send all the papers to both of us,
this would be very useful. The scope of the review will cover analyses of
past and present observations together with an overview of future plans
(eg FUSE Lyman and SOHO).  Thank you in advance for your help.

A Special Topical session "EUV Astronomy: A look through a New Window"
will be held on Tuesday June 8 1993 at the Meeting of the American
Astronomical Society in Berkeley, California . Invited talks include Stuart
Bowyer and Roger Malina on new EUVE results, Carole Jordan on stellar coronae
Stephane Vennes on hot White Dwarfs, Ken Pounds on ROSAT WFC results, HUT EUV
Observations by Randy Kimble and other invited presentations currently being
arranged. An evening poster session and reception will be held at the
Center for EUV Astrophycsis. Submissions of talks and poster
papers are solicited. Submissions should be sent in to the AAS
through the regular AAS submission process with an indication
that scheduling in the topical session on EUV astronomy
is requested. Copies of abstracts should also be sent to
the session organisers Stuart Bowyer (510-642-1648, email and Bernhard Haisch (510-643-5639,
email Fax 510-6435660.

The EUVE Electronic Newsletter is issued by the Center for Extreme Ultraviolet
Astrophysics, University of California, Berkeley, Ca 94720, USA. The opinions
expressed are those of the authors. Publishers: Roger F. Malina, C. Stuart
Bowyer. Funded by NASA Contracts NAS5-30180 and NAS5-29298. Send newsletter
correspondence to: (Internet). EUVE Public Archive via
FTP:, pub/archive. The EUVE Project is managed by
NASA's GSFC. The GSFC Project Manager : Paul Pashby, Project Scientist :
Dr Yoji Kondo, Deputy Project Scientist : Dr Ronald Oliversen. The NASA
Headquarters Program Scientist: Dr Robert Stachnik, Deputy Program Scientist:
Dr Derek Buzasi, Program Manager: Dr Guenter Riegler. GSFC Project Operations
Director: Mr Kevin Hartnett. Information on the EUVE Guest Observer Program is
available from: Dr Yoji Kondo, Mail Code 684, GSFC, Greenbelt, MD 20771
(301)286-6247; email to euve@stars.SPAN.NASA.GOV

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