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EuroVS 2013 - Program


Presentations are available as PDF files. Videos (audio remastered 2018) are in YouTube [playlist].

Friday 26 Apr

  • 5 - 8 PM

    • Registration
    • Snacks, discussion

Saturday 27 Apr 

  • 10 - 11 AM

    • Registration

  • 11 AM

    • Introductions of the participants

  • 11:30 AM

    • Veikko Mäkelä: "Short history on the variable star observing in Finland" [presentation] [video]
      The history of amateur variable star observing started in the late 1960s. As a part of Scandinavian co-operation it continued till the beginning 1990s. After many quiet year, the activies started again in the first decade of the new millenium as a interest group.

  • 12 AM

    • Jyri Lehtinen: "Period search from light curves with changing shapes" [presentation] [video]

  • 13–14 PM

    • Lunch break

  • 14 PM

    • Seppo Katajainen: "Observing Variable Stars Using Large Telescopes" [presentration, 13 MB] [video]

  • 15  PM

    •  Guided tour in the Observatory museum

  • 16 PM

    • Arne Henden (via Internet): "Late-time Observations of Novae" [presentation, 4,7 MB]
      The 61cm telescopes of the AAVSO's robotic telescope network have been used to obtain multi-wavelength photometry of many recent novae. Few novae have been previously followed more than 100 days after outburst. We are systematically imaging all novae from the past decade. This presentation is an interim report, giving results for the most recent novae.

  • 18.30 - 22 PM

Sunday 28 Apr

  • 12 AM 

  • 13 PM

    • Nick Atkinson: "The British Astronomical Association Data Base" (by Roger Pickard) [presentation]  [video]

  • 14–15 PM

    • Lunch break

  • 15 PM

  • 16 PM

    • Mike Simonsen (via Internet): "Results from the Z CamPaign" [presentation, 7,5 MB]

Coffee, tee and snacks between presentations.  Lunch breaks (self paid) in the restaurants nearby by everyones own choose.

Otsakkeen kuvat: Nasa, ESA, N. Smith (Kalifornian yliopisto, Berkeley), ja The Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)