Program - VEGA Spectroscopy Symposium

Vega Spectroscopy Symposium
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VEGA 2022 - Program

Lecturer:
Dr. Paul Beck, University of Graz - Austria
Prof. Dr. Gerald Handler, Nicolaus Copernicus Center Warsaw - Poland
The enigmatic tidally tilted pulsators - new insights into stellar astrophysics
Prof. Dr. Anatoly Miroshnichenko, University of North Carolina/Greensboro - USA
Dr. Augustin Skopal, Astronomical Institute Slovak Academy of Sciences – Slovak Republic
Priv.-Doz. Dr. Kerstin Weis, Ruhr-Universität Bochum - Germany
High resolution spectroscopy to uncover the  true nature of Luminous Blue Variable and Wolf-Rayet Nebulae
Dr. Yael Naze, Research Associate FNRS, Groupe d'Astrophysique des Hautes Energies - Belgium
Monitoring gamma-Cas stars, a key to finding their nature?
Kevin Gurney PhD, British Astronomical Association - UK
Using high resolution spectroscopy to measure Cepheid pulsation
RNDr. Jaroslav Merc, Astronomical Institute of Charles University, Prague - Czech Republic / P. J. Šafárik University, Košice - Slovak Republic
Symbiotic binaries: Results of the ongoing pro-am collaboration
Ernst Pollmann - Germany
Spectroscopic Portrait of the VV Cephei Eclipse 2017-19
Prof. Dr. Dominik Bomans, Ruhr-Universität Bochum - Germany
Spectroscopy of emission line galaxies: astrophysical parameters derived from observations at different spectral resolutions
Jack Martin - UK
Red Dwarf Flare Stars
Manfred Schwarz - Austria

Thursday May 26, 2022
9:30 M. Schwarz: Conference opening
9:45 P. Beck: Proxy of chromospheric activity from the Ca H&K doublet in cool stars – The Mount Wilson S-Index
11:00 J. Martin: Red Dwarf Flare Stars
12:30 Lunch
14:15 K. Weis: High resolution spectroscopy to uncover the  true nature of Luminous Blue Variable and Wolf-Rayet Nebulae
15:30 D. Bomans: Spectroscopy of emission line galaxies: astrophysical parameters derived from observations at different spectral resolutions

Friday May 27, 2022
9:30 A. Miroshnichenko: Observing Binary Systems with Hot Stars and Deriving their Properties
10:45 Y. Naze: Monitoring gamma-Cas stars, a key to finding their nature?
12:30 Lunch
14:15 J. Merc: Symbiotic binaries: Results of the ongoing pro-am collaboration
15:30 E. Pollmann: Spectroscopic Portrait of the VV Cephei Eclipse 2017-19

Saturday May 28, 2022
9:30 K. Gurney: Using high resolution spectroscopy to measure Cepheid pulsation
10:45 G. Handler: The enigmatic tidally tilted pulsators - new insights into stellar astrophysics
12:30 Lunch
14:15 A. Skopal: Exploring outbursts of accreting white dwarfs using amateur spectroscopy
15:30 M. Schwarz: Data reduction with SpectroCalc 2
16:30 M. Schwarz: Conference conclusion

After each talk, there will be enough time for questions and discussions.
Night visits of the observatory are possible. Participants' own instruments may be used in the facility.

Conference language: English

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