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Europlanet Summer school 2018


EUROPLANET summer school 2018
ITPA VU Molėtai Astronomical Observatory (Lithuania)
July 31 to August 10, 2018
mao.tfai.vu.lt/europlanet2018

 

 
Programme Spausdinti El. paštas

Note, this is a preliminary programme!

The programme includes:

  • Lectures by internationally leading scientists covering a broad range in space missions, planetology, stellar physics and astrobiology
  • Observations of stellar spectra, variable stars, exoplanet and binary star transits as well as other interesting astronomical objects with the 1.65 m and broad field 51 cm telescope at the Molėtai AO.

  1.65 m mirror 1.65 m Telescope 165 m. telescopes Area Mirror reinstalation  

  0.51 m Maksutov telescope 0.51 m Maksutov telescope house Winter XII Astro-olimpics 2014 - Photo Romo Davidonio nuotr Observatory - Photo by Sarunas Kazlauskas

 

Date Time Lecturer Title
07/31/18 Tuesday    
  All day   Arrival
  19:00-21:00   Dinner
08/01/18 Wednesday    
  09:00-10:00   Breakfast
  10:00-11:30 Grazina Tautvaisiene Interaction of space and ground-based observations
  11:30-12:00   Coffee break
  12:00-13:30 Anita Heward
Introduction on science communication
  13:30-14:30   Lunch
  14:30-17:00   Student presentations (5-10 minutes each)
  17:00-17:30   Coffee break
  17:30-19:00   Tour of the Observatory
  20:00-23:00   Dinner/Reception
08/02/18 Thursday    
  09:00-10:00   Breakfast
  10:00-11:30 Erika Pakstiene Photometry of exoplanet transits and variable stars
  11:30-13:00 Edita Stonkute Stellar spectra
  13:00-13:30   Coffee break
  13:30-15:00 Erika Pakstiene
Sarunas Mikolaitis
Preparations for observations
  15:00-16:00   Lunch
  16:00-17:30 Erika Pakstiene
Sarunas Mikolaitis
Preparations for observations
  17:30-18:00   Coffee break
  18:00-20:00 Anita Heward
Writing for the media
  20:00-21:00   Dinner
  22:00-02:30 Sarunas Mikolaitis
Edita Stonkute
Erika Pakstiene
Kazimieras Cernis
Observations
08/03/18 Friday    
  11:00-12:00   Breakfast
  12:00-15:00 Erika Pakstiene Exercise in analysis of exoplanet transit data
  15:00-16:00   Lunch
  16:00-17:30 Rosa Doran Engaging with schools I
  17:30-18:00   Coffee break
  18:00-19:30 Rosa Doran Engaging with schools II
  19:30-20:00   Reports of observations
  20:00-21:00   Dinner
  22:00-02:30 Sarunas Mikolaitis
Edita Stonkute
Erika Pakstiene
Kazimieras Cernis
Observations
08/04/18 Saturday    
  11:00-12:00   Breakfast
  12:00-14:30   Free time
  14:30-15:30   Lunch
  16:00-18:00 Hans Kjeldsen (TBD) Public talk on Space missions
  19:30-20:00   Reports of observations
  20:00-21:00   Dinner
  22:00-02:30 Sarunas Mikolaitis
Erika Pakstiene
Edita Stonkute
Kazimieras Cernis
Observations
       
08/05/18 Sunday    
  09:00-10:00   Breakfast
  10:00-21:00   Excursion to Vilnius and Trakai
  21:00-22:00   Dinner
  22:00-02:30 Sarunas Mikolaitis
Erika Pakstiene
Edita Stonkute
Kazimieras Cernis
Observations
       
08/06/18 Monday    
  11:00-12:00   Breakfast
  12:00-15:00 Sarunas Mikolaitis Exercise in analysis of stellar spectra
  15:00-16:00   Lunch
  16:00-17:30 Pedro Russo Engaging with the public I
  17:30-18:00   Cofee break
  18:00-19:30 Pedro Russo Engaging with the public II
  19:30-20:00   Reports of observations
  20:00-21:00   Dinner
  22:00-02:30 Sarunas Mikolaitis
Edita Stonkute
Erika Pakstiene
Kazimieras Cernis
Observations
08/07/18 Tuesday    
  11:00-12:00   Breakfast
  12:00-13:30 Sarunas Mikolaitis
Edita Stonkute
Exercise in determining stellar atmospheric parameters
  13:30-15:00 Erika Pakstiene Exercise in analysis of stellar variability data
  15:00-16:00   Lunch
  16:00-17:30 Thilina Heenatigala Social media communication
  17:30-18:00   Coffee break
  18:00-19:30 Eleni Chatzichristou Interactive best practice and feedback in science communication
  19:30-20:00   Reports of observations
  20:00-21:00   Dinner
  22:00-02:30 Sarunas Mikolaitis
Edita Stonkute
Erika Pakstiene
Kazimieras Cernis
Observations
08/08/18 Wednesday    
  11:00-12:00   Breakfast
  12:00-13:30 All lecturers Work on the large assignments
  13:30-14:00   Coffee break
  14:00-15:30 All lecturers Work on the large assignments
  15:30-16:30   Lunch
  16:30-20:00 All lecturers Work on the large assignments
  20:00-21:00   Dinner
08/09/18 Thursday    
  09:00-10:00   Breakfast
  10:00-11:30 All lecturers Presentations of the large assignments
  11:30-12:00   Coffee break
  12:00-13:30 All lecturers Presentations of the large assignments
  13:00-14:30   Lunch
  14:30-16:00 All lecturers Student presentations of press releases
  16:00-16:30   Evaluation of the school
  19:00-24:00   Closing dinner
08/10/18 Friday   Breakfast and Departure

 

Paskutinį kartą atnaujinta ( 2018-03-12 )
 

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