Found 44 talks archived in The Galaxy

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Friday September 6, 2013
Dr. Ken Freeman
Australian National University, Australia

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5- The Galactic bulge

- observational status on bulge kinematics and chemical properties in the context of other bulges

- ideas about the formation of the bulge


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Friday September 6, 2013
Dr. Jerry Sellwood
Rutgers University, USA

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5- SPH basics

- numerical viscosity

- Kelvin-Helmholtz instabilities

- other problems and their amelioration


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Thursday September 5, 2013
Dr. Carlos Allende Prieto
Instituto de Astrofisica de Canarias, Tenerife, Spain

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2- Spectra

- APOGEE, RAVE, SDSS/SEGUE/BOSS, Gaia-ESO

- Spectral classification

- radial velocities

- automated data analysis


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Thursday September 5, 2013
Dr. Leo Girardi
Osservatorio Astronomico di Padova, INAF, Italy

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4- From external galaxies to the Milky Way

- basic equation of stellar statistics, computational methods

- overview of available MW codes

- expected populations X photometric depth and galactic coordinates


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Thursday September 5, 2013
Dr. Ortwin Gerhard
Max-Planck-Institut fuer extraterrestrische Physik, Germany

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4-  The Galactic bulge

- structure

- dynamics

- origin


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Thursday September 5, 2013
Dr. Ken Freeman
Australian National University, Australia

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4- The stellar halo of the Galaxy

- more on dark matter in the Galaxy

- chemical tagging and reconstructing the star formation history of the Galactic disk.


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Thursday September 5, 2013
Dr. Jerry Sellwood
Rutgers University, USA

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4- Analysis "on the fly"

- code testing

- made-to-measure


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Wednesday September 4, 2013
Dr. Leo Girardi
Osservatorio Astronomico di Padova, INAF, Italy

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3- From star clusters to external galaxies

- basic methods

- age and metallicity distribution functions for different stars,

  including main sequence, red clump, RGB, AGB


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Wednesday September 4, 2013
Dr. Ortwin Gerhard
Max-Planck-Institut fuer extraterrestrische Physik, Germany

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3- Galactic disk dynamics


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Wednesday September 4, 2013
Dr. Ken Freeman
Australian National University, Australia

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3- The thick disk in the context of other disk galaxies

- systematics of thick disks in other galaxies

- chemical, structural and dynamical properties of the Galactic thick disk

- ideas about how thick disks form



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