Found 49 talks archived in The Galaxy

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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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Wednesday September 4, 2013
Dr. Jerry Sellwood
Rutgers University, USA

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3- Setting up equilibrium models

- choosing from a DF, Jeans equations  and their limitations

- disk-bulge-halo models


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Tuesday September 3, 2013
Dr. Carlos Allende Prieto
Instituto de Astrofisica de Canarias, Tenerife, Spain

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1- Astrometry and photometry

- Hipparcos, Gaia, full-sky and large-area photometric surveys

- fitting models to data

- algorithms and tools


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Tuesday September 3, 2013
Dr. Leo Girardi
Osservatorio Astronomico di Padova, INAF, Italy

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2- More on isochrones

- bolometric corrections and Teff-color relations

- populating isochrones, and the IMF

- simulating star clusters

- simulating apparent and detached binaries

- simulating interacting binaries


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Tuesday September 3, 2013
Dr. Ortwin Gerhard
Max-Planck-Institut fuer extraterrestrische Physik, Germany

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2- Stellar orbits and dynamical models

- orbits in various potentials, Jeans Thm, DF models, Schwarzschild, M2M


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Tuesday September 3, 2013
Dr. Ken Freeman
Australian National University, Australia

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2- The thin disk.

- observational issues with the star formation history and the dynamical evolution of the thin disk.

- continuing gas accretion

- theoretical ideas about the formation and evolution of the thin disk.