Found 44 talks archived in The Galaxy

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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.


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Tuesday September 3, 2013
Dr. Jerry Sellwood
Rutgers University, USA

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2- Poisson solvers

- trees

- fixed and adaptive grids

- parallelization


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Monday September 2, 2013
Dr. Ken Freeman
Australian National University, Australia

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1-  Overview of the structure of our Galaxy in the context of other galaxies

- the basic components

- dark matter properties

- general ideas about galaxy assembly


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Monday September 2, 2013
Dr. Leo Girardi
Osservatorio Astronomico di Padova, INAF, Italy

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1- The basics

- overview of stellar evolution as a function of mass and metallicity

- from evolutionary tracks to isochrones

- quick overview of chemical changes at the stellar surface


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Monday September 2, 2013
Dr. Ortwin Gerhard
Max-Planck-Institut fuer extraterrestrische Physik, Germany

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1- Fundamental stellar dynamics

- relaxation, collisionless dynamics

- distribution functions, Jeans eqs, etc.


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Monday September 2, 2013
Dr. Jerry Sellwood
Rutgers University, USA

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1- The use and abuse of N-body codes

- relaxation in spheres and disks,  collective enhancement

- code structure, block time steps



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