2014 Living with a Star (LWS) Science Meeting in Portland

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LWS-2014-meetingThe 2014 Living with a Star (LWS) Science Meeting „Evolving Solar Activity and Its Influence on Space and Earth" was held Nov. 2-6, 2014 in Portland, Oregon, USA. The focus of the meeting was on advancing the understanding of the integral system coupling the Sun to the Earth. M. Dumbović attended the meeting and presented a poster titled "The CME Geomagnetic Forecast Tool (CGFT)". More information on the meeting can be found at: http://lws-sdo-workshops.org/.


Hvar Observatory guests

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rom left to right: Davor Sudar, Peter Foukal, Mateja Dumbović & Jaša Čalogović. Photo by Elisabeth Foukal.Prof. Peter Foukal, member of U.S. National Academy of Sciences Panel on Sun-Climate Influences and the author of the book Solar Astrophysics, visited the Hvar Observatory on September 20th, 2014. After showing the observatory, M. Dumbović, J. Čalogović, and D. Sudar exposed to the distinguished guest the SOLSTEL project.

Next day, Dr. Martin Leitzinger, Dr. Robert Greimel from Institute of Physics, University of Graz, arrived to the observatory to stay for three days. During their stay the collaboration on the 1-m telescope observations of the solar-like stars was agreed.