Programme and Scientific Sessions

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Scientific sessions
  • Binaries as Tests of Stellar Evolution Models
  • Extreme and Unusual Binaries
  • Rapid Phases of Binary Evolution
  • Emission line Binaries
  • Highest to Lowest Mass Binaries


Programme

 

Sunday July 1, 2012
16:00 – 19:00 Registration

Monday July 2, 2012
   8:00 –   10:00 Registration
   8:30 –   9:00 Opening Addresses
Binaries as Tests of Stellar Evolution Models
  9:00 –   9:30 Steve Shore : T Pyx and its relation to cataclysmics and the recurrent compact nova systems (Invited talk)
  9:30 –   9:50 Linda Schmidtobreick: SW Sex phenomenon as an evolutionary stage of CVs
  9:50 – 10:10 Markus Schoeller: HgMn stars: cornerstones to understand late B-type multiple star formation
10:10 – 10:40 coffee–break
10:40 – 11:10 Krešimir Pavlovski: Probing stellar rotational evolutionary models with a little help of the genetics (Invited talk)
11:10 – 11:30 Matthias R. Schreiber: Understanding low-mass stars from post common envelope binaries
11:30 – 12:00 Tyl Dermine: The key role of circumbinary discs in post-AGB binaries
12:00  12:20 Kazimierz Stepien: The ultimate fate of low-mass contact binary evolution: planetary system?
12:20  12:40 Maja Vuckovic: Subdwarfs - the Rosetta stones for testing the stellar evolution models

Rapid Phases of Binary Evolution
16:30 – 16:50 Romuald Tylenda : Mergers of contact binary systems: the case of V1309 Scorpii
16:50 – 17:10 Barsukova E.A. et al.: Photometric and spectroscopic evolution of the red nova V4332 Sgr
17:10 – 17:40 coffee-break
17:40 – 18:00 Nataly Katysheva: The observations of unusual WZ Sge-type system OT J184228.1+483742
18:00 – 18:20 Polina Golysheva et al.: Multicolour photometry of unusual dwarf nova star HS 0218+3229

      21:00 Welcome Reception


Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Extreme and Unusual Binaries
  9:00 –   9:40 Andrej Prsa : The power of eclipses in the era of Kepler and LSST (Review)
  9:40 – 10:10 Laurent Eyer: GAIA Mission (Invited talk)
10:10 – 10:40 Christian Hummel: Binary studies with the Navy Optical Interferometer (Invited talk)
10:40 – 11:10 Valeri Orlov : Binary star speckle interferometry and speckle photometry at Telescopes of Observatorio Astronomico Nacional
11:10 – 11:40 coffee–break
11:40 – 12:00 Kelly Hambleton: Tidal Excitation and Heartbeat Stars
12:00 – 12:20 Julia Alfonso Garzon: Searching for pulsating stars in eclipsing binaries in the OMC Catalogue
12:20 – 12:40 Edward Guinan: Eclipsing binaries that Don't Eclipse Anymore
12:40 – 13:00 Z. Mikulašek, M. Zejda, J. Liska: Visual observations of eclipsing binaries: Use or not to use

16:00 – 19:00 Visit to the Observatory

Wednesday, July 4, 2012
Extreme and Unusual Binaries - Epsilon Aurigae
  9:00 –   9:40 Edward Guinan: Demystifying the Enigmatic Long-Period Eclipsing Binary ε Aurigae (Review)
  9:40 – 10:10 Philip Bennett: What do we really know about Epsilon Aurigae? Observational Constraints and Implications for the Evolutionary State of the F Star
10:10 – 10:30 Petr Harmanec : A new look into the spectral and light variations of epsilon Aurigae
10:30 – 10:50 Jan Budaj: Effects of dust on light-curves of eps Aur
10:50 – 11:20 coffee–break
11:20 – 12:40 Poster Session

16:00 – 17:00 Poster Session
17:00 – 17:30 coffee–break
17:30 – 19:00 Robert Stencel : Epsilon Aurigae - An Overview of the 2009-2011 Eclipse Campaign Results (Invited talk) and Panel discussion on Eps Aurigae

Thursday, July 5, 2012
Extreme and Unusual Binaries
  9:00 –   9:40 Swetlana Hubrig: Binarity versus magnetic fields in upper main-sequence stars (Review)
  9:40 – 10:10 Alceste Bonanos : Binaries in clusters and local group galaxies (Invited talk)
10:10 – 10:40 Oleg Malkov : Classification of eclipsing binaries: extreme and unusual systems (Invited talk)
10:40 – 11:30 coffee–break
11:30 – 11:50 Jana Nemravova : Unusual quadruple system Xi Tau
11:50 – 12:10 Daniela Barria: Photometric and spectroscopic analysis of the eclipsing binary DQ Velorum
12:10 – 12:30 S. Zola, A. Baran: "2M1938+4603" - a unique system to study the reflection effect

Emission line Binaries
16:00 – 16:40 Bozic, Koubsky, Harmanec : Hot emission-line binaries observed at Hvar (Review)
16:40 – 17:10 Philippe Stee : Be and other unusual binaries (Invited talk)
17:10 – 17:30 Anatoly Miroshnichenko: FS CMa Type Binaries with the B[e] Phenomenon: Towards Solving a Long-Standing Puzzle
17:30 – 18:00 coffee–break
18:00 – 18:30 Ronald Mennickent : Algol-like interacting binaries with long non-orbital periodicities
18:30 – 18:50 Vladimir Kolbas: Chemical composition of the components of Algol triple system

Friday, July 6, 2012
Highest to Lowest Mass Binaries
  9:00 –   9:30 Michael Corcoran: High Energy Interactions in Massive Binaries (Invited talk)
  9:30 – 10:00 Slavek Rucinski: Spectroscopic metallicity determinations for contact binary stars (Invited talk)
10:00 – 10:30 Katalin Oláh : Strange active giants in close binary systems (Invited talk)
10:30 – 10:50 Krisztián Vida : The strange close binary V405 And: the influence of different dynamos on the components
10:50 – 11:20 coffee–break
11:20 11:50
R. Chini: A spectroscopic survey on the multiplicity of high-mass stars (Invited talk)
11:50 – 12:10 Palate Matthieu; Rauw Gregor; Mahy Laurent: Spectral modelling of massive binary systems: the example of LZ Cep
12:10 – 12:30 Vitaly Goranskij: Photometric evidence of a neutron star in the system of SS 433
12:30 – 12:50 Nicola La Palombara: X-ray observations of the compact companions of the sdO stars HD49798 and BD+37 442

19:00 – 19:45 D. Ruzdjak, J. Calogovic: 40 godina Opservatorija Hvar (in Croatian)

21:00 Wine and cheese in a Dalmatian konoba

List of posters

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