Main location: Studien-Info-Zentrum SIZ , Prüferstr. 2, 09599 Freiberg

When What Where

Friday, 15th September

From 16h00 Registration desk opens Krügerhaus,
Schlossplatz 3
(› map)
19h00 - 21h30 Barbecue, snacks and drinks Krügerhaus
21h30 til open end Have a drink in Freiberg down town

Saturday, 16th September

09h00 - 09h20 Opening ceremony SIZ (› map)
Alexander Pratt:
Melvyn Douglas Taylor (1947-2017)
› pdf, 551kb
Wolfgang Beisker:
Hans-Joachim Bode (1945-2017)
09h20 - 11h05  Lectures 1: Emerging technologies SIZ
Detlef Koschny:
Kryoneri - a 1.2 m telescope with high-speed cameras
› pdf, 1.0mb
Karsten Schindler:
Airborne Occultation Observations: Past, Present, and Future
Wojciech Burzynski:
Do It Yourself - cheap VTI based on Arduino project
› pdf, 1.8mb
Eberhard Bredner:
Applications of Max und Moritz
11h05 - 11h30 Coffee break SIZ
11h30 - 13h00  Lectures 2: Asteroids SIZ
Atila Poro, Fatemeh Montazeri:
Simulation of Asteroid's rotation
› pdf, 1.8mb
Zeinab S. Lesani:
Introducing a new mobile application for submit and timing (Made in IOTA/ME)
› pdf, 2.2mb
Alexander Pratt:
Occult Watcher Add-ins
› pdf, 1.2mb
Djunaï Baba Aissa:
New observations of asteroid occultations in Algeria
› pdf, 9.7mb
Bernd Gaehrken:
Kalliope and Linus
13h00 - 14h00 Lunch SIZ
14h00 - 15h25  Lectures 3: Lunar Occultations (I) and previews SIZ
Gerhard Dangl:
Observation of a grazing star occultation in daylight
› pdf, 2.7mb
Eberhard Bredner:
Reports about recent grazing occultations
Dietmar Büttner:
A total lunar occultation with multiple contacts
› pdf, 1.1mb
Oliver Kloes:
Highlights of Upcoming Asteroidal Occultations in Europe 2018
15h25 - 15h45 Coffee break SIZ
15h45 - 17h20  Lectures 4: Lunar Occultations (II) SIZ
Leslie Morrison (via Videolink):
Lunar Occultations and the Earth Rotation
Eberhard Riedel:
GRAZPREP - features and limitations
› pdf, 8.6mb
Tim Haymes:
Graze of 81 Tau - using GRAZPREP
› pdf, 2.9mb
17h20 - 18h00 Move to another lecture room
18h00 - 20h00 Cosmic catastrophes – consequences and likelihood (German) Audimax, Winklerstraße (› map)
Dr. W. Beisker: Opening introduction
Dr. Jan Michael Lange, Bergakademie:
Minor planet impact – geological consequences
Dr. D. Koschny, ESA:
Crash with a minor planet - likelihood and countermeasures
Beisker, Lange, Koschny: Round table discussion
20h15 - 22h15 Social dinner Restaurant Freyhof,
Untermarkt, town centre
(› map)
22h15 til open end Have a drink in Freiberg down town

Sunday, 17th September

09h15 - 11h05  Lectures 5: GAIA and Occultation Astronomy SIZ (› map)
Stefan Jordan:
The Gaia Mission - Status and Prospects
Bruno Sicardy:
New progresses in stellar occultations by TNOs in the Gaia era
› pdf, 29.9mb (lectures by Bruno Sicardy merged in one file)
11h05 - 11h30 Coffee break SIZ
11h30 - 13h00  Lectures 6: Recent and future occultations SIZ
Wolfgang Beisker:
The occultation by Pluto on the 19th of July 2016
Mike Kretlow:
The Chariklo Occultation Campaign 2017
› pdf, 5.1mb
Bruno Sicardy:
Triton – Monitoring changes in its atmosphere
› pdf, 29.9mb (same file as above)
13h00 - 14h00 Lunch SIZ
14h00 - 15h20  Lectures 7: Practical Workshop EXTA SIZ
Gerhard Dangl:
Determination of timings using EXTA
› pdf, 2.6mb
15h20 - 15h35 Coffee break SIZ
15h35 - 16h30  Lectures 8: Various SIZ
Konrad Guhl et al.:
The solar eclipse of 21st of August 2017
Konrad Guhl:
Observation of occultations by planets in the 19th century
Jan Manek:
Invitation to ESOP 37 in Czech Republic
Closing remarks
16h30 - 18h00  Extraordinary Business Meeting of IOTA-ES SIZ
Discussion and election of a new board
19h00 til open end Have a drink at a Pub in Freiberg town centre,
dinner on an individual basis

Monday, 18th September

09h00 - 12h00 Visit of the University research and teaching mine (› map)
12h00 - 14h00 Lunch
14h00 - 16h30 Guided tour of Freiberg town centre,
cathedral visit (including organ concert)
(› map)

Tuesday, 19th September

09h00 Coach leaves Freiberg
Morning Visit Radebeul observatory (› map)
Afternoon Visit Meissen city and wine tasting (› map)


last update: 10th November 2017