Archives of Photographic PLates for Astronomical USE

Large Surveys with Small Telescopes

Conference in Bamberg

Talks and Posters

Abstracts of the Conference Talks and Posters



Sunday, 10.03.2019, Dr. Remeis-Sternwarte: 18h00-21h00
18h00 Registration & Snacks
19h00 Tour of observatory and its plate archive
Monday, 11.03.2019,  Conference venue: 9h00 – 18h30
Time Speaker Duration
9h00 Registration
9h30 Heber Welcome
9h35 Rapp Digital Transformation of Cultural Heritage: Exploring and Curating Historical Resources 25
10h00 Hudec Astronomical Photographic Archives: Past, Present, Future 25
10h25 Griffin Making Full Use of Astronomy’s Rich Photographic Heritage 20
10h45 Coffee & Posters
11h15 Samus Sternberg Astronomical Institute’s plate collection: the present and future of its scientific use 20
11h35 Nesci Records from the past: variable stars from the Asiago plate archive 20
11h55 Kroll Photographic and Digital Surveys at Sonneberg Observatory 20
12h15 Lunch
14h00 Heber The APPLAUSE-Projekt: The plate archives 20
14h20 Skopal Impact of the ASAS-SN survey and the Moscow’s photographic plates archive on the nature of the emission line star HBHA 1704-05 20
14h40 Simon Long-term activity of cataclysmic variables and related objects (large amplitude features) 25
15h05 Sokolovsky Digitized photographic plate photometry with VaST software 20
15h25 Coffee & Posters
15h55 Tuvikene PyPlate: a software package for processing digitized astronomical photographic plates 25
16h20 Matijevic False-positives detection with convolutional neural networks 25
16h45 Enke: The APPLAUSE archive: concept building with PyPlate 20
17h05 APPLAUSE team Hands-on tutorial on usage of the APPLAUSE DB 60
Tuesday, 12.03.2019,  Conference venue: 9h00 – 17h25
9h00 Zacharias Astrometric Surveys: from photographic plates to CCDs 25
9h25 Soszynski One Million Variable Stars from the OGLE Survey 25
9h50 Tsapras Robotic astronomy with the Las Cumbres Observatory 25
10h05 Poster flash 25
10h30 Coffee & Posters
11h00 Merritt The Dragonfly Telephoto Array: Exploring the Low Surface Brightness Universe 25
11h25 Barlow The Evryscope: Science from the First Full-Sky Gigapixel-Scale Telescope 25
11h50 Kupfer An introduction to the Zwicky Transient Facility 25
12h15 Rice An Occultation Network as a Detector of Distant Solar System Objects 15
12h30 Lunch
14h10 Geffert The photographic heritage of astronomy in Bonn
14h30 Eglitis Asteroids monitoring with 1.2m Baldone Schmidt (code 069) telescope. 15
14h45 Hopp Observatorium Wendelstein – Status, Use and Future Strategy 15
15h00 Obermeier Surveying exoplanets across the spectrum – following the TraCS of exoplanets 15
15h15 Riffeser Microlensing survey of M31 with the 2m Wendelstein telescope 15
15h30 Coffee & Posters
16h00 Pawlak Periodic Variables in the ASAS-SN and APOGEE Surveys 15
16h15 Sebastian SPECULOOS – On the hunt for habitable planets well-suited for atmospheric characterization 15
16h30 Eigmueller Newest results of the Next Generation Transit Survey (NGTS) 15
16h45 Guenther Spectroscopy for determing the statistics of planets in transit surveys 25
17h10 Geier The Gaia catalogue of hot subluminous stars 15
19h00 -22h30 Conference dinner
Wednesday, 13.03.2019,  Conference venue: 9h00 – 18h00
9h00 Strassmeier PLATO deep-field south: its input catalog from BMK10k observations 25
9h25 Zwintz The BRITE-Constellation and its scientific highlights 25
9h50 De Cat Pulsating stars with TESS (title tbc) 25
10h15 Pelisoli Compact binaries in the TESS era 15
10h30 Comparat An eROSITA mock catalog of Active Galactic Nuclei and their large-scale structure 15
10h45 Dupac Euclid Survey Operation 15
11h00 Coffee & Posters
11h30 Zacharias Discussion section I 60
12h30 Lunch
14h00 Engels Hamburg Quasar Survey 25
14h25 Reimers Cosmology with objects discovered by the Hamburg Schmidt surveys 25
14h50 Mickaelian Byurakan spectroscopic surveys and their scientific discoveries 25
15h15 Liu The LAMOST II medium-resolution survey 25
15h40 Coffee & Posters
16h10 Steinmetz The RAVE survey – Final Data Release 25
16h35 Steinmetz Discussion section II 60
17h35 Farewell