Scientific results from the Gaia mission

Wintersemester 2017/2018
Dozent: Jordan
Link zum LSF
9 Teilnehmer/innen
Scientific results from the Gaia mission (MVSem, WS 17/18)

Master Pflichtseminar

Aim:
This seminar aims at presentations of the first scientific results from the Gaia mission.

Supervisors:
Stefan Jordan (jordan@ari.uni-heidelberg.de)
Ulrich Bastian (bastian@ari.uni-heidelberg.de)
ARI/ZAH, Mönchhofstr. 12-14, 69118 Heidelberg

Location:
ARI Seminar room (first floor)

Time:
Tuesdays, 9:15-10:45
It is possible to shift the seminar to 10:15 or 11:15 if agreed by all participants.

First Seminar:
October 17

Schedule:

October 17:

October 24:
  • Ulrich Bastian: Some current intricacies and 'joys' of the Gaia data reduction

Later Dates: Student presentations on Gaia Science, e.g. 21.11, 28.11., 5.12., 12.12., 19.12., 9.1., 16.1., ...
The exact dates will be found by a doodle poll



Please send your proposal for two papers (priority one and two) to jordan@ari.uni-heidelberg.de until October 24. You can choose from the selection or from the full list of 189 papers (see below).

In order to obtain the 6 credit points students must give a presentation and write a summary on the presentation and topic (about 10 pages). 


Some information about the Gaia mission:

The Seminar topics:

January 9, 9:15-10:45:

Timo Dornhöfer: Gaia Data Release 1. The photometric data (Supervisor: Stefan Jordan)

Kevin Lange: 'Gaia 1 and 2. A pair of new Galactic star clusters' (Supervisor : Ulrich Bastian)

January 16, 9:15-10:45:

Jiaming Zhao: Red clump stars and Gaia: calibration of the standard candle using a hierarchical probabilistic model (Supervisor : Stefan Jordan)

Ju Hyung Schin: Galactic rotation in Gaia DR1 (Supervisor: Stefan Jordan)

January 23, 9:15-10:45:

Jonas Klüter: Gravitationally Lensed Quasars in Gaia: I. Resolving Small-Separation Lenses (Supervisor: Ulrich Bastian)

Maik Druschke: The Discovery of a Five-Image Lensed Quasar at z = 3.34 using PanSTARRS1 and Gaia (Supervisor: Ulrich Bastian)

January 30, 9:15-10:45:

Daniel Bibik: A test of Gaia Data Release 1 parallaxes: implications for the local  distance scale (Supervisor: Stefan Jordan)




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Scientific results from the Gaia mission
Wintersemester 2017/2018
Jordan
Link zum LSF
9 Teilnehmer/innen
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