Special Session SS21  1 July 2020

NAC: Intro KNA

Aims and scope

This is an introductory session to the Nederlandse Astronomenclub (NAC), now formally known as the Koninklijke Nederlandse Astronomenclub (KNA), and its yearly conference. This session will feature a word of welcome; talks by the heads of the astronomical institutes in the Netherlands, who will provide an overview of the science done by each institute; and a talk about the upcoming WEAVE instrument.


  • NAC Opening Peter Barthel
  • NOVA Ewine van Dischoeck
  • SRON Instrumentation and the next decade in space astrophysics Michael Wise
  • ASTRON highlights and future developmenCarole Jackson

This session consists of 10 - 15 minute talks, all done by the invited speakers. See the NAC schedule for specific times.

Invited speakers

  • Peter Barthel Kapteyn Institute
  • Ewine van Dishoeck NOVA
  • Michael Wise SRON
  • Carole Jackson ASTRON

Scientific organisers

Huub Röttgering, Jan Lub, Simon Portegies Zwart, Martijn Oei, Martijn Wilhelm, Frits Sweijen, Lydia Stofanova, Dirk van Dam, Rafaël Mostert, Marieke Baan


Dirk van Dam: dmvandam @ strw.leidenuniv.nl

Updated on Fri Jun 19 14:11:26 CEST 2020