Special Session SS25  1 July 2020

NAC: Gaia

Aims and scope

The Dutch Astronomers Conference (NAC) is organised yearly to bring together astronomers from all over the Netherlands. This year's edition is held concurrently with EASAM.

This focus session of the NAC aims to inform people on the status of the Gaia mission. Anthony Brown will give a talk:

I will present the Gaia mission, including an update on the ongoing extended mission, and a summary of the contents planned for future Gaia data releases. This is complemented by a few recent highlights from the science harvested from Gaia DR2.


  • Mission status and recent science highlights from the second data release

Invited speakers

  • Anthony Brown (Leiden Observatory)

Scientific organisers

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


oei @ strw.leidenuniv.nl

Updated on Sun May 31 18:23:20 CEST 2020