Special Session SS30  3 July 2020

NAC: Optical Astronomy

Aims and scope

This plenary session of the NAC aims to inform people on the state of the art of optical astronomy, talks are given by researchers working at Dutch institutions and Universities. For more information see the NAC website: nac2020.strw.leidenuniv.nl/front-page-features/day3


  • What do we know about the interiors of the big giants in the Solar System? Yamila Miguel
  • BASS: The black hole mass - sigma relation of type 1 AGNs Turgay Caglar
  • Exploring noise sources in detecting the first luminous objects with LOFAR Hyoyin Gan
  • An Asymmetric Eclipser Seen Towards the Pre-Main Sequence Binary System V928 Tau Dirk van Dam
  • Resolved Stellar Populations in Nearby galaxies Eline Tolstoy

Invited speakers

  • prof. dr. Eline Tolstoy (Kapteyn Astronomical Institute)
  • dr. Yamila Miguel (Leiden Observatory)

Scientific organisers

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


RafaŽl Mostert: mostert @ strw.leidenuniv.nl

Updated on Fri May 29 11:38:41 CEST 2020