Division A: Fundamental Astronomy

August 24 and 27, 2018

 

President:

Anne Lemaître - University of Namur - Namur (Belgium)


Programme:


Friday, August 24, 2018:

Planets Days Workshop:
Coorganization of the scientific programme with Division F: http://www.ifa.hawaii.edu/planetsdays2018/
Submit abstracts to Division F

 
Monday, August 27, 2018:

Gaia Session 1 10:30 - 12:00 Gaia mission overview and status
Timo Prusti - 20 min

Gaia DR2 overview
Anthony Brown - 30 min

Gaia DR2 astrometry
Lennart Lindegren - 20 min

Gaia DR2 solar system bodies astrometry
Paolo Tanga - 20 min

Gaia Session 2 13:30 - 14:00 Gaia Early science results
Antonella Vallenari - 30 min

Reference Frames
Session 3
14:00 - 15:00 ICRF3
Patrick Charlot

The Gaia Celestial Reference Frame: Properties and relations to ICRF3
François Mignard

Reference Frames
Session 4
15:30 - 16:30 The International Terrestrial Reference Frame: ITRF2014 and future plans
Z. Altamimi, P. Rebischung, L. Metivier, X. Collilieux and K. Chanard

The consistency of TRF, CRF and EOP – a VLBI perspective
R. Heinkelmann, S. Belda, T. Nilsson, J.M. Ferrandiz and H. Schuh

Poster Session 16:30 - 17:00 Posters for both sessions