SEMINAR IN STELLAR ASTRONOMY
Astronomy 383T - Fall 2009
W 12:00 · RLM 15.216B · Unique No. 49580

Professor

Chris Sneden · RLM 15.312A · MWF 1-2 · (512) 471-1349 · email

Collinder 399: The Coat Hanger [Noel Carboni, Greg Parker]

Schedule

Date

Speaker

Title


Aug 26

Chris Sneden

University of Texas at Austin

Organizational Meeting


Sep 02

Kurtis Williams

University of Texas at Austin

"Highlights of the August 2009 Stellar Death and Supernovae Conference"


Sep 09

Chris Sneden

University of Texas at Austin

"The Sculptor Dwarf Spheroidal Galaxy"


Sep 16

Tom Barnes

University of Texas at Austin

"The Cepheid Distance Scale: Recent Progress in Fundamental Techniques"
abstract


Sep 23

Ian Roederer

University of Texas at Austin

"Characterizing the Chemistry of the Milky Way Stellar Halo: Detailed Chemical Abundances in a Metal-Poor Stellar Stream"
abstract


Sep 30

 

 

No talk scheduled.


Oct 07

Ross Falcon

University of Texas at Austin

"The Mean Mass of DA White Dwarfs from Gravitational Redshift"


Oct 14

David Lambert

Director, McDonald Observatory

"Radium - here and there"


Oct 21

Bash Symposium

October 18-20

No talk scheduled, to avoid conflict with the Bash Symposium on October 18-20.


Oct 28

Matt Shetrone

McDonald Observatory

"Deep Mixing Statistics using Virus-p in Globular Cluster NGC5466"


Nov 04

Amanda Bayless

University of Texas at Austin

"Dia de las Estrella Muerta: A Maximally Rotating Black Hole?"


Nov 11

Don Winget

University of Texas at Austin

"White Dwarf Photospheres from the Laboratory to the Telescope and back"


Nov 18

Barbara Castanheira

University of Texas at Austin

"The Power of Asteroseismology"


Nov 25

Julie Hollek

University of Texas at Austin

Journal Club: "6Li/7Li Estimates for Metal-Poor Stars" by A.E. Garcia-Perez, et al. arXiv: 0909.5163


Dec 02

Chris Sneden

University of Texas at Austin

"The Curious Case of Globular Cluster M22"