hind's variable nebula

T Tauri and Hind's Variable Nebula [Don Goldman]

Astronomy 383T - Fall 2014

Seminar in Stellar Astronomy

W 12:00 · RLM 15.216B · Not for credit in Fall 2014

Professor

Edward L Robinson

RLM 17.318 · (512) 471-3401 · email

Schedule

Date

Speaker

Title

 

Aug 27

Edward Robinson

University of Texas at Austin

Organizational meeting.

 

Sep 3

Paul Beck

Service d'Astrophysique, IRFU/DSM/CEA Saclay, France

(host: Michel Breger) "Asteroseismology of Red-Giant Stars: Mixed Modes, Differential Rotation, and Eccentric Binaries"

abstract

 

Sep 10

Monika Adamow

University of Texas at Austin

"Lithium Abundance in Red Giants Observed within the PTPS Project"

 

Sep 17

G. Fritz Benedict

University of Texas at Austin

"An Astrometric Potpourri: Luminosity Classes for Kepler Host Stars and M Dwarf Star Masses"

 

Sep 24

No talk scheduled.

 

Oct 1

Mike Montgomery

University of Texas at Austin

"A Novel Mechanism for the Red Edges of the White Dwarf Instability Strips"

 

Oct 8

Cynthia Froning

University of Texas at Austin

"MUSCLES: The UV Radiation Environment of M-Star Exoplanet Systems"

 

Oct 15

Christopher Sneden

University of Texas at Austin

"Stellar Spectroscopy with IGRINS: Elemental Abundances in the Very Metal-Poor Giant Star HD 122563"

 

Oct 22

Edward Robinson

University of Texas at Austin

"Where are the Low-Mass Black Holes? The Case of V1408 Aquilae
(= 4U 1957+115)"

 

Oct 29

Harriet Dinerstein

University of Texas at Austin

"The Abundances of Iron-Group and Trans-Iron Elements in Planetary Nebulae, and some Highlights of the 'Nuclei in the Cosmos' Conference (July 2014)"

 

Nov 5

J. Craig Wheeler

University of Texas at Austin

"Magneto-Rotational Instability in Massive Stars"

 

Nov 12

Ivan Ramirez

University of Texas at Austin

Title: TBA. (topic: Solar Siblings)

 

Nov 19

Name: TBD

Affiliation: TBA.

Title: TBA.

 

Nov 26

No talk scheduled, to avoid travel conflicts with Thanksgiving holiday.

 

Dec 3

C. Megan Urry

Yale University, and DeVaucouleurs Medalist

Public Talk: 4-5 PM. Location: ECJ 1.202. "Black Holes, Galaxies and the Evolution of the Universe: An Observer's View"