Detailed Conference Program

(Time zone: Europe/Berlin, CEST/UTC+2)

Friday, 25. September 2020

09:00-13:00 Splinter Sessions (in parallel)

Stellar - Stellar Interactions (virtual room M)

09:15  Welcome


09:20  J. D. Alvarado-Gómez:
Eruptive events in active stars: Lessons from numerical simulations

09:38  Nikoleta Ilic:
Measuring the tidal interaction footprint on stellar magnetic activity in star-planet systems

09:56  Grace Foster:
The corona of GJ 1151 in the context of star-planet interaction

10:14  Friedrich Röpke:
Formation of sdB stars in common envelope interaction with substellar companions

10:32  Veronika Schaffenroth:
A quantitative in-depth analysis of the prototype sdB+BD system SDSS J08205+0008

10:50  Break

Stellar populations

11:20  N. Castro:
MYMST: Mapping the Youngest and most Massive Stars in the Tarantula nebula

11:38  Andreas Sander:
On the nature of WR-type mass loss in different environments

11:56  Varsha Ramachandran:
Massive star feedback in the Magellanic Clouds and the Bridge

12:14  Ekaterina Ilin:
From ZAMS to solar age: Calibrating the flaring-age-mass relation in open clusters

12:32  Banafsheh Shahzamanian:
Large-scale proper motion study of the Galactic Centre

12:50  Break

Computation - Computational Astrophysics (virtual room B)

09:02  Benjamin Keller:
Empirically Motivated Feedback in Galaxy Formation

09:28  Stefanie Walch:
The dispersal of molecular clouds by stellar feedback

09:54  Jindra Gensior:
The Elephant in the Bathtub: When the physics of star formation drive the baryon cycle of galaxies

10:20  Ulrich Steinwandel:
On the importance of the hydrodynamic method in galaxy simulations with resolved feedback

10:45  Break

11:17  Moritz Beutel:
A hybrid code for coagulation and viscous stirring in protoplanetary disks

11:43  Moritz Lietzow:
Exoplanetary atmospheres: Three-dimensional continuum radiative transfer of polarized radiation

12:09  Natascha Manger:
High Resolution Parameter Study of the Vertical Shear Instability

12:35  Daniel Carrera:
Protoplanetary Disk Rings as Sites for Planetesimal Formation

Relativistic - Relativistische Astrophysik (virtual room J)

09:00  Felix Widmann:
The Galactic Center black hole with GRAVITY

09:20  Sebastiano von Fellenberg:
The Flux Distribution of Sgr A*

09:40  Axel Arbet-Engels:
The FACT TeV monitoring program

10:00  Pablo Peñil:
Systematic search for gamma-ray periodicity in active galactic nuclei detected by the Fermi-Large Ar

10:20  Lauren Rhodes:
Radio Afterglows of Very High Energy Gamma-Ray Bursts 190829A and 180720B

10:40  Break

11:00  H. Stiele:
NICER and Swift monitoring of a new black hole X-ray binary

11:20  Jenny Wagner:
The same, only different -- A comparison between plasma and gravitational lensing

11:40  Gregory Desvignes:
Radio emission from a pulsar’s magnetic pole revealed by general relativity

12:00  Huanchen Hu:
Constraining the dense matter EOS and testing higher-order GR effects with the Double Pulsar

12:20  David Keitel:
Searching for Continuous and Long-Duration Gravitational Waves from Neutron Stars

12:40  Lab Saha:
Star-forming regions as potential contributors to Galactic cosmic rays: the case of NGC 3603

14:00-18:00 Splinter Sessions (in parallel)

Historical - Applied and Computational Historical Astronomy (virtual room E)

14:00  Gerd Graßhoff:
Kepler's Astronomia Nova - a challenge for computational history of science

14:20  Georg Zotti:
Exploring skies remote in time and culture with Stellarium

14:40  Discussion

14:50  Markus-Schnabel, Karsten:
(Semi-)Manual Data-Mining and -Processing

15:05  Tim Karberg:
Astronomical orientation of Apedemak temples, mortuary chapels, and tumuli of the Meroitic period

15:20  Break

15:50  Victor Reijs:
How visible are celestial objects?

16:05  Philipp Protte:
Pre-telescopic star catalogues - Accuracy in magnitudes and positions

16:20  Andreas Schrimpf:
The star catalog of Wilhelm IV, Landgraf of Hesse-Kassel

16:35  Discussion

16:55  Fabian Göttgens:
Discovery of an emission nebula in the Galactic globular cluster M22

17:15  Susanne M Hoffmann :
Applied Historical Astronomy

17:35  Discussion/ Summary

Computation - Computational Astrophysics (virtual room B)

14:02  Klaus Dolag:
OpenGadget3 on GPUS

14:28  Luigi Iapichino:
HPC performance optimisation as tool for computational astrophysics: experiences and lessons learnt

14:54  Miikka Väisälä:
Exploring small- and large-scale dynamo growth with graphics processing units

15:20  Forrest Glines:
Performance Portability in Practice: Challenges and Successes with K-Athena (MHD) & Parthenon (AMR)

15:45  Break

16:15  Joseph O'Leary:
Constraining the merging timescales of close galaxy pairs through empirical modelling

16:36  Milena Valentini:
The art of sub-resolution modelling

16:57  Johann Higl:
Low Mach Number Simulations and Their Need for Well-Balancing

17:18  Andre Klepitko:
TreeRay-RP: a novel method for radiation pressure from reprocessed radiation

17:39  Enrico Garaldi:
Dynamic Zoom Simulations: a fast, adaptive algorithm for simulating lightcones

Stellar - Stellar Interactions (virtual room M)

14:00  Welcome

Merger/Common envelope

14:05  Christian Sand:
Common-envelope evolution of an AGB star

14:23  Henri Boffin:
Post-common-envelope binary central star in planetary nebulae

14:41  Nicole Reindl:
An in-depth reanalysis of the alleged type Ia supernova progenitor Henize 2-428

14:59  Fiona Prodöhl:
Studying the atmosphere of the close binary star system AADor with PHOENIX/3D

15:17  Aldana Grichener:
High-Energy Neutrino Emission From Common Envelope Jets Supernova (CEJSN) impostors

15:35  Fabian Schneider:
Stellar mergers as the origin of magnetic massive stars

15:53  Break


16:23  Eva Laplace:
How being single or stripped in a binary affects the death of massive stars

16:41  Amir Michaelis:
3d simulations of the later phase of a merger-burst ILOT

16:59  Alexey Bobrick:
White Dwarf Neutron Star Binaries and the Transients they Produce

17:35  Lieke van Son:
Can Massive stars produce BHs with masses in the Pair-Instability Mass Gap?

17:53  Goodbye/End

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