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MEMORIE DELLA
SOCIETÀ ASTRONOMICA ITALIANA
JOURNAL OF THE
ITALIAN ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY

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Volume 87, 4, 2016
Pp. 260


The Cosmic–Lab conference. Star clusters as cosmic laboratories for astrophysics, dynamics and fundamental physics - MODEST. Bologna, April 18–22, 2016, editors: F. R. Ferraro and B. Lanzoni. TABLE OF CONTENTS. Index; Foreword; List of Participants; F. R. Ferraro, The Cosmic–Lab project; A. Sills, Blue stragglers: an observational overview; M. B. Davies, Blue straggler stars: formation channels; S. Portegies Zwart and A. Rimoldi, The origin of the two populations of blue stragglers in M30; L. Deng, Y. Xin, C.Y. Li and R. de Grijs, Blue straggler stars and other complications in star clusters; E. Dalessandro, on behalf of the Cosmic–Lab team, Blue straggler stars in globular clusters: observational results; S. Banerjee, Blue straggler formation at core collapse; D. Jiang, X. Chen, L. Li and Z. Han, A binary origin for two sequences of blue stragglers in globular cluster M30; A. M. Geller, Blue straggler stars: lessons from Open Clusters; G. Beccari, Probing the dynamical state of globular clusters: BSS, binaries and MF; E. Alessandrini, on behalf of the Cosmic–Lab team, N–body simulations with BSSs: defining mass segregation indicators; T.M. Tauris, Recycled pulsars: spins, masses and ages; S. Guillot, Neutron stars in globular clusters as tests of nuclear physics; C. Pallanca, on behalf of the Cosmic–Lab team, Optical companions to millisecond pulsars in globular clusters; M. Cadelano, on behalf of the Cosmic–Lab team, The Black–Widow M71A and the dynamical status of its host globular cluster; L. E. Rivera–Sandoval, M. van den Berg, C. O. Heinke, H. N. Cohn, P. M. Lugger, P. Freire, J. Anderson, A. M. Serenelli, L. G. Althaus, A. M. Cool, J. E. Grindlay, P. D. Edmonds, R. Wijnands and N. Ivanova, Discovery of millisecond pulsar companions in the globular cluster 47 Tucanae; R. P. Mignani, D. Salvetti, A. De Luca, A. Belfiore, M. Marelli and W. Becker, Search for binary milli–second pulsars in unidentified Fermi sources; A. Papitto, The ms pulsar – low mass X–ray binary link; D. Pooley, Globular cluster X–ray sources; D. Belloni, M. Giersz, A. Askar and A. Hypki, Cataclysmic variables in globular clusters; M. Giersz, N. Leigh, A. Hypki, A. Askar and N. Lützgendorf, Formation mechanisms of IMBH in globular clusters; T. J. Maccarone, Accretion signatures of intermediate mass black holes in globular clusters; B. Lanzoni, on behalf of the Cosmic–Lab team, Searching for intermediate mass black holes in globular clusters with the Very Large Telescope; M. Mapelli, Collisions versus stellar winds in the runaway merger scenario: place your bets; M. Pasquato, Detecting intermediate mass black holes in globular clusters with machine learning; M. Spera, N. Giacobbo and M. Mapelli, Shedding light on the black hole mass spectrum; D. C. Heggie, Internal dynamics of globular clusters; M. Merafina, A new point of view in the analysis of equilibrium and dynamical evolution of globular clusters; L. Casetti, L. Lenzini and C. Nardini, Models of self–gravitating systems with short–range cutoff on the interactions; A. L. Varri, Rotating and anisotropic models of globular clusters; P. Bianchini, G. van de Ven, M. A. Norris, E. Schinnerer and A. L. Varri, Measuring energy equipartition in globular clusters; S. Kamann, T. O. Husser and the MUSE consortium, The MUSE view on the dynamics of globular clusters; A. Bellini, High–precision HST proper motions of globular clusters; L. L. Watkins, R. P. van der Marel, A. Bellini, A. T. Baldwin, P. Bianchini and J. Anderson, HST proper motions in Galactic globular clusters; A. Sollima, F. R. Ferraro, L. Lovisi, F. Contenta, E. Vesperini, L. Origlia, E. Lapenna, B. Lanzoni, A. Mucciarelli, E. Dalessandro and C. Pallanca, The dark mass content of the Milky Way globular clusters NGC288 and NGC6218; J. J. Webb and E. Vesperini, On the radial variation in the stellar mass functions of star clusters; H. Baumgardt, N–body modeling of globular clusters; A. Mastrobuono–Battisti, A. Tsatsi and H. B. Perets, Simulating the mass assembly history of nuclear star clusters through globular cluster mergers; M. B. N. Kouwenhoven, Q. Shu, M. X. Cai and R. Spurzem, Planetary systems in star clusters; R. Capuzzo–Dolcetta, Globular cluster–massive black hole interactions in galactic centers; M. Arca–Sedda and R. Capuzzo–Dolcetta, Star clusters as tracers of galactic nuclei properties; M. Miholics, J. J. Webb and A. Sills, The dynamical evolution of accreted star clusters in the Milky Way; F. D'Antona, A timeline explains the variety of multiple populations in globular clusters; E. Lapenna, on behalf of the Cosmic–Lab team, Unexpected results from AGB star spectroscopy; M. Tailo, The blue hook: a keystone in understanding globular cluster evolution; A. Mucciarelli, on behalf of the Cosmic–Lab team, Spurious and real iron spreads in globular clusters; D. Massari, on behalf of the Cosmic–Lab team, The ages of the multi–iron populations in Terzan5; M. B. Davies, Conference summary: The Bologna-M16 Questions; I. Akkaya Oralhan and R. Michel, CCD UBV(RI)C and 2MAS S photometry of seven Open Clusters; M. Arca–Sedda, "Dark" systems in globular clusters: GWs emission and limits on the formation of IMBHs; R. Asa'd and A. Shahpurwala, Analyzing the age determination of 12 SMC star clusters; E. Bortolas, M. Mapelli and M. Spera, Dynamics of supernova remnants in the Galactic Centre; C. Chung, Y. W. Lee and M. Pasquato, Building blocks of the Milky Way halo; P. de Meulenaer and V. Vansevicius, Deriving physical parameters of M31 star clusters using the PHAT survey; M. Donnari, M. Arca–Sedda and M. Merafina, Massive black holes interactions during the assembly of heavy sub–structures in the centre of galaxy clusters; G. Fragione and R. Capuzzo–Dolcetta, Star clusters and super massive black holes: high velocity stars production; J. Haas and L. Šubr, Hypervelocity stars and S–Stars from eccentric stellar disc around SMBH; Y. Karsli, I. Akkaya Oralhan and R. M. Murillo, Fundamental and Structural Parameters of the Open Star Clusters Be97 and Di06; A. Mucciarelli, E. Dalessandro, D. Massari, M. Bellazzini, P. Miocchi, F. R. Ferraro, B. Lanzoni, C. Lardo, M. Salaris and S. Cassisi, Multiple light–element populations in globular clusters: the case of NGC 6362; M. North, A. Gualandris, M. Gieles and V. Hénault–Brunet, The OB–runaways of R136: a dynamical fingerprint of massive star formation?; S. Saracino, E. Dalessandro, F. R. Ferraro, D. Geisler, F. Mauro and B. Lanzoni, GEMINIGeMS observations of globular clusters in the Galactic Bulge; A. F. Seleznev, R. Capuzzo Dolcetta and G. Carraro, The Galactic star cluster NGC 4337: estimates of its photometric and dynamical mass; L. Šubr and J. Haas, Kozai–Lidov dynamics in galactic nuclei; I. Tosta e Melo and R. Capuzzo–Dolcetta, Compact massive objects in galaxies; A. A. Trani, M. Mapelli, M. Spera and A. Bressan, Dynamics of tidally captured planets in the Galactic Center; Y. Xin, L. Deng, K. Wang and J. Tian, Revisiting the Milky Way Open Clusters with 50BiN.

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Volume 87, 3, 2016
Pp. 132


Stellar evolution and pulsation - Galaxy clusters. International School of Astrophysics Francesco Lucchin. Teramo, December 9-13, 2014. Editors: G. Raimondo, A. Pietrinferni, M. Cantiello. Table of Contents. Index; Foreword; List of Participants; Stellar Evolution and Pulsation. S. Cassisi, M. Salaris and A. Pietrinferni, Old and new issues in stellar evolution modelling; S. Hidalgo, and A. Aparicio, The Star Formation History from Resolved Stellar Populations. State of the Art and Future Perspectives.; G. Bono, Classical Cepheids and RR Lyrae stars: similar, but not too much; I. Musella, Pulsating stars as distance indicators and stellar population tracers; Galaxy Clusters. J. S. Santos, Multi-Wavelength Observations and Surveys of Galaxy Clusters; N. Menci, Cosmological Models of Galaxy Formation.

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Volume 87, 2, 2016
Pp. 100


AGB stars: a key ingredient in the understanding and interpretation of stellar populations. European Week of Astronomy and Space Science, La Laguna, Tenerife, June 22–26, 2015. Editors: P. Ventura, D. A. Garcia–Hernandez, M. Groenewegen, J. Th. van Loon. Table of contents: Index; Foreword; A.I. Karakas, The role of asymptotic giant branch stars in galactic chemical evolution; A. Yague, D.A. Garcia–Hernandez, P. Ventura, M. Lugaro, S–process nucleosynthesis in AGB models with the FST prescription for convection; F. D'Antona and P. Ventura, Hot CNO and p–capture nucleosynthesis in intermediate mass AGB stars; L. Mattsson, Winds of AGB stars: the two roles of atmospheric dust; F. Dell'Agli, D.A. Garcia–Hernandez, P. Ventura, R. Schneider, M. Di Criscienzo, and C. Rossi, Dust from AGBs: understanding the Spitzer observations of evolved stars in the Large Magellanic Cloud; G. Rau, C. Paladini, J. Hron, B. Aringer, M.A.T. Groenewegen, and W. Nowotny Modelling a set of C–rich AGB stars: the cases of RU Vir and R Lep; O. Zamora, Circumstellar effects on the chemical abundances in AGB stars; M.L. Boyer, recent observations of AGB stars in nearby galaxies and future perspectives; A. Javadi, J. Th. van Loon, and H. Khosroshahi, The role of AGB stars feedback in sustaining galaxy evolution; A. Mucciarelli, The chemical composition of AGB stars in globular clusters; A.F. Marino, Chemical abundances of multiple stellar populations in globular clusters: the role of asymptotic giant branch stars; J.J. Diaz–Luis, D.A. Garcia–Hernandez, N. Kameswara Rao, A. Manchado, and F. Cataldo, First evidence of the possible detection of diffuse circumstellar bands in AGB descendants; S. Madonna, J. Garcia–Rojas, V. Luridiana, N.C. Sterling, and C. Morisset, A window on the e_ciency of the s–process in AGB stars: chemical abundances of n–capture elements in the planetary nebula NGC 3918; A.P. Milone, Multiple populations in Globular Clusters from multi–wavelength HST photometry; C. Rossi, V.F. Polcaro, O. Maryeva, R. Gualandi, R. Nesci, A. Chieffi, and R.F. Viotti, Past, Present and Future of the luminous variable Romano's Star in M33; R. Smolec, Dynamical phenomena in the pulsation of type II Cepheids models; G. Tautvaisiene, R. Smiljanic, V. Bagdonas, A. Drazdauskas, and S. Mikolaitis, The role of asymptotic giant branch stars in the chemical evolution of the Galaxy.

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Volume 87, 1, 2016
Pp. 220


XII Italian National Workshop of Planetary Sciences. Bormio (Sondrio, Italy), February 2–6, 2015, editors: P. Cerroni , M. Di Martino and E. Dotto. Index; Foreword; List of Participants; Session I: Inner Solar System: physical characterization of surfaces and atmospheres. V. Vivaldi, A. Ninfo, M. Massironi, E. Martellato, G. Cremonese, Morphometric analysis of a fresh simple crater on the Moon; G. Schettino, S. Di Ruzza, F. De Marchi, S. Cical, G. Tommei and A. Milani, The Radio Science Experiment with BepiColombo mission to Mercury; A. Geminale, D. Grassi, F. Altieri, G. Serventi, C. Carli, F.G. Carrozzo, M. Sgavetti, R. Orosei, E. D'Aversa, G. Bellucci, A. Frigeri, Retrieval of the Martian surface reflectance by means of Principal Component analysis and Target Transformation using OMEGA/Mex data; G. Alemanno, V. Orofino, G. Di Achille and F. Mancarella, A new model for evaluating the duration of water flow in the Martian fluvial systems; Session II: Outer Solar System: Exploration and Modelling. M.L. Moriconi, A. Adriani, E. D'Aversa, G.L.Liberti, G.Filacchione, F. Oliva, Unbiased estimations of atmosphere vortices: the Saturns storm by Cassini VIMSV as case study; M.L. Moriconi, A. Adriani, B.M. Dinelli, M. Lopez–Puertas, G. Filacchione, E. D'Aversa, A climatological study of the composition of Titan upper atmosphere from VIMS–IR soundings in limb geometry has been carried out for HCN, C2H2 and CH4; M. Soldani Benzi, I. Ficai Veltroni, G. Preti, Space Exploration: the future as seen in 2015; Session III: Small bodies of the Solar System: Physical and dynamical characterization. A. Carbognani, P. Pravec, P. Kusnirak , K. Hornoch, A. Galad, S. Monte, M. Bertaina, Search of Large Super–Fast Rotator Between NEAs; F. Manca, P. Sicoli and A. Testa, Close Encounters among Asteroids, Comets, Earth–Moon system and Inner Planets: the Cases of (99942) Apophis and Comet C/2013 A1; E. Perozzi, B. Borgia and M. Micheli, The European NEO Coordination Centre; E. Dotto, S. Ieva, E. Mazzotta Epifani, A. Di Paola, M. Cortese, R. Speziali, M. Lazzarin, I. Bertini, S. Magrin, D. Perna, E. Perozzi and M.Micheli, The NEOShield–2 EU project: the Italian contribution; S. Ieva, D. Fulvio, E. Dotto, D. Lazzaro, D. Perna, G. Strazzulla, M. C. De Sanctis and M. Fulchignoni, Spectral characterization of V–type asteroids: are all the basaltic objects coming from Vesta?; A. Cellino, E. Ammannito, S. Bagnulo, I.N. Belskaya, R. Gil–Hutton, P. Tanga, E.F. Tedesco, Recent advances in asteroid polarimetry; Session IV: Laboratory analogues and Astrobiology. M. D'Elia, A. Blanco, A. Galiano, V. Orofino, S.Fonti, F. Mancarella, A. Guido, A comparative SEM morphological study of biogenic and abiogenic carbonates for the search for biostructures on Mars; R. Claudi, E. Pace, A. Ciaravella, G. Micela, G. Piccioni, D. Bill, M. Cestelli Guidi, L. Coccola, M.S. Erculiani, M. Fedeli, G. Galletta, E. Giro, N. La Rocca, T. Morosinotto, L. Poletto, D. Schierano, S. Stefani, Atmosphere in a Test Tube; M. S. Erculiani, R. Claudi, L. Cocola, E. Giro, N. La Rocca, T. Morosinotto, L. Poletto, D. Barbisan, D. Billi, M. Bonato, M. DAlessandro, G. Galletta, M. Meneghini, N.Trivellin, M. Cestelli Guidi, E. Pace, D. Schierano, G. Micela, Atmospheres in a test tube: state of the art at the Astronomical Observatory of Padova; V. Moggi Cecchi, G. Pratesi, S. Caporali, M. Zoppi, High pressure phases in NWA 8711, a shock melted L6 chondrite from Northwest Africa: a combined Raman and EMPA study; L. Bignami, C.Guaita, F. Pezzotta, M. Zilioli, Shreibersite and Growth of Life on Earth; Session V: Formation of Planetary Systems. R. Claudi, R. Gratton, S. Desidera, A.–L. Maire, D. Mesa, M. Turatto, A. Baruttolo, E. Cascone, V. De Caprio, V. D'Orazi, D. Fantinel, E. Giro, B. Salasnich, S. Scuderi, E. Sissa, J.–L. Beuzit, D.Mouillet, First Science with SPHERE; E. Poretti, C. Boccato, R. Claudi, R. Cosentino, E. Covino, S. Desidera,R. Gratton, A.F. Lanza, A. Maggio,G. Micela, E. Molinari, I. Pagano, G. Piotto, R. Smareglia, A. Sozzetti,and the whole GAPS collaboration, Global Architecture of Planetary Systems (GAPS), a project for the whole Italian Community; A. Zannoni, F. Borsa, E. Poretti, G. Lodato, M. Rainer and G. Frustagli, Looking for planetary candidates in the CoRoT Long Run LRc10; Session VI: extended abstracts. F.Capaccioni, G.Filacchione,M.C. De Sanctis,F.Tosi,M.Ciarniello, A.Raponi, M.T.Capria, G. Piccioni, P. Cerroni, A. Migliorini, E. Palomba, S. Erard, D. Bockelee–Morvan, C. Leyrat, and Rosetta VIRTIS team, Comet 67P/CG:major results from Rosetta/VIRTIS–M; M.Massironi, E.Simioni, M. Pajola, F. Marzari, G. Cremonese, S. Marchi, L. Giacomini, L. Jorda, M.A. Barucci, G. Naletto, C. Barbieri, I. Bertini, V. Da Deppo, F. Ferri,F. La Forgia, M. Lazzarin, S. Magrin, H. Sierks, and Rosetta OSIRIS team, Layering and internal structure of the comet 67P/Churymov–Gerasimenko as observed by ROSETTA; M.,Pajola, J.B. Vincent, C. Guttler, J.–C. Lee, M. Massironi, I. Bertini, E. Simioni, F. Marzari, L. Giacomini, C. Barbieri, G. Cremonese, G. Naletto, A. Pommerol, M. R. El Maarry, S. Besse, M. Kuppers, F. La Forgia, M. Lazzarin, N. Thomas, A. T. Auger, W.–H. Ip, Z.–Y. Lin, H. Sierks and the OSIRIS Team, Method for the identification of Mars equatorial networks: first analysis of the size–frequency distribution of boulders 7m on comet 67P; L. Giacomini, M. Massironi, N.Thomas, M. Pajola, G. Cremonese, F. La Forgia, F. Ferri, M. Lazzarin, C.Barbieri, I.Bettini, S. Magrin, F. Marzari, G.Naletto, H. Sierks,and Rosetta OSIRIS team, Geomorphological mapping of the Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko; F. Tosi, M.T. Capria, F. Capaccioni, G. Filacchione, M.C. De Sanctis, and Rosetta VIRTIS team, Comet 67P/CG: surface temperature maps from Rosetta/VIRTIS during the prelanding phase; G. Filacchione, F. Capaccioni, M.C. De Sanctis, F. Tosi, M. Ciarniello, A. Raponi, M.T Capria, G. Piccioni, P. Cerroni, A. Migliorini, E, Palomba, S. Erard, D. Bockelee– Morvan,C. Leyrat, and Rosetta VIRTIS team, Comet 67P/CG compositional maps at regional scale in the VIS–IRfrom Rosetta/VIRTIS–M; A. Raponi, F. Capaccioni, M.C. De Sanctis, M. Ciarniello, G. Filacchione, F. Tosi, E. Palomba, M.T. Capria, G.Piccioni, P.Cerroni, A. Longobardo , A. Migliorini, and Rosetta VIRTIS team, A comparative analysis of water ice on the surface of comets Tempel 1 and 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko; M. Ciarniello, F. Capaccioni, G. Filacchione, A. Raponi, M.C. De Sanctis, F. Tosi, M.T. Capria, G. Piccioni, P. Cerroni, E. Palomba, A. Longobardo, A. Migliorini and Rosetta VIRTIS team, Photometric Properties of Comet 67P/CG as Seen by VIRTIS–M Onboard Rosetta: Light Curves and Disk–integrated Phase Curves; R. Sordini, V. Della Corte, A. Rotundi, M. Accolla, M. Ferrari, S. Ivanovski, F.Lucarelli , E. Mazzotta Epifani, P. Palumbo, Improvements in the calibration of GIADA's measurement subsystems; E. Flamini, F. Capaccioni, G. Cremonese, P. Palumbo, R. Formaro, R. Mugnuolo, S. Debei, I. Ficai Veltroni, M. Dami, L. Tommasi, and the SIMBIO–SYS Team, SIMBIO–SYS for BepiColombo: Status and Issues; V. Galluzzi, G. Di Achille, L. Ferranti, D.A. Rothery, P. Palumbo, Geologic map and structural analysis of the Victoria quadrangle (H2) ofMercury based on NASA MESSENGER images; F. Zambon, F. Capaccioni, C. Carli, M. C. De Sanctis, G. Filacchione, L. Giacomini, Smooth plains on Mercury. A comparison with Vesta; G. Piccioni, P. Drossart and VIRTIS Venus Express team, Results from VIRTIS on board Venus Express after the end of the mission operations; A. Migliorini, F. Altieri, A. Shakun, L. Zasova, G. Piccioni, G. Bellucci, Dynamics investigation in the Venus upper atmosphere; C. Carli, F.G. Carrozzo, F. Altieri, L. Giacomini, A Peculiar Spectral Unit in the Southern Amazonian Polar LayeredDeposits.; F. Altieri, G. Carrozzo, C. Carli, A. Geminale, G. Bellucci, The puzzling origin of the Martian Northern Lowlands; S. Fonti, F. Mancarella, G. Liuzzi, T. Roush, A. Blanco, Discussing the confidence in the identification of Martian CH4 using TES data; G. Liuzzi, G. Masiello, C. Serio, F. Mancarella, S. Fonti, T. Roush, Simultaneous physical retrieval of atmospheric and surface state from Martian spectra: the MARS algorithm and application to TES; D. Grassi, N.I. Ignatiev, L.V. Zasova,G. Piccioni, A. Adriani, M.L. Moriconi, G. Sindoni, E. D'Aversa, M. Snels, F. Altieri, A. Migliorini, S. Stefani, R. Politi, B.M. Dinelli, A. Geminale, G. Rinaldi, Toward a coherent set of radiative transfer tools for the analysis of planetary atmospheres; F. Oliva, A. Adriani, M.L. Moriconi, G.L. Liberti, E. D'Aversa, Clouds and hazes vertical structure mapping of Saturn 2011 – 2012 giant vortex by means of Cassini VIMS data analysis; F. Fabiano, M. Lopez–Puertas, A. Adriani, M.L. Moriconi, E. D'Aversa, B. Funke, M.A. Lopez–Valverde, M. Ridolfi, B.M. Dinelli, CO concentration in the upper stratosphere and mesosphereof Titan: non–LTE analysis of VIMS dayside limb observations at 4.7 m; G. Filacchione, F. Capaccioni, M. Ciarniello, F. Tosi, E. D'Aversa, R.N. Clark, R.H. Brown, B.J. Buratti, D.P. Cruikshank, M.C. Dalle Ore, F. Scipioni and P. Cerroni, Cassini–VIMS Temperature maps of Saturn's satellites; A. Lucchetti, G. Cremonese, N.M. Schneider, C. Plainaki, E. Mazzotta Epifani, M. Zusi and P. Palumbo, Simulation of Europa's Water Plume; C. Plainaki, A. Milillo, S. Massetti, A. Mura, X. Jia, S. Orsini, V. Mangano, E. De Angelis, F. Lazzarotto and R. Rispoli, The H2O and O2 exospheres of Jupiter's moon Ganymede; A. Migliorini, M. Barbieri, G. Piccioni, C. Barbieri, F. Altieri, Oxygen investigation in the Galileian satellites using AFOSC; L. Cibin, M. Chiarini, F. Bernardi, R. Ragazzoni and P. Salinari, NEOSTEL: The Telescope Detail Design Program for the ESA Optical Ground Network dedicated to NEO Discovery and Tracking.; A. Dell'Oro, A. Cellino, P. Paolicchi, P. Tanga, Investigating the outcomes of SPH models of catastrophic destruction; G. F. Gronchi, Algebraic methods for the identification problem with shortarcs of observations; A.Rossi, F. Marzari, D. Scheeres, S. Jacobson, and D. Davis, YORP and collisional shaping of the sub–populations, rotation rateand sizefrequency distributions in the main–belt; G. B. Valsecchi, E. M. Alessi, A. Rossi, An analytical treatment of the swing–by problem; D.Turrini and ISSI Team "Vesta, the key to the origins of the Solar System"and the Dawn Team, Vesta as a geophysical laboratory for studying impact contamination; S. Faggi, G.P. Tozzi and J.R. Brucato, Sublimating grains model of cometary coma; A. Migliorini, D. Grassi, G. Piccioni, F. Capaccioni, M.C. De Sanctis, G. Filacchione, Gas emission investigation in small bodies: case of P67/Churyumov–Gerasimenko and Ceres; C. Carli, G. Serventi, M. Ciarniello, F. Capaccioni and M. Sgavetti, VNIR spectroscopy of rock forming minerals mixtures: a tool tointerpret planetary igneous compositions; S. Stefani, G. Piccioni, M. Snels, A. Adriani, D. Grassi, Collisional Induced Absorption (CIA) bands measured in the IR spectral range; V. Della Corte, F. J. M. Rietmeijer, A. Rotundi, M. Ferrari, P. Palumbo, DUSTER: collection of meteoric CaO and carbon smoke particles in the upper stratosphere; M. Ferrari, A. Rotundi, F.J.M. Rietmeijer, V. Della Corte, G.A. Baratta, R. Brunetto, E. Dartois, Z. Djouadi, S. Merouane, J. Borg, J.R. Brucato, L. Le Sergeant Hendecourt, V. Mennella, M.E. Palumbo, P. Palumbo, Wild 2 grains characterized combining MIR/FIR/Raman micro–spectroscopy and FE–SEM/EDS analyses; E. Simoncini, Disequilibrium in planetary atmospheres and the search for habitability; E. Pace, G. Micela and the Ariel Team, ARIEL: Atmospheric Remote–sensing Infrared Exoplanet Large–survey. A proposal for the ESA Cosmic Vision M4.; F. Marzari and G.Picogna, Decoupling of a giant planet from its disk in an inclined binary system; D. Turrini, ISSI Team Vesta, the key to the origins of the Solar System and EChO Planetary Formation working group, The formation of giant planets and its effects on protoplanetary disks: the case of Jupiter and the Jovian Early Bombardment.

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Volume 86, 4, 2015
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Getting ready for Gaia: 3D structure of the ISM. Special Session 20 at the EWASS 2015. San Cristobal de La Laguna, June 25-26, 2015. Editors: A. Monreal Ibero and R. Lallement. TABLE OF CONTENTS. Index; Foreword; List of Participants; G. Zasowski, Tracing Galactic Dust Kinematics with the Diffuse Interstellar Bands; A. Monreal-Ibero, R. Lallement, L. Puspitarini, P. Bonifacio, and L. Monaco, Tracing differential reddening with Diffuse Interstellar Bands. The globular cluster M 4 as a testbed; J. Th. van Loon, A. Farhang, A. Javadi, M. Bailey, and H.G. Khosroshahi, Probing the Local Bubble with Diffuse Interstellar Bands (DIBs); T. Zwitter, and J. Kos, Dynamical interstellar medium with Gaia and ground-based massive spectroscopic stellar surveys; J. Maiz Apellaniz, The ISM in O-star spectroscopic surveys: GOSSS,OWN, IACOB, NoMaDS, and CAFE-BEANS; R. Mor, A. C. Robin, B. Lemasle, and F. Figueras, Impact of the uncertainties of the ISM when studying the IMF at intermediate masses; S. E. Sale, Galactic 3D extinction maps; A.C. Robin, D. Marshall, and C. Reyle, Making of 3D extinction maps from population synthesis approach;; D.J. Marshall, L.A. Montier, M. Juvela, I. A. Grenier, P. McGehee, J. Montillaud, R. Paladin, V.-M. Pelkonen, and Q. Remy, The interstellar distance toolbox: deriving distances to current and future star forming regions.; G. M. Green, A 3D Dust Map from Pan-STARRS 1 Photometry; J. L. Linsky and S. Redfield, What is the Morphology of the Local Interstellar Medium and its Importance in the GAIA Era?; Q. Remy, I. A. Grenier, D. J. Marshall, and J.M. Casandjian on behalf of Fermi LAT Collaboration, Modelling gas and dust in the Taurus and Perseus clouds with Fermi LAT and Planck data; R. Lallement, J.-L. Vergely, L. Puspitarini, S. Snowden, M. Galeazzi, and D. Koutroumpa, Mapping the holes: 3D ISM maps and diffuse X-ray background; J.E. Beckman, S.J. Chan, A. Li, and J. Borissova, Dust distribution in HII regions in nearby galaxies from optical and IR studies; C. Morales-Duran, C. Rodrigo-Blanco, P. Cabo-Cubeiro, F. Llorente-de Andres and E. Solano-Marquez, A Spanish-VO tool to estimate the spatial distribution of galactic interstellar extinction; S. Rezaei Kh., C.A.L. Bailer-Jones, and R.J. Hanson, Getting ready for Gaia; Three-dimensional Modeling of Dust in the Milky Way.

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Volume 86, 3, 2015
Pp. 160


The outcome of the project T-REX, the Italian progetto premiale for E-ELT. Sexten (BZ, Italy), July 19-23, 2015. Editors: P. Ciliegi, G. Pareschi and M. Tosi. Index; Foreword; List of Participants; R. Tamai, E-ELT development status; F. M. Zerbi, INAF and E-ELT; M. Tosi, Italian technologies for E-ELT: Overview of the T-REX Project; A. Marconi and B. Marano, T-REX: education and formation; G. Pareschi, M. Aliverti, A. Bianco, S. Basso, O. Citterio, M. Civitani, M. Ghigo, G. Pariani, G. Sironi, M. Riva, G. Vecchi and F. Zerbi, Technologies for the fabrication of the E-ELT mirrors within the T-REX project; G. Pariani, L. Colella, C. Bertarelli, M. Aliverti, M. Riva and A. Bianco, An adaptive interferometer for optical testing; M. Aliverti, M. Riva, M. Moschetti, G. Pariani, M. Genoni and F.M. Zerbi, Alignment and integration of large optical systems based on advanced metrology; G. Vecchi, S. Basso, M. Civitani, M. Ghigo, G. Pareschi, M. Riva and F. M. Zerbi, A bonnet and fluid jet polishing facility for optics fabrication related to the E-ELT; M. Ghigo, G. Vecchi, S. Basso, O. Citterio, M. Civitani, G. Pareschi and G. Sironi, Ion beam figuring technique used as final step in the manufacturing of the optics for the E-ELT; G. Pariani, R. Briguglio, M. Xompero, M. Riva , F. M. Zerbi, A. Riccardi, M. Tintori, D. Gallieni, M. Andrighettoni and R.Biasi, Preparing the E-ELT M4 optical test; M. M. Civitani, G. Sironi, M. Ghigo, G. Vecchi and M. Riva, Metrological needs and reliable solutions for optics fabrication related to E-ELT; G. Sironi, R. Canestrari and M. M. Civitani, Evaluation of deflectometry for E-ELT optics; E. Diolaiti, R. Abicca, G. Agapito, J. Antichi, C. Arcidiacono, A. Baruolo, M., Bellazzini, M. Bergomi, G. Bregoli, R. C. Butler, E. Cascone, S. Cavazzani, P.Ciliegi, F. Cortecchia, G. Cosentino, V. De Caprio, A. De Rosa, G. Di Rico, M.Dima, S. Esposito, R. Falomo, D. Fantinel, J. Farinato, L. Fini, I. Foppiani, C.Giordano, E. Giro, L. Greggio, M. Gullieuszik, F. Lascaux, M. Lombini, D. Magrin,G. Malaguti, L. Marafatto, E. Masciadri, G. Morgante, S. Ortolani, S. Paiano, F.Patru, M. Patti, I. Porceddu, E. Portaluri, R. Ragazzoni, A. Riccardi, S. Ricciardi,M. Riva, B. Salasnich, L. Schreiber, P. Spano, A. Turchi, M. Uslenghi, V. Viotto, S. Zaggia, F. M. Zerbi and V. Zitelli, T-REX Operating Unit 3; M. Lombini and E. Diolaiti, Optical design of the Post Focal Relay of MAORY; L. Schreiber, C. Arcidiacono, G. Bregoli, E. Diolaiti, R. C. Butler, I. Foppiani, M.Lombini, M. Patti and P. Ciliegi, Modelling the multi-conjugate adaptive optics system of the European Extremely Large Telescope; M. Patti, M. Lombini, L. Schreiber, G. Bregoli, C. Arcidiacono, G. Cosentino, E.Diolaiti and I.Foppiani, Laboratory prototype for the demonstration of sodium laser guide star wavefront sensing on the E-ELT; S. Esposito, G. Agapito, J. Antichi, A. Bonanno, L. Carbonaro, C. Giordano and P.Spano, NGS WFSs module for MAORY at E-ELT; R. Ragazzoni, "Global (Multi Conjugated) Adaptive Optics and beyond; E. Masciadri, F. Lascaux, A. Turchi and L. Fini, MOSE: operational optical turbulence forecasts for the E-ELT flexible scheduling; M. Gullieuszik, R. Falomo, L. Greggio, M. Uslenghi and D. Fantinel, Exploring the stellar populations of nearby and high redshift galaxies with ELTs; L. Pentericci, Galaxies in the reionization epoch: the first science case for MOSAIC; A. Bongiorno, L. Pentericci and the VANDELS team, VANDELS: a deep VIMOS survey of the Candels UDS and CDFS fields; S. Rota and B. Garilli, Optimised target allocation algorithm for multi-fibre fed spectrographs at E-ELT; E. Oliva, C. Ba_a, L. Busoni, L. Carbonaro, G. Cresci, C. Del Vecchio, S. Esposito,D. Ferruzzi, E. Giani, M. Iuzzolino, F. Massi, L. Miglietta, E. Pinna, A. Riccardi,N. Sanna, M. Sozzi, A. Tozzi, M. Curti, S. Faggi, A. Marconi, A. Bragaglia, P.Montegri_o, L. Origlia, P. Bruno, M. Munari, S. Scuderi, F. Leone, M. Genoni, M. Landoni, E. Poretti, M. Riva, F. Zerbi, I. Carleo, R. Gratton, S. Antoniucci,G. Li Causi, B. Nisini, F. Vitali, R. Cirami, I. Coretti, S. Cristiani, G. Cupani, V.D'Odorico, P. Di Marcantonio, P. Molaro and M. Viel, T-REX OU4 HIRES: the high resolution spectrograph for the E-ELT; I. Carleo and R. Gratton, High precision radial velocities: the case for NIR; S. Antoniucci, Star-disk interaction in young stars with E-ELT/HIRES; S. Cristiani, G. Cupani, V. D'Odorico, P. Di Marcantonio, M. Haehnelt, R. Maiolino,A. Marconi, C. Martins, D. Megevand, P. Molaro, M. T. Murphy, L. Origlia and F.Pepe, From CODEX to ESPRESSO to HIRES@E-ELT: a view on cosmology and fundamental physics from the IGM perspective; M. Iuzzolino, N. Sanna, A. Tozzi and E. Oliva, Laboratory measurements of modal noise on optical fiber; M. Genoni and M. Riva, Optical parametric evaluation model for a broadband HIRES at E-ELT; P. Di Marcantonio, V. Baldini, G. Calderone, R. Cirami, I. Coretti and S. Cristiani, Industrial solutions trends for the control of HiRes spectrograph@E-ELT; G. Cupani, S. Cristiani, V. D'Odorico, J. I. Gonzalez-Hernandez, C. Lovis, A. G. Segovia Milla, S. Sousa, D. Sosnowska, P. Di Marcantonio and D. Megevand, Data treatment towards the ELT age; R. Gratton, M. Bonavita and V. D'Orazi, Activity of OU6, PCS: E-ELT Planet finder.

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Volume 86, 2, 2015
Pp. 226


Stellar Populations 55 years after the Vatican conference. Roma, July 2 - 4, 2012. Editors: A. Omizzolo, M. Fabrizio, G. Bono. Index; Foreword; List of participants; The MilkyWay. C. Chiosi, E. Merlin, Formation and evolution of early-type galaxies; B. Barbuy, S. Ortolani, E. Bica. The Galactic bulge; N. Matsunaga. Cepheids and stellar populations in the Galactic bulge; Stellar variability. M. Marconi. Variables as stellar tracers and distance indicators; G. Fiorentino. Variable stars in dwarf galaxies: key tools to constrain the stellar population; A. Kunder, M. Salaris, S. Cassisi, R. de Propris, A. Walker, P. B. Stetson, M. Catelan, P. Amigo, Theoretical modeling of the RR Lyrae variables in NGC1851; J. Alonso-Garcia, M. Catelan, P. Amigo, C. Cortes, C. A. Kuehn, F. Grundahl, G. Lopez, R. Salinas, H. A. Smith, P. B. Stetson, A. V. Sweigart, A. A. R. Valcarce, M. Zoccali, Disentangling multiple stellar populations in globular clusters using the Stromgren system; C. Cacciari, L. Pasquini, E. Valenti, H.U. Kaufl, P. Mauas, Helium abundance difference within globular clusters: NGC2808; B. Dias, I. Saviane, B. Barbuy, E. Held, G. Da Costa, S. Ortolani, Metallicities and alpha-to-iron ratios in globular clusters stars in a homogeneous scale - Search for Multiple Populations; E. P. Lagioia, A. P. Milone, G. Bono, P. B. Stetson, A. Aparicio, R. Buonanno, A. Calamida, M. Dall'ora, I. Ferraro, R. Gilmozzi, G. Iannicola, N. Matsunaga, M. Monelli, P. G. Prada Moroni, A. Walker, The globular cluster NGC6528 the ferrous side of the Galactic Bulge; M. Marengo, Mass loss in advanced evolutionary phases; P. G. Prada Moroni, G. Valle, M. Dell'Omodarme, S. Degl'Innocenti, Cumulative propagation of physical uncertainties in stellar models; Dwarf galaxies.F. Bresolin, Metallicity gradients in nearby galaxies; M. Fabrizio, A. Pietrinferni, G. Bono, P.B. Stetson, A.R. Walker, R. Buonanno, S. Cassisi, I. Ferraro, G. Iannicola, M. Monelli, M. Nonino, L. Pulone, F.Thevenin, On the He burning phases of the Carina dSph; A. del Pino Molina, S. L. Hidalgo, A. Aparicio, C. Gallart, R. Carrera, M. Monelli, Looking for the traces of the early Universe in the Fornax dSph galaxy; I. Musella, V. Ripepi, G. Clementini, M. Marconi, M. Dall'Ora, M.I. Moretti, A. Garofalo, F. Cusano, G. Coppola, L. Di Fabrizio, Variable stars and stellar populations in the new Milky Way ultra-faint dwarfs; M. Cignoni, G. Clementini, R. Contreras Ramos, L. Federici, V. Ripepi, M. Marconi, M. Tosi, I. Musella, A long history of star formation in a low mass stellar system, Leo T; A. Calamida, S. K. Randall, M. Monelli, G. Bono, R. Buonanno, G. Strampelli, M. Catelan, V. Van Grootel, M. L. Alonso, P. B. Stetson, R. F. Stellingwerf, The soundtrack of RR Lyrae in! Cen at high-frequency; Magellanic clouds. I. Soszynski, A. Udalski , M. K. Szymanski , M. Kubiak, G. Pietrzynski, L. Wyrzykowski, K. Ulaczyk, R. Poleski, S. Kozlowski, P. Pietrukowicz, J. Skowron, Variable stars from the OGLE Survey; L. Inno, G. Bono, N. Matsunaga, M. Romaniello, F. Primas, R. Buonanno, F. Caputo, K. Genovali, C. D. Laney, M. Marconi, A. Pietrinferni, On the relative distance of Magellanic Clouds using Cepheid NlR and Optical-NIR PW relations; M. Van der Swaelmen, V. Hill, F. Primas, Elemental abundances in RGB stars of the Large Magellanic Cloud; R. Sordo, A. Vallenari, R. Tantalo, Gaia & SSP libraries for Local Universe study; M31 and beyond. A. M. N. Ferguson, Unravelling the histories of M31 and M33; G. Coppola, F. Cusano, G. Clementini, V. Ripepi, I. Musella, L. Federici, M. Marconi, L. Di Fabrizio, A. Ferguson, M. Tosi, F. Fusi Pecci, R. Contreras, M. Dall'Ora, A. Garofalo, Ultra-faint dwarfs and dwarf-spheroidal galaxies: the Andromeda satellites; M. Monelli, Isolated galaxies in the Local Group; S. L. Hidalgo, the LCID group, Footprints of the early Universe in the SFHs of dwarf galaxies; F. Annibali, M. Cignoni, M. Tosi, R. P. van der Marel, A. Aloisi, G. Fiorentino, The star formation history of the BCD I Zw 18; E.J. Bernard, A.M.N. Ferguson, M.K. Barker, M.J. Irwin, P. Jablonka, N. Arimoto, A wide-field study of HolmbergII and evidence for ram pressure stripping; D. Crnojevic, E.K. Grebel, A.M.N. Ferguson, A. Koch, M. Rejkuba, G. Da Costa, H. Jerjen, M.J. Irwin, E.J. Bernard, N. Arimoto, P. Jablonka, C. Kobayashi, Galaxy evolution through resolved stellar populations in the nearby Centaurus A group; Nearby cosmology. M. Salaris, Uncertainties in determining the evolutionary status of unresolved old populations; E. L. Lokas, K. Kowalczyk, S. Kazantzidis, Stellar populations in tidally stirred dwarf galaxies; B. Davies, R. P. Kudritzki, B. Plez, M. Bergemann, Z. Gazak, C. Evans, Red supergiants as cosmic abundance probes; S. Pasetto, G. Bertelli, E. K. Grebel, C. Chiosi, Y. Fujita, Dissipative phenomena in Local Group dwarf galaxies evolution; C. Chiosi, Concluding remarks; Poster session. D. Crnojevic, A. M. N. Ferguson, M. J. Irwin, A WFCAM near-infrared survey of M31 dwarf elliptical satellites; C.B. Pereira, E.G. Jilinski, N.A. Drake, D.B. de Castro, V.G. Ortega, C. Chavero, F. Roig, Abundance and kinematic analysis of the CH star CD-62º1346. The first hypervelocity red giant?; P. Drazinos, E. Kontizas, A. Karampelas, M. Kontizas, A. Dapergolas, I. Bellas-Velidis, Star forming regions with indication of hierarchical structure in a sample of spiral galaxies; F. Fusco, R. Buonanno, G. Bono, S. Cassisi, M. Monelli, A. Pietrinferni, S. L. Hidalgo, A. Aparicio, The Local Group Dwarf Irregular Galaxy NGC 6822: new insight on its star formation history; A. Garofalo, F. Cusano, G. Clementini, V. Ripepi, L. Federici, G. Beccari, C. Cacciari, R. Contreras, G. Coppola, F. Fusi Pecci, M. Marconi, I. Musella, M. Tosi, Stellar archaeology in the M31 halo: variable stars and stellar populations in the And XIX dwarf spheroidal galaxy; K. Genovali, M. Romaniello, B. Lemasle, N. Matsunaga, G. Bono, F. Primas, R. Buonanno, F. Thevenin, Metallicity estimates of Galactic Cepheids in the Inner Disk; C. Guede, Y. Lebreton, C. Babusiaux, M. Haywood, Stellar age-dating for different Gaia simulated catalogs; N. Kaltcheva, V. Golev, Improved distances and structure of several Galactic star-forming fields; M. Mapelli, A. Bressan, Young star cluster evolution and metallicity; B. Pila-Diez, J.T.A. de Jong, K. Kuijken, H. Hoekstra, Stellar populations in the Sagittarius stream; N. Podorvanyuk, I. Chilingarian, I. Katkov, The new technique for the determination of the stellar initial mass function of unresolved stellar populations; A. F. ,Punanova, V. V. ,Krushinsky, A. V. ,Loktin, A. Y. ,Burdanov, A. A. ,Popov, E. A. ,Avvakumova, I S. Zalozhnih, CCD BVRI photometry of the open clusters NGC 7142 and NGC 2281; O. Sholukhova, D. Bizyaev, S. Fabrika, A. Sarkisian, V. Malanushenko, A. Valeev, New Luminous Blue Variables in M31; E. Tognelli, S. Degl'Innocenti, P.G. Prada Moroni, Li in young open clusters and binary systems; G. Valle, E. Tognelli, M. Dell'Omodarme, S. Degl'Innocenti, P.G. Prada Moroni, The updated Pisa evolutionary model database; J. Veljanoski, A.M.N. Ferguson, M. Irwin, D. Mackey, A. Huxor, P. Cote, E.Bernard, Kinematic analysis of the M31 halo globular clusters; R. Zenoviene, G. Tautvaisiene, B. Nordstrom, E. Stonkute, Chemical analysis of a new kinematically identified stellar group.

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Volume 86, 1, 2015
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High Energy Astrophysics in Southern Africa 2014: A multi-frequency perspective of new frontiers in High Energy Astrophysics in Southern Africa. Boyden Observatory, April 24-25, 2014. Editors: B. van Soelen and P.J. Meintjes. Index; Foreword; List of participants; Session I: Extra-galactic: review. C. D. Dermer, The blazar paradigm and its discontents; Session II: Extra-galactic. R. J. Britto, S. Razzaque and B. Lott on behalf of the Fermi-LAT Collaboration, Spectral studies of FSRQs: constraining absorption models in the BLR at GeV energies; L. Klindt, B. van Soelen, P.J. Meintjes, Unidentified Active Galactic Nuclei in the Fermi 2LAC catalogue: identification of candidate sources; P. V. van Zyl and M. J. Gaylard, Examining the radio to gamma-ray correlation of the blazar PKS 1424-418 during its flaring state; N. Oozeer, T. Mauch and R. Booth, Blazar monitoring with KAT-7: PKS1510-089 a test case; Session III: Transients and surveys. M. J. Gaylard, Opportunities for radio observations of southern sources; D. A. H. Buckley and Kulinder Pal Singh, Multi-wavelength studies of accretion phenomena with SALT and ASTROSAT; Session IV: Galactic. C. Venter, The expected very-high-energy flux from a population of globular clusters; B. van Soelen, R.P. Armstrong, P. Väis Änen, I. Sushch, A. Odendaal and P.J. Meintjes, Multi-wavelength observations of PSR B1259-63 during the 2014 periastron passage; J. M. Maritz, P. J. Meintjes and S.J. Buchner, Multi-wavelength analysis of young pulsars: an overview; P. J. Meintjes and E. Breedt, Magnetic viscosity: outbursts and outflows in accretion driven systems; Session V: Galactic/LMC/SMC. R. N. C. Eze, Suzaku observations of Fe Kα line in some hard X-ray emitting symbiotic stars and magnetic cataclysmic variables; A. Odendaal and P. J. Meintjes, Multiwavelength variability in CAL 83; Session VI: Galactic/LMC/SMC. B. Warner and P. A. Woudt, V842 Cen: high energy modulations hidden by a false negative; H. J. van Heerden and P. J. Meintjes, Fermi-LAT analysis and upper-limit calculations for AE Aquarii; A. F. Rajoelimanana and P. A. Charles, Multi-wavelength study of X-ray binaries in the Magellanic clouds; B. van Soelen and P. J. Meintjes, The GeV flare in PSR B1259-63 during the 2010/2011 periastron passage; B. Warner, Aspects of observations and evolution of AM CVn stars.

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Volume 85, 4, 2014
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Gaia and the unseen. The brown dwarf question. Torino University Rettorato, March 24-26, 2014. Editors: Richard L. Smart, David Barrado y Navascues and Jacqueline K. Faherty. Index; Foreword; List of Participants; Gaia. J.H.J. de Bruijne, Astrometry of brown dwarfs with Gaia; L. M. Sarro, D. Barrado, C. Carriòn, J.A Caballero, Gaia limits for brown dwarf studies; A. Sozzetti, Gaia, non-single stars, brown dwarfs, and exoplanets; R. L. Smart, L/T dwarfs that Gaia will see; Brown dwarf pushing the envelope 1. J. Davy Kirkpatrick, Outstanding brown dwarf questions; Richard J. Parker, Probing brown dwarf formation mechanisms with Gaia; F. Bouchy, Follow-up of transiting brown dwarf companions identified with Gaia; Y. Dzigan, S. Zucker, Finding hot-jupiters by Gaia photometry using the directed follow-up strategy; J. Sahlmann, P. F. Lazorenko, D. Segransan, E. L. Martin, M. Mayor, D. Queloz, S. Udry, Astrometric planet search around M8-L2 dwarfs from the ground and with Gaia; V. Joergens, S. Reffert, Gaia detection capabilities of spectroscopic brown dwarf binaries; Brown dwarf models. E. Manjavacas, M. Bonnefoy, J. E. Schlieder, F. Allard, P. Rojo, B. Goldman, G. Chauvin, D. Homeier, N. Lodieu, T. Henning, New constraints on the formation and settling of dust in the atmospheres of young M and L dwarfs; E. Buenzli, M. S. Marley, D. Apai, R. E. Lupu, Cloud structure of brown dwarfs from spectroscopic variability observations; Ch. Helling, Expect the unexpected: non-equilibrium processes in brown dwarf atmospheres; Brown dwarf pushing the envelope 2. J. Bochanski, Gaia & Ultra-Cool Dwarfs: a high-definition picture of the Milky Way; N. W. Evans, Microlensing, brown dwarfs and Gaia; Brown dwarf and moving groups. A. R. Riedel, Kinematics and luminosities of brown dwarfs with the BDNYC group; L. Malo, J. Gagne, R. Doyon, D. Lafreniere, E. Artigau, G. Feiden, L. Albert, Prospects for the BANYAN search of low-mass moving group members with Gaia, and the importance of magnetic fields for isochronal age; H. Bouy, E. Bertin, L. M. Sarro, E. Moraux, D. Barrado, J.C. Cuillandre, J. Bouvier, A. Berihuete, N. Wright, Y. Beletsky, W. Brandner, J. Olivares, Complementing Gaia from the ground; Ages of brown dwarf. Jacqueline. K. Faherty, Age determination for Ultracool Dwarfs; S. L. Casewell, Gaia and white dwarf - brown dwarf binaries; Z. H. Zhang, D. J. Pinfield, B. Burningham, M. C. Gálvez-Ortiz, H. R. A. Jones, F. Marocco, R. L. Smart, N. Lodieu, Halo brown dwarf and Gaia potential; S.J. Schmidt, Examining the age/activity relationship of Ultracool Dwarfs with Gaia; Brown dwarf pushing the envelope 3. B. Burningham, Who wants a million brown dwarfs?; C. Reylé, Gaia and the luminosity and mass functions of field brown dwarfs; J.A. Caballero, Gaia and brown dwarfs from Spain; J. C. Beamin, V. D. Ivanov, R. Kurtev, M. Gromadzki, K. Peña Ramirez, D. Minniti, Proper motions and brown dwarfs with the VVV survey; F.J. Galindo-Guil,D. Barrado, H. Bouy, Towards an unbiased stellar census in open clusters using multi-wavelength photometry; F. Marocco, R. L. Smart, H. R. A. Jones, A. C. Day-Jones, B. Burningham, D. J. Pinfield, A spectroscopic census of brown dwarfs observed by Gaia - completing the 3D picture; A. Bayo, C. Rodrigo, D. Barrado, F. Allard, Physical parameter determinations of young Ms; Ipercool. C.A. Beichman , C.R. Gelino, J. Kirkpatrick, J. Davy, Distances to WISE Y Dwarfs; A.H. Andrei, Parsec's astrometry direct approaches; N.J. Cook, D. J. Pinfield, B. Burningham, H. R. A. Jones, A. C. Day-Jones, Confirming Ultra-Cool companions to Mdwarfs using low-resolution nearinfrared- spectra; R. Teixeira, C. Ducourant, A. Krone-Martins, S. Scarano, A. Moitinho, Ph. Galli, Parallaxes of ultra cool brown dwarf calibrators; Y. Wang, R. L. Smart, H.R.A. Jones, Z. Shao, Gaia colors of brown dwarfs; P.W. Leigh Smith, R. Lucas, B. Bunce, H.R.A. Burningham, R.L. Jones, R.L. Smart, N. Skrzypek, D.R. Rodriguez, J. Faherty, A search for high proper motion objects in the UKIDSS Galactic plane survey; Z. Qi, B. Bucciarelli, R.L. Smart, A. Spagna, Validation of the Absolute Proper Motions Outside the Plane catalog (APOP); L. Nicastro, D. Ricci, P. G. Sprimont, Web applications meet astronomical archives; H.R.A. Jones, D. Henry, R. Thomson, D.T. Reid, E. Oliva, A. Reiners, G. Anglada-Escude, R. Mendez, J.S. Jenkins, J.R. Barnes, M. Tuomi, C.J. Evans, W. Taylor, M. Riva, L. Origlia, R. Smart, L. Nicastro, A. Sozetti, R. Nelson, R. Saglia, C. Haswell, A. Holland, Z. Zhang, W. Chaplin, Y. Elsworth, A. Miglio, P. Hauschildt, M. Burleigh, D. Pollaco, K. Rice, M.Konacki, A. Niedzi, Photonic Spectrograph for new Technology Telescope (PSTT); Tang Zheng-Hong, Mao Yin-Dun, Li Yan, Yu Yong, Oleksandr Shulga, Yevgen Kozyryev, Yevgeniya Sybiryakova, Precise astrometry of Near-Earth-Object with Rotating-Drift-Scan CCD; J. Davy Kirkpatrick, Summary of the workshop "Gaia and the unseen: the brown dwarf question".

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Volume 85, 3, 2014
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Local Group, Local Cosmology. Symposium V of EWASS 2013. Turku, July 08-09, 2013. Editors: M. Monelli and S. Salvadori. Index; Foreword; List of Participants; Session I: The Local Group. M. Monelli, Local Group; S. Salvadori, Local Cosmology; G. Battaglia, The internal kinematics and mass content of Local Group dwarfs from extensive spectroscopic surveys; D. Crnojevic and the PAndAS collaboration, A PAndAS view of the resolved stellar populations in M31 dwarf elliptical satellites; Session II: SF through Cosmic Time. C. Gallart, Gas-rich vs. gas-poor: LCID insights on the origin of different dwarf galaxy types; M. Ricotti, O. Parry, E. Polisensky and M. Bovill, The Living Fossils of the First Galaxies; T.M. Brown, J. Tumlinson, M. Geha, E. Kirby, D.A. VandenBerg, J.S. Kalirai, J.D. Simon, R.J. Avila, R.R. Munoz, P. Guhathakurta, A. Renzini, H.C. Ferguson, L.C. Vargas and M. Gennaro, The Formation History of the Ultra-Faint Dwarf Galaxies; S. Cassisi, Stellar evolution models: current uncertainties and their impact on population synthesis tools; R. Leaman, K. Venn, A. Brooks, G. Battaglia, A. Cole, R. Ibata, M. Irwin, A. McConnachie, T. Mendel, E. Tolstoy and E. Starkenburg, Using Radial Metallicity Gradients in Dwarf Galaxies to Study Environmental Processing; E. Sobacchi, A. Mesinger, How does inhomogeneous reionization impact the gas content of galaxies?; E.R. Fernandez, S. Zaroubi, I.T. Iliev and B. Rabbit, Cumulative Light from the Epoch of Reionization - the Near Infrared Background and the 21cm Line; Session III: Chemical Evolution. K.A. Venn, Chemical Substructure and Inhomogeneous Mixing In Local Group Dwarf Galaxies; T.C. Beers, Carbon-Enhanced Metal-Poor Stars: Probes of Nucleosynthesis from the First Generation of Stars in the Universe; Y. Komiya, T. Suda and M. Fujimoto, Current signatures and search for Pop. III stars in the Local Universe; B. Lanzoni and the Cosmic-Lab Team, TERZAN 5: the remnant of a pristine fragment of the Galactic Bulge?; M. Pettini and R.J. Cooke, Metal-Poor Damped Lyalpha Systems: High-Redshift Analogues of Local Group Dwarf Galaxies?; J.H. Wise, M.J. Turk, M.L. Norman and T. Abel, Primordial Enrichment of the First Galaxies; Session IV: The Future. G. Bono, V.F. Braga, M. Fabrizio, R. Gilmozzi, R. Buonanno, I. Ferraro, G. Iannicola, M. Monelli, A. Milone, M. Nonino, L. Pulone, P.B. Stetson, F. Thevenin, A.R. Walker, Stellar populations in the ELT perspective; A.C. Robin, C. Reylé and X. Luri, Gaia: a new vision of our Galaxy and our neighbours; A.H. Pawlik, V. Bromm, and M. Milosavljevic, Assembly of the first disk galaxies under radiative feedback from the first stars; Session V: Posters. A. del Pino Molina, S.L. Hidalgo and A. Aparicio, Unravelling a complex system: The Fornax dwarf spheroidal galaxy; A. Di Cecco, G. Bono, P.G. Prada Moroni, E. Tognelli, M. Monelli, R. Buonanno, I. Ferraro, G. Iannicola, M. Nonino and P.B. Stetson, On the absolute age of the globular cluster M71; M. Di Criscienzo, F. Dell'Agli, P. Ventura, R. Schneider, R. Valiante, F. La Franca, C. Rossi, S. Gallerani and R. Maiolino, Dust formation in the winds of low metallities AGBs and implications for cosmic dust enrichment; M. Di Criscienzo, M. Marconi, I. Musella, M. Dall'Ora, M. Cignoni and STREGA Collaborators, The stellar survey STREGA@VST; P. Drazinos, E. Kontizas, M. Kontizas, A. Karampelas, A. Dapergolas, I. Bellas-Velidis and E. Livanou, Star forming regions in nearby galaxies: a potential application for Gaia's observations; M. G. Lee, H.S. Park and H.S. Hwang, Formation of M31 revealed from globular clusters; V. Golev and N. Kaltcheva, Star-Formation in the Coalsack Loop; T. Nykytyuk, A chemical evolution of Local dwarf galaxies: LeoI; T. Suda, J. Hidaka, M. Ishigaki, Y. Katsuta, S. Yamada, Y. Komiya, M.Y. Fujimoto and W. Aoki, Stellar Abundances for Galactic Archaeology Database for Stars in Dwarf Galaxies; P. Tenjes, T. Tuvikene, R. Kipper, A. Tamm and E. Tempel, Structure of spiral arms in M31; R. Zenoviene, E. Stonkute, G. Tautvaisiene and B. Nordstrom, Abundances of heavy elements in the kinematic stellar substructures.

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Volume 85, 2, 2014
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Metal production and distribution in a hierarchical Universe. Paris, October 21-25, 2013. Eeditors: P. Bonifacio, I. Saviane, M. Spite, and L. Monaco. TABLE OF CONTENTS: Index; Foreword; List of Participants; Setting the stage Primordial nucleosynthesis. G. Steigman, K.M. Nollet, Light WIMPs, equivalent neutrinos, BBN, and the CMB; Y.I. Izotov, Primordial abundances of 4He and other light elements; R.J. Cooke, M. Pettini, R. A. Jorgenson, M. T. Murphy, C. C. Steidel, Precision measures of the primordial deuterium abundance; Sources of metals - stellar nuclosynthesis: P. Ventura, M. Limongi, Gas and dust from stars; V. Bromm, Metal production and dispersal from the first stars; C-E. Rydberg, Metal-free galaxy candidates discovered in CLASH; Life of metals in different ecosystems: T. Bensby, Abundances of stars in different Galactic subsystems; E. Caffau, L. Sbordone, P. Bonifacio, R. Cayrel, N. Christlieb, P. Clark, P. François, S. Glover, R. Klessen, A. Koch, H.-G. Ludwig, L. Monaco, B. Plez, F. Spite, M. Spite, M. Steffen, S. Zaggia TOPoS: chemical study of extremely metal-poor stars; H.R. Jacobson, M. Asplund, M.S. Bessell, A.R. Casey, G.R. Da Costa, A. Frebel, S.C. Keller, K. Lind, J.E. Norris, B.P. Schmidt, P. Tisserand, D. Yong, Detailed element abundances of SkyMapper EMP stars: first results of the highresolution spectroscopic follow up; C. Siqueira-Mello, B. Barbuy, M. Spite, F. Spite, E. Caffau, V. Hill, S. Wanajo, P. François, P. Bonifacio, R. Cayrel, r-process abundances in metal-poor Galactic halo stars; B. Nordström, J. Andersen, T. Hansen, Origin and distribution of the lightest and heaviest elements in the primitive halo; M. Ness, The Milky Way bulge: stellar abundances and formation in an hierarchical universe; D. Massari, F. R. Ferraro, A. Mucciarelli, L. Origlia, E. Dalessandro, B. Lanzoni, Terzan 5: a pristine fragment of the Galactic bulge?; M. Haywood, Galactic chemical evolution revisited; S. Bertran de Lis, G. Israelian, E. Delgado Mena, Oxygen abundances in thin and thick disk stars from HARPS; G. Israelian, S. Bertran de Lis, E. Delgado Mena, V. Zh. Adibekyan, Cu, Ba and Y in FGK main-sequence stars from the HARPS sample; N. Ryde, H. Jönsson, E. Matrozis, Is sulphur a typical alpha element; P. Di Matteo, The well-defined structure of boxy bulges. Implications for the Milky Way bulge formation; A. Mucciarelli, Globular clusters: a chemical roadmap between anomalies and homogeneity; L. Lovisi, Chemical abundances of blue straggler stars in Galactic globular clusters; J. Alonso-Garcia, M. Catelan, P. Amigo, C. Cortés, C. A. Kuehn, F. Grundahl, G. López, R. Salinas, H. A. Smith, P. B. Stetson, A. V. Sweigart, A. A. R. Valcarce, M. Zoccali, Multiple populations in Galactic globular clusters from a Strömgren perspective; A. Cerniauskas, A. Kucinskas, P. Bonifacio, S. M. Andrievsky, S. A. Korotin, V. Dobrovolskas, Light element abundances in the Galactic globular cluster 47 Tuc; T. V. Mishenina, V. V. Kovtyukh, I. A. Yegorova, S. A. Korotin, G. Carraro, Y, Ba, and La abundance in the stars of open clusters and Galactic field; M. Spite, F. Spite, Stars with a low Sr/Ba ratio; P. Francois, Chemical composition of stars in Ruprecht 106; M. G. Richer, L. Georgiev, A. Arrieta, S. Torres Peimbert, The discrepant kinematics of ORLs and CELs in NGC 7009 as a function of ionization structure; G. Battaglia, Chemical properties of Local Group dwarf galaxies; H. Homma, T. Murayama, Chemical evolution of dwarf spheroidal galaxies based on model calculations incorporating observed star formation histories; N. Jimenez, P.B. Tissera, F. Matteucci, Chemical feedback from SNIa in isolated galaxies; F. Hammer, Formation of galactic disks through gas-rich mergers; E.O. Vasiliev, M.V. Ryabova, Yu.A. Shchekinov, Ionized oxygen around starforming galaxies; R. Lallement, J.-L. Vergely, L. Puspitarini, ISM abundances and history: a 3D, solar neighborhood view; Transfer of metals to ISM and IGM, both in galaxies, groups, and clusters: M. Ricotti, O. Parry, E. Polisensky, M. Bovill, Star formation and multi-phase interstellar medium in the first galaxies; M. Fumagalli, Metal abundances in the high-redshift intergalactic medium; T. Zafar, M. Centurión, P. Molaro, C. Péroux, V. D'Odorico, G. Vladilo, Nitrogen abundances in damped Lyalpha absorbers; M. Rauch, Identifying physical processes of metal-enrichment in the intergalactic medium at z=3; E. Scannapieco, The exchange of metals between galaxies and the intergalactic medium at high redshift; M. Sparre, The metallicity of high-z GRBs: the case of GRB 111008A; P.-A. Duc, The role of colliding galaxies and tidal dwarf galaxies in the ISM/IGM enrichment; I. Mitsuishi, S. Sasaki, K. Hayashi, N. Iijima, M. Sato, T. Ohashi, Fe abundance distribution in the nearby merging groups NGC 7618 & UGC 12; studied with Suzaku; N. Iijima, I. Mitsuishi, T. Ohashi, K. Matsushita, K. Sato, Metal distribution in the center of the Virgo cluster; H. Bohringer, X-ray observations of the chemical abundances in the Intra-Cluster Medium; M. Rodrigues, M. Puech, F. Hammer, B. Rothberg, H. Flores, Gas exchanges between local spirals ancestor and the intergalactic medium in the past 6 Gyrs; S. M. Sweet, M. J. Drinkwater, G. Meurer, K. Bekki, M. A. Dopita, V. Kilborn, D. Nicholls, Tidal dwarf galaxies and the luminosity-metallicity relation; F. Cullen, M. Cirasuolo, R.J. McLure, J.S. Dunlop, A.A. Bowler, Mass-metallicity relation and fundamental metallicity relation at z & 2; Models: I. Saviane, I. Yegorova, D. Proust, F. Bresolin, V. Ivanov, E.V. Held, J. Salzer, R.M. Rich, Themassmetallicityrelationof galaxiesuptoredshift0.35; Y. Wang, G. Zhao, The influence of radial stellar migration on the chemical evolution of the Milky Way; R.M. Yates, G. Kauffmann, Dilution in massive, elliptical galaxies; R. M. Yates, B. Henriques, P. A. Thomas, G. Kauffmann, J. Johansson, S. D. M. White, Reconciling the chemical properties of star-forming galaxies, the Milky Way, and local ellipticals; Summary: I. Saviane, P. Bonifacio, Conference summary.

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Varying fundamental constants and dynamical dark energy. Sesto, Val Pusteria (BZ), 8-13th July 2013. Editors: Carlos Martins and Paolo Molaro. Index, Foreword, List of Participants; C. J. A. P. Martins, M. C. Ferreira, M. D. Juliao, A. C. O. Leite, A. M. R. V. L., Monteiro, P. O. J. Pedrosa and P. E. Vielzeuf, Fundamental cosmology in the E-ELT era; R. I. Thompson, Confronting cosmology and new physics with fundamental constants; P. Brax, A gentle introduction to modified gravity; L. Kraiselburd, S. Landau, M. Salgado and D. Sudarsky, Equivalence principle in Chameleon models; G. Gubitosi, Disformal coupling, CMB spectral distortion and distance duality relation; M.P. Dabrowski, K. Marosek, and A. Balcerzak, Standard and exotic singularities regularized by varying constants; S. Bonometto, Fluctuations in strongly coupled cosmologies & fundamental constant variations; J. K. Webb, A. Wright, F. E. Koch and M. T. Murphy, Enhanced heavy magnesium isotopes in quasar absorption systems and varying, alpha; J. B. Whitmore, P. Molaro, M. Centurion, H. Rahmani, T. M. Evans, M. T. Murphy, I. I. Agafonova, P. Bonifacio, S. D'Odorico, S. A. Levshakov, S. Lopez, C. J. A. P., Martins, P. Petitjean, D. Reimers, R. Srianand, G. Vladilo and M. Wendt, Bounds on a change in alpha towards quasar HE 2217-2818; H. Rahmani, M. Wendt, R. Srianand, P. Noterdaeme, P. Petitjean, P. Molaro, J. B., Whitmore, M. T. Murphy, M. Centurion, H. Fathivavsari, S. D'Odorico, T.M., Evans, S. A. Levshakov, S. Lopez, C. J. A. P. Martins, D. Reimers and G. Vladilo, The UVES Large Program for testing fundamental physics II: constraints Dmu/mu, towards quasar HE 0027-1836; M. Wendt and P. Molaro, Constraints of Dmu/mu based on H2 observations in QSO spectra; H. Rahmani, D. Albornoz Vásquez, R. Srianand, P. Petitjean, P. Noterdaeme and C., Ledoux, Probing u with H2 absorption lines at zabs 2.66 toward Q J 0643-5041 with VLTUVES; S. A. Levshakov, C. Henkel, D. Reimers and P. Molaro, Limits on the space-time variations of fundamental constants; E. Cameron and A. N. Pettitt, A bayesian reanalaysis of the quasar dataset; L. Kraiselburd, A statistical analysis of varying alpha data; M. D. Juliao, M. C. Ferreira, C. J. A. P. Martins and A. M. R. V. L. Monteiro, Probing unification scenarios with atomic clocks; A. M. R. V. L. Monteiro, M. C. Ferreira, M. D. Juliao and C. J. A. P. Martins, Constraining fundamental physics with combined variations of fundamental constants,; E. Garcia-Berro, S. Torres, L. G. Althaus, A. H. Córsico, P. Lorén-Aguilar, A. D., Romero and J. Isern, White dwarf constraints on a varying G; A. Coc and E. Vangioni, The triple-alpha reaction and the A=8 gap in BBN and Population III stars; S, Galli, Clusters of galaxies and variation of the fine structure constant; E. Menegoni, M. Martinelli, S. Galli and A. Melchiorri, Constraints on fundamental constants with galaxy surveys; M. Martinelli, S. Pandolfi, E. Calabrese, V. F. Cardone, C. J. A. P. Martins, S. Spiro, and P. E. Vielzeuf, Constraints on varying alpha with future low-medium redshift probes; P. O. J. Pedrosa, A. C. O. Leite and C. J. A. P. Martins, Observational strategies for varying constants with ESPRESSO and ELT-HIRES; P. Vielzeu and C. J. A. P. Martins, Varying constants and dark energy with the E-ELT.

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Brown dwarfs come of age. Fuerteventura, Canary Islands, May 20-24, 2013. Editors: Antonio Magazzù and Eduardo L. Martin. Index; Foreword; List of Participants; Session I: Formation, Disks, and Outflows. F. Palla, Births and infancy of brown dwarfs: an introduction; E. I. Vorobyov and S. Basu, Formation of free-floating and companion brown dwarfs; R. Garcia Lopez, A. Caratti o Garatti, G. Weigelt, B. Nisini and S. Antoniucci, Spatially resolved atomic and molecular emission from the very low-mass star IRS54 875, O. V. Zakhozhay, E. I. Vorobyov and M. M. Dunham, Observational signatures of proto brown dwarf formation in protostellar disks; L. Ricci, L. Testi, A. Natta, A. Scholz, I. de Gregorio-Monsalvo, A. Isella and J. M. Carpenter, ALMA and CARMA observations of brown dwarfs disks: testing the models of dust evolution; A. Scholz, Angular momentum and disk evolution in very low mass systems; A. Yip, D. Pinfield and B. Burningham, Identifying the ejected population from disintegrating multiple systems; H. Drass, R. Chini, D. Nürnberger, A. Bayo, M. Haas, M. Hackstein, M. Morales-Calderon and V. Hoffmeister, The substellar content of the Orion Nebula Cluster; Session IIa: Brown Dwarfs in Clusters and the IMF. C. Alves de Oliveira, The low mass end of the IMF; I. Thies, J. Pflamm-Altenburg and P. Kroupa, Why brown dwarfs are special; J. Gagne, D. Lafreniere, R. Doyon, L. Malo, J. Faherty and E. Artigau, Bayesian analysis to identify very low-mass members of nearby young stellar kinematic groups; B. Goldman, S. Röser, E. Schilbach, E. A. Magnier, C. Olczak, T. Henning, and the Pan-STARRS1 Science Consortium, The Pan-STARRS1 view of the Hyades cluster; M. R. Zapatero Osorio, V. J. S. Bejar and K. Pena Ramírez, Optical and near-infrared spectroscopy of free-floating planets in the Orionis cluster; K. Muzic, A. Scholz, V. C. Geers, R. Jayawardhana, M. Tamura, P. Dawson and T. P. Ray, The SONYC survey: Towards a complete census of brown dwarfs in star forming regions; S. Boudreault and N. Lodieu, Photometric, astrometric, and spectroscopic survey of the old open cluster Praesepe; M. Aberasturi, A. J. Burgasser, A. Mora, I. N. Reid, D. Looper, E. Solano and E. L. Martín, Hubble Space Telescope WFC3 observations of L and T dwarfs; B. Gauza, V. J. S. Bejar, R. Rebolo, A. Perez-Garrido, N. Lodieu, C. A lvarez, on behalf of the UCD group of the VHS and substellar group of the CCST, A search for faint companions of the nearest stars with CanariCam and VHS; M. C. Gálvez-Ortiz, M. R. Zapatero Osorio, G. Bihain, S. Boudreault, R. Rebolo, J. A. Caballero, V. J. S. Béjar, T. Henning, B. Goldman, R. Mundt, C.A.L. Bailer-Jones and E. Manjavacas, Search for Pleiades T dwarfs; M. Perger, N. Lodieu, E. L. Martín and D. Barrado, New low-mass member candidates of Taurus; Session IIb: Coldest or Lowest Mass Brown Dwarfs in the field. J. I. Gomes and D. J. Pinfield, A W2 only search for late T and Y dwarfs in WISE; J. K. Faherty, K. L. Cruz, E. L. Rice and A. Riedel, Young brown dwarfs as giant exoplanet analogs; E. Manjavacas, B. Goldman, S. Reffert and T. Henning, Parallax measurements of six brown dwarfs; Session III: Surveys. M. Espinoza Contreras, N. Lodieu, M. R. Zapatero Osorio, E. Solano, M. Aberasturi and E. L. Martín, New ultracool subdwarfs identified in large-scale surveys using Virtual Observatory tools; A. Day-Jones, D. Pinfield, F. Marocco, B. Burningham, M. T. Ruiz, Z. H. Zhang, J. I. Gomes, L. Smith, P.W. Lucas, H. R. A. Jones and J. S. Jenkins, Measuring brown dwarf properties from deep surveys; L. Smith, P. Lucas, B. Burningham, H. Jones, D. Pinfield, R. Smart and A. Andrei, A new UKIDSS proper motion survey and key early results, including new benchmark systems; M. Gromadzki, R. Kurtev, S. Folkes, J. C. Beamin, K. Peña Ramírez, J. Borissova, D. Pinfield, H. Jones, D. Minniti and V. D. Ivanov, VVV high proper motion survey; C. V. Cardoso, B. Burningham, L. Smith, R. Smart, D. Pinfield, A. Magazzù, F. Ghinassi and M. Lattanzi, The T dwarf population in the UKIDSS LAS; N. Skrzypek and S. J. Warren, Photometric brown dwarf classification; Z. H. Zhang, D. J. Pinfield, H. R. A. Jones, B. Burningham, M. C. Gálvez-Ortiz, A. C. Day-Jones, F. Marocco, J. I. Gomes and R. L. Smart, Brown dwarfs of the Galactic halo; Session IV: Brown Dwarfs in binaries and as companions. M. Bonnefoy and G. Chauvin, Brown dwarfs and planets; J. I. Gonzalez Hernandez, D. Mata Sanchez, G. Israelian, N. C. Santos, J. Sahlmann and S. Udry, Chemical composition of stars with brown dwarfs: exploring the transition from giant planets to brown dwarfs ; Q. M. Konopacky, The fundamental importance of brown dwarf binaries ; P. Delorme, J. Gagné, J. Lannier, A. M. Lagrange and G. Chauvin, Brown dwarfs or planets? ; A. J. Burgasser, J. Faherty, Y. Beletsky, P. Plavchan, M. Gillon, J. Radigan, E. Jehin, L. Delrez, C. Opitom, N. Morell, R. Osten, R. Street, C. Melis, A. Triaud and R. Simcoe, Luhman 16AB: a remarkable, variable L/T transition binary 2 pc from the Sun ; S. L. Casewell, M. R. Burleigh, K. A. Lawrie, P. F. L. Maxted, P. D. Dobbie and R. Napiwotzki, Irradiated brown dwarfs ; S. Catalan, Calibrating brown dwarf ages using white dwarfs in wide binaries ; N. J. Cook, D. J. Pinfield, B. Burningham and A. C. Day-Jones, Finding unresolved brown dwarf and exoplanet companions to M dwarfs using mid-infrared excess ; A. Niedzielski, A. Wolszczan, M. Adamow, G. Nowak, B. Deka, M. Gorecka and K. Kowalik, Brown dwarf candidates from the PennState-Torun Planet Search with the Hobby-Eberly Telescope ; K. M. Aller, A. L. Kraus and M. C. Liu, A Pan-STARRS+UKIDSS search for young, wide planetary-mass companions in Upper Sco ; D. C. Bardalez Gagliuffi, A. J. Burgasser and C. R. Gelino, Searching for the M+T binary needle in the brown dwarf haystack ; J. C. Guirado, J. M. Marcaide, J.-P. Berger, A. Merand and I. Marti-Vidal, VLTI/AMBER detection of a K=9.5 very low mass star ; N. M. Kostogryz, M. Kurster and Y. Lyubchik, Stellar activity, difference spectra, and the dynamical masses of M dwarf companions ; C. Reyle, P. Delorme, E. Artigau, X. Delfosse, L. Albert, T. Forveille, A. S. Rajpurohit, F. Allard, D. Homeier and A. C. Robin, A M/T dwarf binary from the Canada-France Brown Dwarf Survey: probing the L/T transition ; Session V: Atmospheres and Spectroscopy of Brown Dwarfs. F. Allard, D. Homeier and B. Freytag Atmospheres from very low-mass stars to extrasolar planets ; Ya. V. Pavlenko, Chemical equilibrium and spectra of ultracool dwarfs ; T. G. Kopytova, W. Brandner, S. Röser, E. Schilbach and N. Da Rio, Calibration of stellar and atmospheric models using the Hyades ; B. Freytag, F. Allard and D. Homeier, Radiation hydrodynamics simulations of brown dwarf atmospheres with CO5BOLD ; V. J. S. Bejar, Spectroscopy of ultra-cool dwarfs ; C. del Burgo, Ch. Helling, E. L. Martín, S. Witte, M. R. Zapatero Osorio and P. H. Hauschildt, Characterization of 36 late M-dwarfs using spectral energy distributions and nearinfrared echelle spectra ; K. N. Allers and M. C. Liu, A near-infrared spectroscopic study of young field ultracool dwarfs: additional analysis ; I. Bozhinova, Ch. Helling and C .R. Stark, The impact of M-dwarf atmosphere modelling on planet detection ; G. Polinovskyi, Ya.V. Pavlenko and E. L. Martín, Modelling the transmission spectrum of the Earth as an exoplanet ; C. P. Nicholls, A. J. Burgasser and C. V. Morley, Fundamental properties of T dwarfs from model fits to FIRE spectra ; A. S. Rajpurohit, C. Reyle, M. Schultheis, F. Allard, R. Scholz and D. Homeier, High-resolution spectroscopy of M subdwarfs ; B. Stelzer, J. M. Alcalá and A. Frasca, X-Shooter spectroscopy of brown dwarfs in the TW Hya association ; J. I. Canty, P. W. Lucas, P. F. Roche and D. J. Pinfield, Towards precise ages and masses of free floating planetary mass brown dwarfs ; Session VI: Time Domain: Activity and Weather. B. Riaz, Accretion and outflow activity in brown dwarfs ; P. K. G. Williams, The observed rotation/activity relations of ultracool dwarfs ; O. Kuzmychov, S. V. Berdyugina, D. Harrington and J. Kuhn, Investigating the magnetism of brown dwarfs ; C. R. Stark, Ch. Helling, D. A. Diver and P. B. Rimmer, Alfven ionization in the atmospheres of brown dwarfs ; P. A. Wilson, A. Rajan, J. Patience and F. Pont, The largest near-IR photometric monitoring survey of ultracool L & T brown dwarfs ; P. A. Miles-Paez, M. R. Zapatero Osorio, E. Palle, P. Montanes-Rodriguez and K. Peña Ramírez Linear polarization of rapidly rotating ultracool dwarfs ; J. E. Gizis, A. J. Burgasser, E. Berger, P. K. G. Williams, F. J. Vrba, K. L. Cruz and S. Metchev, Spots and white light flares in an L dwarf ; F. Marocco, A. C. Day-Jones, H. R. A. Jones, D. J. Pinfield, B. Burningham and Z. H. Zhang, The discovery of the peculiar L dwarf ULAS J222711-004547 ; Panel Discussion. D. J. Pinfield, J.-P. Beaulieu, A. J. Burgasser, P. Delorme, J. Gizis and Q. Konopacky Panel discussion on the brown dwarf-exoplanet connection ; Merging Past and Future. E. L. Martín, Brown dwarfs will never die ; R. Rebolo, Conference Summary .

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X-ray astronomy: towards the next 50 years! Milan, October 1-5, 2012. Editors: G. Trinchieri, R. Della Ceca, T. Maccacaro, L. Maraschi, G. Pareschi. Index; Foreword; Session I: history and legacy of X-ray astronomy. R. Giacconi, Considerations on X-ray astronomy; Y. Tanaka, My early days in X-ray astronomy; J. Trümper, The history of X-ray astronomy in Germany; K. Pounds, M. Watson, UK contributions to the development of X-ray astronomy as a major international discipline; J. Bleeker, F. Verbunt, From zone plate to microcalorimeter; L. Piro, BeppoSAX: history and legacy; Session II: stars, neutron stars, pulsars and supernova remnants. J.H.M.M. Schmitt, 50 (38) years of stellar X-ray astronomy; P. Zhao, J. E. Grindley, J. Hong, M. Servillat, M. van den Berg, Cataclysmic variables discovered in the Chandra Multi-wavelength Plane Surveys; S. Mereghetti, N. La Palombara, P. Esposito, A. Tiengo, A new class of X-ray sources: hot subdwarfs with compact companions; A. Odendaal, P. J. Meintjes, P. A. Charles, A. F. Rajoelimanana, X-ray periodicity in the supersoft X-ray sources CAL 83 and SMC 13; K. Makishima, From Sco X-1 to magnetars; N. Rea, Neutron stars with huge magnetic storms; Y.E. Nakagawa, K. Makishima, T. Enoto, T. Sakamoto, T. Mihara, M. Sugizaki, K., Yamaoka, K. Hurley, A. Yoshida, P. Gandhi, M. Tashiro, M. Morii, Wide-band spectra of magnetar burst and persistent emission; G.L. Israel, Monitoring magnetar outbursts; M. Marelli, A. De Luca, P. Caraveo, The X-ray properties of the Fermi/LAT pulsars; D. Salvetti, A. De Luca, P. A. Caraveo, M. Marelli, Completing the census of Fermi pulsars with X-ray observations; H. Yamaguchi, Spectroscopic studies of iron emissions from supernova remnants with Suzaku; Y. Hanabata, M. Sawada, H. Katagiri, A. Bamba, Y. Fukazawa, Detailed X-ray study of the supernova remnant W51C with Suzaku; M. C. Weisskopf, Monitoring the Crab Nebula with Chandra; D. Dewey, SN 1987A at high resolution; K.P. Levenfish, A. M. Bykov, M. Durant, O.Y. Kargaltsev, Y. A. Kropotina, G. G., Pavlov, A. M. Krassilchtchikov, Y. A. Uvarov, Finest persistent structures in the Vela PWN; Y. Terada, A. Harayama, T. Hayashi, T. Dogtani, M. Ishida, A. Bamba, K. Makishima, K. Mukai, Y. Urata, A. Nitta, O. de Jager, P. Chadwick, S. Wagner, D. Buckley, M. S. Tashiro, T. Kouzu, S. Koyama, R. Yamazaki, X-ray searches for new galactic particle-acceleration sites with Suzaku; E. Costantini, C.P. de Vries, Characterizing the chemistry of interstellar dust: the X-ray view; A. Sartori, A. De Luca, D. Salvetti, P. Esposito, A. Tiengo, S. Zane, R. Turolla, F.Pizzolato, R. P. Mignani, P. A. Caraveo, S. Mereghetti, G. F. Bignami, A time-variable, phase-dependent emission line in the isolated neutron star RX J0822-4300; A. Rózanska, J. Kaluzny, M. Rózanska, W. Krzeminski, I.B. Thompson, Second neutron star in globular cluster M4; N. Sartore, S. Mereghetti, A. Tiengo, A. De Luca, R. Turolla, F. Haberl, Ten years of XMM-Newton observations of RX J1856.5-3754; P. Romano, V. Mangano, L. Ducci, P. Esposito, S. Vercellone, D.N. Burrows, J.A.Kennea, H.A. Krimm, N. Gehrels, From hours to years: Swift's revolutionary view of SFXTs; V. Mangano, P. Romano, C. Ceccobello, R. Farinelli, IGR J08408????4503 in outburst observed by Swift; V. Mangano, P. Esposito, P. Romano, L. Ducci, S. Vercellone, Swift monitoring of IGR J16418-4532; H. Inoue, Precessions of accretion disks in close binaries; A. Nebot Gómez-Morán, C. Motch, An XMM-Newton view of the Milky Way; Session III: Galactic black holes and ultraluminous X-ray sources. R. Fender, Galactic black holes; A. Eckart, K. Muzic, S. Yazici, N. Sabha, B. Shahzamanian, G. Witzel, L. Moser, M. Garcia-Marin, M. Valencia-S., B. Jalali, M. Bremer, C. Straubmeier, C. Rauch, R. Buchholz, D. Kunneriath, J. Moultaka, The broad band spectral properties of SgrA*; T. Enoto and Suzaku Magnetar Team, Broadband Suzaku observations of magnetars; D. Radhika, A. Nandi, S. Seetha, Disk-Jet connection in outbursting Black Hole sources; N. La Palombara, S. Mereghetti, L. Sidoli, A. Tiengo, P. Esposito, Blackbody excess in persistent Be pulsars; J. C. Gladstone, The sub-classes of ultraluminous X-ray sources; M. Mapelli, X-ray binaries powered by massive stellar black holes; A. D. Sutton, T. P. Roberts, M. J. Middleton, Energy dependent variability as a diagnostic of the ultraluminous state: key results; F. Pintore, P. Esposito, S. Motta, L. Zampieri, A stellar-mass BH in a transient, low luminosity ULX in M31?; A. A. Nucita, F. De Paolis, R. Saxton, A. M. Read, G. Ingrosso, L. Manni, The high energy view of NGC 6388: hints for an IMBH?; A. A. Nucita, L. Manni, F. De Paolis, G. Ingrosso, D. Vetrugno, The high energy search for IMBHs in close dSph Milky Way satellites; Session IV: X-ray background and active galactic nuclei. R. Gilli, The cosmic X-ray background: abundance and evolution of hidden black holes; A. Moretti, S. Vattakunnel, P. Tozzi, R. Salvaterra, P. Severgnini, D. Fugazza, F.Haardt, R. Gilli, Spectrum of the unresolved cosmic X ray background; E. Treister, C. M. Urry, K. Schawinski, The cosmic history of black hole growth; A. Comastri and the XMM-CDFS Team, The ultra-deep XMM survey in the CDFS: X-ray spectroscopy of heavily obscured AGN; A. Del Moro, D. M. Alexander, J. R. Mullaney, E. Daddi, F. E. Bauer, A. Pope, New insights on the distant AGN population; L. W. Brenneman on behalf of the NuSTAR AGN Physics Team, NuSTAR's View of AGN; A. Merloni, A. Bongiorno, Accreting SMBH in the COSMOS field: the connection to their host galaxies; A. Akylas, I. Georgantopoulos, A. Georgakakis, M. Brightman, K. Nandra, An online tool for fitting the X-ray background and estimating the contribution of Compton-thick AGN; P. Severgnini, A. Caccianiga, R. Della Ceca, The density of local Compton-thick AGN; F. Vito, C. Vignali, R. Gilli, A. Comastri, K. Iwasawa,W. N. Brandt, D. M. Alexander, M. Brusa, B. Lehmer, F. E. Bauer, D. P. Schneider, Y. Q. Xue, B. Luo, The z > 3 AGN population in the 4 Ms CDFS; M. J. Page, F. J. Carrera, J.A. Stevens, M. Symeonidis, J. D. Vieira and HerMES, X-ray and submillimetre observations of star-forming QSOs in the epoch of galaxy formation; M. Cappi, F. Tombesi, M. Giustini, Ultra-fast outflows (aka UFOs) from AGNs and QSOs; W. Ishibashi, T. J.-L. Courvoisier, The physical origin of the X-ray variability scaling in accreting black holes; A. M. Lohfink, C. S. Reynolds, R. F. Mushotzky, M. A. Nowak, Tackling the soft X-ray excess in AGN with variability studies; B. De Marco, Soft X-ray lags and the correlation with black hole mass in radio quiet AGN; H. Noda, K. Makishima, K. Nakazawa, S. Yamada, Model-independent decomposition of broad-band Suzaku spectra of AGNs into primary continua and secondary components; A. Zoghbi, Fe Ka X-ray light echoes in AGN; B. Balmaverde, A. Capetti, P. Grandi, E. Torresi, M. Chiaberge, J. Rodriguez Zaurin, G. R. Tremblay, D. J. Axon, S. A. Baum, G. Giovannini, P. Kharb, F. D. Macchetto, C. P. O'Dea, W. Sparks, Extended soft X-ray emission in 3CR radio galaxies at z < 0:3: High Excitation and Broad Line Galaxies; R. Fanali, A. Caccianiga, P. Severgnini, R. Della Ceca, M. Dotti, E. Marchese, The relationship between X-ray emission and accretion in X-ray selected AGNs; Session V: relativistic jets and gamma-ray bursts. G. Ghisellini, High redshift blazars; M. Huarte-Espinosa, E. G. Blackman, A. Hubbard, A. Frank, Mass loading and knot formation in AGN jets by stellar winds; A. Janiuk, S. Charzynski, P. Mioduszewski, Accretion and outflow in the gamma ray bursts from black hole binary systems; S. Vercellone and The AGILE Team, The SWIFT knife: the unique SWIFT long-term monitoring program on 3C 454.3; L. Foschini, E. Angelakis, G. Bonnoli, V. Braito, A. Caccianiga, L. Fuhrmann, L. Gallo, G. Ghirlanda, G. Ghisellini, D. Grupe, T. Hamilton, S. Kaufmann, S. Komossa, Y. Y. Kovalev, A. Lahteenmaki, M. L. Lister, K. Mannheim, L. Maraschi, S. Mathur, B. M. Peterson, P. Romano, P. Severgnini, G. Tagliaferri, J. Tammi, F. Tavecchio, O. Tibolla, M. Tornikoski, S. Vercellone, Basic properties of Narrow-Line Seyfert 1 Galaxies with relativistic jets; B. Kapanadze, S. Kapanadze, Swift/XRT observations of high-energy selected BL Lacertae source PKS 2155-304; M. Ohno, Y. Hanabata, T. Kawano, K. Takaki, R. Nakamura, Y. Tanaka, Y. Fukazawa, H. Ueno, M. Tashiro, Y. Terada, W. Iwakiri, T. Yasuda, M. Asahina, S. Kobayashi, A. Sakamoto, Y. Ishida, S. Sugimoto, M. Akiyama, N. Ohmori, M. Yamauchi, Y. E.Nakagawa, S. Sugita, K. Yamaoka, M. Kokubun, T. Takahashi, Y. Urata, P. Tssai, K. Nakazawa, K. Makishima and the Suzaku-WAM team, All-sky observations by Suzaku wide-band all-sky monitor; Session VI: galaxies and clusters of galaxies. E. Pointecouteau, The Sunyaev-Zeldovich effect; F. Gastaldello, L. Di Gesu, S. Ghizzardi, S. Giacintucci, M. Girardi, E. Roediger, M. Rossetti, Sloshing cold fronts in the IC1860 group; P. Tozzi, A scientific case for future X-ray astronomy: galaxy clusters at high redshifts; Y. Wang, Central gas entropy excess in galaxy groups and galaxy clusters; Y. Shimoda, M. Kawaharada, K. Sato, T. Ohashi, Y. Ishisaki, I. Mitsuishi, H. Akamatsu, M. S. Tashiro Metal abundances in the ICM associated with a medium-redshift cluster of galaxies MS 1512.4+3647 observed with Suzaku; I. Mitsuishi, N. Y. Yamasaki, Y. Takei, X-ray properties of the starburst-driven outflow in NGC 253; A. Negri, S. Pellegrini, L. Ciotti, Disk dynamics and the X-ray emission of S0 and flat early-type galaxies; S. Pellegrini, J. Wang, G. Fabbiano, D-W. Kim, N.J. Brassington, J.S. Gallagher, G. Trinchieri, A. Zezas, AGN activity and the extended hot ISM in the compact radio elliptical NGC 4278; S. Posacki, S. Pellegrini, L. Ciotti, The effects of flattening and rotation on the temperature of the X-ray halos of elliptical galaxies; P. Tzanavaris, T. Fragos, M. Tremmel, L. Jenkins, A. Zezas, B. D. Lehmer, A. Hornschemeier, V. Kalogera, A. Ptak, A. R. Basu-Zych, XSINGS: probing X-ray binaries in galaxies; Session VII: future missions and technological concepts. P. Predehl on behalf of the eROSITA Team, eROSITA; T. Takahashi, The ASTRO-H Mission; L. Stella (on behalf of the LOFT Team), LOFT: the Large Observatory For x-ray Timing; P. Romano, P. Esposito, E. Bozzo, C. Ferrigno, V. Mangano, Supergiant Fast X-ray Transients with LOFT.

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From solar physics to astrophysics: the Sun as Rosetta stone for understanding astrophysical processes & The Sun: new tools and ideas in observational solar Astrophysics. European week of Astronomy and Space Science. Rome, July 3, 2012 and Rome, July 5-6, 2012; editors: F. Berrilli, I. Ermolli, F. Zuccarello. Index; Foreword; Plenary talk. S.K. Solanki, L. Teriaca, P. Barthol, W. Curdt B. Inhester, European Solar Physics: moving from Soho to Solar Orbiter and beyond; Special Session - From Solar Physics to Astrophysics: The Sun as Rosetta Stone for understanding astrophysical processes. A. Bonanno, The solar-stellar connection: new insights from the Kepler mission; M. P. Di Mauro, From Helio- to Asteroseismology and the progress in stellar physics; S. Criscuoli, I. Ermolli, H. Uitenbroek F. Giorgi, On the sensitivity of FeI 617.3 and 630.2 nm line shapes to unresolved magnetic fields; A. Cristaldi, S.L. Guglielmino, F. Zuccarello, I. Ermolli, M. Falco S. Criscuoli, Small-scale brightenings observed in active regions with SST and Hinode; M. Falco, F. Zuccarello, S. Criscuoli, A. Cristaldi, S.L. Guglielmino I. Ermolli, Sunspot evolution observed with SST; F. Giannattasio, M. Stangalini, D. Del Moro, F. Berrilli, Velocity oscillation amplitude in bipolar active regions through SDO observations; S.L. Guglielmino, V. Martínez Pillet, B. Ruiz Cobo, J.C. del Toro Iniesta, L.R. Bellot Rubio, S.K. Solanki and the Sunrise/IMaX team, Inversions of L12-2 IMaX data of an emerging flux mantle; M. Massi, E. Ros,D. Boboltz, K. M. Menten, J. Neidhöfer, G. Torricelli-Ciamponi J. Kerp, Interacting coronae of two T Tauri stars; P. Romano and F. Zuccarello Spatial distribution of the magnetic helicity flux measured with SDO/HMI in active regions hosting flares and CMEs; H. Uitenbroek S. Criscuoli, A novel method to estimate temperature gradients in stellar photospheres; F. Zuccarello S. L. Guglielmino, An orphan penumbra observed with Hinode and DOT; Symposium - The Sun: New tools and ideas in observational solar astrophysics. M. Collados, F. Bettonvil, L. Cavaller, I. Ermolli, B. Gelly, A. Pérez, H. Socas- Navarro, D. Soltau, R. Volkmer, the EST Team, The European Solar Telescope; E. Landi Degl'Innocenti, Spectropolarimetry with new generation solar telecopes; D. Müller, R.G. Marsden O. C. St. Cyr, Scientific synergy between Solar Orbiter and other new observatories; G. Trottet K.-L. Klein, Far infrared solar physics; M. Bianda, R. Ramelli, J. Stenflo, S. Berdyugina, D. Gisler I. Defilippis The project of installing a ZIMPOL 3 polarimeter at GREGOR in Tenerife; A. Calcines, M. Collados, R. L. López, An integral field spectrograph for the 4-m European Solar Telescope; S. Fabiani, R. Bellazzini, F. Berrilli, A. Brez, E. Costa, F. Muleri, M. Pinchera, A. Rubini, P. Soffitta G. Spandre, A solar flares X-ray polarimeter; R. Gafeira, C.C. Fonte, M.A. Pais J. Fernandes, Variation rate of sunspot area; L. Giovannelli, F. Berrilli, M. Cocciolo, D. Del Moro, A. Egidi, R. Piazzesi M. Stangalini, Preliminary test results of the UTOV Fabry-Pérot interferometer prototype; C. J. Nelson, J. G. Doyle, R. Erdélyi, M. Madjarska S. J. Mumford, Ellerman Bombs: Small-Scale Brightenings in the Photosphere; S. Scardigli, D. Del Moro F. Berrilli, The multiscale nature of magnetic pattern on the solar surface; M. Stangalini, S. K. Solanki R. Cameron, MHD waves in small magnetic elements: comparing IMaX observations to simulations.

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Volume 84, 1, 2013
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Reading the book of globular clusters with the lens of stellar evolution. In Honour of Franca D'Antona. Monte Porzio Catone, November 26-28, 2012. Editors: P. Ventura, C. Charbonnel, M. Di Criscienzo, M. Castellani. Index; Foreword; List of Participants; Spectroscopy. A. Bragaglia, E. Carretta, R. Gratton, V. D'Orazi, S. Lucatello and C. Sneden, Reading thebook: from "chemical anomalies" to "standard composition" of globular clusters; A. F. Marino, Anomalous globular clusters: insights from neutron capture elements abundances; V. D'Orazi, S. Lucatello, M. Lugaro, R. Gratton, G. Angelou, A. Bragaglia, E. Carretta, A. Alves Brito, I. Ivans, T. Masseron and A. Mucciarelli, A different view on light-element anticorrelations in globular clusters: fluorine abundances; S. S. Larsen, J. Strader and J. P. Brodie, Constraints on mass loss of globular clusters in dwarf galaxies; S. L. Martell, S. Duffau, A. P. Milone, G. H. Smith, M. M. Briley and E. K. Grebel, Chemical evolution in star clusters: the role of mass and environment; S. Villanova, The 8 populations of Omega Centauri; J. E. Colucci, R. A. Bernstein, A. McWilliam and J. G. Cohen, Extragalactic globular cluster populations from high resolution integrated light spectra; R. Gratton, Franca D'Antona and globular cluster science; Session II: Photometry. J. S. Kalirai, Applications of the Initial to Final Mass Relation: The Age of the Galactic Halo; J. Alonso-Garcia, M. Catelan, P. Amigo, C. Cortés, C. A. Kuehn, F. Grundahl, G. López, R. Salinas, H. A. Smith, P. B. Stetson, A. V. Sweigart, A. A. R. Valcarce and M. Zoccali, Multiple populations in galactic globular clusters: a survey in the Strömgren system; A. Koch, M. Frank, S. Feltzing, D. Adén, N. Kacharov and M. I. Wilkinson, An intermediate-band photometric study of the "Globular Cluster" NGC 2419; M. Monelli, A. P. Milone, P. B. Stetson, A. F. Marino, S. Cassisi, A. Del Pino Molina, M. Salaris, A. Aparicio, M. Asplund, F. Grundahl, G. Piotto, A. Weiss, R. Carrera, M. Cebrián, S. Murabito, A. Pietrinferni and L. Sbordone, The SUMO project: a SUrvey of Multiple pOpulations in globular clusters; E. Dalessandro, R. P. Schiavon, F. R. Ferraro, S. T. Sohn, B. Lanzoni and R. W. O' Connell, Ultraviolet properties of galactic globular clusters with GALEX; A. P. Milone, Three parameters for the horizontal branch morphology in globular clusters; E. Pancino, M. Bellazzini and S. Marinoni, Globular clusters seen by GAIA; S. J. Yoon, A new scenario for globular cluster color bimodality and its implications for host galaxy formation; Session III: Stellar evolution. S. Cassisi, M. Salaris and A. Pietrinferni, Evolutionay stellar models for multiple populations GCs: theoretical framework and interpretative analysis; A. Dotter, The second parameter problem(s); S.W. Campbell, V. D'Orazi, T. N. Costantino, D. Yong, J. C. Lattanzio, G. C. Angelou, E. C. Wylie-de-Boer, R. J. Stancliffe, S. L. Martell and F. Grundahl, The Asymptotic Giant Branches of GCs: selective entry only; O. Straniero, S. Cristallo and L. Piersanti, The origin of heavy elements in globular clusters; M. Lugaro, V. D'Orazi, S.W. Campbell, C.L. Doherty, J.C. Lattanzio, M. Pignatari and E. Carretta, The s process in massive AGB stars: a new tool to study abundance anomalies in globular clusters; S. Cristallo, L. Piersanti and O. Straniero, The effects of rotation on the surface composition and yields of low mass AGB stars; Session IV: Compact objects. L. Burderi, On Low Mass X-ray Binaries and Millisecond Pulsar; N. Ivanova, Low-mass X-ray binaries in globular clusters: puzzles and solutions; N. Lützgendorf, M. Kissler-Patig, K. Gebhardt, H. Baumgardt, E. Noyola, P. T. de Zeeuw, N. Neumayer, B. Jalali and A. Feldmeier, Intermediate-mass black holes in globular clusters; C. Pepe and L. J. Pellizza, IMBHs in globular clusters: accretion rate correlations with cluster parameters; H. Richer, R. Goldsbury, J. Heyl, P. Bergeron, A. Dotter, J. S. Kalirai, J. MacDonald, R. M. Rich, P. B. Stetson, P. E. Tremblay and K. A. Woodley, The empirical White Dwarf cooling sequence; A. Bellini, R. P. van der Marel and J. Anderson, HST proper motions of stars within globular clusters; Session V: Cluster Dynamics and evolution. E. Vesperini, S. L. W. McMillan, F. D'Antona and A. D'Ercole, Dynamical evolution of multiple populations in globular clusters; M. Gieles, The mass and radius evolution of globular clusters in tidal fields; N. Mennekens, D. Vanbeveren and J. P. De Greve, The effect of intermediate mass close binaries on the chemical evolution of globular clusters; C. Charbonnel, M. Krause, T. Decressin, N. Prantzos and G. Meynet, The role of massive stars in the turbulent infancy of galactic globular clusters: feedback on the intracluster medium, and detailed timeline; A. Renzini, Rethinking globular clusters formation; R. Capuzzo Dolcetta, Galactic nuclear cluster formation via globular cluster mergers; R. Izzard, S. E. de Mink, O. R. Pols, N. Langer, H. Sana, A. de Koter, Massive binary stars and self-enrichment of globular clusters; Poster session. M. Bellazzini, A. Mucciarelli, R. A. Ibata, A. Sollima, E. Dalessandro, S. Chapman, C. Nipoti, T. Merle, G. Beccari, C. Lardo, A. Bragaglia, E. Carretta and E. Pancino The strange case of NGC2419: stellar populations, chemical composition, dynamics; M. Bellazzini, A. Buzzoni, C Cacciari, L. Federici, F. Fusi Pecci, S. Galleti and S. Perina, The horizontal branch morphology of M31 Globular Clusters; P. Bianchini, A. L. Varri, G. Bertin and A. Zocchi, The flattening of globular clusters: internal rotation or velocity anisotropy?; C. Bonatto, F. Campos and S. O. Kepler, Mapping the differential reddening in globular clusters; N. Singh, L. M. Browne and R. Butler, Proper motions in globular clusters using deconvolution of HST images; F. Campos, S. O. Kepler and C. Bonatto, Panchromatic fits to the globular cluster NGC 6366; W. Chantereau, C. Charbonnel, T. Decressin and G. Meynet, Impact of very high helium abundance on the properties of second generation globular cluster stars; P. de Meulenaer, D. Narbutis, T. Mineikis and V. Vansevicius, Stochasticity effects on derivation of physical parameters of unresolved star clusters; S. L. Fiorenza, T. Sivarani, A. Susmitha, Y. S. Lee and T. C. Beers, Carbon abundances from SDSS globular clusters: exploring the origin in the large spread in [C/Fe]; M. J. Frank, E. K. Grebel and A. H. W. Küpper, Mass segregation in the diffuse outer-halo globular cluster Palomar 14; D. A. Garcia-Hernandez, A. I. Karakas and M. Lugaro, Nucleosynthesis in massive AGB stars with delayed superwinds: implications for the abundance anomalies in globular clusters; M. Hempel, Milky Way globular clusters in the VVV survey; N. Kacharov and A. Koch, Chemical element abundances in the outer halo globular cluster M 75; C. Lardo, E. Pancino, A. Mucciarelli and A. P. Milone, The discovery of an anomalous RGB in M 2; L. Lovisi, A. Mucciarelli, B. Lanzoni, F. R. Ferraro and E. Dalessandro, Blue straggler stars in globular clusters: chemical and kinematical properties; D. Massari, F. R. Ferraro, E. Dalessandro, B. Lanzoni, A. Mucciarelli and L. Origlia, Terzan 5: a fossil remnant of the galactic bulge; A. Mastrobuono Battisti, P. Di Matteo, M. Montuori and M. Haywood, On the origin of the clumpy streams of Palomar 5; A. Mucciarelli, M. Bellazzini, M. Catelan, P. Amigo, M. Correnti, C. Cortés, E. Dalessandro and V. D'Orazi, NGC 5694: another extra-galactic globular cluster; D. B. Pavani, E. Bica and C. Bonatto, A photometric study of poorly populated stellar concentrations; N. Sanna and R. Contreras Ramos, BSS populations from the WFPC2 UV survey; L. Simanton, R. Chandar and B. Milleri, Kinematics of star clusters in M101; A. O. Thygesen and L. Sbordone, Fundamental parameters of red giants in 47 Tucanae; J. G. Fernández Trincado, A. K. Vivas, C. E. Mateu and R. Zinn, Searching for RR Lyrae stars around Omega Centauri (NGC 5139); C. C. Worley, V. Hill, J. Sobeck and E. Carretta, Contribution form the s- and r-process: examining giant stars in M15.

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Volume 83, 4, 2012
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30 years of Italian participation to ESO. Rome, July 2-3, 2012. Editor: V. Mainieri. Index; Foreword; List of Participants; G. Setti, Italys entry in the ESO organization: a historical review; M. Tosi, ESO from an Italian perspective; E. Pian, The most powerful explosions in the Universe: genesis and evolution of Supernova and Gamma-Ray Burst Italian programs at ESO; L. Pentericci, Probing the end of the reionization epoch with the most distant galaxies; G. Cresci, Gas accretion in distant galaxies as the origin of chemical abundance gradients; S. D'Odorico, Italian contribution to the ESO instrumentation, from La Silla to the E-ELT; P. Santin, VLT instrumentation control: the collaboration of OATs with ESO; P. Ciliegi, E. Diolaiti, A. Baruolo, M. Bellazzini, G. Bregoli, C.R. Butler, J.M. Conan, G. Cosentino, I. Fioppiani, M. Lombini, E. Marchetti, C. Petit, C. Robert, L. Schreiber, V. Biliotti, S. D'Odorico, T. Fusco, N. Hubin, E-ELT Multi-Conjugate Adaptive Optics module: image quality performance; R.P. Mignani, Thirty years of pulsar studies at ESO. The Italian contribution; E. Caffau, P. Bonifacio, L. Sbordone, L. Monaco, P. Francois, Observing metal-poor stars with X-Shooter; R. Gratton, E. Carretta, A. Bragaglia, S. Lucatello, A. Sollima, Understanding the horizontal branch of globular clusters using FLAMES; F. Massi, Optical Interferometry at the VLTI: Italy's contribution and the latest advancements in understanding the circumstellar environment of young stars.

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Volume 83, 3, 2012
Pp. 200


QSO astrophysics, fundamental physics, and astrometric cosmology in the Gaia era. Porto-Portugal, June 6-9, 2011. Editors: Editors: S. Anton, M. Crosta, M.G. Lattanzi and A. Andrei. Index; Foreword; Preface; List of Participants; Session: QSO astrometry in the context of observational astrophysics. N. Bartel, Probing astrophysics, celestial reference frames, and general relativity; F. Mignard, QSO observations with Gaia: principles and applications; I. Browne, AGN astrophysics from comparing radio and Gaia optical astrometry; A. Andrei, Gaia initial QSO catalogue: the variability and compactness indexes; S. Anton, Photocenter variability and AGN components; J. Roland, Binary black holes in nuclei of extragalactic radio sources; F. Finet, Detection of bright multiply imaged quasars with Gaia; B. Rocca-Volmerange, Radio galaxies with Gaia: the starburst-AGN duality; Session: QSO and the reference frame. V. Makarov, Quasometry, its use and purpose; P. Charlot, The ICRF now and in the future; G. Bourda, Towards an accurate alignment of the VLBI frame and the future Gaia optical frame - VLBI observations of weak extragalactic radio sources: status and future plans; R. Porcas, Effect of core-shifts on VLBI group-delays; I. Sotuela, The contribution of X/Ka-band VLBI to multi-wavelength celestial frame studies; T. Jung, Recent VLBI activities at the Korean VLBI network; J. Souchay, The Large Quasar Astrometric Catalog (LQAC): principle and construction; F. Taris, Optical observations of QSOs for the link of reference systems; S. Frey & G. Orosz, Radio-optical outlier quasars - a case study with ICRF2 and SDSS; Session: Reference Frame and the fabric of Space-Time. S. Klioner, Astronomical relativistic reference systems and their application for astrometry; S. Kopeikin, Astrometric reference frames in the solar system and beyond 1; D. Bini, Special frames in general relativity: applications to the 1PN approximation 1; F. deFelice, Physical measurements in general relativity: a new effect 1; M. Ruggiero, Using ring laser systems to measure gravitomagnetic effects on Earth 1; S. Bertone, Light deflection for relativistic space astrometry in closed form 1; P. Teyssandier, Time transfer function in static, spherically symmetric space-times 1; M. Crosta, Physics and coordinates in competition in highly accurate measurements 1; Session: Astrometric cosmology. M, Lattanzi, Astrometric cosmology 1; U. Abbas, From LSS to the Milky Way Halo 1; S. Capozziello, Dark energy and dark matter as curvature effects 1; J. Paramos, Testing a non-minimal coupling between matter and curvature 1; A. Vecchiato, Putting Einstein to test. Astrometric experiments in fundamental physics 1; M. Gai, Gravitation Astrometric Measurement Experiment 1; Epistemology implications of current theories of the Universe. O. Bertolami, What if … general relativity is not the theory?

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Volume 83, 2, 2012
Pp. 446


Workshop on the golden age of cataclysmic variables and related objects. Palermo, September 12-17, 2011. Editors: F. Giovannelli and L. Sabau-Graziati. Index; Foreword; List of participants; Session I: Opening remark. Franco Giovannelli and Lola Sabau-Graziati, The golden age of cataclysmic variables and related objects: A review; Andrew King, Accretion disc theory since Shakura and Sunyaev; J.-P. Lasota, Disc outbursts in various types of binary systems; I. Idan, N.J. Shaviv, and G. Shaviv, The fate of a WD accreting H-rich material at high rates; Izumi Hachisu, Supersoft x-ray phases of mass-accreting white dwarfs; D.W. Hoard, Dust in white dwarfs and cataclysmic variables (An observational perspective); S. Dreizler, K. Beuermann, and F.V. Hesman, Evidence for planets in post-common envelope binaries; Session II: Cataclysmic Variables. H. Ritter, Formation and evolution of cataclysmic variables; P. Szkody, A.S. Mukadam, B.T. Gansicke, E.M. Sion, D.M. Townsley, A. Henden, D.J. Sullivan, and P. Chote, The instability strip for accreting pulsating white dwarfs as a probe for accretion heating/cooling; E. Pavlenko, V. Malanushenko, G. Tovmassian, S. Zharikov, T. Kato, N. Katysheva, M. Andreev, A. Baklanov, K. Antonyuk, N. Pit, A. Sosnovskij, and S. Shugarov, SDSS J080434.20+510349.2: cataclysmic variable witnessing the instability strip?; R.E. Puebla, M.P. Diaz, and D.J. Hillier, A study of accretion disk wind emission; Raymundo Baptista, Accretion disk evolution in dwarf novae through outbursts: disk instability and mass-transfer instability cases; M.M. Montgomery, Simulations of disk precession in CVs; E.M. Sion, and P. Godon, White dwarfs in cataclysmic variable stars: accretion physics and evolution; Christian Knigge, Cataclysmic variables in globular clusters; D.V. Bisikalo, and A.G. Zhilkin, Accretion processes in intermediate polars with asynchronous rotations of white dwarfs; J. Echevarria, Doppler tomography in cataclysmic variables: an historical perspective; M. Mouchet, J.M. Bonnet-Bidaud, and D. de Martino, The X-ray emission of magnetic cataclysmic variables in the XMM-Newton era; S. Balman, The X-ray properties of cataclysmic variables; O. Regev, and O. Umurhan, Angular momentum transport in CV accretion disks; P. Rodriguez-Gil, L. Schmidtobreick, K.S. Long, T. Shahbaz, B.T. Gansicke, and M.A.P. Torres, The low states of CVs at the upper edge of the period gap; Linda Schmidtobreick, Pablo Rodríguez-Gil, and Boris T. Gansicke The search for SW Sex type stars; Z.-B. Dai, and S.-B. Qian, Orbital period analyses for the CVs inside the period gap; M. Uemura, T. Kato, T. Ohshima, D. Nogami, and H. Maehara, Dwarf novae in the shortest orbital period regime; D. Takei, The impact of Suzaku on the knowledge of cataclysmic variables; Takayuki Yuasa, White dwarf masses in intermediate polars observed by the SUZAKU Satellite; A. Ramirez-Torres, J. Echevarria, and R. Michel, Radial velocity study of the intermediate polar EX Hydrae; P.J. Meintjes, B. Oruru, and A. Odendaa, The multi-frequency properties of AE Aquarii and its evolution from a high mass transfer history; C.W. Mauche, M. Abada-Simon, J.-F. Desmurs, M.J. Dulude, Z. Ioannou, J.D. Neill, A. Price, N. Sidro, W.F. Welsh, and members of the CBA and AAVSO, Multiwavelength campaign of observations of AE Aqr; R. Hudec, and M. Blazek, Investigations of cataclysmic variables by ESA INTEGRAL; C. Michaut, E. Falize, C. Busschaert, B. Loupias, A. Ravasio, A. Pelka, A. Diziere, R. Yurchak, M. Koenig, M. Mouchet, and J.-M. Bonnet-Bidaud, Accretion shock in polars: Numerical and experimental simulations; N. Katysheva, and S. Shugarov, The observations of deeply eclipsing polars FL Ceti and CSS 081231: 071126+440405; Vojtech Simon, Observing cataclysmic variables and related objects with different techniques; Manabu Ishida, Suzaku observations of the dwarf nova SS Cygni in quiescence and outburst; D. Kononov, F. Giovannelli, I. Bruni, and D. Bisikalo, Doppler tomography of the pre-outburst disk in SS Cygni; I. Voloshina, Photometric variability of classical dwarf nova SS Cyg during outbursts; Franco Giovannelli, and Lola Sabau-Graziati, Strong circumstantial proofs about the intermediate polar nature of the cataclysmic variable SS Cygni; Robert Connon Smith, A. Dunford, and C.A. Watson, RU Peg and AE Aqr: two contrasting CVs with one thing in common; G. Tovmassian, S. Zharikov, and V. Neustroev, Precession of white dwarfs in CVs; I. Kotko, Outbursts of AM CVn stars; V. Neustroev, G. Tovmassian, S. Zharikov, G. Sjoberg, T. Arranz Heras, P.B. Lake, D. Lane, G. Lubcke, and A.A. Henden, Optical and X-ray variability of the peculiar cataclysmic variable FS Aur with a magnetic and freely precessing white dwarf; J.V. Hernandez Santisteban, New spectroscopic and photometric observations of CV J0644+3344; Silvia Gaudenzi, Vittorio Francesco Braga, and Silvia De Bianchi, Multiperiodicities and magnetic field behaviour in cataclysmic variables: How can we enrich the scenario of theoretical models?; J.M. Bonnet-Bidaud, D. de Martino, M. Mouchet, M. Falanga, T. Belloni, N. Masetti, K. Mukai, and G. Matt, The peculiar source XSS J12270-4859: a LMXB detected by FERMI?; Session III: Classical Novae, Recurrent Novae and Nova-like Stars E. Mason, Unconventional observations of classical and recurrent novae; R. Poggiani, Spectroscopic follow-up of Novae; M. Diaz, R. Williams, G. Luna, M. Moraes, and L. Takeda, The spectral evolution of recurrent nova U Sco in the 2010 outburst; Valério A.R.M. Ribeiro, The multifrequency behaviour of the recurrent nova RS Ophiuchi; D. Chochol, S. Shugarov, T. Pribulla, and I. Volkov, Post-outburst photometry of the classical nova V2468 Cygn; M. Della Valle, Novae in the Local Group of galaxies; Mariko Kato, Theoretical understanding of nova light curves: Physics and application; M. Hernanz, X-ray observations of classical novae: Theoretical implications; N.J. Shaviv, and C. Dotan, Classical novae as super-Eddington steady states; M. Henze, W. Pietsch, F. Haberl, M. Hernanz, G. Sala, D. Hatzidimitriou, M. Della Valle, A. Rau, D.H. Hartmann, V. Burwitz, and J. Greiner, X-ray monitoring of Classical Novae in the central region of M 31; R. González-Riestra, A. Cassatella, and P. Selvelli, Shocked gas in RR Telescopii; Romano L.M. Corradi, Close binary central stars of planetary nebulae and V458 Vul; K.L. Page, Multi-frequency evolution of V2491 Cyg (nova Cyg 2008 number 2); Kazuyoshi Imamura, and Kenji Tanabe, High galactic latitude classical nova KT Eridani: spectroscopic and photometric observational report; M. Moraes, and M. Diaz, HR Del remnant anatomy using 2D spectral data and 3D photoionization shell models; L. Izzo, A. Ederoclite, M. Della Valle, E. Mason, R.E. Williams, T. Altamore, A. Cassatella, R. Gilmozzi, F. Patat, L. Schmidtobreick, P. Selvelli, C. Tappert, S. Thater, G. Covone, M. DallOra, M. Paolillo, Optical and near infrared multi-site follow up of the recurrent nova T Pyx; T. Iijima, Spectroscopic observations of the symbiotic recurrent nova V407 Cygni; Kenji Tanabe, and Yuko Motizuki, Symbiotic nova eruption of R Aquarii: a geological remnant?; Session IV: Ongoing experiments. A. Schwope, CV surveys with eROSITA; R. Hudec, V. Simon, L. Hudec, and V. Hudcova, Astrophysics of cataclysmic variables by ESA Gaia and low dispersion spectroscopy; D.A.H. Buckley, Observing cataclysmic variables with the Southern African Large Telescope (SALT): new capabilities and new insights; Special Night Session. Giora Shaviv, The nuclear shell model, the cosmic abundances and why we do not know how the heavy elements were synthesized; R. Antonini, The nuclear weapons free world: we already live in; Concluding remarks. Edward M. Sion, The Golden Age of Cataclysmic Variables - 50 Years of CV Research - A Workshop Summary; J.-P. Lasota, Concluding remarks; R. Hudec, Golden Era of Cataclysmic Variables and Related Objects: concluding remarks; Concluding address. Franco Giovannelli, Concluding address.

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Volume 83, 1, 2012
Pp. 428


Workshop on Multifrequency Behaviour of High Energy Cosmic Sources. Vulcano, May 23-28, 2011. Editors: F. Giovannelli and L. Sabau-Graziati. Index; Foreword; List of participants; Session I: Opening remark - Franco Giovannelli and Lola Sabau-Graziati, Multifrequency behaviour of high energy cosmic sources; Wolfgang Kundt, ISM, Cosmic Rays, and the Shape of the Heliosphere; S. Iglesias-Groth, Fullerenes and PAHs in space; Session II: Cosmology - G.S. Bisnovatyi-Kogan1 and O.Yu. Tsupko, Gravitational lens; Marco Regis, The cosmic microwave background in an inhomogeneous universe; J.A. Tauber, on behalf of the Planck Collaboration, The Planck mission; T. Nozawa, T. Kozasa, H. Umeda, K. Maeda, K. Nomoto, N. Tominaga, D. Yamasawa, A. Habe, and H. Hirashita, Supernovae as sources of dust in the early universe; Keiichi Maeda, Type Ia supernova explosion mechanism and implications for cosmology; P. Bordas, Large-scale emission from Fanaro-Riley galaxies; Session III: Astrophysics of high energy cosmic sources - Paolo Persi, The Crab Nebula in the infrared: a review; N. Schartel, XMM-Newton highlights; G. Di Sciascio on behalf of the ARGO-YBJ Collaboration, Gamma-ray astronomy with ARGO-YBJ; Todor Stanev, Explosions of massive stars with magnetic winds: (cosmic ray acceleration); Roland Crocker Fermi bubbles: Galactic centre star formation writ large; I. Donnarumma on behalf of the AGILE Team, The blazar Mrk 421: a short multifrequency review; Frank M. Rieger, Cen A as gamma- and UHE cosmic-ray source; Th. Boller, Inner disc reflection and AGN accretion states AGN Review; L. Costamante, AGNs in the VHE gamma-ray era: a review; K. Hryniewicz and B. Czerny, The origin of the broad line region in active galactic nuclei; J.K. Becker, F. Schuppan, and S. Schoeneberg, A multifrequency view of starburst galaxies; M. Tluczykont for the H.E.S.S. Collaboration, Multi-wavelength observations of H.E.S.S. AGN; M.J. Church and M. Baucinska-Church, A review of the Z-track sources; M. Baucinska-Church and M.J. Church, Dipping - versus flaring in Z-track sources: resolving the controversy; C. Pittori, on behalf of the AGILE Collaboration, AGILE highlights; V. Bosch-Ramon, Multifrequency behavior of microquasars in the GeV-TeV era: a review; M.A. Nowak, J. Wilms, M. Hanke, K. Pottschmidt, and S. Marko, The microquasar Cyg X-1: a short review; S. Sabatini, on behalf of the AGILE team, Gamma-ray monitoring of Cygnus X-1 with the AGILE satellite; J. Ziolkowski, Black holes in dormant X-ray transients; M. Valtonen and S. Ciprini, OJ287 binary black hole system; M. De Laurentis, S. Capozziello, Ivan De Martino and Michelangelo Formisano, Cosmological distance indicators by coalescing binaries; I. Caballero and J. Wilms, X-ray pulsars: a review; V. Simon, Optical monitoring of binary X-ray sources; P.J. Meintjes and B. van Soelen, Modeling the IC gamma-ray emission in the Be-pulsar binary PSR B1259-63; P. Blay, I. Negueruela and V. Reglero, Supergiant Fast X-ray Transients: an INTEGRAL view.; N. Lewandowska, C. Wendel, V. Kondratiev, D. Elsaesser and K. Mannheim, Giant radio pulses of the Crab Pulsar - A multifrequency study -; Keiichi Maeda, Core-collapse supernova diversities From the weakest to most powerful explosions; R. Napiwotzki and M.D.V. Silva, Runaway and hypervelocity stars - The supernova connection; Satoru Katsuda and Hiroshi Tsunemi, Violent evolution of supernova remnants as revealed by Chandra and XMMNewton; Session IV: Jet sources and Gamma-Ray Bursts - J.H. Beall, The interaction of astrophysical jets with the ambient medium: a review; J.H. Beall, J. Guillory and D.V. Rose, Large scale modeling of astrophysical jets; M. Perucho, Jets in high-mass microquasars; E. Del Monte, G. Barbiellini, F. Fuschino, A. Giuliani, F. Longo, M. Marisaldi, M. Trifoglio, A. Argan, A. Bulgarelli, P. Caraveo, P.W. Cattaneo, A. Chen, E. Costa, G. DiCocco, I. Donnarumma, Y. Evangelista, M. Galli, F. Gianotti, C. Labanti, I. Lapshov, F. Lazzarotto, P. Lipari, S. Mereghetti, A. Morselli, L. Pacciani, A. Pellizzoni, F. Perotti, P. Picozza, M. Pilia, M. Prest, G. Pucella, M. Rapisarda, A. Rappoldi, P. Sotta, M. Tavani, A. Trois, S. Vercellone, V. Vittorini and C. Pittori, The observation of Gamma Ray Bursts with AGILE; L. Milano, E. Calloni, R. De Rosa, M. De Laurentis, L. Di Fiore ,L. Forte , F. Garufi, S. Mosca, M. Parisi, Upper limits of gravitational-wave bursts associated with Gamma-Ray Bursts; D. Fargion, GRBs by thin persistent precessing lepton Jets: the long life GRB110328 and the Neutrino signal; R. Salvaterra, The farthest GRBs similar to the closest; S. Capozziello, V.F. Cardone, M.G. Dainotti, M. De Laurentis, L. Izzo M. Perillo, The Gamma Ray Bursts Hubble diagram; Session V: Ongoing experiments - J. Clavel, Cosmic Vision 2015-2025: ESA's long term programme in space sciences; M.D. Rodríguez Frías for the JEM-EUSO Consortium, The JEM-EUSO Space Mission @ forefront of the highest energies never observed from Space; R. Hudec, V. Simon, L. Hudec and V. Hudcova, ESA Gaia & the multifrequency behavior of high-energy sources with ultra-low dispersion spectroscopy; Manuel Reina, Lola Sabau-Graziati, Juana Maria Rodrigo and Victor Reglero, Modular X and gamma rays sensor, a space-based instrument for transient lighting events in high atmosphere; E. Del Monte and I. Donnarumma on behalf of the LOFT consortium, Strong gravity studies with the Large Observatory For X-ray Timing (LOFT); G. Tagliaferri, on behalf of the NHXM consortium, NHXM: a New soft and Hard X-ray imaging and polarimetric Mission; R. Hudec, V. Simon and V. Tichy, Lobster-eye X-ray monitors: astrophysical aspects; J.M. Rodrigo, J.M. Macian, J.T. Biosca, M. Reina, L. Sabau-Graziati and V.Reglero, UFFO Burst Alert & Trigger Telescope (UBAT): a new instrument for GRBs detection; B.L. Martino and M. Federici, An high availability data storage subsystem for the INTEGRAL data analysis; M. Garattini, C. Lops, S. Dell'Agnello, A. Boni, S. Berardi, C. Cantone, G.O. Delle Monache, N. Intaglietta, M. Maiello, M. Martini, G. Patrizi, L. Porcelli, M. Tibuzzi, D.G. Currie, R. Vittori, G. Bianco, T. Murphy, A. Coradini, C. Dionisio, R. March, G. Bellettini and R. Tauraso, Probing gravity with the proposed MAGIA and ILN lunar missions; M. Hamuy, G. Pignata. J. Maza, A. Clocchiatti, J. Anderson, M. Bersten, G. Folatelli, F. Forster, C. Gutierrez, J. Quinn, M. Stritzinger, P. Zelaya, The CHilean Automatic Supernova sEarch; Special night session - N. Panagia, The Hubble Space Telescope: 21 years and counting; Concluding remarks G.S. Bisnovatyi-Kogan, Concluding remarks; J. Ziolkowski, Concluding remarks; Concluding address - F. Giovannelli, Concluding address; R. C. Henry, Progress in understanding the diuse UV cosmic background.

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Volume 82, 4, 2011
Pp. 256


Cosmic Rays and their InterStellar Medium environment:CRISM. Montpellier, June 26th-July 1st, 2011. Editors: A. Marcowith, A. Bykov, K.Ferrière, T. Montmerle. Index; Foreword; List of Participants; Session 1: Multiwavelength observations of cosmic ray sources. G. Dubner, Radio observations of Supernova Remnants and the surrounding molecular gas; D. Frail, Supernova remnant shock - molecular cloud interactions; M. Miceli, Overionization in X-ray spectra: a new paradigm for mixed-morphology SNRs; Y. Gallant, (V)HE gamma-ray emission from Supernova Remnants; T. Montmerle, High-energy phenomena in massive star-forming regions and localized acceleration of cosmic rays; M. Renaud for the CTA consortium, Supernova Remnants and Pulsar Wind Nebula in the Cerenkov Telescope Array era; G. Morlino, D. Caprioli, Acceleration of cosmic rays in Tycho's SNR; I. Reichardt, E. Carmona, J. Krause, Probing proton acceleration in W51C with Magic; M. Lemoine-Goumard, E. Ferrara, M.H. Grondin, P. Martin, M. Renaud, Fermi-LAT detection of gamma-ray emission in the vicinity of th star forming regions W43 and Westerlund2; F. Giordano for the Fermi-LAT Collaboration, Young SNRs: a new family of High Energy gamma-ray emitters; F. Giuliani on behalf of the AGILE Team, AGILE observations of Middle-aged Supernova Remnants; F. Acero, Y. Gallant, R. Terrier, M. Renaud, J. Ballet, A new nearby PWN overlapping the Vela Jr SNR; J. Mehault, Interacting SNRs in gamma-ray astronomy; S. Gabici, CR escape from SNRs; S. Casanova, Interacting SNRs in gamma-ray astronomy; Y. Fujita, F. Takahara, Y. Ohira, K. Iwasaki, Alfv'en wave amplification and Self-Containment of Cosmic-Rays Escaping from a Supernova Remnant; Session 2: Cosmic ray sources and theory. J. Puls, Winds from massive stars; V. Dwarkadas, Supernova propagation in Circumstellar and Interstellar medium; S. Orlando, F. Bocchino, M. Miceli, O. Petruk, M.L. Pumo, Role of ejecta clumping and back-reaction of accelerated cosmic rays in the evolution of supernova remnants; N. Prantzos, Composition and acceleration of Galactic Cosmic Rays; C. Farnier, R.Walter, High Energy variability in ? Carinae; A. Bykov, P.E. Gladilin, S.M. Osipov, Particle acceleration at supernova shocks in young stellar clusters; E. Amato, The streaming instability: a review; K. Schure and A.R. Bell, Confining the high-energy cosmic rays; A. Beresnyak, Magnetic turbulence in the shock precursor and cosmic ray acceleration; B. Arbutina, D. Urovsevic, M. Andjelic, M. Pavlovic, Equipartition calculation for supernova remnants; Session 3: Interstellar medium properties and cosmic rays. K. Ferrière, Interstellar magnetic fields; P. Hennebelle, Turbulence in the interstellar medium; T. W. Hartquist, A.Y. Wagner, S.A.E.G. Falle, J.M. Pittard, S. Van Loo, Cosmic rays and radiative instabilities; Session 4: Cosmic ray direct observations. L. Derome, Direct detection of Cosmic rays; R. Iuppa, Detection of anisotropies in the arrival directions of 600 GeV-10 TeV cosmic rays with ARGO-YBJ experiment; Session 5: Cosmic ray transport and diffuse emission. H. Fichtner, F. Effenberger, K. Scherer, I. Busching, R.D. Strauss, S.E.S. Ferreira, M.S. Potgieter, H.-J. Fahr, B. Heber, Cosmic Ray Transport in the Heliosphere and its connection to the Interstellar Proton Spectrum; V. Ptuskin, Cosmic Ray Propagation in the interstellar medium; A. Putze, B. Coste, L. Derome, F. Donato, D. Maurin, A Markov Chain Monte Carlo technique to sample transport and source parameters of Galactic Cosmic Rays; F. Effenberger, H. Fichtner, I. Busching, A. Kopp, K. Scherer, The long-term azimuthal structure of the Galactic Cosmic Ray Proton Distribution due to anisotropic diffusion; J. Pety, H.S. Liszt, R. Lucas, Bright 12CO emission traces; P. Mertsch and S. Sarkar, Fermi gamma-ray 'bubbles' from stochastic acceleration of electrons; T. Delahaye, A. Fiasson, M. Pohl, P. Salati, Galactic gamma-ray diffuse emission; J. Lavalle, Towards models of Galactic cosmic-ray e+; P. Martin, K. Bechtol, Gamma-ray emission from cosmic rays and interstellar medium interactions in star-forming galaxies; Session 6: Low energy cosmic ray effects. E. Bayet, T.W. Hartquist, D.A. Williams, S. Viti, T. Bell, P. Papadopoulos, How do cosmic rays influence the chemistry in star-forming regions; E. Rollinde, E. Vangioni, Cosmological cosmic ray production of LiBeB and PopIII stars; V. Tatischeff, J. Kiener, Nuclear interactions of low-energy cosmic rays with the interstellar medium; J. David, A. Boudard, J. Cugnon, A. Kelic-Heil, S. Leray, D. Mancusi, M.V. Ricciardi, Spallation modeling what's new on nuclei production with INCL4.5-Abla07?; E. Herbst, Cosmic-ray ionization and chemistry theory; C. Cecarelli, Cosmic-Ray ionization and chemistry: observations; F. Lepetit, The influence of cosmic rays in PDR models applied to diffuse clouds; A. Faure, Electron fraction and excitation of interstellar HCO+; P. Rimmer, E. Herbst, Propagation of low-energy cosmic rays in molecular clouds:calculations in two dimensions; I. Usoskin, Cosmic rays and climate forcing.

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Volume 82, 3, 2011
Pp. 220


Non-thermal phenomena in colliding galaxy clusters. Nice, November 15-18, 2010. Editors: C. Ferrari, M. Bruggen, G. Brunetti and T. Venturi;, Index; Foreword; List of Participants; I. Zhuravleva, Gas turbulent motions in galaxy clusters; T. Mroczkowski, M. J. Devlin, S. R. Dicker, P. M. Korngut, B. S. Mason, E. D. Reese, C. Sarazin, J. Sievers, M. Sun and A. Young, New high-resolution Sunyaev-Zel'dovich observations with GBT+MUSTANG; J. S. Sanders, Measuring turbulence in clusters with XMM-Newton RGS; P. Mazzotta, H. Bourdin, S. Giacintucci, M. Markevitch and T. Venturi, Study of the M shock wave propagation in RXJ1314.4-2515; T. Venturi, Observational properties of diffuse radio sources in galaxy clusters - Current, knowledge and open questions; M. Murgia, The magnetic field power spectrum in galaxy clusters from observations of polarized, radio sources; G. Brunetti, Cosmic rays and diffuse non-thermal emission in galaxy clusters: an introduction; D. Wik, BAT search for non-thermal emission in HIFLUGCS clusters; D. Eckert, Hard X-ray emission from galaxy clusters observed with INTEGRAL; R. Cassano, Radio halos, cluster mergers and the role of future LOFAR observations; M. Rossetti, B. M. Cavalleri, S. Molendi, F. Gastaldello, S. Ghizzardi and D. Eckert, A radio approach to the cool core - non cool core dichotomy; S. Giacintucci, Diffuse radio sources in colliding galaxy clusters - Low frequency follow up of the, GMRT Radio Halo Survey; T. E. Clarke, T. Enßlin, A. Finoguenov, H. Intema, C. Pfrommer, R. van Weeren, H. Rottgering and R. Oonk, The curious case of Abell 2256; L. Rudnick, S. Brown and D. Farnsworth, Shocking news outside of cluster cores; G. Macario, T. Venturi, D. Dallacasa, S. Giacintucci, G. Brunetti, R. Cassano, C. H. Ishwara-Chandra and R. Athreya, GMRT 150 MHz follow up of diffuse steep spectrum radio emission in galaxy clusters; J. Bagchi, R. J. van Weeren, S. Raychaudhury, H. J. A. Rottgering, H. T. Intema, F. Miniati, T. A. Enßlin, M. Markevitch and T. Erben, A deep radio and X-ray view of cluster formation at the crossroads of filaments; R. F. Pizzo, A. G. de Bruyn, G. Bernardi and M. A. Brentjens, The galaxy cluster Abell 2255 and the origin of its radio halo; R. J. van Weeren, H. T. Intema, H. J. A. Rottgering, M. Bruggen and M. Hoeft, Low-frequency radio observations of the galaxy cluster CIZA J2242.8+5301; L. Birzan, D. A. Raerty, B. R. McNamara, P. E. J. Nulsen and M. W. Wise, AGN heating in complete samples of galaxy clusters; D. A. Rafferty, L. Birzan, B. R. McNamara, M. W. Wise and P. E. J. Nulsen, The AGN outburst and merger in HCG 62; D. Ryu and H. Kang, Simulation of the large scale structure of the Universe: shock waves and nonthermal, effects; T. W. Jones, D. H. Porter, D. Ryu and J. Cho, Cluster turbulence: simulation insights; D. Nagai, Modeling the outskirts of galaxy clusters with cosmological simulations; C. Pfrommer, T. Enßlin, F. Miniati and K. Subramanian, Cosmic ray transport in galaxy clusters: implications for radio halos and gammarays; L. Iapichino, Turbulent flow and stirring mechanisms in the cosmological large-scale structure; F. Vazza, Merger and non-merger galaxy clusters in cosmological AMR simulations; J. O. Burns and S. W. Skillman, Cosmological numerical simulations of radio relics in galaxy clusters: Insights for, future observations; S. Paul, L. Iapichino, F. Miniati, J. Bagchi and K. Mannheim, Evolution of shocks and turbulence in the formation of galaxy clusters embedded, in Megaparsec-scale filaments; J. Donnert, K. Dolag, R. Cassano and G. Brunetti, Simulating cosmic rays in turbulent galaxy clusters; M. Bruggen, R. J. van Weeren and H. J. A. Rottgering, Magnetic fields and shock waves in cluster outskirts; J. ZuHone, M. Markevitch and G. Brunetti, Testing the connection between radio mini-halos and core gas sloshing with MHD, simulations; A. Lazarian and G. Brunetti, Turbulence, reconnection and cosmic rays in galaxy clusters; H. Kang and D. Ryu, Cosmic ray acceleration at weak cosmological shocks in test-particle regime; A. Bonafede, F. Govoni, L. Feretti, M. Murgia, G. Giovannini and M. Bruggen, Magnetic field in galaxy clusters from depolarization of radio sources; V. Vacca, M. Murgia, F. Govoni, L. Feretti, G. Giovannini, R. A. Perley and G. B. Taylor, The intra-cluster magnetic field power spectrum in Abell 2199; R. E. A. Canning, H. R. Russell, A. C. Fabian, C. S. Crawford and N. A. Hatch, Abell 2146: riding the wake of a merging galaxy cluster; T. E. Clarke, N. E. Kassim, B. C. Hicks, F. N. Owen, S. Durand, C. Kutz, M. Pospieszalski, R. A. Perley, K. W. Weiler, T. L. Wilson, and the LWA consortium, Low frequency astronomy in New Mexico: The LWA station one and the EVLA low, band upgrade; R. Fusco-Femiano, M. Orlandini, M. Bonamente and A. Lapi, Supermodel analysis of the hard X-ray excess in the Coma cluster; C. Horellou, D. Johansson, A. Koloczek, R. Singh and the APEX-SZ collaboration, APEX Sunyaev-Zeldovich observations of the merging galaxy cluster Abell 2744; J. Lanoux, E. Pointecouteau and M. Giard, A statistical investigation of the radio emission of clusters: role of AGNs; J. C. Mauduit, A. Rettura, G. Wilson & the SpARCS collaboration, M. Lacy and J., Surace & the SERVS collaboration, Active galaxies in high-z IR detected clusters; S. E. Nuza, M. Hoeft, S. Gottloeber1 R. van Weeren and G. Yepes, Radio relics in the MareNostrum Universe; S. W. Randall, W. R. Forman, S. Giacintucci, P. Nulsen, M. Sun, C. Jones, E. Churazov, L. David, R. Kraft, M. Donahue, E. Blanton, A. Simionescu, and N. Werner, Shocks and cavities from multiple outbursts in the galaxy group NGC 5813: A window, to AGN feedback.

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Volume 82, 2, 2011
Pp. 272


Schiaparelli and his legacy. Milan, 19-20 October, Turin 21 October 2; editors: G. Trinchieri, and A. Manara; Index; Foreword; Session I: Life and science of Schiaparelli - A. Manara, G. Trinchieri, Schiaparelli and his legacy; G. Giorello, L. Guzzardi, G.V. Schiaparelli: from scientific observations to scientific imagination; G. Berlucchi, Some historical crossroads between astronomy and visual neuroscience; A. Ferrari, Between two Halley's comet visits; P. Tucci, The Diary of Schiaparelli in Berlin (26 October 1857-10 May 1859): a guide for his future scientific activity; Victor K. Abalakin, Some remarks on preparations for Giovanni Virginio Schiaparelli's journey to Russia; S. Bianchi, D. Galli, A. Gasperini, G. V. Schiaparelli and the Arcetri Observatory; S. Matteo, S.J, G.V. Schiaparelli and Fr. A. Secchi, S.J.; S. Débarbat, Schiaparelli and French astronomers; A. Manara, A. Wolter, Mars in the Schiaparelli-Lowell letters; E. Antonello, Schiaparelli and the dawn of astronomy; S. De Meis, A few aspects of Schiaparelli's studies; Session II: Modern planetary science - A. Cellino and A. Dell'Oro, Minor bodies: small actors in Solar System's history; T. J. Jopek, Meteoroid streams and their parent bodies; A. Coradini and R. Orosei, The exploration of Mars: past and future; C.R. Perotti and M. Rinaldi, Mars and Earth topography: a preliminary comparative analysis; D. Lupishko,V. Kaydash and Yu. Shkuratov, Global dust storms and highly polarizing clouds on Mars; V. Rizzo and N. Cantasano, Textures on Mars: evidences of a biogenic environment; W. Sheehan, J. Boudreau and A. Manara, A figure in the carpet: Giovanni Schiaparelli's classic observations of Mercury reconsidered in the light of modern CCD images; J.I. Lunine, Extrasolar planets: the final frontier; G. Scalera, Roots of modern geodynamical views in Schiaparelli's thought; Section III: On the footsteps of Schiaparelli: future planetary scientific and robotic space missions - V. Giorgio (Chairman), Introduction to the session on 'Future planetary scientific and robotic space missions'; Enrico Flamini, Bepi Colombo: the mission, the instruments; J. van Casteren and M. Novara, BepiColombo mission; V. Giorgio, From water to life: from Phoenix to EXOMARS; E. Antonucci, Solar Orbiter. The need to go close to the Sun; Section III: On the footsteps of Schiaparelli: Human Space Exploration P. Messidoro (Chairman) - Introduction to the Session on 'Human Space Exploration'; B. Gardini, ESA Strategy for human exploration and the Lunar Lander Mission; F. Svelto, Technologies for Human Space Exploration: ASI PROGRAMS; M.A. Perino, Human Space Exploration architecture study in TAS-I; P. Messidoro, From ISS to Human Space Exploration: TAS-I contribution and perspectives; R. Trucco, P. Pognant, S. Drovandi, PLANLAB: A Planetary Environment Surface & Subsurface Emulator Facility; D. Boggiatto, D. Moncalvo, Systems and Technologies for Space Exploration: the regional project STEPS; G. Chiocchia and E. Vallerani, Five years of the international SEEDS Master Course. A contribution to space exploration.

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Volume 82, 1, 2011
Pp. 202


Steady jets and transient jets. Characteristics and relationship, Bonn, 7-8 April 2010. Editors: M. Massi and A. Lobanov. Index; Foreword; List of participants; Session I: Jet Observations. F. Mirabel, Microquasars; M. Massi, Steady jets and transient jets: observational characteristics and models; A. Lobanov, Quasi-stationary and transient patterns in jets; R. Spencer, A. Rushton, Radio and X-rays from GRS1915+105 - close correlations of the third kind; Z. Meliani, Decelerating relativistic two-component jets and the Fanaro-Riley dichotomy; M. Orienti, D. Dallacasa, Proper motion and apparent contraction in the CSO J0650+6001; M. Orienti, Radio properties of steep-spectrum and flat-spectrum Seyfert nuclei; C. Villforth, K. Nilsson, J. Heidt, T. Pursimo, Variability and stability in optical blazar jets; C. M. Fromm, E. Ros, T. Savolainen, M. Perucho, A. P. Lobanov, J.A. Zensus, The 2006 radio flare in the jet of CTA102; E. Liuzzo, G. Giovannini, M. Giroletti, G. B. Taylor, Parsec scale jets in brightest cluster galaxies; A. Chuprikov, I. Guirin, V4641 Sgr and KV UMa. Two black hole candidates; M. Massi, The two peak model of LS I +61303: radio spectral index analysis; L. Zimmermann, M. Massi, The puzzling varying radio structure of LS I +61303; Z. B. Zhang, On the prompt gamma ray emission radii of LGRBs; D. Kunneriath, A. Eckart, M. Zamaninasab, G. Witzel, M. Valencia-S, N. Sabha, M. Garcia-Marin, Flare emission from Sagittarius A*; Session II: Mhd Steady Jet Production and Shock-In-Jet Theory. S. Komissarov, Magnetic acceleration of relativistic jets; M. Turler, Shock-in-jet model for quasars and microquasars; C. Fendt, Formation of MHD jets: flares as trigger of internal shocks; E. Striani, New evidence for extreme particle acceleration in microquasars; O Porth, Simulations and synchrotron radiation from the relativistic jet base; J. Tammi, Flare-like outbursts from loading of the jets?; B. Reville, J.G.Kirk, Radiative signatures of Fermi acceleration at relativistic shocks; A. Vlasis, H.J. van Eerten, Z. Meliani, R. Keppens, Two shell collisions in the GRB afterglow phase; C. S. Chang, E. Ros, Y. Y. Kovalev, M. L. Lister, A multi-band flare in the M87 jet 80 pc away from the central engine; M. Massi, G. Poletto, Astrophysical jets: what can we Learn from solar ejections?; F. Zuccarello, S.L. Guglielmino, P. Romano, Magnetic reconnection signatures in the solar atmosphere: results from multiwavelength observations; F. Zuccarello, S.L. Guglielmino, P. Romano, Magnetic reconnection signatures in the solar atmosphere: results from multiwavelength observations; W. Vlemming, G. Surcis, Magnetic fields along massive protostellar jets. The case of W75N & Cepheus A; K. Qiu, S. Leurini, Molecular outflows from young stellar objects; A. Oklopcic, V. Smolcic, S. Giodini, G. Zamorani, L. Birzan, E. Schinnerer, C. L. Carilli, A. Finoguenov, S. Lilly, A. Koekemoer, N. Z. Scoville, A wide-angle tail galaxy at z = 0.53 in the COSMOS field; A. Volvach, M.G. Larionov, Interpretation of the development of flare phenomena 2004-2007 in the blazar 3C 454.3; Session III: Jets snd High-Energy Emission. K. Katarzynski, Correlation between X-Ray and gamma ray emission in TeV blazars; J. M. Paredes, Radio jets and high energy emission in microquasars; V. Bosch-Ramon, Spectral energy distribution of gamma ray binaries; A. Pushkarev, Y.Y. Kovalev, M.L. Lister, T. Savolainen, Opening angles of parsec-scale AGN jets; M. Georganopoulos, E. T. Meyer, G. Fossati, M. L. Lister, Are relativistic jets monoparametric engines?

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Volume 81, 4, 2010
Pp. 166


The 10th Torino Workshop on AGB star nucleosynthesis: from Rutherford to Beatrice Tinsley and beyond: Christchurch, New Zealand, January 25-29; editors: C. C. Worley, C. A. Tout and R. J. Stancliffe; TABLE OF CONTENTS: Index; Foreword; List of Participants; Introduction; P. L. Cottrell, Rutherford and Tinsley: the beginning and middle of nucleosynthesis at the University of Canterbury; Session I: Chemical composition on the AGB: G. Wallerstein and W. Huang, The composition of RR Lyrae stars: start-line for the AGB; J. Buntain, M. Lugaro, R. J. Stancliffe, A. Karakas, L. Nittler, and P. Hope, Wind composition beyond the tip of the AGB and its relevance to stardust grains; Session II: Chemical evolution from the AGB: C. Kobayashi, Chemo-dynamical simulations of galaxies; A. Chieff and M. Limongi, On the nature of the thermal pulses on the Asymptotic Giant Branch; Session III: Super-Asymptotic Giant Branch stars (SAGB): P. Gil-Pons and C. L. Doherty, The upper mass limit for the formation of TP-SAGB stars and the dredge-out phenomenon; L. Siess, SuperíAGB yields; Session IV: Nucleosynthesis in stellar interiors: C. Abia, K. Cunha, S. Cristallo, P. de Laverny, I. Domínguez, K. Eriksson, L. Gialanella, K. Hinkle, G. Imbriani, A. Recio-Blanco, V. V. Smith, O. Straniero, and R. Wahlin, Is the fluorine abundance problem in AGB stars solved?; M. Mollá and M. Gavilán, Some caveats on the evolution of the N/O abundance and the star formation history; R. Gallino, S. Bisterzo, S. Cristallo, and O. Straniero, The role of primary 16O as a neutron poison in AGB stars and fluorine primary production at halo metallicities; Session V: Chemical evolution in Globular Clusters: S. W. Campbell, D. Yong, E. C. Wylie de Boer, R. J. Stancliffe, J. C. Lattanzio, G. C., Angelou, F. Grundahl, and C. Sneden, The case of the disappearing CN-strong AGB stars in galactic Globular Clusters - preliminary results; A. I. Karakas, S. W. Campbell, M. Lugaro, D. Yong, and A. Chieff, The origin of the heavy elements in stars in the Globular Clusters M4 and M5; C. C. Worley and P. L. Cottrell, Neutron-capture element abundances of luminous giant stars in the Globular Clusters 47 Tuc, NGC 6388 and NGC 362; Session VI: Binary star interactions: H. Van Winckel, A. Jorissen, N. Gorlova, T. Dermine, K. Exter, T. Masseron, R., Østensen, S. Van Eck, and G. Van de Steene, Post-AGB binaries in an evolutionary perspective: a HERMES monitoring programme; E. van Aarle, P. Wood, T. Lloyd Evans, H. Van Winckel and T. Ueta, Optically bright Post-AGB stars in the LMC: an extensive sample study; R. G. Izzard, R. P. Church and T. Dermine, White dwarf kicks and implications for barium stars; I. Domínguez, L Piersanti, R. Cabezón, O. Zamora, D. García-Senz, C. Abia and O. Straniero, The elusive nature of the R stars; H. B. Lau, O. de Marco, and X. W. Liu, Abell 58 - a Planetary Nebula with an ONe-rich knot: a signature of binary interaction?; C. A. Tout, D. T. Wickransinghe, J. Liebert, L. Ferrario, J. E. Pringle and A. T. Potter, The origin of high magnetic fields in white dwarfs; Session VII: Mixing processes in stellar interiors: G. C. Angelou, J. C. Lattanzio, R. P. Church, and R. J. Stancliffe, Observational constraints for ?? mixing; R. J. Stancliffe, Mixing processes in carbon-enhanced metal-poor stars; M. Busso, S. Palmerini and E. Maiorca, Deep mixing at variable speed in stars: is thermohaline diffusion suffcient?; Session VIII: Stellar atmospheres: D. Kamath, P. R. Wood, I. Soszynski, and T. Lebzelter, Pulsation of AGB stars in the Small Magellanic Cloud cluster NGC419; E. Lagadec, The effect of metallicity on the mass-loss from AGB stars: an observer's point of view; Session IX: Poster contributions: L. Stanford, G. S. Da Costa, and J. E. Norris, Abundances of the Star ROA 276 in ! Cen; S. Bisterzo and S. Cristallo, Low-metallicity AGB models: the H profile in the 13C-pocket and the effect on the, s-process.

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Volume 81, 3, 2010
Pp. 112


School of Astrophysics F. Lucchin - X Cycle, First Course 2008, Tarquinia (Italy), June 8-14, 2008. Editors: P.G. Prada Moroni and G. Bono; Index; Foreword; List of Participants; Advanced stellar evolutionary phases: S. Moehler, Hot stars in globular clusters; H. Ritter, Formation and evolution of Cataclysmic Variables; G. Bono, Advanced evolutionary phases in globular clusters; P. R. Wood, Evolutionary and pulsation properties of AGB; P. G. Prada Moroni, White dwarfs and fundamental physics; L. G. Althaus, Evolutionary properties of white dwarf stars; D. Koester, White dwarf spectra and atmosphere models.

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Volume 81, 2, 2010
Pp. 396


Chromospheric structure and dynamics (editors: A. Tritschler, K. Reardon and H. Uitenbroek); Index; Foreword; List of Participants; P. G. Judge, The chromosphere: gateway to the corona?... Or the purgatory of solar physics?; T. Ayres, A Stellar Perspective on Chromospheres; R. J. Rutten, The quiet chromosphere: Old wisdom, new insights, future needs; J. Leenaarts, Numerical simulations of the quiet chromosphere; M. Carlsson, V. H. Hansteen and B. V. Gudiksen, Chromospheric heating and structure as determined from high resolution 3D simulations; A. De Wijn, S. W. McIntosh and B. De Pontieu, On the propagation of p-modes into the solar chromosphere; M. Loukitcheva, S. K. Solanki and S. M. White, Observations of the solar chromosphere at millimeter wavelengths; F. Wöger, S. Wedemeyer-Böhm, H. Uitenbroek and T. Rimmele, Recovering the line-of-sight magnetic field in the chromosphere from Ca II IR spectra; F. Kneer, Chromosphere of active regions on the Sun; L. Fletcher, The chromosphere during solar flares; A. Asensio Ramos and J. Trujillo Bueno, On the 3D structure of the magnetic field in regions of emerging flux; M. L. Goodman and F. Kazeminezhad, Anisotropic transport processes in the chromosphere and overlying atmosphere; H. Hudson, L. Fletcher and S. Krucker, The white-light continuum in the impulsive phase of a solar flare; B. Livingston, O. R. White, L. Wallace and J. Harvey, Sun-as-a-Star, Chromospheric Lines, 1974-2009; A. Berlicki, P. Heinzel and E. H. Avrett, Photometric analysis of Ellerman bombs; G. Haerendel, Chromospheric evaporation via Alfvén waves; P. Heinzel, U. Anzer and S. Gunár, Solar quiescent prominences: Filamentary structure and energetics; S. F. Martin and O. Panasenco, On dynamical properties of filament channels; C. Kuckein, R. Centeno and V. Martìnez Pillet, Spectropolarimetric inversions of the He I 10830 Å multiplet in an active region, filament; O. Panasenc, Spicules and prominences: their life together; J. Trujillo Bueno, Spectropolarimetric investigations of the magnetization of the quiet-Sun chromosphere,; S. Wedemeyer-Böhm, Small-scale structure and dynamics of the chromospheric magnetic field; H. Uitenbroek, Detection of chromospheric magnetic fields: a forward modeling approach; L. Belluzzi and E. Landi Degl'Innocenti, Magnetic field diagnostics through the second solar spectrum: a spectroscopic, analysis of the most polarizing atomic lines; J. de la Cruz Rodriguez, H. Socas-Navarro, M. van Noort and L. Rouppe van der Voort, Observation and analysis of chromospheric magnetic fields; W. Abbett and G. H. Fisher, mproving large-scale convection-zone-to-corona model; V. G. Hansteen, H. Hara, B. de Pontieu and M. Carlsson, On red-shifts in the transition region and corona; E. Scullion, J. G. Doyle and R. Erdélyi, A spectroscopic analysis of macrospicules; C. Nutto, O. Steiner and M. Roth, Numerical simulations of wave propagation in the solar chromosphere; T. Straus, B. Fleck, S. M. Jefferies, M. Carlsson and T. D. Tarbell, On the detection of fast moving upflows in the quiet solar photosphere; N. Bello González, M. Flores Soriano, F. Kneer and O. Okunev, On the energy flux in acoustic waves in the solar atmosphere; S. Jaeggli, H. Lin, D. L. Mickey, J. R. Kuhn, S. L. Hegwer, T. R. Rimmele and M. J., Penn, FIRS: A new instrument for photospheric and chromospheric studies at the DST; F. Bostancand N. Al Erdogan, Cloud modeling of a quiet solar region in H?; S. Criscuoli, I. Ermolli, J. Fontenla, F. Giorgi, M. Rast, S. K. Solanki, H. Uitenbroek, Radiative emission of solar features in Ca II K; B. Fleck, Th. Straus, M. Carlsson, S. M. Jefferies, G. Severino and T. D. Tarbell, High frequency waves in the solar atmosphere?; M. Haberreiter, W. Finsterle, S. McIntosh, S. Wedemeyer-Böhm, Toward the analysis of waves in the solar atmosphere based on NLTE spectral, synthesis from 3D MHD simulations; R. Kariyappa and L. Damé, Long-period intensity oscillations of the quiet solar atmosphere from TRACE, 1600 A continuum observations; M. Kubo, B. C. Low and B. W. Lites, Granular scale magnetic flux cancellations; B. W. Lites, Emerging flux as the source of downflows in the chromosphere; R. Liu, Y. Xu and H. Wang, Evolution of filament barbs; E. Malanushenko, H. Jones, M. Turmon and J. Pap, Analysis of Ca II 8542 A scanning spectroscopy for statistical feature recognition.

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Volume 81, 1, 2010
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Multifrequency Behaviour of High Energy Cosmic Sources, Frascati Workshop 2009 Silver Jubilee, Vulcano, Sicily, Italy May 25-30, 2; Editors: F. Giovannelli and L. Sabau-Graziati; Index; Foreword; List of Participants; Session I: Opening Remark, F. Giovannelli and L. Sabau-Graziati, The golden age of multifrequency astrophysics; N. Panagia, The best of HST; R.C. Henry, Diffuse UV Background: GALEX Results; K. Mitsuda1, T. Yoshino, N.Y. Yamasaki, Y. Takei, T. Hagihara, K. Masui, M. Bauer, D. McCammon, R. Fujimoto, Q.D. Wang, and Y. Yao, Suzaku view of soft X-ray diffuse background in 0.4 - 1 keV; G. Shaviv, The electrostatic screening of nuclear reaction - present status; M.De Laurentis and M. Capozziello, Gravitational waves production from stellar encounters around massive black, holes; S. Capozziello, M. De Laurentis, L. Forte, F. Garufi, and L. Milano, Relativistic orbits and Gravitational Waves from gravitomagnetic corrections; N. Giglietto on behalf of the Fermi-LAT Collaboration, Moon and Quiet Sun Detection with Fermi-LAT Observatory; Session II: Cosmology; S. Colafrancesco, Large Scale Structures in the Universe: a Multi-Frequency (re)view; A. Morselli, Multifrequency tests of Dark Matter Sources; S. Dado, and A. Dar, Dark Matter Signals In Cosmic Rays?; E. Koptelova, V. Oknyanskij, B. Artamonov, and W.-P. Chen, Multiwavelengths observations of lensed quasars: interband time delays; G. Bisnovatyi-Kogan, The gravitational lens as a radiospectrometer; K. Maeda, N. Tominaga, H. Umeda, K. Nomoto, and T. Suzuki, Supernova Nucleosynthesis and Stellar Population in the Early Universe; A. Del Popolo, Constraints on the Cosmological parameters by means of the clusters mass function; J. Weratschnig, Clusters of Galaxies in the Chandra and XMM - Newton Era; Session III: Astrophysics of High Energy Cosmic Sources, P. Persi and M. Tapia, Multifrequency behaviour of high mass star forming regions: The case of NGC, 6334; G.E. Romero, Gamma-ray emission from star-forming regions; D.V. Bisikalo and D.A. Kononov, Mass exchange in close binaries: theories vs observations; C. Pittori, on behalf of the AGILE Collaboration, The First AGILE Catalog and First-Year AGILE Highlights; J. M. Paredes and M. Persic, on behalf of the MAGIC Collaboration, MAGIC Highlights; G. Cusumano, Swift-BAT Hard X-ray Catalogue; R. Hudec, R. Gális, M. Blazek, and M. Kocka, Lessons learned from ESA INTEGRAL: Cataclysmic Variables and Blazars; M. Guainazzi, Progress in AGN research with XMM-Newton;; B. Kapanadze, Optical R Band Photometry of Selected HBLs; Th. Boller, AGN Science: The Past, The Present, The Future; S. Vercellone, on behalf of the AGILE Team, Multi wavelength behavior of blazars in the AGILE era; G. Bisnovatyi-Kogan, Binary Recycled Pulsars: a Powerful Physical Laboratory; M. Balucinska-Church, M.J. Church, T. Dotani, and T. Hirotsu, Neutral versus ionized absorber as an explanation of the X-ray dippers; M.J. Church, O. Dimbylow, C. Peach, and M. Balucinska-Church, The nature of the 4th track in GX 5-1: discovery of Fe XXVI RRC in massive flares; B. Czerny and M. Nikoajuk, Mass of black holes: The State of the Art; J. Ziolkowski, Population of Galactic Black Holes; T. Bulik and K. Belczynski, Observational evidence for stellar mass binary black holes and their coalescence, rate; D.C. Hannikainen, Twenty-five years of multifrequency observations of microquasars presented at the, Frascati Workshops on Vulcano; B. Aschenbach, Mass and spin of the Sgr A* supermassive black hole determined from flare, lightcurves and flare start times; G. Di Sciascio on behalf of the ARGO-YBJ Collaboration, Gamma-Ray Flares from Mrk421 in 2008 observed with the ARGO-YBJ experiment; P. Romano and L. Sidoli, on behalf of the SFXT Gang, Supergiant Fast X-ray Transients: a Review; J.M. Pittard, The Non-thermal Emission from Colliding Wind Binaries; N.J. Shaviv and C. Dotan, On the Appearance of Super-Eddington States in Various Astrophysical Systems; V. Simon, R. Hudec, and G. Pizzichini, Color-color analysis of the optical counterparts of high energy sources; J.-P. Lenain, TeV Active Galactic Nuclei: Multifrequency Modeling; M. Della Valle, Weird and Wild Supernovae; K.W. Weiler, N. Panagia, R.A. Sramek, S.D. Van Dyk, C.J. Stockdale, and C.L., Williams, Radio Emission from Supernovae; H. Yamaguchi and K. Koyama, Suzaku View of Supenova Remnants; P. Selvelli, R. González-Riestra, R. Gilmozzi, and A. Cassatella, UV and X-ray observations of T Pyx, a recurrent nova that will not become a SN Ia; Session IV: Jet Sources and Gamma-Ray Bursts, J.H. Beall, Jets in Astrophysics: a Review; J.H. Beall, J. Guillory, and D.V. Rose, JET INTERACTIONS WITH MAGNETIZED CLOUDS: Preliminary results from, PIC code and large-scale hydrodynamic simulations for AGN jets; M. Nowak, S. Markoff and A. Young, A Multi-wavelength View of M81*; K.I.I. Koljonen, M.L. McCollough, D.C. Hannikainen, and O. Vilhu, The Nature of the Microquasar Cygnus X-3: New Multiwavelength Observations; F. Frontera, L. Amati, C. Guidorzi, R. Landi, and V. La Parola, The spectral evolution in the 2-700 keV energy band of the entire sample of GRBs, observed with WFC and GRBM aboard BeppoSAX; K. Hurley, Soft Gamma Repeaters; D. Fargion and D. D'Armiento, An apparent GRBs evolution around us or a sampling of thin GRB beaming jets?; W. Kundt, The Local-Galactic interpretation of the Gamma-Ray Bursts; J. Beckman and C. Giammanco, Can Gamma Ray Bursts Be Used as Effective Tracers of Star Formation to High z?; Session V: Ongoing Experiments, J. Clavel, Cosmic Vision 2015-2025: ESA's long term programme in space sciences; R. Hudec, V. Simon, L. Hudec, and V. Hudcová, Investigation of High-Energy Sources in Optical Light by ESA Gaia; L. Natalucci, G. Tagliaferri, A. Bazzano, P. Caraveo, G. Pareschi, P. Ubertini, and G., Villa, The Italian Contribution to the EXIST Mission; F. Muleri, S. Basso, R. Bellazzini, A. Brez, E. Costa, V. Cotroneo, S. Di Cosimo, S. Fabiani, F. Lazzarotto, G. Matt, M. Minuti, G. Pareschi, M. Pinchera, A. Rubini, P., Soffitta, G. Spandre and G. Tagliaferri, Polarimetry: a (new?) tool for X-ray Astronomy; Special Night Session, G. Shaviv, N.J. Shaviv, and R. Wehrse, Doubling the CO2 cools or heats?; Concluding Remarks, G. Bisnovatyi-Kogan, Concluding remarks; J. Ziolkowski, Concluding Remarks; Concluding Address, F. Giovannelli, Concluding Address; J.M. Paredes, VHE Gamma-rays from galactic binaries.

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Volume 80, 4, 2009
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Are the fundamental constants varying in space-time?, Joint Discussion 9, IAU General Assembly, Rio de Janeiro, August 10-11, 2009, editors: P. Molaro and E. Vangioni, Index; Foreword; Theoretical aspects, K.A. Olive, Variable constants - A theoretical overview; J.P. Uzan, Fundamental constants, general relativity and cosmology; L. Kraiselburd, M.M. Mileer Bertolami, P. Sisterna and H. Vucetich, Energy conservation and constants variation; J. Racker, P. Sisterna and H. Vucetich, Thermodynamics in variable speed of light theories; Y. Fujii, Accelerating universe and the time-dependent fine-structure constant; N.J. Nunes, T. Dent, C.J.A.P. Martins and G. Robbers, Reconstructing the evolution of dark energy with variations of fundamental parameters, D.J. Shaw and J.D. Barrow, Varying constants: constraints from seasonal variations; J.C. Berengut, V.A. Dzuba, V.V. Flambaun, J.A. King, M.G. Kozlov, M.T. Murphy, and J.K. Webb, Searching for space-time variation of the fine structure constant using QSO spectra:, overview and future prospects; , Astronomical bounds, K.A. Olive, The effects of coupling variations on BBN; A. Coc, S. Ekström, P. Descouvemont, G. Meynet, K. A. Olive, J.Ph. Uzan and E. Vangioni, Constraints on the variations of fundamental couplings by stellar models; C.G. Scoccola, S.J. Landau and H. Vucetich, WMAP 5-year constraints on time variation of ff and me; J. Isern, E. Garcia Berro and P. Loren Aguilar, SNIa, white dwarfs and the variation of the gravitational constant; R. Khatri and B.D. Wandelt, 21 cm radiation: a new probe of fundamental physics; A. Reisenegger, P. Jofré and R. Fernandez, Constraining a possible time-variation of the gravitational constant through “gravitochemical, heating” of neutron stars; QSO’s observations, M.T. Murphy, J.K. Webb and V. Flambaum, Keck constraints on a varying fine-structure constant: wavelength calibration errors, R Srianand, P. Petitjean, H. Chand, P. Noterdaeme and N. Gupta, Probing the variation of fundamental constants using QSO absorption lines; S.A. Levshakov, I.I. Agafonova, P. Molaro and D. Reimers, Spatial and temporal variations of fundamental constants; P. Petitjean, P. Noterdaeme, R. Srianand, C. Ledoux, A. Ivanchik and N. Gupta, Searching for places where to test the variations of fundamental constants; J.A. King, D.J. Mortlock, J.K. Webb and M.T. Murphy, Markov Chain Monte Carlo methods applied to measuring the fine structure constant, from quasar spectroscopy; R. Thompson, Observational determinations of the proton to electron mass ratio in the early, Universe; M. Wendt, D. Reimers and P. Molaro, Cosmological observations to shed light on possible variations; A.L. Malec, R. Buning, M.T. Murphy, N. Milutinovic, S.L. Ellison, J.X. Prochaska, L. Kaper, J. Tumlinson, R.F. Carswell and W. Ubachs, New limit on a varying proton-to-electron mass ratio from high-resolution optical, quasar spectra; F. Combes, Radio measurements of constant variation, and perspectives with ALMA; N. Kanekar, Probing fundamental constant evolution with radio spectroscopy; M.G. Kozlov, A.V. Lapinov and S.A. Levshakov, Sensitivity of microwave and FIR spectra to variation of fundamental constants; A. Vecchiato, M. Gai, P. Donati, R. Morbidelli, M. Crosta and G. Lattanzi, GAME; P. Molaro, New spectrographs for the VLT and E-ELT suited for the measurement of fundamental, constants; Posters, L. Kraiselburd and H. Vucetich, The breaking of the equivalence principle in theories with varying ff; R.S. Goncalves, J.S. Alcaniz, A. Dev and D. Jain, Constraining dark matter-dark energy interaction with gas mass fraction in galaxy, clusters; I. Olivares-Salaverri and M.B. Ribeiro, Cosmological models and the brightness profile of distant galaxies; M. Centurion, P. Molaro and S.A. Levshakov, Calibration issues in ffff=ff.

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Volume 80, 3, 2009
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3D views on cool stellar atmospheres: theory meets observation, Joint Discussion 10, IAU General Assembly, Rio de Janeiro, August 10-11, 2009; editors: K. N. Nagendra, P. Bonifacio and H.-G. Ludwig; Index; Foreword; The hydrodynamical approach to stellar atmospheres; M. Carlsson, Hydrodynamics and radiative transfer of 3D model atmospheres; D. Dravins, Highest-resolution spectroscopy at the largest telescopes?; I. Ramírez, C. Allende Prieto, D. L. Lambert, L. Koesterke and M. Asplund, Granulation across the HR diagram; C. Allende Prieto, L. Koesterke, I. Ramírez, H.-G. Ludwig and M. Asplund, Accounting for convective blue-shifts in the determination of absolute stellar radial velocities; A.M. Seelmann and P.H. Hausschildt, 3D radiative transfer with continuum and line scattering in low arbitrary velocity fields; L. S. Anusha and K. N. Nagendra, Projection methods for line radiative transfer in spherical media; 3D views of the Sun; S. Wedemeyer-Böhm and L. Rouppe van der Voort, The solar continuum intensity distribution; V. M. J. Henriques and D. Kiselman, Temperature stratification in the Sun’s photosphere in high horizontal resolution using Ca II H filtergrams; E. Caffau, H.-G. Ludwig and M. Steffen, Solar abundances and granulation effects; T. S. N. Pinto and J. E. R. Costa, Computation and analysis of gyrosyncrothron emission in solar flares; T. M. D. Pereira, M. Asplund and D. Kiselman, Testing 3D solar models against observations; P. Zacharias, S. Bingert, H. Peter, Doppler shifts in the transition region and corona; 3D views of atmospheres of planets and sub-stellar objects; A.J. Burgasser, Cloud formation and dynamics in cool dwarf and hot exoplanetary atmospheres; M. Wagner and P. H. Hauschildt, Reflectance spectra of earth-like exoplanets; B. Freytag, F. Allard, H.-G. Ludwig, D. Homeier, and M. Steffen, Simulations of dust clouds in the atmospheres of substellar objects; R. L. Smart, Brown dwarf parallax programs; Polarization; K. N. Nagendra, L. S. Anusha and M. Sampoorna, Polarization : proving ground for methods in radiative transfer; J. O. Stenflo, Magnetic structuring at spatially unresolved scales; M. Sampoorna, Modeling the second solar spectrum; Applications of 3D models to stellar astrophysics; F. Kupka, 3D stellar atmospheres for stellar structure models and asteroseismology; H.-G. Ludwig, E. Caffau, M. Steffen, B. Freytag, P. Bonifacio and A. Kucinskas, The CIFIST 3D model atmosphere grid; K. Ohnaka, Spatially resolving the inhomogeneous structure of the dynamical atmosphere of Betelgeuse with VLTI/AMBER; R. Collet, Å. Nordlund, M. Asplund, W. Hayek and R. Trampedach, Abundance analysis of the halo giant HD 122563 with three-dimensional model stellar atmospheres; A. Kucinskas, H.-G. Ludwig, E. Caffau and M. Steffen, 3D hydrodynamical simulations of stellar photospheres with the CO5BOLD code; L. Casagrande, The effective temperature scale: resolving different versions; M. Steffen, H.-G. Ludwig and E. Caffau, Micro- and macroturbulence derived from 3D hydrodynamical stellar atmospheres; N.T. Behara, H.-G. Ludwig, P. Bonifacio, L. Sbordone, J.I. González Hernández and E. Caffau, 3D molecular line formation in dwarf carbon-enhanced metal-poor stars; P. Bonifacio, E. Caffau and H.-G. Ludwig, Effects of granulation on neutral copper resonance lines in metal-poor stars; M. Weber, T. Carroll, T. Granzer, M. Steffen and K. G. Strassmeier, Monitoring mass motions of Betelgeuse’s photosphere using robotic telescopes.

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Volume 80, 2, 2009
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EURO-VO Data Centre Alliance workshop: Theory in the Virtual Observatory, Garching, April 07-09, 2008, editors: G. Lemson, J. Zuther, and J. W. Kim.
Index. Index. Foreword. List of participants. Session I: Introduction: G. Lemson J. Zuther, Theory in the Virtual Observatory; M. Allen, Science in the Virtual Observatory. Session II: 3D+1 Simulations: H. Wozniak, The HORIZON Project; R. Wagner, A RESTful Catalog for Simulations; M. Molinaro et al., Italian Theoretical Virtual Observatory (ITVO): Cosmological Simulations in the VO frame. Session III: Micro-simulations: S. Cassisi et al., Stellar evolution@EURO-VObs; M. Salaris et al., Population synthesis models and the VO 387; C. Morisset, The Mexican Million Models Database: a virtual observatory for gaseous nebulae; C. Rodrigo Blanco, E. Solano, Theoretical models access with a TSAP-like protocol; P. Manzato, ITVO and BaSTI: Databases and Services for Cosmological and Stellar models. Session IV: Theory-theory interoperability: I. Iliev, Cosmological Radiative Transfer Comparison Project. Session V: Theory-observational interface: E. Bertin, SkyMaker: astronomical image simulations made easy; B. Panter, Matching Data and Models in the Virtual Observatory; A. Finoguenov, J. W. Kim, Introduction to MAXI, the Multivariate Archive of X-ray Images. Session VI: Computational infrastructure and Theory V0: G. Caniglia et al., VisIVO: Data Exporation of Complex Data.

EURO-VO Data Centre Alliance workshop: Grid and Virtual Observatory, Garching, April 09-11, 2008, editors: Giuliano Taffoni, Andrey Belikov, André Schaaff.
Foreword. List of participants. Session 1: Application and Data Centres Experience: C. Loomis, Applications Using the EGEE Grid Infrastructure; L. Fusco, R. Cossu, Past and Future of ESA Earth Observation Grid; C. Vuerli et al., The Astrophysical Cluster in EGEE; P. Skoda, Identification of important VO spectral services benefiting from deployment on the Grid; G. Taffoni et al., Grid FITS IO. Session 2: Infrastructure and interoperability: L. Field, E. Laure, Towards Seamless Grid Computing; C. Gheller, The DEISA HPC Grid for Astrophysical Applications; E. Valentijn, A. Belikov, Lofar Information System Design; F. Pasian et al., IGI (the Italian Grid initiative) and its impact on the Astrophysics community; J. D. Santander-Vela, The Virtual Observatory and Grid in Spain; G. Tautvaisiene et al., E-infrastructure in Baltic States and its Application in Astrophysics; U. Becciani, The PI2S2 project: grid and new challenges; F. Genova, The European Virtual Observatory projects; M. Ohishi, JVO and NaReGi (Japanese Grid middleware initiative); A. Schaaff et al., Workflow systems and VO standards; M. Brescia et al., The VO-Neural project; M. Renaud et al., GRID-Launcher v.1.0. Session 3: Tools: K. M. Benson et al., AstroGrid: Taverna in the Virtual Observatory; R. Hook et al., ESO Reflex: A Graphical Workflow Engine for Data Reduction; G. Rixon, Grid computing with IVOA standards and VOTech components; C. Gheller, The Simulation Data Access Protocol.

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Volume 80, 1, 2009
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52[nd] Meeting of the Italian Astronomical Society, Teramo, May 04-08, 2008, editors: M. Cantiello, S. Cristallo, G. Di Rico, A. Pietrinferni, G. Raimondo.
M. Cantiello, S. Cristallo, G. Di Rico, A. Pietrinferni, G. Raimondo, Foreword. List of Participants. Session I: Geometry and fundamental nature of the Universe: L. Amendola, M. Kunz and D. Sapone, The dark side of gravity; R. Salvaterra, C. Burigana, R. Schneider, T. R. Choudhury, A. Ferrara and L. A. Popa, Cosmic radiative feedback from reionization; L. Guzzo, Understanding cosmic acceleration with galaxy redshift surveys; M. Gai, M. G. Lattanzi, S. Ligori, D. Loreggia and A. Vecchiato, Gamma Astrometric Measurement Experiment. Session II: The formation and the Evolution of the Structure in the Universe: M. Cantiello, G. Raimondo, E. Brocato and I. Biscardi, Distances and stellar population properties using the SBF method; P. Span, F. M. Zerbi, P. Santin, R. Pallavicini, V. De Caprio, M. Riva, M. Tintori, P. Di Marcantonio, A. Zacchei, E. Molinari, A. Riva, R. Cosentino, P. Bruno, H. Dekker and S. D’Odorico, X-SHOOTER: a unique opportunity for the Italian community; I. Biscardi, G. Raimondo, M. Cantiello and E. Brocato, Optical SBFs of shell galaxies; P. Miocchi and R. Capuzzo-Dolcetta, Simulations of nuclear cluster formation; A. Martocchia and V. F. Polcaro, SN185 and its proposed remnants. Session III: The birth of stars in the Nearby and in the far Universe: D. Galli, The impact of magnetic fields on star formation; T. Giannini, L. Calzoletti and B. Nisini, Near-infrared, IFU spectroscopy of the molecular gas in HH99B; F. Faustini, S. Molinari, L. Testi and J. Brand, Properties of young cluster in star forming regions; L. Spezzi, J. M. Alcal, N. Chapman, E. Covino, N. J. Evans II, A. Frasca, D. Gandolfi, T. L. Huard, I. Oliveira, J. K. Jrgensen, B. Mern and K. R. Stapelfeldt, Infrared and optical studies of the ChamaeleonII and Lupus low-mass star forming regions; L. Spezzi, I. Pagano, E. Distefano, S. Messina, N. Siegler and E. Young, A deep optical survey of IC2391; A. Calamida, G. Bono, C. E. Corsi, P. B. Stetson, P. G. Prada Moroni, S. Degl’Innocenti, E. Marchetti, P. Amico, I. Ferraro, G. Iannicola, M. Monelli, R. Buonanno, F. Caputo, M. Dall’Ora, L. M. Freyhammer, D. nKoester, M. Nonino, A. M. Piersimoni, L. Pulone and M. Romaniello, Deep and accurate Near-Infrared photometry of the Galactic globular cluster Omega Cen; K. Biazzo, A. Frasca, E. Marilli, E. Covino, J. M. Alcal, and O. Cakirli, Magnetic activity in the young star SAO 51891; T. Giannini, D. Lorenzetti, M. De Luca, D. Elia, F. Strafella and F. Massi, Spitzer-MIPS survey of the young stellar content in the Vela Molecular Cloud-D; N. Sanna, G. Bono, M. Monelli, I. Drozdovsky, G. Giuffrida, S. Cassisi, A. Pietrinferni, P. B. Stetson, R. Buonanno, F. Caputo, C. E. Corsi, I. Ferraro, G. Iannicola, L. Pulone, Stellar populations in the Local Group starburst galaxy IC10; A. Di Cecco, G. Bono, M. Monelli, A. Calamida, M. Nonino, P. B. Stetson, R. Buonanno, F. Caputo, C. E. Corsi, I. Ferraro, G. Iannicola, L. Pulone and A. R. Walker, Star count ratios in the Galactic Globular Cluster M92. Session IV: The history of the Galaxy and of Nearby galaxies: F. Matteucci, The chemical evolution of the Milky Way and dwarf speroidals of the Local Group; A. Mucciarelli, The Globular Clusters of the Large Magellanic Cloud: chemical abundances and ages; M. Gennaro, P. G. Prada Moroni and S. Degl’Innocenti, Galactic helium-to-metals enrichment ratio from the analysis of local main sequence stars observed by HIPPARCOS; C. Cacciari, GAIA: the mission and (some of) its scientific applications; R. Sordo, A. Vallenari, J. C. Bouret, I. Brott, B. Edvardsson, Y. Frmat, U. Heber, E. Josselin, O. Kochukhov, A. Korn, A. Lanzafame, F. Martins, A. Schweitzer, F. Thvenin and J. Zorec, New high resolution synthetic stellar libraries for the Gaia mission; G. Beccari, L. Pulone, F. R. Ferraro, B. Lanzoni, F. Fusi Pecci, R. T. Rood, E. Giallongo, R. Ragazzoni, A. Grazian, A. Baruffolo, C. De Santis, E. Diolaiti, A. Di Paola, J. Farinato, A. Fontana, S. Gallozzi, F. Gasparo, G. Gentile, R. Green, J. Hill, O. Kuhn, N. Menci, F. Pasian, F. Pedichini, R. Smareglia, R. Speziali, V. Testa, D. Thompson, E. Vernet and R. M.Wagner, First results on resolved stellar population in three galactic globular cluster from LBC@LBT imaging; S. Molinari and the Hi-GAL Team, Global star formation in the Milky Way with Hi-GAL, the Herschel infrared Galactic Plane Survey; P. G. Prada Moroni, P. Barmby, G. Bono, G. Fazio, I. Ferraro, M. Marengo, and R. Buonanno, Mid-IR excess in the globular cluster 47 Tuc; E. Dalessandro, B. Lanzoni, F. R. Ferraro, F. Vespe, M. Bellazzini and R. T. Rood, Another non-segregated Blue Straggler population in a Globular Cluster: the case of NGC2419; K. Biazzo, L. Pasquini, P. Bonifacio, S. Randich and L. R. Bedin, True solar analogues in the open cluster M67; A. Spagna, F. Cossu, M. G. Lattanzi and G. Massone, The nearby strongly reddened open cluster Stock2; M. Franchini, C. Morossi, P. Di Marcantonio, M. L. Malagnini, M. Chavez, A. Spagna and M. G. Lattanzi, F-G-K stars from SDSS-DR5 as tracers of Galactic disks and halo; G. Giuffrida, L. Troisi, R. Buonanno, L. Pulone, G. Iannicola and M. Castellani, Deblending of Gaia BP/RP spectra: a progress report; A. M. Piersimoni, G. Busso and P. M. Marrese, Dense stellar fields observed by the Blue and Red photometers of GAIA; A. Moretti, C. Arcidiacono, M. Lombini, G. Piotto, R. Falomo, J. Farinato, R. Ragazzoni, A. Baruffolo and E. Marchetti, MAD@VLT observations in Layer Oriented mode: first results. Session V: The life cycle of stars: M. Marconi, Classical cepheids: open problems and perspectives; R. Briguglio, G. Tosti, K. G. Strassmeier, H. Bruntt, R. Nesci and L. Sabbatini, The Small IRAIT telescope; M. Limongi and A. Chieffi, Presupernova evolution and explosion of massive stars: the role of mass loss during the Wolf-Rayet stage; S. Cristallo, O. Straniero, R. Gallino, L. Piersanti, I. Domnguez and M. T. Lederer, Why galaxies care about Asymptotic Giant Branch Stars; M. L. Pumo, P. Ventura, F. D’Antona and R. A. Zappal, The ”double final fate” of super-AGB stars and its possible consequences for some astrophysical issues; E. Cappellaro, Do we still need to search for supernovae?; L. Piersanti, I. Domnguez, A. Tornamb and O. Straniero, SNe Ia progenitors: a population synthesis approach; G. Lanzafame, V. Costa and G. Belvedere, Effects of compressibility, turbulent viscosity and mass-transfer-rate on accretion discs in close binaries: timescales of outburst events; G. Lanzafame, V. Costa and G. Belvedere, How local thermodynamics, viscosity and stellar-mass-ratio influence the whole structure of accretion disc in close binaries: 3D SPH simulations; D. Cardini and M. P. Di Mauro, Hints from chromospheric activity to constrain stellar modelling; G. Di Rico, M. Dolci, M. Ragni, O. Straniero, A. Valentini, A. Di Cianno, C. Giuliani, C. Bonoli, F. Bortoletto, D. Magrin and L. Corcione, Preparing AMICA for Antarctica: towards robotisation; C. Spogli, M. Fiorucci, D. Cappezzali, G. Rocchi and S. Ciprini, Photometric monitoring of dwarf novae. Session VI: The violent Universe: L. Stella, S. Dall’Osso and G.L. Israel, The giant flare of 2004 Dec 27 from SGR1806-20 and fundamental physics from magnetars; G. L. Israel, Transient phenomena in anomalous X-ray pulsars and soft gamma-ray repeaters; L. Angelo Antonelli on behalf of the INAF MAGIC collaboration, From MAGIC to CTA: the INAF participation to Cherenkov Telescopes experiments for Very High Energy Astrophysics; G. Ghisellini, Extragalactic jets: a new perspective; L. Amati, Gama Ray Burst as cosmolgical probes; F. Munz and G. Pizzichini for HETE-2 team, Statistics of HETE-2 Gamma Ray Bursts; S. Ciprini on behalf of the GLAST collaboration, Exploring the violent and high-energy frontier of the Universe with GLAST; A. F. Grillo, The birth of Cosmic Ray Astronomy? Results from the Pierre Auger Observatory; R. Bonino for the Pierre Auger Collaboration, Study of the Ultra High Energy Cosmic Rays arrival directions with the Pierre Auger Observatory; S. Ciprini, B. Sbarufatti, J. Kotilainen, R. Decarli, A. Treves, A. Veronesi and R. Falomo, New ESO Very Large Telescope spectroscopy of BL Lacertae objects; G. Greco, G. Beskin, S. Bondar, S. Karpov, C. Bartolini, A. Guarnieri, A. Piccioni, E. Molinari, S. Covino, C. Guidorzi and G. Chincarini, TORTORA observations of GRB 080319B. Session VII: Solar Interplanetary and Magnetospheric Physics: D. Spadaro, What are the prospects for the study of the Sun and solar-terrestrial relations?; R. Bruno, R. D’Amicis, G. Vannaroni, M. B. Cattaneo, G. Pallocchia, P. Baldetti, A. Morbidini, G. Consolini, M. F. Marcucci, B. Bavassano, E. Pietropaolo, V. Carbone, L. Sorriso-Valvo and A. M. Di Lellis, Laboratory activity at INAF-IFSI in the framework of its participation to SWA onboard ESA-Solar Orbiter; F. Zuccarello and the EST Team, EST: the European future of solar ground-based observations; P. Francia, M. Vellante, U. Villante, M. De Lauretis and A. Piancatelli, Solar-Terrestrial relationships at solar cycle minimum; F. Berrilli, M. Velli, L. Roselli, A. Bigazzi and the ADAHELI Team, The ADAHELI (ADvanced Astronomy for HELIophysics) solar mission; B. Viticchi, F. Berrilli, J. Snchez Almeida and D. Orozco Surez, MISMA inversion of HINODE SOT/SP data; E. Amata, S.P. Savin, G. Consolini, L. Trenchi, D. Ambrosino, R. Treumann and M.F. Marcucci, High kinetic energy density jets in the Earth’s magnetosheath: preliminary results; M. F. Marcucci, Relevance of Cluster observations near the diffusion region; G. Consolini, E. P. Balsamo, M. Candidi, P. De Michelis, M. F. Marcucci and L. Morici, Auroral observations at the Mario Zucchelli Base (Antarctica). Morphological features; D. Del Moro, M. Centrone, F. Giorgi and S. Criscuoli, Enhancing the spatial resolution of IBIS spectrograms via Multi-Frame Blind Deconvolution; D. Ambrosino, E. Amata, M. F. Marcucci and I. Coco, Evolution of the magnetopause X line during variable IMF orientation; R. D’Amicis, R. Bruno and B. Bavassano, Geomagnetic activity driven by solar wind turbulence; M. P. Di Mauro, HELAS: the European Helio- and Asteroseismology Network; S. L. Guglielmino, P. Romano, F. Zuccarello and L. R. Bellot Rubio, Observations of small-scale flux evolution with HINODE; R. D’Amicis, R. Bruno, G. Pallocchia, B. Bavassano, E. Pietropaolo, V. Carbone, L. Sorriso-Valvo and R. Marino, Observing MHD turbulence in the solar wind; V. Penza and D. Del Moro, A granulation model: possible effects of contrast variations on the solar irradiance along the cycle; C. Taricco, N. Bhandari, P. Colombetti, A. Romero, N. Verma and G. Vivaldo, Reconstruction of solar activity variations in the past by measurement of cosmogenic radioisotopes in meteorites; L. Trenchi, M. F. Marcucci, G. Pallocchia, G. Consolini, M. B. Cattaneo, A. Di Lellis, H. Rme, L. Kistler, C. M. Carr and J. B. Cao, Magnetic reconnection at the dayside magnetopause with Double Star Tc1 data; S. Giordano, F. Berrilli and D. Del Moro, The Void Probability Function in MDI magnetograms; R. D’Amicis, R. Bruno, B. Bavassano, E. Pietropaolo and U. Villante, Waiting time distributions of Bs and AE extreme events; M. Stangalini, D. Del Moro and F. Berrilli, Wavefront sensing for Themis: a case study for next generation solar telescopes like EST. Session VIII: The Solar System: M. C. De Sanctis, A. Coradini, E. Ammannito, M. T. Capria and S. Fonte, VIR, the imaging spectrometer for the asteroid belt exploration; G. B. Valsecchi, Recent advances in Solar System dynamics; V. Costa, V. Pirronello, G. Belvedere, D. Molteni and G. Lanzafame, 2D SPH simulations of planet-disc interactions; V. Costa, V. Pirronello, G. Belvedere, D. Molteni and G. Lanzafame, Simulations of asteroid-type bodies within an accretion disc: effects on tilted orbits. Session IX: The Search for Extraterrestrial Planets and Life R. Gratton, S. Desidera and R. Claudi: Extrasolar planet observational studies: the Italian contribution; A. Sozzetti, D. W. Latham, G. Torres, B. W. Carney, J. B. Laird, R. P. Stefanik, A. P. Boss, D. Charbonneau, F. T. O’Donovan, M. J. Holman and J. N. Winn, Probing Structural and Evolutionary Properties of Exoplanets. Session X: Italian national facilities: E. Oliva, The scientific use and productivity of the Telescopio Nazionale Galileo (TNG).

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The central kiloparsec: Active Galactic Nuclei and their hosts, Ierapetra, Crete, Greece, June 4-6, 2008, editors: Andrei Lobanov, Emmanouil Angelakis, Manel Perucho Pla.
Foreword. List of participants. Session 1: A synthetic picture of active galactic nuclei: J. Krolik, AGN: The central kiloparsec; T. Courvoisier, A synthetic picture of AGN; S. Buttiglione, Optical spectroscopy of 3CR sample of radio sources at z < 0.3; T.G. Arshakian, J. León-Tavares, A.P. Lobanov, V.H. Chavushyan, L. Popovic, A.I. Shapovalova, A. Burenkov, and J.A. Zensus, Jet-BLR connection in 3C390.3; M. Filho, Phase closure image reconstruction for infrared interferometry; C. Ramos Almeida, J.M. Rodríguez Espinosa, G. Barro, J. Gallego, and P.G. Pérez-González, Spectral energy distributions of a hard X-ray selected AGN Sample in the EGS; E. Angelakis, M. Kadler, K. Lewis, R.M. Sambruna, M. Eracleous, and J.A. Zensus, Radio spectra of intermediate-luminosity broad-line radio galaxies; E. Angelakis, L. Fuhrmann, N. Marchili, T.P. Krichbaum and J.A. Zensus, Monitoring the radio spectra of selected blazars in the Fermi-GST era. Session 2: Vicinity of supermassive black holes: M. Camenzind, Vicinity of supermassive black holes; M. Zamaninasab, A. Eckart, D. Kunneriath, G. Witzel, R. Schödel, L. Meyer, M. Dovciak, V. Karas, S. König, T. Krichbaum, R.S. Lu, C. Straubmeier, and J.A. Zensus, Flares of Sgr A*: from X-ray to mm; M. Georganopoulos, Demosthenes Kazanas, Eric S. Perlman, A simple diagnostic for the location of the blazar emission site; A.P. Lobanov, Vicinity of SMBH probed by high-resolution radio observations. Session 3: Accretion: disks and inflows: A. King, Accretion in AGN: evolution of black hole mass and spin; L. Subr, SMBH feeding and star formation in massive accretion discs; I. Gavignaud, L. Wistozki, A. Bongiorno, S. Paltani, G. Zamorani, P. Møller, and VVDS Team, Eddington ratios of faint AGN at intermediate redshifts; S. Silich, F. Hueyotl-Zahuantitla, and G. Tenorio-Tagle, SMBH spherically symmetric accretion regulated by violent star formation feedback. Session 4: Stars and gas in the nuclear region: H. Netzer, Gas, dust and starburst in the central kpc of Active Galactic Nuclei; C.M. Gaskell, R.W. Goosmann, and E.S. Klimek, Structure and kinematics of the broad-line region and torus of Active Galactic Nuclei; C. Struve, R. Morganti, and T.A. Oosterloo, Circumnuclear HI disks in radio galaxies; H. Perets, A. Gualandris, D. Merritt, and T. Alexander, Dynamical evolution of the young stars in the Galactic center; D. Ilic’, L.C. Popovic’, J. León-Tavares, A.P. Lobanov, A.I. Shapovalova, and V.H. Chavushyan, The broad line region in Mrk 668 and NGC 4151: an outflow model; S. Harfst, A. Gualandris, D. Merritt, and S. Mikkola, Orbits of stars in the central parsec; S.J. Curran, M.T. Whiting, and J.K. Webb, Where is cold neutral gas in the hosts of high redshift AGN?; N. Maddox and P.C. Hewett, Investigating broad absorption line quasars with SDSS and UKIDSS; C. Rodriguez, W.M. Goss, J.L. Turner, and Y. Gómez, VLA observations of the H53[a] recombination line toward the super star clusters galaxy NGC 5253. Session 5: Disk-outflow connection and molecular dusty torus: M. Elitzur, Disk-outflow connection and the molecular dusty torus; M. Schartmann, K. Meisenheimer, H. Klahr, M. Camenzind, S.Wolf, Th.Henning, Turbulent AGN tori; F.P. Israel, Physical conditions of molecular gas in spiral galaxy centers; C.L. Buchanan, J.F. Gallimore, C.P. O’Dea, S.A. Baum, D.J. Axon, A. Robinson, J. Noel-Storr, A.Yzaguirre, and M. Elitzur, Unveiling the nature of Seyfert galaxies with 1-100 micron spectral energy distributions; K.R.W. Tristram, D. Raban, L. Burtscher, K. Meisenheimer, and W.J. Jaffe, Resolving the dusty cores of nearby AGN with mid infrared interferometry. Session 6: Relativistic jets and the nuclear region: N. Vlahakis, Relativistic jets and the nuclear region in AGN; Y.Y. Kovalev, A.P. Lobanov, and A.B. Pushkarev, Physics of central several parsecs in the quasar 0850+581; J.L. Gómez, I. Agudo, A.P. Marscher, and S. Jorstad, Stratification in polarization and Faraday rotation in the jet of 3C 120; M.G.H. Krause, Jets and multi-phase turbulence; M. Perucho, I. Agudo, J.L. Gómez, M. Kadler, E. Ros, and Y.Y. Kovalev, Hydrodynamics of a perturbation in the jet of 3C 111; A.B. Pushkarev, Y.Y. Kovalev, and A.P. Lobanov, Testing adiabatic expansion of shocks in parsec-scale jets by dual-frequency VLBI experiments; M. Roca-Sogorb, M. Perucho, J.L. Gómez, J.M. Martí, L. Antón, M.A. Aloy, and I. Agudo, Helical magnetic field effects in relativistic jets. Session 7: AGN feedback: F. Nicastro, Y. Kronglod, and M. Elvis, The X-ray view of AGN ionized outflows; E. Koulouridis, V.H. Chavushyan, M. Plionis, D. Dultzin, Y. Krongold, C. Goudis, and E. Chatzichristou, The environment of Sy1, Sy2 & bright IRAS galaxies: the AGN/starburst connection; P. Barai, J. Germain, and H. Martel, Anisotropic AGN outflows filling the cosmological volume; M. Imanishi, Luminous buried AGNs in luminous IR galaxies and the origin of galaxy downsizing; J.M. Ramirez, X-ray physical properties of the quasar APM 08279+5255; C.A. Caretta, J.M. Islas-Islas, J.P. Torres-Papaqui, R. Coziol, H. Bravo-Alfaro, and H. Andernach, Galaxy activity influenced by the environment in the cluster of galaxies Abell 85. Session 8: Sub-relativistic outflows and extended regions: C. Tadhunter, The importance of sub-relativistic outflows in AGN host galaxies; D. Axon, A. Robinson, S. Young, J.E. Smith, and J.H. Hough, AGN disks and winds: a new understanding from spectropolarimetry; D.J. Rosario, W. Whittle, C.H. Nelson, and A.S. Wilson, Radio-jet driven outflows in Seyfert galaxies; F.M. Montenegro-Montes, K.-H. Mack, M. Vigotti, C.R. Benn, R. Carballo, J.I. González-Serrano, J. Holt, and F. Jiménez-Luján, Compact radio-loud Broad Absroption Line Quasars; A. Ruff, A Quasar Wind Model; B. Husemann, L. Wisotzki, S.F. Sánchez, K. Jahnke, Integral field spectroscopy of low-z QSOs and Seyfert galaxies. Session 9: SMBH and their galactic hosts: M. Volonteri, S. Callegari, M. Colpi, M. Dotti, and L. Mayer, Massive black holes and their hosts; D. Batcheldor, The M.-[s] project; A. Marconi, D. Axon, R. Miolino, T. Nagao, P. Pietrini, A. Robinson, G. Torricelli, Weighing black holes from zero to high redshift; N. Bennert, Fueling QSOs: the relevance of mergers; Y. Letawe, P. Magain, G. Letawe, F. Courbin, and D. Hutsemékers, Study of the QSO HE0354-5500 with combined HST imaging and VLT spectroscopy; N. Nowak, R.P. Saglia, J. Thomas, P. Erwin, and R. Bender, Black holes in low-mass bulges and pseudobulges; S. Chi, M.A. Garrett, and P.D. Barthel, AGN and starbursts in the HDF-N and HFF: Deep, global VLBI observations; F. Panessa and M. Giroletti, The X-ray and radio connection in nearby Seyfert galaxies; A. Bongiorno, M. Mignoli, G. Zamorani, F. Lamareille, and T. Contini, Optically selected type-2 AGN: preliminary results from the COSMOS survey; D.J.E Floyd, N.F. Bate, and R.L. Webster, Probing the emitting region using anomalous lensed QSOs; S. Tommasin, L. Spinoglio, K. Hainline, M.A. Malkan, and H. Smoth, Seyfert galaxies in the local Universe: analysis of Spitzer spectra of a complete sample; F. Marulli, S. Bonoli, E. Branchini, L. Moscardini, and V. Springel, The cosmological co-evolution of supermassive black holes, AGN and galaxies. Session 10: Binary supermassive black holes in AGN: L. Mayer, S. Kazantzidis, and A. Escala, Formation of nuclear disks and supermassive black hole binaries in multi-scale hydrodynamical galaxy mergers; M. Dotti, M. Colpi, F. Haardt, and L. Mayer, Massive black hole binaries in gaseous nuclear discs; D.V. Lal, M.J. Hardcastle, R.P. Kraft, C.C. Cheung, A.P. Lobanov, J.A. Zensus, S. Bhatnagar, and A.P. Rao, Nature of X-shaped sources; S. Callegari, L. Mayer and S. Kazantzidis, Pairing of supermassive black holes in unequal-mass mergers; A.P. Lobanov, Binary supermassive black holes driving the nuclear activity in galaxies. Session 11: Co-evolution of SMBH and AGN: A. Merloni, Cosmological evolution of supermassive black holes and AGN: a synthesis model for accretion and feedback; A. Schulze and L. Wisotzki, The mass function of local active black holes; G. Lodato, Formation and evolution of massive black hole seeds at high redshift; D. Dultzin, J.J. Gonzales, Y. Krongold, H. Hernández-Toledo, E.M. Huerta, I. Cruz-González, L. Olguín, P. Marziani, and F. Hernández-Ibarra, Activity induced by gravitational interaction in galaxy pairs; T. Courvoisier, Conference summary.

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Volume 79, 3, 2008
Pp. 216


1[st] Workshop on Science and Technology through Long Duration Balloons, Rome, June 03-04, 2008, editors: Silvia Masi, Steven Peterzen, Pietro Ubertini and Sergio Di Cosimo.
Foreword. List of participants. P. Ubertini, Scientic balloons: historical remarks; S. Peterzen et al., Long Duration Balloon flights development Italian Space Agency; P. de Bernardis et al., From BOOMERanG to B-B-Pol; F. Frontera et al., A gamma-ray Laue lens focusing telescope aboard a balloon experiment; M. Bizzarri and A. Cucina, Biological effects of cosmic radiation during stratospheric flights; B. Bertucci, The S.E.R.M.S. Laboratory a research and test facility for space payloads and instrumentation; P. Picozza and L. Marcelli, Antimatter and dark matter: lessons from ballooning; P. S. Marrocchesi, Polar balloon flights with a scaled version of CALET; R. Battiston and S. Schael, Proposal for a German - Italian research program to measure charged cosmic rays with Long Duration Balloons; R. Palumbo et al., Meteorological conditions forecast and balloon trajectory estimations; P. Di Carlo and G. Visconti, Climatic change and atmospheric composition research via balloons; G. Visconti, Airborne measurements and climatic change science: aircraft, balloons and UAV,s; P. Palumbo et al., DUSTER aerosol collection in the stratosphere; L. Palchetti et al., The REFIR-PAD experiment; G. Russo et al., USV: Unmanned Space Vehicle; E. Quadrini and E. Caroli, CZT detector technological development and balloon testing; L. Natalucci et al., Background information and technological tests of hard X-ray detectors; Nati L. et al., Cryogenic systems for Long Duration Balloon experiments; M. Alderighi et al., Long Duration Balloon flights for the evaluation of radiation effects on electronic systems; S. Masi et al., OLIMPO; G.B. Palmerini et al., MEMS based inertial navigation systems onboard balloons; V. Iafolla et al., GReAT (General Relativity Accuracy Test): a free fall test of Weak Equivalence Principle from stratospheric balloon altitude; M. Salatino et al., Measuring polarization of interstellar dust: a modulator for the PILOT experiment; E. S. Battistelli et al., Transition Edge Sensors for Long Duration Balloon experiments; A. Cardillo et al., Analysis and prediction of stratospheric balloons trajectories; D. Spoto et al., The Italian balloon launch facility and its role in the frame of ASI stratospheric activities; E. Ronchi et al., STRADIUM: a Telemetry & Telecommand system for LDB flights; E. Cianca et al., EHF channel sounding for telecommunications applications via HAPs and balloons; G. Romeo et al., PEGASO. Polar Explorer for Geomagnetic and other Scientific Observation; A. Boscaleri et al., STRATOBUS: a multiuser platform system for making access to LDB flight easier and cheaper; Calvo et al., Microwave Kinetic Inductance Detectors for Long Duration Balloon experiments; F. Nati, Optical sensors for attitude control systems on balloons; A. Donati et al., Hardware, integration & support for the ASI BIRBA balloon campaigns since year 2000; L. Merico, Launch opportunities for transmediterranean, transatlantic and local flights from Trapani-Milo base due to meteo conditions; L. Verde et al., Studying reionization with secondary CMB anisotropies; E. Flamini and S. Pirrotta, Solar System exploration and SORA; S. Masi, S. Peterzen, P. Ubertini, Summary of the final discussion and conclusions of the workshop.

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Volume 79, 2, 2008
Pp. 468


XXI Century Challenges for Stellar Evolution, Cefalu, 29 August-2 September 2007, editors: Santi Cassisi and Maurizio Salaris.
Foreword. List of Participants. Setting the stage: comparing theory with observations: A. Aparicio, C. Gallart, M. Zoccali, S. Cassisi, S. L. Hidalgo and A. Recio-Blanco, Stellar Populations as a test for the stellar evolution; M. S. Bessell, Model atmospheres: bridging models and observations. Simple and composite stellar populations: C. Gallart, A. Aparicio, S. Cassisi, S. L. Hidalgo, M. Monelli, N. E. D. Noël and M. Zoccali, Derivation of star formation histories through deep color-magnitude diagrams: the dependency on stellar evolution models; M. Monelli and the LCID team, Local Cosmology from Isolated Dwarfs: the derivation of star formation histories; G. Piotto, Multiple stellar populations in Galactic GCs: observational evidence; A. Sollima, F.R. Ferraro, E. Pancino and M. Bellazzini, The puzzling origin and evolution of stellar populations in [o] Centauri; A. Calamida, C. E. Corsi, G. Bono, P. B. Stetson, P. G. Prada Moroni, S. Degl’Innocenti, I. Ferraro, G. Iannicola, D. Koester, L. Pulone, M. Monelli, P. Amico, R. Buonanno, L. M. Freyhammer, E. Marchetti, M. Nonino, M. Romaniello, On the radial distribution of white dwarfs in the Galactic globular cluster [o] Centauri; S. Ortolani, E. Bica, B. Barbuy and C. Bonatto, New low latitude globular clusters; M. Dall’Ora, P. B. Stetson, G. Bono, J. Storm, G. Andreuzzi, R. Buonanno, F. Caputo, M. Marconi, M. Monelli, A. Piersimoni, V. Ripepi, L. Vanzi, Optical-near infrared photometry of the Galactic globular cluster NGC 6441; G. Beccari, L. Pulone, F. R. Ferraro B. Lanzoni, F. Fusi Pecci, R. T. Rood, E. Giallongo, R. Ragazzoni, A. Grazian, A. Baruffolo, C. De Santis, E. Diolaiti, A. Di Paola, J. Farinato, A. Fontana, S. Gallozzi, F. Gasparo, G. Gentile, R.Green, J. Hill, O. Kuhn, N. Menci, F. Pasian, F. Pedichini, R. Smareglia, R. Speziali, V. Testa, D. Thompson, E. Vernet and R.M. Wagnert, The BSS and binary content of NGC 5024 (M53): a combined LBT/HST study; A. Bragaglia, The Bologna Open Clusters Chemical Evolution project (in short: BOCCE); M. Cignoni, M. Tosi, A. Bragaglia and J. S. Kalirai, Color-magnitude diagrams at low Galactic latitudes. Horizontal Branch stars: U. Heber, Extreme horizontal branch stars; R. T. Rood, G. Beccari, B. Lanzoni, F. R. Ferraro, E. Dalessandro and R. P. Schiavon, Ruminations on horizontal branch blue tails; M. Catelan, Multimodal horizontal branches: empirical evidence and possible evolutionary scenarios; G. Busso, The peculiar horizontal branch morphology of the Galactic globular clusters NGC 6388 and NGC 6441. The bright, cool side of the CMD: P. Marigo, AGB evolution: the key rôle of the C/O ratio; J. T. van Loon, Observational constraints on AGB mass loss and its effect on AGB evolution; P. Ventura, The role of massive AGBs in the self-enrichment scenario of globular clusters; M. Gullieuszik, E. V. Held, L. Rizzi, L. Girardi, P. Marigo, Y. Momany, I. Saviane and S. Ortolani, Local Group evolved stellar populations in the near infrared; L. Origlia, Mass loss in Population II giant stars; M. Bellazzini, The Tip of the Red Giant Branch; A. Vallenari, Young stellar populations in the Magellanic Clouds. Variable stars: F. Caputo, GRAPES 1998-2007. Ten years of cepheids theoretical studies; G. Fiorentino, G. Clementini, R. Contreras, M. Marconi, I. Musella, M. Tosi, A. Aloisi, F. Annibali and A. Saha, Very metal poor classical cepheids: the distance of IZw18; S. Kanbur, C. Ngeow and A. Nanthakumar, The hydrogen ionization front-stellar photosphere interaction and the period-color relations of variable stars; E. Poretti, J. F. Le Borgne, J. Vandenbroere, A. Paschke, A. Klotz, M. Boër, Y. Damerdji, M. Martignoni and F. Acerbi, Stellar evolution in real time: period variations in Galactic RR Lyr stars; F. Grundahl, J. V. Clausen, S. Frandsen, T. Arentoft, H. Bruntt and H. R. Jensen, Pinpointing isochrones in clusters. Chemical abundances, constraints on stellar models: J. A. Guzik, Problems for the Standard Solar Model arising from the new solar mixture; G. Giuffrida, R. Buonanno, G. Marconi, S. Zaggia, L. Sbordone, P. Bonifacio, L. Monaco, C. Izzo and T. Szeifert, VIMOS@VLT photometric and spectroscopic survey of the Sagittarius dwarf Spheroidal Galaxy; A. Korn, CIAO? ADiOS!; M. Zoccali, A. Lecureur, V. Hill, B. Barbuy, A. Renzini, D. Minniti, A. Gómez, and S. Ortolani, Chemical abundances in the Galactic bulge; E. Carretta, Surface abundances and constraints on extra-mixing in RGB field/GC stars; S. Randich, Light element abundances in solar-type members of open clusters; L. Monaco and P. Bonifacio, Lithium-rich giants in the Sagittarius dSph tidal streams; A. Mucciarelli, F. R. Ferraro, L. Origlia, E. Carretta, and F. Fusi Pecci, The chemical composition of the intermediate-age globular clusters in the Large Magellanic Cloud; B. Lemasle, A. Piersimoni, S. Pedicelli, G. Bono, P. François, F. Primas and M. Romaniello, Cepheids as tracers of the metallicity gradient across the Galactic disk; S. Pedicelli, J. Lub, J. W. Pel, B. Lemasle, G. Bono, P. François, D. Laney, A. Piersimoni, F. Primas, M. Romaniello, R. Buonanno, F. Caputo, S. Cassisi, F. Castelli, A. Pietrinferni and J. Pritchard, Metallicity estimates of Galactic cepheids based on Walraven photometry. The faint end of the CMD: J. Isern and E. García-Berro White dwarfs as physics laboratories: the axion case; J. S. Kalirai, Measuring stellar mass loss in different environments; P. G. Prada Moroni and O. Straniero, Theoretical uncertainties on white dwarf luminosity functions; I. Ribas, J.C. Morales, C. Jordi, I. Baraffe, G. Chabrier and J. Gallardo, Fundamental properties of low-mass stars. Non-standard physical processes: S. Talon, Mixing processes in rotating stars; D. Brown, M. Salaris, S. Cassisi and A. Pietrinferni, Impact of rotation on the evolution of low-mass stars; G. Meynet, T. Decressin and C. Charbonnel, Massive stars, globular clusters and elliptical galaxies; G. Michaud and J. Richer, Radiative accelerations in stellar evolution. Exotic objects: F. R. Ferraro, Exotic populations in Galactic globular clusters; S. Geier, C. Karl, H. Edelmann, U. Heber and R. Napiwotzki, Binary sdB stars with massive compact companions; A. Moretti, F. De Angeli and G. Piotto, Environmental effects on the globular cluster blue straggler population: a statistical approach; Y. Momany, E. V. Held, I. Saviane, S. Zaggia, L. Rizzi and M. Gullieuszik, The blue plume population in dwarf spheroidal galaxies: genuine blue stragglers or young stellar population?; A. P. Milone, G. Piotto, L. R. Bedin and A. Sarajedini, Photometric binaries in 50 globular clusters. Asteroseismology as diagnostic of stellar interiors and calibration of stellar models: J. Christensen-Dalsgaard, Asteroseismic constraints on stellar interiors; A. Bonanno, S. Benatti, R. Claudi, S. Desidera, R. Gratton, S. Leccia and L. Paternò, Solar-like oscillations in the G5 subgiant μ Her: preliminary results from SARG; J. Molenda-Zakowicz, A. Frasca, D. Latham, M. Jerzykiewicz and M. Bazot, Kepler primary asteroseismic targets - ground-based study. Beyond 1D theoretical models: R. Collet, M. Asplund and R. Trampedach, Beyond 1D: spectral line formation with 3D hydrodynamical model atmospheres of red giants. Poster contributions: J. A. Ahumada, CCD Photometry of the open clusters Melotte 101 and NGC 4852; G. Andreuzzi, A. Bragaglia and M. Tosi, TNG photometry of the old open clusters Berkeley 20 and Berkeley 66; M. Bazot, S. Bourguignon and J. Christensen-Dalsgaard, Estimation of stellar parameters using Monte Carlo Markov Chains; M. Bellazzini, S. Perina, S. Galleti, L. Federici, A. Buzzoni and F. Fusi Pecci, Open clusters in the log Age vs. MV plane; S. Benatti, R. U. Claudi and A. Bonanno, Asteroseismology as tool for stellar evolution models: the case of u Herculis; L. Bigot, F. Thevenin, and P. Kervella, Abundance analysis of [a] Cen A : the 3D hydrodynamical approach; A. Calamida, G. Bono, P. B. Stetson, L. M. Freyhammer, S. Cassisi, F. Grundahl, A. Pietrinferni, M. Hilker, F. Primas, T. Richtler, M. Romaniello, R. Buonanno, F. Caputo, M. Castellani, C. E. Corsi, I. Ferraro, G. Iannicola, L. Pulone, Strömgren metallicity calibration: the m[1], b - y relation; M. Castellani, Galactic Globular Clusters Database: a progress report; M. Castro, S. Vauclair, O. Richard and N. C. Santos, Lithium abundances in exoplanet-host stars. Modelling and comparisons with observations; M. Chadid, Origin of the Blazhko effect: (im)possible mission ?; R. Contreras, L. Federici, G. Clementini, C. Cacciari, R. Merighi, K. Kinemuchi, M. Catelan, F. Fusi Pecci, M. Marconi, B. Pritzl and H. Smith, RR Lyrae stars in M31 globular clusters: B514; D. Cordier, WEBCESAM: a web interface for stellar evolution calculations; M. Correnti, M. Bellazzini, F. R. Ferraro and L. Monaco, The relics of the Sagittarius dSph galaxy: stellar populations and distances in the Main Body and in the Stream; V. D’Orazi, S. Randich, F. Palla, E. Flaccomio, R. Pallavicini and G. G. Sacco, Chemical abundances of T Tauri stars in star forming Regions; E. Dalessandro, B. Lanzoni, F. R. Ferraro, R. T. Rood, A. Milone, G. Piotto and E. Valenti, Blue straggler stars in the unusual globular cluster NGC 6388; M. Dall’Ora, G. Clementini, V. Ripepi, K. Kinemuchi, C. Greco, C. Kuehn, I. Musella, C. T. Rodgers, L. Di Fabrizio, T. C. Beers, M. Catelan, M. Marconi, B. J. Pritzl and H. A. Smith, Stellar populations of the newly discovered satellites of the Milky Way; C. De Martino, L. Bianchi, I. Pagano, J. Herald and D. Thilker, GALEX ultraviolet photometry of NGC 2420: searching for WDs; A. Di Cecco, G. Bono, M. Monelli, A. Calamida, M. Nonino, P. B. Stetson, R. Buonanno, F. Caputo, C. E. Corsi, I. Ferraro, G. Iannicola and L. Pulone, Deep and extended multiband survey of the Galactic globular cluster M92; M. Di Criscienzo, C. Greco, M. Dall’Ora, V. Ripepi, G. Clementini, M. Marconi, L. Federici, L. Di Fabrizio, I. Musella, L. Baldacci and M. Maio, NGC 2419: an intergalactic wanderer or a simple Galactic globular cluster?; M. Di Criscienzo, M. Marconi, F. Caputo and S. Cassisi, Pulsational models of BL Her stars; V. Duez, A.-S. Brun, S. Mathis, P.-A.-P. Nghiem and S. Turck-Chièze, Influence of a global magnetic field on stellar structure; S. Fabbri, L. Origlia, R. T. Rood, F. R. Ferraro, F. Fusi-Pecci and M. Rich, An IRAC@Spitzer survey of GGCs; S. Geier, U. Heber and R. Napiwotzki, Metal abundances of subdwarf B stars from SPY - a pattern emerges; M. Marconi and S. Degl’Innocenti, Modeling M3 RR Lyrae light curves; M. Mocak, E. Müller, A. Weiss and K. Kifonidis, Multidimensional hydrodynamic simulations of the core helium flash; M. Monelli, E. Bernard and the LCID team, Local Cosmology from Isolated Dwarfs: variable stars from the LCID project; J. C. Morales, I. Ribas and C. Jordi, The effects of activity on stellar physical properties; E. Nasi, G. Bertelli, L. Girardi and P. Marigo, New Padova isochrones: extended Z-Y plane and updated AGB models; W. Priestley, M. Salaris and M. Ruffert, The evolution of intracluster gas in globular clusters; L. Prisinzano and S. Randich, NGC 3960: membership and lithium abundances; N. Sanna, G. Bono, M. Monelli, I. Drozdovsky, G. Giuffrida, S. Cassisi, A. Pietrinferni, R. Buonanno, F. Caputo, C. E. Corsi, I. Ferraro , G. Iannicola and L. Pulone, Stellar populations in the Local Group starburst galaxy IC10; R. Smiljanic, L. Pasquini, D. Galli, R. G. Gratton, P. Bonifacio, S. Randich, G. Valle and B. Wolff, Can beryllium abundances be used to estimate stellar ages?; L. Tomasella, S. Cassisi, U. Munari and A. Siviero, Asiago eclipsing binaries program. Observations vs theory; F. Troisi, R. Buonanno, G. Iannicola and L. Pulone, Reconstruction of Gaia marginals in crowded fields; D. A. VandenBerg, B. Gustafsson, B. Edvardsson, K. Eriksson and J. W. Ferguson, M67: A constraint on Z[o] and/or on diffusive processes in stellar interiors; M. Vick and G. Michaud, Atomic diffusion, mass loss and abundance anomalies in Fm stars.

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Volume 79, 1, 2008
Pp. 288


Foreword. List of Participants. Session 1: Mission and general: P. Ferrando et al., The Simbol-X mission; G. Pareschi, The Simbol-X hard X-ray optics; P. Laurent et al., The Simbol-X focal plane; F. Fiore et al., Science with Simbol-X. Session 2: SNR: acceleration, shocks and nucleosynthesis: A. Decourchelle, Non-thermal acceleration mechanisms in supernova remnant shells; M. Renaud et al., [44]Ti nucleosynthesis gamma-ray lines with Simbol-X. Session 3: CXB obscured accretion and SMBH census: A. Comastri et al., The Simbol-X view of the unresolved X-ray background; R. Della Ceca et al., Heavily obscured AGN with BeppoSAX, INTEGRAL, SWIFT, XMM and Chandra: prospects for Simbol-X; C. Feruglio et al., Infrared selected highly obscured QSO; G. Risaliti, Hard X-ray spectroscopy of obscured AGNs. Session 4: The Galactic centre: A. Goldwurm, Observing the super-massive black hole of the Galactic center with Simbol-X; S. Gillessen, Sgr A* in the Near Infrared; R. Belmont and M. Tagger, The diffuse X-ray emission from the Galactic center with Simbol-X. Session 5: Neutron stars: D. Götz, Hard X-ray emission from magnetars; L. Sidoli, New INTEGRAL high mass X-ray binaries; S. Campana, Transient neutron star X-ray binaries with Simbol-X. Session 6: Black holes accretion/ejection phenomena: G. Matt, Black holes: from stellar mass to AGNs; P.O. Petrucci, Models of comptonization; M. Cappi et al., Outflows and winds in AGNs: a case for Simbol-X; J. Wilms, Relativistic Fe K[a] lines with Simbol-X; J. Malzac, Accretion discs, coronae and jets in black-hole binaries: prospects for Simbol-X; M. Dadina, The Seyfert galaxies in the local Universe: from BeppoSAX to Simbol-X. Session 7: Acceleration mechanism in jets and RG lobes and hot spots: L. Amati et al., Unveiling GRB hard X-ray afterglow emission with Simbol-X; F. Tavecchio, Probing relativistic particles in jets with Simbol-X; P. Giommi, A multi-frequency view of blazars; J. Rodriguez, A Simbol-X view of microquasars; L. Foschini et al., Blazar microvariability at hard X-rays. Session 8: Non thermal emission and shocks in clusters: M. Arnaud, Non thermal emission in clusters of galaxies; L. Feretti, ”Radio emission in clusters and connection to X-ray emission; G. Brunetti et al., Hard X-rays from galaxy clusters & Simbol-X. Session 9: It takes two to hard X (additional science): A. Maggio et al., Non-thermal hard X-ray emission from stellar coronae; S. Sciortino, Hard X-ray view of nearby Star Forming Regions; W. Pietsch, X-ray source population studies in nearby galaxies; R. Saxton et al., The XMM-Newton medium-energy X-ray ‘all-sky’ survey; P. Gorenstein, Searching for black holes in nearby galaxies with Simbol-X; S. Colafrancesco, AstroParticle physics of LSS in hard X-rays. Session 10: Posters: C. Argiroffi et al., Simbol-X capability of detecting the non-thermal emission of stellar flares; S. Basso et al., The problem of the calibration of Simbol-X X-ray telescope; S. Basso et al., The relation between the weight and the quality image in a X-ray telescope, with a particular regard to Simbol-X; R. Belmont & M. Tagger, A note on magnetized coronae; R. Belmont et al., A new code for radiation processes in high energy plasmas; S. Bianchi et al., On the Iwasawa-Taniguchi effect of radio-quiet AGN; V. Bianchin et al., Three years monitoring of 3C 273 with INTEGRAL and XMM-Newton; R. Chipaux et al., Status of the Simbol-X detector background simulation activities; V. Cotroneo et al., Simbol-X mirror module design scientific optimization; M. De Becker et al., The investigation of particle acceleration in colliding-wind massive binaries with Simbol-X; A. De Cia et al., Will Simbol-X unravel the high energy emission of the LLAGN M81?; D. De Martino et al., Broad-band X-ray properties of magnetic cataclysmic variables; M. Dovciak et al., Variation of Fe K[a] line equivalent width for orbiting spot around black hole; V. Fioretti et al., Simbol-X shielding system optimization studies; R. W. Goosmann et al., Observing the strong gravity regime of accreting black holes with Simbol-X; C. Isola et al., An universal flaring mechanism from the Sun to the stars?; N. La Palombara & S. Mereghetti, Broadband spectroscopy of persistent low luminosity X-ray pulsars; A. Longinotti, FERO (Finding Extreme Relativistic Objects): statistics of relativistic broad Fe K[a] lines in AGN; E. Massaro, Roma-BZCAT: a multifrequency blazar catalogue; G. Micela et al., Probing acceleration mechanism of non-thermal electrons in young stellar objects; G. Micela & M. Caramazza, Active stars: quiescent coronae or continuous flaring?; F. Panessa et al., Broad-band XMM-Newton X-ray spectra of new INTEGRAL AGN; S. Pellegrini, The high energy emission of nearby supermassive black holes; E. Piconcelli, X-ray spectral properties of bright Type 2 quasars; G. Ponti et al., Understanding the nature of the soft excess in AGN with Simbol-X; S. Puccetti et al., The most obscured AGNs with Simbol-X; D. Spiga et al., Estimation of the X-ray scattering impact in imaging degradation for the Simbol-X telescope; F. Tombesi et al., On the Simbol-X capability of detecting red/blue-shifted Fe K lines; D. Vernani et al., Feasibility study for the manufacturing of the multilayer X-ray optics for Simbol-X.

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Volume 78, 4, 2007
Pp. 236


LI Congresso Nazionale della Società Astronomica Italiana, Firenze, April 17-20, 2007, editors: F. Mannucci, M. Landini and F. Palla.
Foreword. List of Participants. Session I: The Sun and the Solar System: F. Reale, S. Parenti, K. K. Reeves, M. Weber, M. G. Bobra, M. Barbera, R. Kano, N. Narukage, M. Shimojo, T. Sakao, G. Peres, L. Golub, Magnetic activity and the solar corona: first results from the Hinode satellite; M. Ternullo, After a Century with Maunder’s Butterfly Diagram; A. Bemporad, Results from recent studies of CMEs with SOHO/UVCS; F. De Luise, E. Dotto, S. Fornasier, M. Lazzarin, D. Perna, E. Perozzi, A. Rossi, G. B. Valsecchi, Study for potential candidates for a Sample Return Spase Mission to a Near Earth Object; G. Galletta, M. D’Alessandro, G. Bertoloni, G. Fanti, E. Dainese, LISA: Mars and the limits of life; S. Marchi, S. Ortolani, Extrasolar planet taxonomy: a new statistical approach. Session II: Stars and Compact Objects: S. Sciortino, Open Clusters and Stellar Associations: Recent Results of the Italian Community; E. Poretti, M. Rainer, K. Uytterhoeven, G. Cutispoto, E. Distefano, P. Romano, CoRoT and asteroseismology; S. Messina, The RACE-OC project: Rotation and Activity Evolution in Open Clusters; R. G. Gratton, S. Lucatello, Stellar abundances and the chemical evolution of stellar systems: the Italian contribution; R. G. Pizzone et al., Light elements depletion in stellar atmospheres: the boron case; S. Mereghetti, The manyfold brotherhood of isolated neutron stars; T. Belloni, Accretion onto black holes and relativistic jets; V. D’Orazi, S. Randich, F. Palla, E. Flaccomio, R. Pallavicini, Metallicity of low-mass members of the Orion Nebula Cluster; L. Sidoli, A. Paizis, S. Mereghetti, V. Mangano, P. Romano, Recent results in High Mass X-ray Binaries; I. Busá, G. Catanzaro, The outer atmosphere of the RS CVn HR 742; D. Volpi, L. Del Zanna, E. Amato, N. Bucciantini, Synchrotron emission simulated maps: Pulsar Wind Nebulae. Session III: Interstellar Matter and Star Formation: J. Brand, Massive star formation in the Galaxy; P. Persi, M. Tapia, M. Roth, M. Gómez, A. R. Marenzi, An Infrared study of southern Dark Clouds; A. Isella, High angular resolution observations of circumstellar disks; G. Strazzulla, J. R. Brucato, M. E. Palumbo, F. Spinella, Ion irradiation of ices: astrochemical and astrobiological applications; M. L. Pumo, Evolutionary properties of - 7 - 13M stars and the associated nucleosynthesis; L. Podio, P. J. V. Garcia, F. Bacciotti, HeI [l]10830 line: a probe of the accretion/ejection activity in RU Lupi; D. Cardini, A. Cassatella, Colour, rotation, and age correlations in late-type main sequence stars. Session IV: Telescopes and Instrumentation: S. Scuderi, I. Pagano, M. Fiorini, L. Gambicorti, A. Gherardi, F. Gianotti, D. Magrin, M. Miccolis, M. Munari, E. Pace, The Field Camera Unit project for the WSO-UV space telescope; A. Di Paola, F. Pedichini, R. Speziali, A. Baruffolo, E. Diolaiti, J. Farinato, S. Gallozzi, G. Gentile, E. Giallongo, R. Ragazzoni, Technological developments at the LBT: the prime focus camera; C. Arcidiacono, M. Lombini, J. Farinato, R. Ragazzoni, Toward the first light of the Layer Oriented Wavefront Sensor for MAD; V. D’Odorico, CODEX/ESPRESSO: the era of precision spectroscopy; A. Gherardi, M. Romoli, E. Pace, M. Pancrazzi, G. Rossi, M. Focardi, D. Paganini, CCD cameras and Spacewire interfaces for HERSCHEL/SCORE suborbital mission; P. Di Marcantonio, R. Cirami, A. Caproni, G. Chiozzi, B. Jeram, H. Sommer, S. Harrington, K. Zagar, An overview of the ALMA Common Software (ACS); L. Gambicorti, D. Magrin, M. Munari, E. Pace, C. Pontoni, I. Pagano, S. Scuderi, WSO-UV Field Camera Unit preliminary optical layout; A. Russo, Polarimetric spectrometer for Italian Radiotelescopes; M. Pancrazzi, A. Gherardi, E. Pace, I. Pagano, S. Scuderi, M. Uslenghi, The Data Handling Unit for the WSO-UV Field Camera Unit. Session V: Galaxies: P. Tozzi, X-ray emission from Clusters of Galaxies; E. Sani, E. Nardini, G. Risaliti, The Energetic source in nearby and high redshift ULIRGs; S. Ciprini et al., Prominent activity of the blazar OJ 287 in 2005. XMM-Newton and multiwavelength observations; E. Dalla Bontà, L. Ferrarese, E. M. Corsini, J. Miralda-Escudé, L. Coccato, A. Pizzella, The Black Hole Mass of Abell 1836-BCG and Abell 3565-BCG; S. Galleti, The Globular cluster system of M31; L. Magrini, D. Galli, E. Corbelli, The shallow metallicity gradient of the Triangulum Galaxy and its time evolution; E. Tundo, M. Bernardi, R. K. Sheth, J. B. Hyde, A. Pizzella, SMBH Mass Function from Velocity Dispersion and Luminosity; A. Cardullo, E. M. Corsini, A. Pizzella, L. Buson, F. Bertola, Ultraviolet variability in the nucleus of the elliptical galaxy NGC 4278; A. Beifiori, E. M. Corsini, E. Dalla Bontà, A. Pizzella, L. Coccato, M. Sarzi, F. Bertola, Upper limits on the mass of supermassive black holes from HST/STIS archival data; V. Botte, S. Ciroi, F. Di Mille, P. Rafanelli, The OI[l]8446 emission line in NLS1 galaxies; V. Cracco S. Ciroi, F. Di Mille, P. Rafanelli, Morphology and photometry of isolated Seyfert galaxies; D. Impiombato, G. Tosti, S. Ciprini, Optical and near infrared observations of the blazar 3C 279 with the REM telescope; A. Cardullo, A. Pizzella, E. M. Corsini, Dalla Bontà, F. Bertola, Kinematics of low surface-brightness galaxies. Session VI: Cosmology and Astroparticles: G. Tagliaferri, Swift: Highlights on GRBs; G. Ghisellini, Cosmological implications of Gamma Ray Bursts; M. Persic, A. De Angelis, VHE astrophysics: recent developments; R. Salvaterra, Massive Black Holes in the early Universe; M. Mapelli, E. Ripamonti, Primordial gas heating by dark matter and structure formation; M. L. Pumo, L. Siess, R.A. Zappalà, Advanced evolution and final fate of Super-AGB stars.

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Volume 78, 3, 2007


First Perugia workshop in nuclear astrophysics, in honour and memory of Vittorio Castellani, Perugia, 27-28 November 2006. Editors: S. Palmerini, R. Guandalini and M. Busso.
Foreword. List of Participants. Session I: Nuclear Data and Facilities: C. Broggini (the LUNA Collaboration), LUNA: Laboratory for Underground Nuclear Astrophysics; L. Gialanella for the ERNA collaboration, Experimental Nuclear Astrophysics with the recoil mass separator ERNA; M. De Cesare, A. Di Leva, D. Schurmann, L. Gialanella, F. Strieder, R. Kunz, D. Rogalla, N. De Cesare, A. D’Onofrio, G. Imbriani, C. Lubritto, A. Ordine, A. Palmieri, V. Roca, C. Rolfs, M. Romano, F. Schumann, F. Terrasi and H. P. Trautvetter, A TOF-E detector for ERNA recoil separator; S. Marrone, U. Abbondanno, G. Aerts, H. Alvarez-Pol, F. Alvarez-Velarde, S. Andriamonje, J. Andrzejewski, P. Assimakopoulos, L. Audouin, G. Badurek, P. Baumann, F. Becvar, E. Berthoumieux, S. Bisterzo, M. Calviani, F. Calvino, D. Cano-Ott, R. Capote, C. Carrapico, P. Cennini, V. Chepel, E. Chiaveri, N. Colonna, G. Cortes, A. Couture, J. Cox, M. Dahlfors, S. David, I. Dillmann, R. Dolfini, C. Domingo-Pardo, W. Dridi, I. Duran, C. Eleftheriadis, M. Embid-Segura, L. Ferrant, A. Ferrari, R. Ferreira-Marques, L. Fitzpatrick, H. Frais-Koelbl, K. Fujii, W. Furman, R. Gallino, I. Goncalves, E. Gonzalez-Romero, A. Goverdovski, F. Gramegna, E. Griesmayer, C. Guerrero, F. Gunsing, B. Haas, R. Haight, M. Heil, A. Herrera-Martinez, M. Igashira, S. Isaev, E. Jericha, Y. Kadi, F. Kappeler, D. Karamanis, D. Karadimos, M. Kerveno, V. Ketlerov, P. Koehler, V. Konovalov, E. Kossionides, M. Krticka, C. Lamboudis, H. Leeb, A. Lindote, I. Lopes, M. Lozano, S. Lukic, J. Marganiec, C. Massimi, P. Mastinu, A. Mengoni, P. M. Milazzo, C. Moreau, M. Mosconi, F. Neves, H. Oberhummer, M. Oshima, S. O’Brien, J. Pancin, C. Papachristodoulou, C. Papadopoulos, C. Paradela, N. Patronis, A. Pavlik, P. Pavlopoulos, L. Perrot, R. Plag, A. Plompen, A. Plukis, A. Poch, C. Pretel, J. Quesada, T. Rauscher, R. Reifarth, M. Rosetti, C. Rubbia, G. Rudolf, P. Rullhusen, J. Salgado, L. Sarchiapone, I. Savvidis, C. Stephan, G. Tagliente , J. L. Tain, L. Tassan-Got, L. Tavora, R. Terlizzi, G. Vannini, P. Vaz, A. Ventura, D. Villamarin, M. C. Vincente, V. Vlachoudis, R. Vlastou, F. Voss, S. Walter, H. Wendler, M. Wiescher and K. Wisshak, Results and Perspectives of the n TOF experiment; R. G. Pizzone, L. Lamia, S. Romano, C. Spitaleri, A. Szanto de Toledo, S. Blagus, M. Bogovac, N. Carlin, S. Cherubini, V. Crucillá, M. Milin, M. M. De Moura, M. Gameiro Munhoz, M. Gimenez del Santo, M. Gulino, M. La Cognata, R. Liguori Neto, D. Miljanic, S. M. R. Puglia, G. G. Rapisarda, M. L. Sergi, N. Soic, F. A. Souza, A. A. P. Suaide, E. Szanto, S. Tudisco, A. Tumino and S. Typel, Light elements depletion in stellar environments; M. Gulino, V. Burjan, S. Cherubini, V. Crucilla, Z. Elekes, V. Kroha, M. La Cognata, L. Lamia, R. G. Pizzone, S. M. R. Puglia, G. G. Rapisarda, S. Romano, M. L. Sergi, E. Somorjai, C. Spitaleri and A. Tumino, New application of the quasi-free reaction mechanism to study neutron induced reactions at low energy; M. La Cognata, S. Romano, C. Spitaleri, S. Cherubini, V. Crucillà, M. Gulino, L. Lamia, R. G. Pizzone, A. Tumino, R. Tribble, L. Trache Changbo Fu, V. Goldberg, A. Mukhamedzhanov, G. Tabacaru and S. Typel, Fluorine Production in AGB Stars: the Role of the 15N(p; a)12C Reaction. Session II: Stellar Evolution and Nucleosynthesis: O. Straniero, Challenges for nuclear astrophysics: low mass stars; S. Palmerini and M. Busso, Nucleosynthesis in AGB stars; A. Calandra and M. Busso, Extra-mixing in AGB Stars from Magnetic Buoyancy; R. Guandalini, The Importance of Infrared Observations for AGB Star Luminosities; L. Husti, R. Gallino, S. Bisterzo, S. Cristallo and O. Straniero, Primary production of light and s elements in very metal-poor Asymptotic Giant Branch stars; M. Perinotto, Chemical Abundances in Planetary Nebulae and Stellar Evolution; A. Chieffi and M. Limongi, The nuclear processes relevant to the synthesis of the rays emitters 26A1 and 60Fe; M. Pignatari and R. Gallino, Metallicity dependence of the s-process in massive stars: theoretical predictions; I. Domìnguez, L. Piersanti, O. Straniero and A. Tornambé, Is the Cosmological use of SNe Ia reliable?; G. Tosti, Gamma-ray bursts and the future gamma-ray missions; R. Battiston (on behalf of the AMS-02 Collaboration), The Anti Matter Spectrometer (AMS-02): a Particle Physics Detector In Space.

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Volume 78, 2, 2007


Foreword. List of Participants. Opening talk: E. Rieger, Discovering a solar periodicity by chance. Session I: magnetic reconnection in the sun and stars: C. E. Parnell, 3d Magnetic reconnection, flares and coronal heating; L. Harra, Solar flares: the observations; S. V. Berdyugina, Preferred longitudes in solar and stellar activity; M. Massi, Stellar flaring periodicities; P. Browning and S. Dalla, Particle acceleration at 3D magnetic reconnection sites; C. Liefke, A. Reiners, and J. H. M. M. Schmitt, Magnetic field variations and a giant flare; L. Contarino, P. Romano, and F. Zuccarello, Application of the Kopp and Pneuman model to an M2.5 flare; B. P. Dabrowski and A. J. Kus, Millisecond solar radio spikes observed at 1420 Mhz; D. Dobrzycka, Solar coronal jets. Session II: solar and stellar coronae: V. Holzwarth, Magnetic flux emergence in fast rotating stars; K. G. Strassmeier, T. Carroll, J. B. Rice, and I. S. Savanov, Resolving stellar surface spots; M. Gudel, X-Ray and radio emission from stellar coronae; B. V. Gudiksen, Heating the Solar Corona; E. Ros and M. Massi, The flaring corona of UX Arietis; J. Forbrich, Th. Preibisch, and K. M. Menten, Coronae in the coronet: simultaneous X-ray to radio monitoring of a young stellar cluster; G. Hallinan, C. Lane, S. Bourke, A. Antonova, r. T. Zavala, W. F. Brisken, R. P. Boyle, F. J. Vrba, and A. Golden, Pulsating coherent radio emission from ultracool dwarfs; S. C. Marsden, M. Jardine, J.-F. Donati, P. Petit, M. Semel, and B. D. Carter, The photospheric magnetic field and coronal structure of HD 171488; J. Robrade, J.H.M.M. Schmitt, and A. Hempelmann, X-ray activity cycles in stellar coronae; M. Krause, Large scale magnetic fields in spiral galaxies; D. Uzdensky, Self-regulation of solar coronal heating via the collisionless reconnection condition. Session III: young stellar objects: T. Montmerle, What can X-rays tell us about accretion, mass loss, and magnetic fields in young stars ?; Th. Preibisch, The origin of X-ray emission from T Tauri stars; M. Jardine, The spatial structure of the coronae of T Tauri stars; J. Ferreira and C. Zanni, On some MHD aspects of star-disc-jets systems; S. G. Gregory, M. Jardine, A. Collier Cameron, and J.-F. Donati, Rotational modulation of X-ray emission from T Tauri stars; H. M. Gunther and J. H. M. M. Schmitt, Modelling the X-Rays of classical T Tauri stars; M. G. Petr-Gotzens and M. Massi, The enigmatic radio emission from [th1] Orionis A; J. Forbrich, M. Massi, E. Ros, A. Brunthaler, and K. M. Menten, VLBI observations of protostellar coronal radio emission towards YLW 15; N. Grosso, et alii, X-ray emission from the young brown dwarfs of the Taurus Molecular Cloud; M. Kuker and G. Rudiger, Funnel flows from protoplanetary disks. Session IV: accretion disks:A. Brandenburg and B. von Rekowski, Dynamos in accretion discs; J. Malzac, Accretion disc coronae in black hole binaries; A. Rozanska, M. Sobolewska, and B. Czerny, Accretion disk with magnetic corona in AGN; M. Kaufman Bernado and M. Massi, A basic condition for jet formation in accreting X-ray binaries; A. Laor and E. Behar, On the origin of radio emission in radio quiet quasars; L. Hric and R. Galis, Is there an accretion disc, envelope, or torus in the YY Her binary?; D. Uzdensky and J. Goodman, Towards a statistical theory of a magnetized accretion disk corona; N. K. Jackson, M. J. Church, M. Balucinska-Church, and G. S. Halai, Neutron star radiation pressure leading to jet formation in the brightest LMXB; M. Mayer and J. E. Pringle, Time-dependent two-phase models of black hole accretion discs; A. Sadovski, The revised GRV model of accretion disc coronae; L. C. Gallo, Evidence of coronal flaring in narrow-line Seyfert 1 galaxies; L. I. Matveyenko, D. A. Graham, and V. A. Demichev, Accretion disc and bipolar outflow in orion KL. Closing remarks: M. Gudel, Magnetic coronae in an astrophysical context.

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Volume 78, 1, 2007


Solar magnetism and dynamics and THEMIS users meeting, Meudon, November 15-17, 2006, editors: V. Bommier and S. Sahal-Bréchot.
Foreword. List of Participants. Session 1: THEMIS: B. F. Gelly, THEMIS: the 2006-2012 perspective; V. Bommier, Some THEMIS tip-tilt images; A. Lopez Ariste, THEMIS observational hits in 2006. Session 2: The quiet Sun: G. Tsiropoula and K. Tziotziou, The fine-scale structure of the quiet solar chromosphere; M. Bianda, R. Ramelli and J. O. Stenflo, Variation of the second solar spectrum with the solar cycle; A. Asensio Ramos and J. Trujillo Bueno, THEMIS observations of the Hanle effect in C[2] lines; C. Grec, C. Aime, M. Faurobert, G. Ricort and F. Paletou, Contrast inversion in the 557.6 nm line detected with differential speckle interferometry; J. C. Ramirez Vélez, Magnetic strength analysis in the quiet Sun regions using the Mn I line at 553 nm; M. J. Martinez Gonzalez, Internetwork magnetic fields observed in the visible; V. Bommier, G. Molodij and N. Meunier, The granular magnetic field as observed with THEMIS; R. Muller, A. Hanslmeier and M. Saldana-Munoz, Space and time variation of the solar granulation. Session 3: The active Sun and the network: Z. Xu and J. C. Hénoux, Multi-wavelength analysis of the impact polarization of 2001 June 15th solar flare; J. Stepan, Polarization diagnostics of proton beams in solar flares; J. Arnaud, S. V. Berdyugina, D. M. Fluri and N. Afram, Spectro-polarimetry of a sunspot simultaneously in atomic and molecular lines; P. Mein, N. Mein, M. Faurobert, G. Aulanier and J.-M. Malherbe, Magnetic flux tubes observed with THEMIS / MSDP; K. Tziotziou,G. Tsiropoula, N. Mein and P. Mein, Dual-line analysis of sunspot oscillations. Session 4: Filaments, prominences and corona: J. Arnaud, M. Faurobert and E. Fossat, Dome C: An exceptional site for solar observations; G. Stellmacher, E. Wiehr and J. Hirzberger, Two-dimensional imaging of the He D[3] / H [B] emission ratio in quiescent solar prominences; S. Rondi, Th. Roudier, G. Molodij, V. Bommier, J. M. Malherbe, B. Schmieder, N. Meunier, M. Rieutord, and F. Beigbeder, Photospheric flows around a quiescent filament and CALAS first results; M. Kramar and B. Inhester, Inversion of coronal Zeeman and Hanle observations to reconstruct the coronal magnetic field. Session 5: Theory, extrapolation and simulation: S. Regnier, Nonlinear force-free field extrapolation: numerical methods and applications; P. Démoulin and E. Pariat, Computing magnetic energy and helicity fluxes from series of magnetograms; H. Frisch, M. Sampoorna and K. N. Nagendra, Turbulent magnetic field averages for the Zeeman effect. Session 6: Polarimetric analysis & inversion methods: available tools: B. Lites, R. Casini, J. Garcia, H. Socas-Navarro, A suite of community tools for spectro-polarimetric analysis; A. Sainz Dalda and A. Lopez Ariste, Using reduction and inversion tools for THEMIS-MTR data: chromospheric reversals of a moving magnetic feature and an ephemeral region; P. Mein, N. Mein and V. Bommier, Fast vector magnetic maps with imaging spectroscopy; E. Khomenko and M. Collados, Magnetic field inversions from Stokes profiles generated by MHD simulations. Session 7: Openings on the future: N. Meunier, M. Lafon, P. Maeght, F. Grimaud and Th. Roudier, BASS2000-Tarbes: current status and THEMIS data processing; J.O. Stenflo, Solar polarimetry with ZIMPOL; B. Schmieder, New results and future perspectives of THEMIS. Posters: S. Sahal-Bréchot, M. Derouich, V. Bommier and P. S. Barklem, Multipole rates for atomic polarization studies: the case of complex atoms in nonspherically symmetric states colliding with atomic hydrogen; J.-M. Malherbe, Th. Roudier, J. Moity, P. Mein, J. Arnaud, and R. Muller, Spectro polarimetry with liquid crystals.

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Volume 77, 4, 2006


Exploiting large surveys for Galactic astronomy, Prague, August 22-23, 2006, editors: C. Corbally, C. Bailer-Jones, S. Giridhar and T. Lloyd Evans
Foreword. List of Participants. Session I: Photometric, spectroscopic and kinematic surveys: R. F. G. Wyse, Lessons from surveys of the Galaxy; H. J. Newberg, P. A. Mayeur, B. Yanny and the SEGUE collaboration, Galactic structure from photometric surveys; Z. Ivezic, D. Schlegel, A. Uomoto and 37 co-authors and the SDSS collaboration, SDSS Spectroscopic survey of stars; J. Holmberg, B. Nordström and J. Andersen, Revisiting the Geneva-Copenhagen Survey; C. Turon and N. Robichon, Astrometric surveys; J. López-Santiago, G. Micela, S. Sciortino and 1 co-author, Young stellar populations in the solar neighbourhood; D. Ishihara, T. Onaka, H. Kataza and 21 co-authors, Mid-infrared all-sky survey with AKARI. Session II: Impact on galactic astronomy: J. Bland-Hawthorn and K. C. Freeman, Galactic history: formation & evolution; S. Feltzing, Abundance structure of the Galactic disk; A. Helmi, On the absence of very metal-poor stars in the dwarf spheroidal satellites of the Milky Way. Session III: Interpretations and limitations of the data: I. S. Glass, Classic and new photometric systems; R. O. Gray, Parameterization of stars; S. Giridhar, S. Muneer and A. Goswami, Automated classification and stellar parameterization; A. C. Robin, Data sets and population synthesis. Session IV: Future strategies: C. A. L. Bailer-Jones, Prospects for Gaia and other space-based surveys. Session V: Joint discussion: C. J. Corbally, Panel discussion on large surveys in galactic astronomy; P. T. de Zeeuw, Concluding remarks. Poster Session I: New and recent surveys: U. Barres de Almeida, Z. Abraham and A. Roman-Lopes, Radio observations of the HII region complex RCW 95; A. M. Mickaelian, K. S. Gigoyan and 2 co-authors, The Digitized First Byurakan Survey (DFBS): a unique database for proper motion, variability studies, and object classification; C. Ducourant, J. F. Le Campion, M. Rapaport and 9 co-authors, Proper motion sky survey of 2.7 million stars with the Bordeaux automated CCD meridian circle; U.C. Joshi, S. Ganesh, K. S. Baliyan and 2 co-authors, Near infrared survey of the nuclear region of the Milky Way; T. Lloyd Evans, A. M. Smith, J. McCombie and P. J. Sarre, The search for Post-AGB stars with dusty discs; G. J. Madsen, L. M. Haffner, and R. J. Reynolds, The WHAM survey of ionized gas in the Galaxy; C. L. Martin, W. M. Walsh, K. Xiao and 5 co-authors, AST/RO sub-mm survey of the galactic center; A. M. Orsatti, M. M. Vergne, C. Feinstein and R. E. Martinez, Preliminary results from an open clusters polarimetric survey; A. Spagna, M. G. Lattanzi, B. McLean and 9 co-authors, The Guide Star Catalog II. Properties of the GSC 2.3 release; R. Tata, E. L. Martin, T. Kendall and 3 co-authors, First brown dwarfs from the UKIRT Infrared Deep Sky Survey (UKIDSS); A. R. Upgren, R. P. Boyle, J. Sperauskas and S. Bartasiute, Kinematics of nearby K-M dwarfs: first results. Poster Session II: New calibrations and models: E. B. de Amôres and J. R. D. Lépine, Estimating interstellar extinction towards elliptical galaxies and star clusters; E. B. de Amôres and A. C. Robin, Using the genetic algorithms to study the galactic structure; T. C. Beers, Y. Lee, T. Sivarani and 5 co-authors and the SEGUE Calibration Team, DSS-I value-added catalog of stellar parameters and the SEGUE pipeline; R. Drimmel, A. Spagna, B. Bucciarelli and 2 co-authors, All-sky counts in Gaia’s unfiltered passband; P. Girard, C. Allende Prieto and C. Soubiram, Chemical abundances in the ancient Milky Way: G-type SDSS stars automated determination of T[eff], log g, [Fe/H] and [a/Fe]; S. Koposov and E. Glushkova, Search for and investigation of new open clusters using the data from huge astronomical catalgues; O. Malkov and E. Oblak, Classification of eclipsing binaries in large surveys; P. Tsalmantza, M. Kontizas, R. Korakitis and 8 co-authors, A library of synthetic galaxy spectra for GAIA comparison with SDSS. Poster Session III: Exploiting existing surveys: G. Giuffrida, S. Zaggia, C. Izzo and 6 co-authors, MOS@VLT photometric and spectroscopic survey of the Sagittarius dwarf spheroidal galaxy; E. Glushkova and S. Koposov, Investigation of star clusters detected automatically in 2MASS Point Source Catalogue; L. Morales-Rueda, P. J. Groot, T. Augusteijn and 3 co-authors, Short timescale variability in the faint sky variability survey; L. Morales-Rueda, P. J. Groot, R. Napiwotzki and J. E. Drew, The white dwarf population in IPHAS; L. Skuljan and I. A. Bond, Variable stars in the MOA database; M. C. Smith, G. R. Ruchti, A. Helmi, R. F. G. Wyse and the RAVE collaboration, The RAVE survey: Using the local escape velocity to determine the mass of the Milky Way; R. Teixeira and R. E. de Souza, Kinematics of nearby disk stars from Hipparcos database. Poster Session IV: Future survey projects: D. Minniti, P. Lucas, A. Ahumada and 55 co-authors, Vista variables in the Via Lactea (VVV); N. Gouda, Y. Kobayashi, Y. Yamada and 12 co-authors, JASMINE-astrometric map of the galactic bulge; Y. Kobayashi, N. Gouda and T. Tsujimoto, A very small astrometry satellite mission: Nano-JASMINE; M. Suganuma, Y. Kobayashi, N. Gouda and 4 co-authors, Development of a very small telescope for space astrometry surveyer; T. Tsujimoto, N. Kobayashi, Y. Ikeda and 5 co-authors, A near-infrared high-resolution spectroscopic survey of Galactic bulge stars; T. Yano, N. Gouda and Y. Yamada, New method for astrometric measurements in Space Mission, JASMINE; Y. Yamada, N. Gouda, T. Yano and 7 co-authors, JASMINE simulator.

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Volume 77, 3, 2006


VIII Torino workshop on nucleosynthesis in AGB stars, Granada, February 6-10, 2006, editors: Carlos Abia and Imma Dominguez.
Foreword; List of Participants. Model Evolution and Nucleosynthesis: S. Cristallo, R. Gallino, O. Straniero, L. Piersanti, I. Dominguez, Short-lived isotopes and [23]Na production in low mass AGB stars; P. Ventura, F. D’Antona, AGB stellar models: current uncertainties on the theoretical ejecta; R. Gallino, S. Bisterzo, O. Straniero, I.I. Ivans, F. Kaeppeler, Metal dependence of light and heavy s-process isotopes in AGB stars; R.J. Stancliffe, Numerical issues on the thermally pulsing AGB stars; M. Busso, A. Calandra, M.C. Nucci, Buoyant magnetic flux tubes as a site for [26]Al production in AGB stars; C. A. Tout, The effects of binary stars on AGB nucleosynthesis; J.C. Lattanzio, D.S. Dearbon, P.P. Eggleton, Calculating stellar models in 3D: Djehuty and the core He flash; M. El Eid, K. Mehio, Comments on the evolution of AGB stars. Super AGB Stars: L. Siess, M.L. Pumo, Evolutionary properties of massive AGB star; C.L. Doherty, J.C. Lattanzio, Evolution and nucleosynthesis in super-AGB stars; E. Garcia-Berro, P. Gil-Pons, J. Gutiérrez, The evolution of primordial super-AGB stars; R. Izzard, A.J.T. Poelarends, Synthetic super-AGB stars; A.-J.T. Poelarends, R.G. Izzard, F. Herwig, N. Langer, A. Heger, Supernova from massive AGB stars. AGB Stars in Globular Clusters: F. D’Antona, P. Ventura, V. Caloi, AGB evolution in the early globular clusters: hints from the observations on the model parameters; A. Karakas, Y. Fenner, A. Sills, S.W. Campell, J.C. Lattanzio, He-enhancements in globular cluster stars from AGB star pollution; S. Campbell, J.C. Lattanzio, L.M. Elliot, Are there radical cyanogen abundance differences between galactic globular cluster RGB and AGB stars; P. Cottrell, E.C. Wylie, C. Sneden, J.C. Lattanzio, Heavy element abundances in giant branch stars in 47 Tuc. Population Synthesis and Chemical Evolution: L. Piovan, R. Tantalo, C. Chiosi, Spectral energy distribution in presence of shells of dust around AGB stars; A. Bonacic, R.G. Izzard, M. Lugaro, O.R. Pols, Population synthesis of s-process element enhanced stars: onstraining the [13]C effciency. Stellar Grains: A. Davis, R. Gallino, Short-lived radionuclides in presolar SiC grains: constraints on timescales; U. Ott, Q.Z. Yin, C.T. Lee, S-process signature in bulk presolar silicon carbide: a multi-element study; M. Pignatari, R. Gallino, S. Amari, A. Davis, Kr in presolar mainstream grains from AGB stars; P.R. Heck, K.K. Marhas, R. Gallino, P. Hoppe, H. Baur, R. Wieler, Helium and neon in single presolar grains from the meteorites Murchinson and Murray. Nuclear Astrophysics: C. Rolfs, Electron screening in metallic environments: a plasma of the poor man; M. Wiescher, R. E. Azuma, L. Gasques, J. Gorres, M. Pignatari, E. Simpson, Charge particle reaction rates from stellar H to C burning; F. Kappeler, N. Winckler, S. Dababneh, M. Heil, S. Bisterzo, R. Gallino, A new approach to the [176]Lu puzzle; M. Heil, F. Kappeler, E. Ubserseder, Neutron capture cross sections on light nuclei; C. Baldovin, M. Pignatari, R. Gallino, Nuclear uncertainties on pre-explosive [26]Al nucleosynthesis. AGB and Post-AGB Observations: L. Sabin, A.A. Zijlstra, Instabilities in long period AGB variables; R. Guandalini, M. Busso, M. Cardinali, On the luminosity of AGB stars as observed in the infrared from space and from the ground; H. Van Winckel, T. Lloyd Evans, M. Reyniers, P. Deroo, C. Gielen, Binarity post-AGB stars and their Keplerian disks; M. Reyniers, C. Abia, H. Van Winckel, T. Lloyd, L. Decin, K. Eriksson, A strongly s-process enriched RV Tauri star in the LMC; R. Wahlin, K. Eriksson, B. Gustafsson, K.H. Hinkle, D.L. Lambert, N. Ryde, B. Westerlund, Carbon stars in local group dwarf galaxies: C and O abundances; S. Uttenthaler, J. Hron, Th. Lebzelter, M. Schultheis, M. Busso, H.-U. Kaufl, Tc and the third dredge-up abundances in AGB stars: bulge and field stars; D.A. Garcia, P. Garcia-Lario, B. Plez, A. Manchado, F. D’Antona, J. Lub, H. Habing, Observational constraints on s-process nucleosynthesis in massive galactic O-rich AGB stars; O. Zamora, C. Abia, B. Plez, I. Dominguez, The chemical composition of R stars; I. Ivans, Bisterzo S., Gallino R., Metal poor star observations of elements formed via n-capture processes; S. Bisterzo, R. Gallino, O. Straniero, I. Ivans, F. Kappeler, W. Aoki, S-process in low metallicity Pb stars; D. Yong, W. Aoki, B.W. Carney, F. Grundahl, D.L. Lambert, P.E. Nissen, D.B. Paulson, Rubidium and lead abundances in globular clusters; K. Werner, D. Jahn, T. Rauch, E. Reiff, F. Herwig, J.W. Kruk, AGB star intershell abundances inferred from analysis of extremely hot H-deficient post-AGB stars. Model Atmospheres: Y. Pavlenko, The modelling of the spectra and atmospheres of evolved stars; M. Lederer, T. Lebzelter, B. Aringer, W. Nowotny, J. Hron, S. Uttenthaler, S. Hofner, Toward abundance determination from dynamic atmospheres. Universe Awareness: C.J. Odman, C. Scorza, G.K. Miley, C. Madsen, An inspirational programme for economically disadvantaged young children.

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Volume 77, 2, 2006


AGN and galaxy Evolution, Castel Gandolfo, October 3-6, 2005, editor: Fabrizio Fiore.
Foreword. List of Participants. Session I: Properties of Active Galactic Nuclei: M. Elvis, Quasar Structure; B. M. Peterson, Black Hole Masses Based on Reverberation Mapping of the Broad-Line Region; N. Arav, Chemical abundances in AGN: X-ray/UV campaign on Mrk 279; A. Konigl, AGN winds and jets: a theoretical perspective; G. Matt, The X-ray view of the AGN inner regions; E. Quataert, Nuclear starbursts and AGN fueling. Session II: Active Galactic Nuclei and supermassive black holes in the Early Universe: P. Madau, Massive black holes during the "gray ages"; Z. Haiman, The formation of the first black holes and their contribution to the reionization of the intergalactic medium; X. Fan, Evolution of high-redshift quasars; R. Maiolino, Metals and dust in high redshift AGNs; F. Haardt, Hardening in a time-evolving stellar background: hyper-velocity stars, orbital decay and prediction for LISA. Session III: The joint evolution of Active Galactic Nuclei and Galaxies: G. De Zotti, A physical model for co-evolution of QSOs and of their spheroidal hosts; N. Menci, Cosmological evolution of galaxies and interaction-driven fueling of AGNs; P. Monaco, A close look to quasar-triggered galaxy winds; P. Tozzi, AGN and galaxy evolution from deep X-ray surveys; F. Fiore, Unveiling obscured accretion; A. Cimatti, Distant early-type galaxies: tracers of the galaxy mass assembly evolution; A. Franceschini, Evolutionary paths for galaxies and AGNs: new Insights by the Spitzer space telescope; A. Grazian, Future prospects for AGN and galaxy surveys with the LBT Large Binocular Camera. Session IV: Local Active Galactic Nuclei: G. Fabbiano, Exploring the range of black hole masses with Chandra; S. Komossa, Observational evidence for binary black holes and active double nuclei; A. Marconi, Local supermassive black holes and relics of Active Galactic Nuclei; D. Merritt, Black holes and nuclear dynamics.

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Volume 77, 1, 2006


Stellar Pulsation and Evolution, Monte Porzio Catone, June 19 - 24, 2005, editors: A. R. Walker and G. Bono.
Foreword. List of Participants. W. Dziembowski, A. Gautschy, D. Gough, Obituary for Norman H. Baker. Evolutionary and Pulsation Properties: A.N. Cox, Internal composition of pulsating stars; A. Weiss, Low mass stars; G. Fontaine, P. Brassard, S. Charpinet, P. Chayer, The need for radiative levitation for understanding the properties of pulsating sdB stars; P.-O. Quirion, G. Fontaine, and P. Brassard, Modeling the red edge of the GW Vir (PG 1159) instability strip: evolutionary calculations taking into account diffusion and mass loss; T. Lebzelter, P.R. Wood, Long period variables in globular clusters; S.K. Randall, J.M. Matthews, G. Fontaine, P. Brassard, J. Rowe, R. Kuschnig, Detection of long-period variations in the subdwarf B star PG 0101+039 on the basis of MOST photometry; N. Matsunaga, Y. Nakada, T. Tanabé, H. Fukushi, Y. Ita, Red Variables in globular clusters: comparison with the Bulge and the LMC; M. Marconi, G. Bono, F. Caputo, S. Cassisi, P. Pietrukowicz, G. Pietrzynski, Classical Cepheids as age indicators; S. Cassisi, A. Pietrinferni, M. Salaris, F. Castelli, D. Cordier, M. Castellani, BASTI: An interactive database of updated stellar evolution models; P.R. Wood, Long-period variables; M.A.T. Groenewegen, J.A.D.L. Blommaert, Mira variables in the Galactic Bulge; Y. Ita, S. Deguchi, N. Matsunaga, H. Fukushi, Search for SiO masers in nearby Miras pulsating in the first overtone mode; A. Wachter, Mass loss of dust-driven winds at subsolar metallicity; E. Alecian, C. Catala, M-J. Goupil, Y. Lebreton, M-A. Dupret, RS Cha, a binary system suitable for testing stellar physics modeling during the pre-main sequence phase; P.J. Amado, E. Rodriguez, Kyung-J. Choo, S.-L. Kim, R. Garrido, J.C. Suarez, A. Moya, S. Martin-Ruiz, The rapidly pulsating pre-main sequence star HD 34282: new observations; T. Arentoft, F. Grundahl, J. De Ridder, L. Glowienka, K. Lefever, H. R. Jensen, M. Reyniers, C. Waelkens, S. Frandsen, T. B. Nielsen, H. Kjeldsen, Pulsating stars and EBs in clusters: NGC 2506; C. Barban, M.J. Goupil, C. van’t Veer-Menneret, R. Garrido, U. Heiter, F. Kupka, Limb-darkening coefficients for the purpose of pulsation mode identification for A-F stars; M. Y. Bouzid T. Pribulla C. Sterken, The physical parameters of the binary V1034 Sco; M. Castellani, V. Castellani, S. Cassisi, F. Caputo, RR Lyrae variables in GGCs; T. M. Corwin, J. Borissova, M. Catelan, H. A. Smith, R. Kurtev, Variable stars in the globular cluster M15; Z. Kollath, Z. Csubry, TiFrAn: a new tool for analyzing light-curves; J.R. Rasmussen, T.H. Dall, S. Frandsen, Amplitude ratios as mode characterizors in [d] Scuti stars; J. Daszynska-Daszkiewicz, W.A. Dziembowski, A.A. Pamyatnykh, On the nature of small amplitude peaks in [d] Scuti oscillation spectra; N. De Lee, M. Catelan, A. Layden, B. Pritzl, H. Smith, A. Sweigart, D.L. Welch, NGC 6304: a metal rich cluster with RR Lyrae?; M.-A. Dupret, A. Grigahcène, R. Garrido, J. De Ridder, R. Scuflaire, Application of Time-Dependent Convection models to the photometric mode identification in [d] Scuti stars; M.-A. Dupret, A. Grigahcene, R. Garrido, J. De Ridder, R. Scuflaire, Application of Time-Dependent Convection models to the photometric mode identification in Doradus stars; G. Fiorentino, M. Limongi, F. Caputo, M. Marconi, Synthetic evolutionary models and pulsational constraints for metal-poor Cepheids; G. Giuffrida, S. Pedicelli, R. Buonanno, P.B. Stetson, G. Bono, L. Pulone, C. Corsi, M. Monelli, M. Dall’Ora, BVR photometry of the Sculptor dwarf spheroidal galaxy; E. V. Glushkova, L. N. Berdnikov, D.G. Turner, Period changes in cluster and association Cepheids; A. Grigahcène, M.A. Dupret, R. Garrido, M. Gabriel, Influence of overshooting and metallicity on the [d] Scuti and [g] Doradus instability strips; J. A. Guzik, B.R. Peterson, A.N. Cox, P.A. Bradley, A common puzzle for Extreme Helium stars and evolved [d] Scuti stars; Y.-B. Jeon, S.-L. Kim, H. Lee, M.G.Lee, J.-W. Lee, Discovery of the first SX Phoenicis-type pulsating component in the semi-detached Algol-type eclipsing binary in M71; K. Lefever, J. Puls, C. Aerts, Study of a sample of periodically variable B-type supergiants; C.C. Lovekin, R.G. Deupree, Testing von Zeipel’s law using 2D stellar evolution; A. Munteanu, G. Bono, J. José, E. Garcia-Berro, R.F. Stellingwerf, The role of turbulent pressure and shell thickness in one-zone convective models; J. H. Pena, R. Peniche, M. A. Hobart, C. de la Cruz, A. A. Gallegos, uvby - [b] photometry of the RR Lyrae star AC And; A. Pietrinferni, S. Cassisi, G. Bono, P.B. Stetson, G. Iannicola, V. Castellani, R. Buonanno, M. Zoccali, Horizontal Branch stars: He-enhanced stellar models; G. Raimondo, M.R.-L. Cioni, R. Rejkuba, D.R. Silva, Carbon stars in the SMC: pulsation properties from MACHO light-curves; L. Sabin, A.A. Zijlstra, Period evolution in very long period variables: the semiregulars; L. Szabados, L.L. Kiss, A. Derekas, Observational study of the anomalous Cepheid XZ Ceti; D.G. Turner, M. Abdel-Sabour Abdel-Latif, L.N. Berdnikov, Cepheid period changes as tests of stellar evolution; L.S. Watson, J.A. Guzik, Implications of the new solar abundances for the late evolution of the Sun. Abundances and Radial Velocities: M. Mottini, M. Romaniello, F. Primas, G. Bono, M.A.T. Groenewegen, P. Francois, The chemical composition of Cepheids in the Milky Way and the Magellanic Clouds; G. Kovacs, Metallicity effects on distances based on double-mode Cepheids; S.J. O’Toole, U. Heber, Is there a correlation between metal abundance and pulsation in sdB stars?; F. D’Antona, P. Ventura, V. Caloi, Multiple helium abundances in globular clusters stars: consequences for the Horizontal Branch and RR Lyrae; M. Romaniello, F. Primas, M. Mottini, M. Groenewegen, G. Bono, P. Francois, The metallicity dependence of the Cepheid period-luminosity relation; Y. Frémat, P. Lampens, P. Van Cauteren, C.W. Robertson, Analysis of main-sequence A-type stars showing radial velocity variability; M. Laymand, S. Vauclair, Internal composition of planet host stars: the case of HD17051; S. Morgan, J. Wahl, R. Wieckhorst, A method for determining [Fe/H] for c-type RR Lyrae based upon Fourier coeffcients; W. Nowotny, S. Hofner, T. Lebzelter, B. Aringer, J. Hron, Modelling NIR molecular lines for Miras; L. Sbordone, P. Bonifacio, G. Marconi, S. Zaggia, R. Buonanno, The chemistry of the neighbors: detailed abundances in the Sgr and CMa dwarf galaxies; S.-L. Kim, C.-U. Lee, J. W. Lee, Spectroscopic observations of the oEA-type variable AB Per; H.C. Woodruff, J.P. Lloyd, T. ten Brummelaar, M. Scholz, N. Turner, P.G. Tuthill, Imaging shock fronts in Mira atmospheres. Distance Scale: J. Storm, How good are RR Lyrae and Cepheids really as distance indicators?: the observational approach; T. G. Barnes III, J. Storm, W.H. Jefferys, W.P. Gieren, P. Fouqué, Infrared surface brightness distances to Cepheids: a comparison of Bayesian and linear-bisector calculations; W. Gieren, J. Storm, T.G. Barnes III, P. Fouqué, G. Pietrzynski, F. Kienzle, Evidence for a universal slope of the period-luminosity relation from direct distances to Cepheids in the LMC; M. Catelan, H.A. Smith, B.J. Pritzl, J. Borissova, C. Cacciari, R. Contreras, T.M. Corwin, N. De Lee, M.E. Escobar, Completing the census of (bright) variable stars in galactic globular clusters; G. Bono, F. Caputo, V. Castellani, Stellar pulsation and evolution: a stepping-stone to match reality; M. Dall’Ora, G. Bono, J. Storm, F. Caputo, G. Andreuzzi, G. Marconi, M. Monelli, V. Ripepi, P.B. Stetson, The RR Lyrae distance scale from near-infrared photometry: current results; E. Poretti, L. Dell’Arciprete, G. Clementini, E. V. Held, C. Greco, M. Gullieuszik, M. Maio, L. Rizzi, M. Catelan, H.A. Smith, B. Pritzl, N. De Lee, A. Rest, A large and homogeneous sample of SX Phe stars in the Fornax dwarf spheroidal galaxy; A. Pigulski, Z. Kołaczkowski, T. Ramza, A. Narwid, High-amplitude [d] Scuti stars in the Galactic Bulge from the OGLE-II and MACHO data; P. Kervella, Cepheid distances from interferometry; A. Mérand, P. Kervella, V. Coudé du Foresto, T. ten Brummelaar, H. McAlister, Interferometric Observations of Cepheids: p-factor and center to limb darkening measurements; N. Nardetto, D. Mourard, Ph. Mathias, A. Fokin, The projection factor for Cepheid distances determination; G. Pietrzynski, W. Gieren, The Araucaria Project; C. Cacciari, A. Sollima, F.R. Ferraro, RR Lyrae variables in [o] Centauri (NGC 5139); G. Clementini, C. Greco, E.V. Held, E. Poretti, M. Catelan, L. Dell’Arciprete, M. Gullieuszik, M. Maio, L. Rizzi, H.A. Smith, B.J. Pritzl, A. Rest, N. De Lee, The Fornax Project; P. Moskalik, N.A. Gorynya, Angular diameter amplitudes of bright Cepheids; M. Di Criscienzo, F. Caputo, M. Marconi, I. Musella, RR Lyrae-based calibration of the globular cluster luminosity; C. Greco, V. Ripepi, L. Federici, G. Clementini, L. Di Fabrizio, L. Baldacci, M. Maio, M. Marconi, I. Musella, P.B. Stetson, Variable stars in the globular cluster NGC2419; E. Antonello, L. Fossati, D. Fugazza, L. Mantegazza, W. Gieren, The P-L relation in the BVRI bands for Cepheids in IC 1613 259; J. Storm, W. Gieren, P. Fouqué, T.G. Barnes III, M. Gomez, Distances to six Cepheids in the LMC cluster NGC1866 from the near-IR surfacebrightness method; V. Testa, F. R. Ferraro, V. Ripepi, I. Musella, M. Dall’Ora, A. Mucciarelli, M. Marconi, M. Mateo, Near IR photometry of cepheid variables in the LMC clusters NGC1866 AND NGC2031. Results from Large Surveys: I. Soszynski, Results of the OGLE-II and OGLE-III surveys; M. Monelli, M. Nonino, G. Bono, A.R. Walker, R. Buonanno, F. Caputo, C.E. Corsi, M. Dall’Ora, P. Francois, S. Moehler, A. Munteanu, L. Pulone, V. Ripepi, H. Smith, P.B. Stetson, F. Thévenin, Stellar populations in the Carina dSph galaxy; K. Kinemuchi, H.A. Smith, T. McKay, P.R. Wozniak, and ROTSE Collaboration, Oosterhoff properties of RR Lyrae stars in the NSVS database; H. Bruntt, D. L. Buzasi, High-precision photometry with the WIRE satellite; J.F. Rowe, J.M. Matthews, R. Kuschnig, D.B. Guenther, A.F.J. Moffat, S.M.R. Rucinski, D. Sasselov, G.A.H. Walker, W.W. Weiss, Direct imaging photometry with the MOST satellite; A. Munteanu, M. Monelli, A.R. Walker, G. Bono, P.B. Stetson, R. Buonanno, F. Caputo, C.E. Corsi, M. Nonino, L. Pulone, H.A. Smith, Search for variable stars in the Carina dSph galaxy; I. Musella, V. Ripepi, E. Brocato, V. Castellani, F. Caputo, M. Del Principe, M. Marconi, A.M. Piersimoni, G. Raimondo, P.B. Stetson, A.R. Walker, B, V, I photometry of the complete sample of 23 Cepheids in the field of NGC 1866; M. Breger, A.A. Pamyatnykh, Close frequencies in pulsating stars: common and mysterious!; C.A. Gossl, J. Snigula, U. Hopp, Using [d] Cep stars to study northern dwarf irregular galaxies of the Local Group; L.L. Kiss, P. Lah, Red giant variables: OGLE-II and MACHO; P. Eggenberger, F. Carrier, A. Maeder, G. Meynet, Observations of solar-like oscillations and asteroseismic models including rotation; P. De Cat, K. Goossens, F. Bouckaert, L. Eyer, J. Cuypers, J. De Ridder, C. Aerts, M.-A. Dupret, A. Grigahcéne, and many observers, Observational results for northern and southern (candidate) Doradus; V. Ripepi, M. Marconi, F. Palla, S. Bernabei, A. Ruoppo, F. Cusano, J.M. Alcala, Recent results on Pre-main sequence [d] Scuti stars; J. M. Benko, On the mode switching of RRd stars; A. Calamida, P.B. Stetson, G. Bono, L.M. Freyhammer, F. Grundahl, M. Hilker, M.I. Andersen, R. Buonanno, S. Cassisi, Multi-band photometry in Omega Centauri; F. Carrier, P. Eggenberger, Asteroseismology of solar-type stars with Coralie and Harps I: Observations and modelling of single stars; M. Cherix, F. Carrier, G. Burki, A. Blecha, Long-term monitoring of variable stars in open clusters; M. Del Principe, A.M. Piersimoni, J. Storm, G. Bono, F. Caputo, S. Cassisi, L.M. Freyhammer, M. Marconi, P.B. Stetson, Near-infrared observations of RR Lyrae variables in [o] Centauri; J. Fliri, A. Riffeser, S. Seitz, R. Bender, The WeCAPP Variable Star Catalogue of M31; L.M. Freyhammer, H. Hensberge, C. Sterken, P. De Cat, C. Aerts, The oscillation modes of the [b] Cephei star in HD 92024 in the open cluster NGC3293; Z. Kołaczkowski, A. Pigulski, I. Soszynski, A. Udalski, M. Kubiak, M. Szymanski, K. Zebrun, G. Pietrzynski, P.R. Wozniak, O. Szewczyk, L. Wyrzykowski, Hot pulsators in the Magellanic Clouds; D. Lepischak, D.L. Welch, Stellar variability in the sub-horizontal branch region of the LMC; J.B. Marquette, Various aspects of stellar variability in the Magellanic Clouds from the EROS 2 survey; A. Narwid, Z. Kołaczkowski, A. Pigulski, T. Ramza, [b] Cephei stars in the inner part of the Galaxy; J. Snigula, C. Gossl, U. Hopp, Toward a census of variable stars in northern local group dwarf irregular galaxies; P. Szekely, L.L. Kiss, B. Csak, A. Derekas, T.R. Bedding, K. Szatmary, A comprehensive survey of variable stars in the globular cluster NGC 362. Asteroseismology: W.A. Dziembowski, Progress in understanding and exploiting stellar oscillation spectra; M.S. Cunha, S.A.G. Sousa, High frequency versus low frequency oscillations in roAp stars; S. Charpinet, G. Fontaine, P. Brassard, P. Chayer, E.M. Green, The structure of extreme horizontal branch stars from asteroseismology; T. Bohm M.A Dupret. H. Aynedjian, Seismology and rotation of the Herbig Ae star HD 104237; M. A. Dupret, A. Grigahcene, R. Garrido, J. De Ridder, A. Moya, J.-C. Suarez, R. Scuflaire, M. Gabriel, M.-J. Goupil, Theoretical aspects of g-mode pulsations in Doradus stars; B. G. Castanheira, S. O. Kepler, Discovery of 25 new DAVs; A. Kim, D.E. Winget, M.H. Montgomery. S.O. Kepler, Driving in ZZ Ceti stars - Problem solved?; T.S. Metcalfe, An asteroseismic test of diffusion theory; T.R. Bedding, Hans Kjeldsen, Observing solar-like oscillations: recent results; J.A. Guzik, L.S. Watson, A.N. Cox, Implications of revised solar abundances for helioseismology; H. Saio, Nonadiabatic p-mode pulsations of magnetic stars; M. Sachkov, T. Ryabchikova, S. Bagnulo, I. Ilyin, T. Kallinger, O. Kochukhov, F. Leone, G. Lo Curto, T. Luftinger, D. Lyashko, A. Magazzu, H. Saio, W.W. Weiss, Spectroscopy of roAp star pulsation: HD24712; S.D. Kawaler, Some interesting twists in the pulsating sdB star puzzle; D. Stello, H. Kjeldsen, T.R. Bedding, D. Buzasi, Are mode lifetimes of red giant stars too short?; F. Thévenin, L. Bigot, P. Kervella, B. Lopez, B. Pichon, F.-X. Schmider, Asteroseismology and Interferometry; M.D. Reed and Whole Earth Telescope Xcov 21 and 23 Collaborations, The observational search for tidally tipped pulsation axes in subdwarf B stars; C.W. Straka, P. Demarque, D.B. Guenther, L. Li, F.J. Robinson, Turbulence in models of a star other than Sun: matching [e] Bootis observed pmodes; F. Lignières, M. Rieutord, D. Reese, Acoustic oscillations in centrifugally flattened polytropic star; S. Jankov, P. Mathias, Fourier-Doppler imaging of non-radial pulsations in Doradus stars; F. Grundahl, T. Arentoft, H. Bruntt, J. Christensen-Dalsgaard, J. V. Clausen, S. Frandsen, L. Glowienka, H. R. Jensen, H. Kjeldsen, Pinpointing isochrones in clusters; P.A. Bradley, Preliminary seismology of the DA white dwarf G 185-32; P. Brassard, G. Fontaine, Effects of diffusion of chemical elements on the period structure; M. Castro, S. Vauclair, Helium diffusion during the evolution of solar-type stars: asteroseismic tests; R.U. Claudi, R. Gratton, A. Bonanno, S. Desidera, S. Leccia, R. Ventura, R. Cosentino, SARG@TNG: Asteroseismology of solar like stars; M.S. Cunha, Magnetic perturbations to pulsations in stellar models of roAp stars; J. Daszynska-Daszkiewicz, W.A. Dziembowski, A.A. Pamyatnykh, Applications of pulsation amplitudes and phases; P. Eggenberger, F. Carrier, Asteroseismology of solar-type stars with Coralie and Harps II: Observations and modelling of binary stars; V.G. Elkin, D.W. Kurtz, G. Mathys, Rapid radial velocity variations in the cool roAp star HD99563; L. Fox Machado, F. Pérez Hernandez, J.C. Suarez, E. Michel, Y. Lebreton, Asteroseismic constraints on the Pleiades distance; F. Grundahl, H. Kjeldsen, S. Frandsen, M. Andersen, T. Bedding, T. Arentoft, J. Christensen-Dalsgaard, SONG: Stellar Oscillations Network Group: a global network of small telescopes for asteroseismology and planet searches; A. Kim, D.E. Winget, M.H. Montgomery, Measuring plasmon neutrino rates using DBVs; S. Leccia, H. Kjeldsen, A. Bonanno, R. U. Claudi, L. Paterno, Seismological study of the solar-like star Procyon A; M.H. Montgomery, Constraints on convection from pulsating white dwarf stars; A. Moya, A. Grigahcene, J.C. Suarez, S. Martin-Ruiz, P.J. Amado, M.A. Dupret, R. Garrido, E. Rodriguez, First unambiguous asteroseismologic modelling of a Doradus star; A. Mazumdar, A new asteroseismic diagram for solar-type stars; P. Mathias, E. Matar, S. Jankov, E. Chapellier, D. Le Contel, J.-M. Le Contel, J.-P. Sareyan, J.-C. Valtier, F.C. Fekel, Asteroseismology of Doradus stars and the COROT mission; J. Montalban, A. Miglio, Evolution and seismology of [a] Centauri; J. Provost, G. Berthomieu, M. Martic, About Procyon modeling; M.D. Reed, A.-Y. Zhou, S.L. Harms, G.W.Wolf, D.M. Terndrup, D. An, D. Kilkenny, C.-W. Chen, W.-P. Chen, H.-C. Lin, S. Zola, A. Baran, W. Ogloza, M. Siwak, K.D. Gazeas, P.G. Niarchos, Follow-up observations of pulsating subdwarf B stars; E. Rodriguez, P.J. Amado, V. Costa, J.C. Suarez, A. Moya, E. Poretti, M.J. Lopez-Gonzalez, A. Rolland, P. Lopez de Coca, A new multiperiodic Doradus variable in Andromedae; S. Schuh, J. Huber, S. Dreizler, E.M. Green, T. Stahn, S. Randall, T.-O. Husser, U. Heber, S. O’Toole, G. Fontaine, Exciting new features in the frequency spectrum of the EC 14026 star HS 0702+6043: Simultaneous g-modes and p-modes in a sdB pulsator; A. Shavrina, N. Polosukhina, S. Khan, Ya. Pavlenko, D. Kudryavtsev, N. Mikhailitska, Yu. Lyubchik, I. Ilyin, Pulsational variability of Li I 6708 line profile in the spectra of roAp star gamma Equ; R. Silvotti, M. Pavlov, G. Fontaine, T. Marsh, V. Dhillon, The ZZ Ceti instability strip as seen by VLT-ULTRACAM; S.A.G. Sousa, M.S. Cunha, Wave reflection in roAp stars; D.J. Wright, K.R. Pollard, P.L. Cottrell, A two-site study of QW Puppis. Multi-Periodic Phenomena: H.A. Smith, Blazhko effect and double-mode RR Lyrae stars; K. Kolenberg, E. Guggenberger, M. Breger, H. Smith, T. Barnes, How to make progress in the understanding of the Blazhko effect; J.C. Suarez, R. Garrido, The effect of rotation on Petersen Diagrams; M. Paparo, Evolutionary stages and dominant modes in [d] Scuti stars; J. Setiawan, M. Roth, P. Weise, M.P. Dolinger, Multi-periodic oscillations of HD 32887 and HD 81797; E.A. Olivier, P. R. Wood, Nonlinear pulsation models of red giants; A. Derekas, L.L. Kiss, B. Csak, J. Griffin, C. Lindstrom, Sz. Mészaros, P. Székely, M.C.B. Ashley, T.R. Bedding, Binarity and multiperiodicity in high-amplitude delta Scuti stars; O.J. Fraser, S.L. Hawley, K.H. Cook, Investigating the late stages of stella evolution with long period variables from MACHO and 2MASS; Y. Frémat, P. Lampens, E. Alecian, L. Balona, C. Catala, M.-J. Goupil, G. Torres, P. Skoda, Spectral separation of two pulsating non-single stars; K. Hinkle, F. Fekel, R. Joyce, P. Wood, Pulsation of the late-type star in symbiotic systems; P. Lopez de Coca, I. Olivares, A. Rolland, V. Costa, E. Rodriguez, P.J. Amado, Multiperiodicity in the [d] Scuti-type star V929 Her; K.R. Pollard, J.A. McSaveney, P.L. Cottrell, The long-term phenomenon in U Mon; E. Rodriguez, S. Fauvaud, A. Zhou, J.P. Sareyan, M.D. Reed, G. Klingenberg, J. Farrell, A. Rolland, P. Lopez de Coca, J. Michelet, S.E. Robinson, G. Santacana, J.J. Rives, Pulsational behaviour of the SX Phe variable BL Cam; A. Rolland, V. Costa, P.J. Amado, P. Lopez de Coca, E. Rodriguez, I. Olivares, Stromgren photometry of the [d] Sct star V919 Her; S. Martin-Ruiz, J.C. Suarez, P.J. Amado, A. Moya, A. Arellano Ferro, I. Ribas, E. Poretti, A. Grigahcene, [d] Scuti-type pulsation in the eclipsing and spectroscopic binary HD172189 in the cluster IC 4756; E. Adams, P.R. Wood, M.-R. Cioni, Velocity monitoring of sequence-E red giants. Future Projects: E. Michel, R. Samadi, F. Baudin, M. Auvergne, and the Corot Team, CoRoT - a so near future; J. Molenda-Zakowicz, The new space telescope Kepler and its asteroseismological targets; L. Eyer, The Gaia mission: pulsating stars with Gaia; D. Mourard, N. Nardetto, Prospects for direct distance determination of LMC Cepheids by differential interferometry; A. Grigahcène, S. Martin-Ruiz, M. A. Dupret, R. Garrido, M. Gabriel, Hybrid stars with a simultaneous [d] Scuti and Doradus stars pulsational behaviour.

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Volume 76, 4, 2005


Solar Variability and Earth's climate, Monte Porzio Catone, June 27 - July 1, 2005, editors: Ilaria Ermolli, Judit Pap and Peter Fox
Foreword. List of Participants. Session I: Solar Radiation and Climate Records - Status and Current Measurements: M. P. Rast, Solar variability: a brief review; C. Frohlich, Solar irradiance variability since 1978: revision of the PMOD composite during Solar Cycle 21; J. Harder, J. Fontenla, O. White, G. Rottman and T. Woods, Solar spectral irradiance variability comparisons of the SORCE SIM instrument with monitors of solar activity and spectral synthesis; A. G. Kosovichev, Sun’s Global Property Measurements: helioseismic probing of solar variability; J. Beer, Solar variability and climate change; A. Mangini, Assessing the variability of precipitation during the Holocene from stalagmite records; O. Raspopov, V. Dergachev, O. Kozyreva, and T. Kolstrom, Climate response on de Vries solar cycles: evidence from Juniperus turkestanica tree-rings in Central Asia. Session II: Mechanisms and Physical models for Irradiance Variations: C. J. Schrijver, Solar and stellar variability; S. Sofia and L. H. Li, Mechanisms for global solar variability; D. Schmitt, Origin of solar magnetic variability; S. K. Solanki and M. Schussler, Mechanisms of secular magnetic field variations; O. Steiner and A. Ferriz-Mas, The deep roots of radiance variability. Session III: Mechanisms and Physical models for Climate Variations: E. Zorita and H. von Storch, Methodical aspects of reconstructing non-local historical temperatures; C. Amman, Solar signal in records and simulations of past climate; C. Field, G. A. Schmidt and D. Koch, Solar and climatic effects on [10]Be; U. Cubasch, G. Burger, I. Fast, Th. Spangehl and S. Wagner, The direct solar influence on climate: modeling the lower atmosphere. Session IV: Modelling of Solar Irradiance Variations: S. R. Walton, Modeling total solar irradiance: the data, the models, the questions; J. Fontenla and G. Harder, Physical modeling of spectral irradiance; N. Krivova and S. K. Solanki, Modelling of irradiance varitions through atmosphere models; A. Vogler, On the effect of photospheric magnetic fields on solar surface brightness: results of radiative MHD simulations; J. Morrill, Calculating solar UV spectral irradianceu sing observed spectral radiance and full disk Ca II K images; V. Penza, E. Pietropaolo and W. Livingston, Study of photospheric line depth variations along the solar cycle; S. Lefebvre, R. K. Ulrich, L. S.Webster, F. Varadi, J. Javaraiah, L. Bertello, L.Werden, J. E. Boyden and P. Gilman, The solar photograph archive of the Mount Wilson Observatory: A resource for a century of digital data. Session V: Mechanisms and Physical Models for Climate Variations: Coupling of the Middle and Lower atmosphere: U. Langematz, K. Matthes and J. L. Grenfell, Solar impact on climate modeling the coupling between the middleand the lower atmosphere; E. Rozanov, M. Schraner, T. Egorova, A. Ohmura, M. Wild, W. Schmutz and T. Peter, Solar signal in atmospheric ozone, temperature and dynamics simulated with CCM SOCOL in transient mode; K. Coughlin, Ka-Kit Tung and D. Camp, Tropical versus extratropical changes related to solar flux variations. Session VI: Sun-Earth Connections: A. Meloni, P. De Michelis and R. Tozzi, Geomagnetic storms, dependence on solar and interplanetary phenomena: a review; U. Villante, M. De Lauretis, P. Francia, M. Vellante and A. Piancatelli, Solar wind-magnetosphere interaction as observed in the geomagnetic field variations in the polar regions; O. Troshichev, L. Egorova, A. Janzhura and V. Vovk, Influence of the disturbed solar wind on atmospheric processes in Antarctica and El-Nino Southern Oscillation (ENSO); M. Vellante and M. Forster, Dependence of geomagnetic field line resonant frequencies on solar irradiance. Session VII: Perspective and Future Developments of Sun-Climate Research: G. Thuillier, Status of solar global properties measurements: PICARD mission; P. N. Bernasconi, P. Foukal, D. M. Rust and B. J. LaBonte, Finding the sources of solar irradiance at sunspot minimum. Closing remarks: P. Brekke, Closing remarks on the Sun influence on climate change. Poster Session: L. Alfonsi, G. de Franceschi, M. Lester, C. N. Mitchell, V. Romano, P. Spalla and P. Yin, A network for upper atmosphere monitoring at high latitudes of the nothern hemisphere; Y.M. Almleaky, M.A. Sharaf, H.M. Basurah, A.A. Malawi and Z.A. Al-Mostafa, Temperature increasing trend due to solar activity at Western Saudi; Z. A. Al-Mostafa, Calculation of sky turbidity in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia; L. Balmaceda, S. K. Solanki and N. Krivova, A cross-calibrated sunspot areas time series since 1874; I. Baumann and M. Schussler, A necessary extension of the surface flux transport model; Y. Calisesi, K. Hocke and N. Kampfer, The natural variability of stratospheric and mesospheric ozone as observed over Switzerland by a ground-based microwave remote sensor; M. Centrone, I. Ermolli and F. Giorgi, Image processing for the Arcetri Solar Archive; S. Criscuoli and M. P. Rast, A study of the photometrical properties of solar magnetic features by numerical simulation; S. Danilovic and I. Vince, Variability of the Mn I 539.4 nm solar spectral line parameters with solar activity; G. Del Zanna, V. Andretta and A. Beaussier, The EUV spectral irradiance from 1996 to 2003 as obtained from SOHO; P. De Michelis, R. Tozzi and A. Meloni, Geomagnetic jerks observation and theoretical modeling; Z. Fazel, J. P. Rozelot, S. Pireaux, A. Ajabshirizadeh and S. Lefebvre, Solar irradiance, luminosity and photospheric effective temperature; K. Georgieva, B. Kirov and C. Bianchi, Long-term variations in the correlation between solar activity and climate; K. Georgieva, C. Bianchi and B. Kirov, Once again about global warming and solar activity; S. Giordano, F. Berrilli and D. Del Moro, High resolution observations of chromospheric network; F. Giorgi, I. Ermolli, M. Centrone and E. Marchei, Calibration of the Arcetri Solar Archive Images; L. Gyori, T. Baranyi, J. Murakozy and A. Ludmany, Recent advances in the Debrecen sunspot catalogues; L. Gyori, T. Baranyi, J. Murakozy and A. Ludmany, Comparison of sunspot area data determined from ground-based and space-borne observation; A. Kilcik, O. Golbasi, H. Kilic, V. Ozkan and A.Y. Yuceer, Usability of solar radius variations as an indicator of solar activity and influence on climate; S. Lefebvre, J. P. Rozelot, S. Pireaux, A. Ajabshirizadeh and Z. Fazel, Global properties of Sun and stars what can we learn from irradiance and shape?; S. Lepidi, L. Santarelli, L. Cafarella and P. Palangio, The Earth’s passage of coronal mass ejecta on october 29-31, 2003: ULF geomagnetic field fluctuations at very high latitude; P. Mauas and E. Flamenco, Solar activity and the streamflow of the Paraná River; G. Mezo and T. Baranyi, HTML presentation of the Debrecen Photoheliographic Data sunspot catalogue; G. Muscari, M. Pezzopane, V. Romaniello, R.L. de Zafra, C. Bianchi and G. Fiocco, On the potential impact of large electron concentrations on mesospheric ozone; S. Naitamor, Coronal Mass Ejection: theirs sources and geomagnetic disturbances; A. Nigro, A. Pagano and F. Zuccarello, Global warming: solar variability and energy consumption; A. Ortiz and M. Rast, How good is the Ca II K as a proxy for the magnetic flux?; C. Perna, SAMOA Solar and Atmospheric Measurements and Observations Archive; D. I. Ponyavin, T. V. Barliaeva and N. V. Zolotova, Hypersensitivity of climate response to solar activity output during the last 60 years; M. S. Quassim and A. F. Attia, Forecasting the global temperature trend according to the predicted solar activity during the next decades; J. L. R.Saba, K. T. Strong, and G. L. Slater, Can we predict when the next solar cycle is about to take off?; J. Skupin, M. Weber, S. Noel, H. Bovensmann, and J.P. Burrows, GOME and SCIAMACHY solar measurements: solar spectral irradiance andMg II solar activity proxy indicator; P. Stoeva and A. Stoev, Cave air temperature response to climate and solar and geomagnetic activity; C. Taricco and S. Alessio, Decadal and centennial cycles revealed in two climate isotopic; E. S. Vernova, M. I. Tyasto and D. G. Baranov, Solar magnetic cycle and longitudinal distribution of solar activity; I.S. Veselovsky, Similarity and diversity of solar extreme events; U. Villante, A. Nubile, P. Di Giuseppe, P. Francia and M. Vellante, ULF oscillations at discrete frequencies: a comparison between ground, magnetospheric and interplanetary measurements; N. Vitas and I. Vince, NLTE Effects in formation of variable Mn I 539.4 nm line in solar spectrum; B. Viticchié, D. Del Moro, F. Berrilli and A. Egidi, Magnetic reconnection driven by a synthetic photospheric velocity field; V.V. Zharkova, S.I. Zharkov and A.K. Benkhalil, North-South asymmetry in the solar cycle 23 extracted from the Solar Feature Catalogues; G. Zherebtsov, V. Kovalenko and S. Molodykh, The effect of solar activity on the Earth’s climate changes.

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Volume 76, 3, 2005


Stellar End Products, Granada, April 13-15, 2005, Miguel A. Perez-Torres (ed.)
Foreword. List of Participants. From AGB Stars to Planetary Nebulae: D. Engels, AGB and post-AGB stars; M. A. Guerrero, Y.-H. Chu, R. A. Gruendl, X-ray observations of hot gas in planetary nebulae; M. Wittkowski, D. A. Boboltz, T. Driebe, K. Ohnaka, VLTI observations of AGB stars; W. H. T. Vlemmings, H. J. van Langevelde, P. J. Diamond, Magnetic fields around late-type stars using H2O maser observations; A. M. S. Richards, P. J. Diamond, A. Bayo, M. Sierra, P. Garcia-Lario, P. Osuna, P. Padovani, P. Rosati, M. G. Allen, S. Derriere, N. A. Walton, I. Bains, Hunting post-AGB/RSG objects using virtual observatories and other internetbased technology; Y. Gomez, D. Tafoya, G. Anglada, R. Franco-Hernandez, J. M. Torrelles, L. F. Miranda, OH maser emission toward the young planetary nebula K3-35; C. J. Wareing, T. J. O’Brien, A. A. Zijlstra, J. E. Drew, Sh2-188: a model for a speedy planetary nebula; L. Cerrigone, G. Umana, C. Trigilio, The very young planetary nebula LS IV -12 111; F. M. Jimenez-Esteban, D. Engels, P. Garcia-Lario, Stellar evolution and the ‘O-rich AGB sequence’; D. Martin-Gordon, J. M. Vilchez, A. Riera, 2D ionization structure of haloes of wind driven nebulae; D. Tafoya, Y. Gomez, L. Loinard, G. Anglada, J. M. Torrelles, L. F. Miranda, R. Franco-Hernaandez, L.-A. Nyman, J. Nakashima, Detection of HCO+ toward the planetary nebula K3-3 491. Pulsars and Neutron Stars: J.G. Kirk, Observational constraints on pulsar wind theories; A. Possenti, Observations of radio pulsars 500; O. D. Toropina, M. M. Romanova, Yu. M. Toropin, R. V. E. Lovelace, Spherical accretion to a magnetized neutron star in the ’propeller’ regime; D. Gondek-Rosinska, T. Bulik, K. Belczynski, What can we learn about neutron star binaries from gravity wave observations; J. A. Pons, J. F. Perez-Azorin, J. A. Miralles, The intriguing thermal emission of isolated neutron stars; M. Frackowiak, B. Rudak, Numerical high energy radiation modeling of selected millisecond pulsars; J. O’Brien, M. Kramer, M. A. McLaughlin, A. G. Lyne, A search for radio transients, W. H. T. Vlemmings, S. Chatterjee, W. F. Brisken, T. J. W. Lazio, J. M. Cordes, S. E. Thorsett, W. M. Goss, E. B. Fomalont, M. Kramer, A. G. Lyne, S. Seagroves, J. M. Benson, M. M. McKinnon, D. C. Backer, Pulsar astrometry at the microarcsecond level. Supernovae and Supernova Remnants: D. A. Green, Some statistics of Galactic SNRs; A. Alberdi, M. A. Perez-Torres, VLBI imaging of young radio supernovae; D. I. Kosenko, S. I. Blinnikov, K. A. Postnov, E. I. Sorokina, Hydrodynamical models of young SNRs; C. Badenes, K. Borkowski, E. Bravo, J. P. Hughes, U. Hwang, Exploring the physics of type Ia supernovae through the X-ray spectra of their remnants; J. A. Combi, P. Benaglia, G. E. Romero, M. Sugizaki, The physical connection between G337.2+01 and AX J1635.9-4719; M. K. Argo, R. J. Beswick, T. W. B. Muxlowm, A. Pedlar, D. Fenech, H. Thrall, MERLIN monitoring of recent core-collapse supernovae; Z. Paragi, M. A. Garrett, B. Paczynksi, C. Kouveliotou, A. Szomoru, C. Reynolds, S. M. Parsley, T. Ghosh, e-VLBI observations of SN2001em - an off-axis GRB candidate; S. G. Moiseenko, G. S. Bisnovatyi-Kogan, N. V. Andeljan, Magnetorotational supernovae - the supernova mechanism that works; S. Bourke, G. Clyne, W. F. Brisken, T. W. B. Muxlow, A. Golden, MERLIN observations of PSR B1951+32 and its associated plerion; D. Fenech, T. W. B. Muxlow, A. Pedlar, R. Beswick, M. K. Argo, K. Wills, MERLIN deep radio observations of supernova remnants in M82; T. W. B. Muxlow, A. Pedlar, R. J. Beswick, M. K. Argo, T. J. O’Brien, D. Fenech, W. Trotman, Is 41.95+575 in M82 actually an SNR; C. Kehrig, J. M. Vilchez, E. Telles, F. Cuisinier, E. Perez-Montero, Oxygen and Sulfur enrichment in low metallicity HII galaxies. Compact Objects in Binary Systems: J. Marti, Radio observations of X-ray binaries; E. Gallo, R. P. Fender, Accretion modes and jet production in black hole X-ray binaries; M. Afsar, H. E. Bond, Radial-velocity survey of central stars of southern planetary nebulae; D. Perez-Ramirez, J. Marti, J. L. Garrido, P. Luque-Escamilla, J. M. Paredes, Cygnus X-3: a Fanaroff-Riley type II microquasar?; A. Dorodnitsyn, On the formation of line-driven winds near compact objects; Yu. Artemova, G. Bisnovatyi-Kogan, I. Igumenshchev, I. Novikov, Optical depth transition in advective accretion disks around black holes; E. Sipahi, S. Evren, G. Tas, C. Ibanoglu, Photoelectric photometry of the unusual eclipsing binary system FF Aquarii; D. Gondek-Rosinska, T. Bulik, K. Belczynski, Selection effects in detecting gravitational waves from binary inspiral; Gamma Ray Bursts: A. J. van der Horst, Radio afterglows of Gamma-ray bursts; A. J. Castro-Tirado, Gamma-ray bursts at near-IR/optical/X-ray wavelengths; M. V. Barkov, G. S. Bisnovatyi-Kogan, Gamma-ray burst interaction with dense interstellar medium; A. de Ugarte Postigo, J. Gorosabel, A. J. Castro-Tirado, G. Johannesson, G. Bjornsson, E. H. Gudmundsson, M. Bremer, J. M. Castro Ceron, S. Guzyi, M. Jelinek, D. Perez-Ramirez, Modelling the afterglow of GRB 021004 with multiple energy injections.

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Volume 76, 2, 2005


Low-mass stars and brown dwarfs: IMF, accretion and activity, Volterra, October 17-20, 2004, editors: Leonardo Testi, Antonella Natta.
Foreword; List of Participants; Formation and early evolution of VLMS and BD: theory vs observations: P. Padoan, A. Kritsuk, M.L. Norman, A. Nordlund, Brown dwarfs from turbulent fragmentation; S. Schmeja, R.S. Klessen, D. Froebrich, M.D. Smith, Star formation from gravoturbulent fragmentation: mass accretion and evolution of protostars; A.-K. Jappsen, R.B. Larson, Y. Li, M.-M. Mac Low, Non-isothermal gravoturbulent fragmentation: effects on the IMF; M.R. Bate, Numerical simulations of the formation of brown dwarfs; A.P. Whitworth & S.P. Goodwin, How do brown dwarves form?; S. Umbreit, A. Burkert, Th. Henning, S. Mikkola, R. Spurzem, Brown dwarfs from decaying accreting triple systems; E. Delgado-Donate & C. Clarke, Numerical results on low mass star and brown dwarf multiplicity; F. Palla & I. Baraffe, Pulsations induced by deuterium-burning in young brown dwarfs; B. Nisini, S. Antoniucci, T. Giannini, D. Lorenzetti, Accretion properties of low mass embedded young stellar objects. Searches for VLMS and BD and their IMF: J.M. Alcalá, A. Frasca, L. Spezzi, E. Covino, P. Ferrara, A. Natta, L. Testi, Wide-field observations of southern star forming regions; M.D. Smith, R. Gredel, T. Khanzadyan, Th. Stanke, The cores of [r] Ophiuchus; S. Guieu, C. Dougados, J.-L. Monin, E. Magnier, E. Martin, Exploring the substellar IMF in the Taurus cloud; B. Lopez Martí, J. Eisloffel, R. Mundt, A. Scholz, New VLM members of southern star forming regions; E. Moraux, J. Bouvier, C. Clarke, Brown dwarfs in young open clusters; S. Sciortino & E.D. Feigelson, A glimpse on the results of the Chandra Orion Ultradeep Project (COUP); E. Flaccomio, G. Micela, S. Sciortino, F.R. Harnden, L. Hartmann, NGC 2264: a Chandra view; K.L. Luhman, G. Fazio, T. Megeath, L. Hartmann, N. Calvet, Young brown dwarfs: IMF, disks, spatial distribution, and binarity; C.L. Slesnick, J.M. Carpenter, L.A. Hillenbrand, A search for low mass stars and brown dwarfs in the Upper Scorpius OB association. Disks and accretion in VLMS and BD: R. Jayawardhana, S. Mohanty, G. Basri, Accretion disks in the sub-stellar regime; S. Mohanty, R. Jayawardhana, G. Basri, Accretion, jets and disk-locking in the brown dwarf domain; C. Walker, K. Wood, C.J. Lada, T. Robitaille, J.E. Bjorkman, B. Whitney, Brown dwarf circumstellar disk structure; I. Pascucci, D. Apai, Th. Henning, M.F. Sterzik, C.P. Dullemond, J. Bouwman, Brown dwarfs: disk structure and dust mineralogy; A.A. Vittone & L. Errico, FU Orionis systems; G. Lodato, W.K.M. Rice, J.E. Pringle, P.J. Armitage, I.A. Bonnell, Planetesimal dynamics in self-gravitating protoplanetary discs; J. Eisloffel & A. Scholz, Rotation and disk accretion in very low mass stars and brown dwarfs; F. Favata, Accretion, fluorescent X-ray emission and flaring magnetic structures in YSOs; A. Natta, L. Testi, S. Randich, J. Muzerolle, Accretion across the mass spectrum; D. Barrado y Navascues, Accretion in brown dwarfs: a low-resolution criterion; R.D. Alexander, C.J. Clarke, Photoevaporation of circumstellar discs; E. Marilli, A. Frasca, J.M. Alcalá, S. Catalano, E. Covino, Rotational periods of solar-mass WTTS in Orion. Jets and outflows in VLMS and BD: T.P. Ray, Outflows from low mass young stars and brown dwarfs; F. Bacciotti, T.P. Ray, J. Eisloffel, J. Woitas, D. Coffey, The accretion/ejection paradigm of low mass stars tested with HST; C. Zanni, A. Ferrari, S. Massaglia, G. Bodo, P. Rossi, Launching jets from resistive accretion disks; S. Massaglia, A. Mignone, G. Bodo, Time-dependent shocks and line emission in Herbig-Haro jets; P. Persi, M. Gomez, M. Tapia, M. Roth, A.R. Marenzi, Molecolar hydrogen knots in Chamaeleon I dark cloud; L. Moscadelli, L. Testi, R.S. Furuya, C. Goddi, First results from VLBA survey of water masers towards low-mass YSOs: the Serpens core and RNO 15-FIR; L. Podio, F. Bacciotti, B. Nisini, T. Giannini, F. Massi, J. Eisloffel, T.P. Ray, Potential of a combined optical/NIR diagnostics for protostellar jets; F. Massi, C. Codella, J. Brand, L. Di Fabrizio, J. Wouterloot, Outflows and jets from low mass protostars in Bok globules: the case of CB230. Multiplicity and very low mass companions: S. Metchev & L. Hillenbrand, Low-mass companions to solar-type stars; B. Stelzer, X-ray emission probing the limiting cases of stellar dynamos; E. Masciadri, R. Mundt, Th. Henning, C. Alvarez, D. Barrado y Navascues, Searching for massive extrasolar planets around young and nearby stars: from NACO to CHEOPS; M. Tapia, P. Persi, M. Gomez, M. Roth, A.R. Marenzi, The brown dwarf candidate [KG2001] 102 in the Cha I cloud: Is it a multiple system?

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Volume 76, 1, 2005


Multiband Approach to AGN, Bonn, September 30[th]-October 2[nd], 2004, A. Lobanov, T. Venturi (eds.)
Foreword; List of Participants. AGN across the spectral band: A. Marscher, The Relationship between Radio and Higher-Frequency Emission in Active Galactic Nuclei; C. Wolf, Evolution of AGN - an optical view; D. Worrall, High-energy view of AGN; T. Arshakian, Radio-optical scrutiny of the central engine in compact AGN; G. Weigelt, Near-infrared interferometry of AGN; L. C. Popovic, Connection between X-ray, UV and optical emission line regions of AGN; E. M. Cackett, K. Horne, Photoionised H [B] emission in NGC 5548: It breathes!; A. I. Shapovalova, V. T. Doroshenko, N. G. Bochkarev, A. N. Burenkov, L. Carrasco, V. Chavushyan, S. Collin, J. R. Vald, N. Borisov, A.-M. Dumont, V. V. Vlasyuk, Double peaked structure on the broad H[B] and H[B] emission line profiles in NGC 5548; D. Ilic, L. C. Popovic, V. Borka, The UV spectral properties of radio loud and radio quiet QSOs: The ratio of NV/Ly[a] and CIV1550/Ly[a]; O. M. Kurtanidze, M. G. Nikolashvili, G. N. Kimeridze, L. A. Sigua, B. Z. Kapandze, N. B. Ograpishvili, Optical photometry of X-ray selected BL Lacertae objects; M. G. Nikolashvili, O. M. Kurtanidze, Behaviour of BL Lacertae during 1997-2001. AGN across the luminosity range: L. Gallo, Partial-covering and reflection in the Narrow-line Seyfert 1 galaxy 1H 0707-495; M. T. Whiting, On the Nature of BL Lac Objects; R. Schodel, A. Eckart, The Centre of the Milky Way: Stellar Dynamics, Potential Star Formation, and Variable NIR Emission from Sgr A; S. Corbel, Large scale jets in Microquasars; E. Kording, H. Falcke, The Radio/X-Ray Correlation and the Unification of Low Power Black Holes; Yu. V. Artemova, G. S. Bisnovatyj-Kogan, I. V. Igumenshchev, I. D. Novikov, Accretion Disks with Optical Depth Transition and Advection; B. C. Kelly, J. Bechtold, A. Siemiginowska, T. Aldcroft, M. Elvis, M. Sobolewska, Destroying Degeneracy: Chandra Observations of Faint Radio-Quiet Quasars at z > 4; J. Moultaka, An inverse method for stellar population synthesis: Application to AGN; O. Gonzalez-Martin, J. Masegosa, I. M. Marquz, D. Dultzin-Hacyan, M. A. Guerrero, X-ray nature of the LINER nuclear sources; H. Zhou, T. Wang, X. Dong, J. Wang, H. Lu, Starburst AGN Connections: Clues from Poststarburst Broad Line AGN in the SDSS DR2; M. Massi, M. Ribo, J. M. Paredes, S. T. Garrington, M. Peracaula, J. Marti, The periodic microquasar LS I +61 303 in the radio and gamma-ray bands. Relativistic outflows in AGN: M. Camenzind, Relativistic outflows from Active Galactic Nuclei; S. G. Jorstad, A. P. Marscher, Highly Variable Apparent Speed in the Quasar 3C279; M. Perucho, A. P. Lobanov, J. M. Marti, Simulations of the relativistic parsec-scale jet in 3C273; M. Lyutikov, V. Pariev, D. Gabuzda, Polarization and energy content of parsec-scale AGN jets; M. Georganopoulos, D. Kazanas, E. S. Perlman, F. W. Stecker, A Probe of the Matter Content of Quasar Jets; G. S. Bisnovatyi-Kogan, Very long-wave electromagnetic radiation from jets; M. Kadler, E. Ros, A. L. Roy, A. P. Marscher, J. A. Zensus, A Multiband Approach to AGN: Radioscopy & Radio Astronomy; A. V. Dorodnitsyn, On the formation of line-driven winds near compact objects; D. Dallacasa, T. Venturi, C. Stanghellini, T. An, X. Y. Hong, W. H. Wang, The youngest radio sources; H. Landt, P. Padovani, E. S. Perlman, P. Giommi, What type of jets does nature make? A new population of blazars. AGN across the Universe: A. M. Koekemoer, D. M. Alexander, F. E. Bauer, J. Bergeron, W. N. Brandt, S. N. Cristiani, M. Dickinson, N. A. Grogin, V. Mainieri, L. Moustakas, C. M. Urry, EXOs: A Population of Dusty AGN in the Early Universe; E. Treister, C. M. Urry, J. van Duyne, Obscured AGN in Multiwavelength Surveys; A. F. Iyudin, V. Burwitz, J. Greiner, A. Reimer, O. Reimer, Gamma-ray probe of the dense QSO environment; T. Beckert, Infrared emission from the dusty veil around AGN; M. Lacy, G. Canalizo, S. Rawlings, A. Sajina, L. Storrie-Lombardi, L. Armus, F. R. Marleau, A. Muzzin, Mid-infrared selection of Quasar-2s in Spitzer's First Look Survey; I. Marquez, F. Durret, J. Masegosa, Comparing active and non-active galaxies; M. Jamrozy, K.-H. Mack, Recurrent activity in radio galaxies; A. P. Lobanov, Mergers and binary SMBH in the contexts of nuclear activty and galaxy evolution; M. Orienti, M. A. Garrett, C. Reynolds, R. Morganti, The nature of the Mid-IR-faint radio sources from the Spitzer First Look Survey. Concluding Remarks: A. P. Marscher, Multiband Impressions of Active Galactic Nuclei.

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Volume 75, 4, 2004


The 7th Torino Workshop on Nucleosynthesis in AGB Stars (Cambridge, August 2-6, 2004). Editors: R. J. Stancliffe, M. A. Lugaro, C. A. Tout.
Foreword. List of Participants. Observations: E. C. Wylie, P. L. Cottrell, K. M. Taute, Heavy element abundances in AGB stars. I. The hyades giant; M. Reyniers, P. Deroo, H. Van Winckel, S. Goriely, L. Siess, s-process nucleosynthesis in very metal-deficient post-AGB stars; S. Uttenthaler, B. Aringer, S. Hofner, J. Hron, H. U. Kaufl, T. Lebzelter, W. Nowotny, Technetium in AGB stars: spectral synthesis and observations; O. Zamora, C. Abia, P. de Laverny, I. Dominguez, An attempt to derive Mg isotopic ratios in carbon stars; I. Dominguez, C. Abia, O. Straniero, S. Cristallo, Ya.V. Pavlenko, Draco 461, an intrinsic carbon star in a metal poor stellar population: 3[er] dredge up and mixing; C. Abia, P. de Laverny, I. Dominguez, O. Straniero, S. Cristallo, B. Plez, First chemical analysis of extragalactic carbon stars; L. Sabin, The study of the carbon star IRC+10216; R. Guandalini, S. Ciprini, M. Busso, G. Silvestro, P. Persi, Mass-losing AGB stars: infrared observations and evolutionary implications; A. B. Verchovsky, I. P. Wright, Physical parameters of AGB winds derived from the implanted species in meteoritic SiC grains; P. L. Cottrell, S. I. Barnes, M. D. Albrow, G. M. Kershaw, Status of SALT or What use is a large telescope for AGB science anyway?; C. J. Odman, R. G. Izzard, Stellardb: A Stellar Abundances Database. Evolution: C. A. Tout, Current mysteries of AGB stars; J.C. Lattanzio, Trouble and Desire on the AGB; M. Busso, M. C. Nucci, A. Chieffi, O. Straniero, Can extended mixing in red giants be attributed to magnetic mechanisms?; P. Ventura, The role of convection in AGB modeling; P. Lesaffre, C. A. Tout, R. J. Stancliffe, Ph. Podsiadlowski, A convective model consistent with chemistry; O. Straniero, S. Cristallo, R. Gallino, I. Dominguez, Nucleosynthesis in very metal poor AGB stars; R. J. Stancliffe, R. G. Izzard, C. A. Tout, O. R. Pols, Fully simultaneous calculations of AGB evolution; S. Cristallo, O. Straniero, R. Gallino, A full network coupled to the evolutionary code: detailed s-process nucleosynthesis in low mass AGB Stars; T. Decressin, C. Charbonnel, L. Siess, A. Palacios, Rotating models of low metallicity AGB stars with STAREVOL; R. P. Church, C. A. Tout, Accelerating stellar evolution; J. J. Eldridge, C. A. Tout, Exploring the Divisions and Overlap between AGB and Super-AGB Stars and Supernovae. Nucleosynthesis: R. Gallino, E. Arnone, M. Pignatari, O.Straniero, Post-AGB s-processed stars versus metallicity and their theoretical interpretation; D. Delaude, R. Gallino, S. Cristallo, O. Straniero, L. Husti, S. Ryan, Lead and s-process elements in stars of various metallicities:AGB predictions and observations; C. Ugalde, J. Gorres, M. Lugaro, M. Wiescher, Rates for reactions relevant to fluorine nucleosynthesis; A. I. Karakas, M. Lugaro, C. Ugalde, M. Wiescher, The uncertainties in the [22]Ne + [a]-capture reactions and magnesium production in intermediate-mass AGB stars; M. Lugaro, A. M. Davis, R. Gallino, M. R. Savina, M. J. Pellin, Constraints on AGB models from the heavy-element composition of presolar SiC grains; M. Pignatari, R. Gallino, O. Straniero, A. Davis, The origin of the xenon trapped in presolar mainstream SiC grains; S. W. Campbell, Y. Fenner, A. I. Karakas, J. C. Lattanzio, B. K. Gibson, Abundance anomalies in NGC 6752 - are AGB stars the culprits?; S. Bisterzo, R. Gallino, M. Pignatari, L. Pompeia, K. Cunha, V. Smith, Cu and Zn in different stellar populations: inferring their origin. AGB stars in binary systems: O. Pols, Effects of binarity on asymptotic giant branch evolution; R. G. Izzard, Duplicitous nucleosynthesis; A. A. Bonacic’ Marinovic’, O. R. Pols, Barium star population synthesis with an improved TP-AGB model; H. Van Winckel, Binary post-AGB stars; S. Tsangarides, S. G. Ryan, T. C. Beers, On the binarity of carbon-enhanced, metal-poor stars.

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Volume 75, 3, 2004


Advances of X-ray astronomy with XMM-Newton, Proceedings of the 2003 EPIC Consortium Meeting, Palermo, October 14-16 2003 (editors: Salvatore Sciortino, Martin J. Turner).
Foreword. List of Participants. Advances of X-ray Astronomy with XMM-Newton: P.T.O’Brien, J.N. Reeves, D.Watson, J. Osborne, R. Willingale, Gamma-ray Bursts observed by XMM-Newton ; S. Mereghetti, D. Gotz, A. Tiengo, Gamma-ray bursts studies with XMM-Newton and INTEGRAL; S. Sciortino, G. Micela, F. Favata, G. Giardino, E. Flaccomio, F. Damiani, X-ray Observations of Star Formation Regions: EPIC results in L1551 and Upper Sco-Cen; R. Pallavicini, E. Franciosini, S. Randich, XMM-Newton EPIC observations of stellar clusters and star forming regions; I. Pillitteri, G. Micela, A. Marino, S. Sciortino, Short and medium term variability study of NGC, 2516 solar typestars with EPIC; G. Micela, A. Marino, G. Peres, I. Pillitteri, S. Sciortino, Study of the young open cluster IC2391: discovery of X-ray rotational modulation in a supersaturated star; A. Maggio, The coronae of bright late-type starsobserved with EPIC and RGS; G. F. Bignami, A. De Luca, P. A. Caraveo, S. Mereghetti, M. Moroni, R. P. Mignani, M. Marconi, 1E1207.4-5209 - a Unique Object; F. Haberl, The XMM-Newton view of radio-quiet and X-ray dim isolated neutron stars; V.E. Zavlin, G.G. Pavlov, XMM observations of three middle-aged pulsars; E. Gohler, R. Staubert, J. Wilms, Observation of the AXP 5U 0142+61 with XMM-Newton; M.G.F. Kirsch, M. Breitfellner, S. Djavidnia, M.J. Freyberg, E. Kendziorra, K. Mukerjee, M.J.S. Smith, XTEJ1807-294: Modulation of the pulsed flux with a refined spin period and orbit parameters; N.A. Webb, J.-F. Olive, D. Barret, XMM-Newton Spectral and Timing Observations of Three Millisecond Pulsars; P.A. Caraveo, G.F. Bignami, A. De Luca, A. Pellizzoni, S. Mereghetti, R.P. Mignani, A. Tur, W. Becker, Geminga: a tale of two tails, and much more; N. La Palombara, G.F. Bignami, P. Caraveo, A. De Luca, S. Mereghetti, R. Mignani, X-ray and optical coverage of 3EG J0616-3310 and 3EG J1249-8330; L. Sidoli, A.N. Parmar, T. Oosterbroek, Discovery of absorption lines in Low Mass X-ray Binaries: MXB1659-298 and GX13+1; N.A. Webb, B. Gendre, D. Barret, Investigating the Faint X-ray Sources in Globular Clusters with XMM-Newton; J.M. Bonnet-Bidaud, F. Haberl, The eclipsing bursting X-ray binary exo with EPIC on XMM-Newton; S. Carpano, J. Wilms, M. Schirmer, E. Kendziorra, X-Ray properties of NGC300 point sources detected with XMM-Newton, and their optical counterparts; L.P. Jenkins, T.P. Roberts, R.S. Warwick, R. Kilgard, M. Ward, An XMM-Newton view of the luminous X-ray source population of M101; P. Goldoni, A. Goldwurm, E. Brion, P. Ferrando, A. Decourchelle, D. Porquet, P. Predehl, B. Aschenbach, EPIC detection of SgrA* flares; A.-M. Stobbart, T.P. Roberts, R.S. Warwick, XMM-Newton reveals a dipping black-hole X-ray binary candidate in NGC 55; M. Sakano, R.S. Warwick, A. Hands, A. Decourchelle, Three years progress of the XMM Newton Galactic Centre/Plane Survey; M. Miceli, F. Bocchino, A. Maggio, F. Reale, Shock-cloud interaction in the Vela SNR: the XMM-Newton view 500; H.-U. Zimmermann, B. Aschenbach, X-rays from SN1993J in M81; L. Sidoli, F. Bocchino, S. Mereghetti, R. Bandiera, XMM-Newton observation of the composite SNR G0.9+0.1 and the discovery of a new transient source; M.J. Freyberg, D. Breitschwerdt, J. Alves, Observations of the darkest regions in the sky: X-ray shadowing by the Bok globule Barnard 68; I. R. Stevens, A.M. Read, J. Bravo-Guerrero, XMM-Newton EPIC Observations of the Prototypical Starburst Galaxy M82; M. Ehle, M. Dahlem, XMM-Newton Observations of Starburst Galaxies; J. Wilms, C.S. Reynolds, M.C. Begelman, E. Kendziorra, R. Staubert, J. Reeves, S. Molendi, The Broad Fe Kalpha Line in MCG6-30-15; L.C. Gallo, The X-ray timing properties of the NLS1s IRAS 13224-3809 and I Zw 1; M. Stuhlinger, R. Staubert, J. Wilms, I. Kreykenbohm, S. Benlloch-Garcia, The quasar 3C, 273 observed by XMM-Newton and RXTE; M. Arnaud, G.W. Pratt, E. Pointecouteau, Structural and scaling properties of galaxy clusters: probing the physics of structure formation; L. R. Jones, B.J. Maughan, H. Ebeling, C. Scharf, E. Perlman, K.O. Mason, F. Cordova, W.C. Priedhorsky, Massive clusters of galaxies to z=1; S. C. Vauclair, A. Blanchard, the XMM-Omega project collaboration, XMM-Omega project: Cosmological implication from the high redshift LT relation of X-Ray clusters; J. L. Sauvageot, E. Belsole, R. Teyssier, H. Bourdin, Galaxies Cluster formation: Numerical Simulations and XMM / EPIC Observations; I. Sakelliou, T.J. Ponman, The binary cluster system Abell399/401; A.M. Read, The XMM Large Scale Structure (XMM-LSS) Survey: X-ray analysis and first results; N. Meidinger, K. Dennerl, G.D. Hartner, L. Struder, Radiation damage effects on the EPIC PN-CCD Detector aboard XMM-Newton; E. Pfeffermann, N. Meidinger, L. Struder, H. Brauninger, G. Hartner, Lessons learned from the EPIC pn-CCD camera for future missions; B. Altieri, M.G.F. Kirsch, A.F. Abbey, D. Baskill, S. Sembay, EPIC MOS long-term stability and radiation damage effects; B. Chen, N. Schartel, M.G.F. Kirsch, M.J.S. Smith, B. Altieri, A.M.T. Pollock, XMM-Newton Multiwavelength Calibrations,

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Volume 75, 2, 2004


Astrophysical impact of abundances in Globular Cluster stars. Proceedings of Joint Discussion 04 at the XXIII IAU General Assembly, Sydney, 16-17 July 2003, editors: F. D’Antona, G. Da Costa.
Foreword. Observed Abundances: C. Sneden, Abundances in Globular Clusters: successes and questions; R. Gratton, Abundances in scarcely evolved stars in Globular Clusters; P. Bonifacio, Lithium abundances in Globular Clusters; I. I. Ivans, C. Sneden, G. Wallerstein, R. P. Kraft, J. E. Norris, J. P. Fulbright, G. Gonzalez, On the question of a Metallicity Spread in Globular Cluster M22; L. Stanford, G. S. Da Costa, J. E. Norris, R. D. Cannon, The metallicity and Age Ranges in Omega Centauri; R. Kraft, A comparison of Globular Cluster and halo field stars. General Discussion I: B. Barbuy, Open session: at what stage is the abundance determination problem?; M. Asplund, Globular Cluster abundances in the light of 3D hydrodynamical model atmospheres; M. S. Bessell, The Temperature Scale of Globular Cluster Stars; C. Van’t Veer, R. Cayrel, Oxygen abundance and convection. Sites for Production: K. Nomoto, K. Maeda, H. Umeda, N. Tominaga, T. Ohkubo, J. Deng, P. A. Mazzali, Population III Supernovae and their Nucleosynthesis; J. Lattanzio, A. Karakas, S. Campbell, L. Elliott, A. Chieffi, The role of AGB stars; P. Denissenkov, Today’s AGB stars and the role of binaries; P. Ventura, F. D’Antona, I. Mazzitelli, New AGB models to explore the spread of obundances in Globular Clusters. Today’s stellar evolution: G. Michaud, O. Richard, J. Richer, Processes at the turnoff; A. Weiss, C. Charbonnel, Mixing along the Red Giant Branch. General Discussion II: D. A. Vandenberg, F. D’Antona, P. Denissenkov, J. Lattanzio, G. Michaud, S. Vauclair, A. Weiss, General Discussion II: On current stellar models. Formation and early evolution of Globular Clusters: B. Elmegreen, Formation of stars in clusters; T. Shigeyama, T. Tsujimoto, Globular Clusters formation from cloud-cloud collisions; G. Da Costa, R. Cannon, B. Croke, J. E. Norris, Globular Cluster Abundance Anomalies: clues from the Main Sequence; F. D’Antona, The Horizontal Branch Morphology in Globular Clusters: consequences for the selfpollution model. General Discussion III: R. Cayrel, General Discussion III: Chemistry and Self-pollution mechanisms; P. Bonifacio, Abundance anomalies and lithium in Globular Clusters; F. D’Antona, Can we build up second generation stars in GCs directly from the ejecta of AGBs?; P. A. Denissenkov, A discussion of self-pollution mechanisms; A. Weiss, The AGB contamination scenario; G. S. Da Costa, Contribution to JD4 General Discussion III. Posters: U. Fritze-v. Alvensleben, Stellar Abundances in Young and Intermediate Age GCs; L. Sbordone, P. Bonifacio, G. Marconi, R. Buonanno, Chemical Abundances in Terzan 7; B. Barbuy, J. Melendez, S. Ortolani, M. Zoccali, E. Bica, A. Renzini, V. Hill, Y. Momany, D. Minniti, M. Rich, Abundance analysis of the bulge globular clusters NGC 6553 and NGC 6528; J. A. Johnson, A survey for CH stars in Globular Clusters; T. Tusujimoto, T. Shigeyama, Star Formation History in Omega Centauri.

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Volume 75, 1, 2004


Stars in Galaxies, IV National Workshop on Stellar Astrophysics and Joint International Meeting on New Perspectives for Observational Astronomy at the Canary Islands, Santa Cruz de La Palma, Spain, March 7-11 2003, editors: M. Bellazzini, A. Buzzoni, S. Cassisi.
Foreword; List of Participants; The Stellar Population of the Milky Way: A. Aparicio, A. Rosenberg, G. Piotto, I. Saviane, A. Recio-Blanco, The Milky Way Formation Timescale; G. Andreuzzi, A. Bragaglia, M. Tosi, G. Marconi, TNG photometry of the open cluster NGC 6939; P. Sestito, S. Randich, R. Pallavicini, High resolution spectroscopy of open clusters with SARG; A. Bragaglia, Old Open Clusters; L. Monaco, F. R. Ferraro, M. Bellazzini, E. Pancino, Building up the Galactic Halo: The Sagittarius dSph and the globular cluster M22; T. D. Kinman, A. Bragaglia, C. Cacciari, A. Buzzoni, A. Spagna, The Vertical Structure of the Halo Rotation; G. Israelian, Abundances of [a]-elements in the ultra-metal-poor giants CS29498-043 and CS22949-037; G. Busso, G. Piotto, S. Cassisi, HST multiband photometry of the globular cluster NGC 6388; V. Testa, W. Becker, D. A. Swartz, G. G. Pavlov, R. F. Eisner, J. Grindlay, R. Mignani, A. F. Tennant, D. Backer, L. Pulone, M. C. Weisskopf, Chandra X-ray observations of the globular cluster M28 and optical HST identification of the X-ray sources; F. Caputo, RR Lyrae stars in M3; A. Ruoppo, V. Ripepi, M. Marconi, G. Russo, A new Period-Radius relation for Galactic Classical Cepheids; A. Miglio, E. Antonello, Seismic properties of solar-type stars; E. Poretti, Ground-based characterisation of the asteroseismictargets for the COROT space mission; R. L. M. Corradi, Stellar paleontology using planetary nebulae; P. G. Prada Moroni, O. Straniero, G. De Marchi, F. Paresce, White dwarf cosmochronology and M4; M. Cignoni, P. G. Prada Moroni, S. Degl’Innocenti, Galactic structure and white dwarf populations; L. Testi, Formation and Early Evolution of Brown Dwarfs; R. G. Gratton, E. Carretta, R. U. Claudi, S. Desidera, S. Lucatello, M. Barbieri, G. Bonanno, R. Cosentino, S. Scuderi, M. Endl, F. Marzari, The SARG exo-planets search. Stellar Populations in Resolved External Galaxies: M. Tosi, Stellar populations and star formation histories in late-type dwarfs; L. Rizzi, E. V. Held, G. Bertelli, I. Saviane, Spatially resolved star formation histories in Local Group dwarf spheroidal galaxies; M. Monelli, A.W. Walker, G. Bono, R. Buonanno, F. Caputo, M.Castellani, V. Castellani C. E. Corsi, M. Dall’Ora, M. Marconi, L. Pulone, V. Ripepi, M. Nonino, E.Brocato, H. Smith, Wide Field Optical Photometry of the Carina Dwarf Spheroidal Galaxy; M. Bellazzini, The RGB Bump in dwarf Spheroidal galaxies: discovery and perspectives; D. Fugazza, L. Mantegazza, E. Antonello, SV 39: a strange variable star in the field of the Local Group galaxy IC 1613; L. Baldacci, F. Matonti, L. Rizzi, G. Clementini, E. V. Held, Y.Momany, L. Di Fabrizio, I. Saviane, Variable stars as tracers of stellar populations in Local Group galaxies: Leo1 and NGC 6822; M. Maio, L. Baldacci, G. Clementini, C. Greco, M. Gullieuszik, E.V. Held, E. Poretti, L. Rizzi, A. Bragaglia, E. Carretta, L. Di Fabrizio, R. Gratton, E. Taribello, Distance scale and variable stars in Local Group Galaxies: LMC and Fornax; F. Pont, C. Gallart, R. Zinn, E. Hardy, The chemical history of the Fornax dSph galaxy; M. Dall’Ora, G. Bono, J. Storm, V. Testa, G. Andreuzzi, R. Buonanno, F. Caputo, V. Castellani, C. E. Corsi, S. Degl’Innocenti, G. Marconi, M. Marconi, M. Monelli, V. Ripepi, Near-Infrared photometry of LMC cluster Reticulum; E. Brocato, G. Raimondo, E. Di Carlo, V. Castellani, F. Caputo, I. Musella, Young stellar clusters in LMC: Can we still learn something from NGC 1866?; S. Galleti, C. Cacciari, L. Federici, E. V. Held, A. Moretti, L. Rizzi, V. Testa, Searching for globular clusters in NGC253; E. Di Carlo, Optical and near-infrared photometry of supernovae in galaxies of the local Universe. New Clues from Model Updates: Evolutionary Stellar Tracks, Pulsation Theory and Model Atmospheres: L. Crivellari, E. Simonneau, O. Cardona, Structure and components of an LTE stellar atmosphere model; E. Bertone, A. Buzzoni, L. H. Rodriguez-Merino, M. Chavez, Stars at high resolution: a library of synthetic spectra from 850 to 7000A; S. Cassisi, Stellar evolution for old stellar populations: good news and ... open problems; A. Pietrinferni, S. Cassisi, M. Salaris, A new database of evolutionary models for low- and intermediate-mass stellar structures; S. Cristallo, R. Gallino, O. Straniero, Self-consistent ctpocket in low mass AGB stars and related nucleosynthesis; A. Tornambe’, L. Piersanti, I. Iben, Jr., S. Gagliardi, Self-Regulating Accretion Toward Chandrasekhar Mass and SNe Ia Events in Binary Systems of Merging White Dwarfs; M. Pignatari, R. Gallino, O. Straniero, R. Reifarth, F. Kappeler, A. M. Davis, Stellar origin of the meteoritic Xe-S anomalous component; S. Petroni, G. Bono, Galactic Cepheid pulsation models: dependence on inputparameters; M. Di Criscienzo, M. Marconi, F. Caputo, Pulsation models of RR Lyrae stars: dependence on the mixing-length parameter [a]; G. Fiorentino, M. Marconi, F. Caputo, An updated theoretical scenario for Anomalous Cepheid pulsating stars. Stars in Distant Galaxies: G. Raimondo, M. Cantiello, E. Brocato, M. Capaccioli, Surface Brightness Fluctuations: a powerful tool for investigating unresolved stellar populations; R. Tantalo, Measuring age, metallicity and abundance ratios from absorption line indices; E. Cappellaro, The evolution of the cosmic SN rate; E. Pignatelli, C. Marmo, B. M. Poggianti, D. Bettoni, G. Fasano, J. Varela, M. Moles, P. Kjaergaard, W. Couch, A. Dressler, WINGS: a photometric, morphological and spectroscopic library of nearby cluster galaxies. The Joint Meeting on New Perspectives for Observational Astronomy at the Canary Islands: E. Oliva, Telescopio Nazionale Galileo: a status report; R. G. M. Rutten, Instrumentation plans for the William Herschel Telescope; J. Andersen, Present and future scientific priorities for NOT 227; A. Moralejo, The MAGIC telescope for gamma-ray astronomy above 30 GeV; G. Ceppatelli, THEMIS : a powerful solar telescope for spectro-polarimetry; R. Ragazzoni, Adaptive Optics for Large Telescopes.

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Volume 74, 4, 2003


G. Bono, M. Castellani, D. Trevese (eds.), Workshop on Variability with Wide-Field Imagers, Lampedusa, September 16-20, 2002.
G. Bono, M. Castellani, D. Trevese, Foreword. List of Participants. Stars and NEOS: E. Antonello, M. Bossi, S. Covino, D. Fugazza, L. Mantegazza, E. Poretti, M. Stefanon, Variable stars in nearby galaxies; L. Baldacci, G. Clementini, E.V. Held, L. Rizzi, NGC 6822: detection of variable stars with ISIS2.1; A. Boattini, G. D’Abramo, G. Forti, The importance of Near Earth Object detections on archival images: recent results and future potential; C. Briceno, N. Calvet, A.K. Vivas, L. Hartmann, Large Scale Variability Surveys from Venezuela: Orion OB1 and beyond; M. Castellani, G. Bono, R. Buonanno, F. Caputo, V. Castellani, C.E. Corsi, M. Dall’Ora, M. Marconi, M. Monelli, M. Nonino, L. Pulone, V. Ripepi, H.A. Smith, A.R. Walker, The Carina Project: color magnitude diagram and radial distribution; G. Clementini, The VSNG Project: variable stars in nearby galaxies; C. E. Corsi, G. Bono, A.R. Walker, E. Brocato, R. Buonanno, F. Caputo, M. Castellani, V. Castellani, M. Dall’Ora, M. Marconi, M. Monelli, M. Nonino, L. Pulone, V. Ripepi, H. A. Smith, The Carina Project: Absolute and Relative Calibrations; M. Dall’Ora, V. Ripepi, F. Caputo, V. Castellani, G. Bono, E. Brocato, R. Buonanno, M. Castellani, C.E. Corsi, M. Marconi, M. Monelli, M. Nonino, L. Pulone, H.A. Smith and A.R. Walker, The Carina Project: bright variables; S. Degl’Innocenti, M. Cignoni, S. Petroni, P.G. Prada Moroni, Faint limiting magnitudes as a test for Galactic Models; M. Maio, G. Clementini, A. Bragaglia, E. Carretta, R. Gratton, L. Di Fabrizio, Variable Stars in the LMC: the Photometric Catalogue; M. Monelli, A.R. Walker, G. Bono, E. Brocato, R. Buonanno, F. Caputo, M. Castellani, V. Castellani, C.E. Corsi, M. Dall’Ora, M. Marconi, L. Pulone, V. Ripepi, M. Nonino, H. A. Smith, P.B. Stetson, M. Zoccali, The Carina Project: Photometric Accuracy; S. Petroni, G. Bono, Field and cluster RR Lyrae stars as stellar tracers; A.M. Piersimoni, M. Del Principe,M. Dolci, A. Di Paola, Near-Infrared observations of cluster RR Lyrae in M92: preliminary results; O. Straniero, I. Dominguez, G. Imbriani, L. Piersanti, P.G. Prada Moroni, Pulsating White Dwarfs; A. Katherina Vivas, Robert Zinn, RR Lyrae Stars in the Halo: Tracers of Streams of Debris of Disrupted Galaxies. Supernovae & AGN: Giuseppe Altavilla, An Intermediate Redshift Supernova Search protectnewline at ESO: SN Rate first estimate; I. Dominguez, P. Hoflich, O. Straniero, The effects of stellar populations on Type Ia supernovae; W. Hillebrandt, J.C. Niemeyer, M. Reinecke, C. Travaglio, The physics and astrophysics of type Ia supernova explosions; Piersanti L., Gagliardi S., Iben I. Jr, Tornamb’e A., DD systems as SNe Ia Progenitors, M. E. Salvo, B. P. Schmidt, M.C.B. Ashley, A. Phillips, Looking for supernovae in the southern sky; Vicki Sarajedini, Variable Galaxies Detected with the Hubble Space Telescope; F. Vagnetti, D. Trevese, Color Variability of AGNs. Multi-purpose projects: E. Cappellaro, A. Baruffolo, E. Cascone, L. Greggio, K. Kuijken, R. Bender, B. Muschielok, O. Iwert, W. Mitsch, H. Nicklas, E.A. Valentijn, OmegaCAM at the VLT Survey Telescope; R. Hudec, L. Pina, A. Inneman, M. Marconi, Wide-Field Sky Monitoring - Optical and X-rays; Z. Ivezic, R.H. Lupton, S. Anderson L. Eyer, J.E. Gunn, M. Juri’c, G.R. Knapp, G. Miknaitis, J.E. Gunn, C.M. Rockosi, D. Schlegel, M.A. Strauss, C. Stubbs, D.E. Vanden Berk, Variability Studies with SDSS; M. Riello, Variable sources and data mining: an example; R. Chris Smith, Armin Rest, Real-time Variability Studies with the NOAO; G. Valentini, N. Panagia, P. Goudfrooij, R. Gilmozzi, Surface brightness profile reconstruction for elliptical galaxies: the case of FornaxA (NGC1316); A.R. Walker, The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST) and its Impact on Variable Star Research. Concluding remarks: G. Bono, D. Trevese, M. Turatto, Synergies in Variability Studies of Stars, Supernovae, and Active Galactic Nuclei.

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Volume 74, 3, 2003


F. Zuccarello, D. Spadaro, R. Ventura (eds), 3[rd] National Meeting on the Italian Solar Research, Vulcano, 30 September - 4 October, 2002.
Foreword. List of Participants. Opening Ceremony: G. Poletto, Giancarlo Noci: his science and personality. A tribute for his 70[th] birthday; A. Righini, One century of Solar Physics in Italy 1850-1950. Structure and Dynamics of the Solar Interior: M. P. Di Mauro, L. Paterno’, Oscillations of the Sun: insights and challenges for the future; A. Bonanno, D. Elstner, G. Rudiger, G. Belvedere, Parity properties of an advection dominated solar [a2 o] - dynamo. Structure of the Photosphere: F. Berrilli, Spatio-temporal patterns in solar surface convection; D. Del Moro, F. Berrilli, J.A. Bonet, G. Consolino, A. Kosovichev, E. Pietropaolo, Granule and Supergranule properties derived from solar timeseries; T. Straus, The Dynamics of the Quiet Solar Photosphere: Simple Hydrodynamics? - History of a Fundamental Misunderstanding; G. Severino, M. Oliviero, T. Straus, R. K. Ulrich, Atmospheric gravity waves; L. Maltagliati, A. Righini, Line bisectors in granular and intergranular matter. Magnetic Activity: I. Ermolli, B. Caccin, M. Centrone, V. Penza, Modeling solar irradiance variations through full-disk images and semiempirical atmospheric models; S. Criscuoli, I. Ermolli, Restoring full-disk images for atmospheric and instrumental degradation effects; R. Aznar Cuadrado, V. Andretta, L. Teriaca, T. A. Kucera, Behaviour of Hydrogen Lyman lines in a prominence region from SUMER and CDS; M. Ternullo, L. Contarino, P. Romano, F. Zuccarello, The impact of the spotgroup age and lifetime on their capability of hosting M and X flares; F. Zuccarello, R. A. Zappala’, Angular velocity of sunspot-groups during the activity cycle deduced using the age selection methodology; F. Reale, Flares and coronal activity; L. Sorriso-Valvo, V. Abramenko, V. Carbone, A. Noullez, H. Politano, A. Pouquet, P. Veltri, V. Yurchyshyn, Cancellations analysis of photospheric magnetic structures and flares; L. Teriaca, A. Falchi, G. Cauzzi, R. Falciani, L. A. Smaldone, V. Andretta, Spatially resolved signatures of chromospheric evaporation during a small two-ribbon flare; A. Falchi, P. J. D. Mauas, V. Andretta, L. Teriaca, G. Cauzzi, R. Falciani, L. A. Smaldone, Chromospheric and Transition Region He lines during a flare; S. Orlando, G. Peres, F. Reale, R. Rosner, A. Siegel, Non-Equilibrium ionization effects induced during coronal flares; L. Contarino, P. Romano, F. Zuccarello, V. B. Yurchyshyn, A process of low-luing magnetic reconnection observed by THEMIS, BBSO and TRACE; P. Romano, L. Contarino, F. Zuccarello, Instability analysis of an active prominence; F. Lepreti, V. Carbone, P. Giuliani, P. Veltri, Statistical properties of solar X-ray flares; G. Cauzzi, A. Falchi, R. Falciani, L. A. Smaldone, Mass motions in a young active region; B. Caccin, V. Penza, Search for T[eff] variations along the Solar Cycle; C. Fazzari, I. Ermolli, M. Centrone, S. Criscuoli, F. Giorgi, From the minimum to the maximum: the quality of Rome-PSPT images; M. Centrone, I. Ermolli, The center to limb variation of photospheric facular contrast. Mechanism of Chromospheric and Coronal Heating: L. Del Zanna, Models for magnetic heating of the solar atmosphere; F. Malara, M. F. De Franceschis, P. Veltri, Wave dissipation in Coronal Force - Free Structure; D. Spadaro, A. F. Lanza, Simulations of transiently heated solar coronal loops; F. Chiuderi Drago, E. Landi, The Solar Transition Region from UV and microwave observations; C. Chiuderi, F. Chiuderi Drago, Effect of superthermal particles in the quiet Sun radio emission; A. Greco, P. Veltri, Collisional filtration model for electrons in the Solar Transition Region. Solar Wind and Interplanetary Space: G. Noci, The Temperature of the Solar Corona; L. Teriaca, G. Poletto, M. Romoli, D. A. Biesecker, Interplume as source of the fast solar wind; S. Parenti, E. Landi, B. J. I. Bromage, Properties of the base of streamers from UV and EUV observations; A. Bemporad, G. Poletto, M. Romoli, Physical parameters of coronal streamers near the maximum phase of solar cycle; R. Bruno, V. Carbone, B. Bavassano, L. Sorriso-Valvo, E. Pietropaolo, Anomalous scaling in solar wind fluctuations; P. Di Giuseppe, U. Villante, The day the solar wind almost disappeared: a preliminary analysis of the geomagnetic response in the recovery phase; L. Abbo, E. Antonucci, Z. Mikic, P. Riley, M. A. Dodero, S. Giordano, Acceleration region of the slow solar wind in corona; L. Del Zanna, Parametric nonlinear evolution of Alfven waves in the fast solar wind; G. Del Zanna, SOHO CDS observations of coronal hole plumes; M. F. Marcucci, Reconnection at the Earth’s magnetopause: observational evidence and outstanding questions; U. Villante, P. Di Giuseppe, P. Francia, On the correspondence between interplanetary, magnetospheric and geomagnetic fluctuations at selected frequencies. Space Weather and Climatology: P. Francia, M. Candidi, U. Villante, E. Amata, Space Weather or the solar variability effects on the terrestrial environment: the Italian activities; S. Lepidi, P. Francia, Low - frequency (1-4 mHz) geomagnetic field fluctuation power at different latitudes for a diagnosis of the auroral oval position; L. Santarelli, S. Lepidi, P. Palangio, L. Cafarella, Pc3-Pc4 pulsations at Terra Nova Bay (Antarctica): seasonal dependence of the power and its relationship with solar wind parameters; M. Messerotti, P. Zlobec, I. Coretti, M. Jurcev, S. Padovan, Solar radio astronomy in Space Weather applications; M. Storini, M. Laurenza, Solar activity effects on muon data; M. Brunetti, Solar signals in instrumental historical series of meteorological parameters; G. Consolini, P. De Michelis, Geomagnetic polarity reversals and stochastic resonance. New Instruments: G. Ceppatelli, C. Briand, THEMIS: status and perspectives; F. Cavallini, C. Baffa, K. Reardon, F. Berrilli, S. Cantarano, A. Egidi, Recent results from IBIS; G. Bonanno, M. Belluso, R. Cosentino, S. Scuderi, CMOS-APS Detectors for Astrophysical Applications; F. Berrilli, S. Cantarano, A. Egidi, S. Giordano, CMOS detectors at Rome “Tor Vergata” University; L. Zangrilli, D. Loreggia, D. Gardiol, S. Fineschi, Solar and Stellar Polarimetry with Liquid Crystal Retarders; D. Del Moro, S. Criscuoli, J. A. Bonet, I. Marquez, C. Lemen, C. Briand, Phase diversity at THEMIS: first implementation; K. Reardon and F. Cavallini, Characterization of the IBIS transmission profile. Virtual Observatories: A. Cora, E. Antonucci, G. Dimitoglou, C. A. Volpicelli, S. Giordano, SOHO Long-term ARchive: Information Retrieval Approach; K. Reardon, E. Antonucci, S. Giordano, G. Severino, M. Messerotti, the EGSO team, EGSO - The European Grid of Solar Observations. Future Space Missions: R. D’Amicis, R. Bruno, M.B. Cattaneo, B. Bavassano, G. Pallocchia, J. A. Sauvaud, A study on the phase-space resolution for the Solar Wind Plasma Experiment on-board Solar Orbiter; G. Peres, M. Barbera, S. Orlando, A. Ciaravella, F. Reale, S. Serio, Experimental activity in Palermo related to Solar-B and CALOS satellites; M. Romoli, S. Fineschi, M. Uslenghi, G. Corti, E. Pace, A. Ciaravella, G. Tondello, G. Noci, L. D. Gardner, J. L. Kohl, The ASCE EUV Polarimeter; D. Gardiol, M. Romoli, F. Landini, G. Naletto, V. Da Deppo, M. Malvezzi, P. Apollonio, G. Duchini, E. Rusconi, A. Santori, E. Antonucci, S. Fineschi, D. Loreggia, L. Zangrilli, L. Gori, P. Nicolosi, M. G. Pelizzo, UVCI for HERSCHEL: instrument description and activity status report.

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Volume 74, 2, 2003


46th Annual Meeting of the Italian Astronomical Society. I grandi temi dell’Astronomia e Astrofisica Nazionale. Padova, 10-12 aprile 2002 (ed. E.M. Corsini)
C. Barbieri, Foreword. List of partecipants. Invited talk: F. Paresce, The VLT interferometer. Oral papers: L.A. Antonelli, F.M. Zerbi, G. Chincarini, G. Ghisellini, M. Rodono’, G. Tosti, P. Conconi, S. Covino, G. Cutispoto, E. Molinari, L. Nicastro, F. Vitali, E. Palazzi, The REM telescope: a robotic facility to monitor the prompt afterglow of gamma ray bursts; E.S. Battistelli, M. De Petris, L. Lamagna, F. Melchiorri, E. Palladino, G. Savini, A. Cooray, A. Melchiorri, Y. Rephaeli, M. Shimon, Cosmic microwave background temperature evolution by Sunyaev-Zel’dovich effect observations; F. Bertola, C.M. Boschetti, S. Ciroi, E. Corbelli, E.M. Corsini, L. Danese, M. D’Onofrio, A. Marconi, A. Pizzella, P. Rafanelli, P. Salucci, Supermassive black holes in the center of disk galaxies; A. Cavaliere, S. Bardelli, W. Boschin, A. Lapi, G. Tormen, Clusters and groups of galaxies: the interplay between dark and baryonic matter; N. D’Amico, R. Bandiera, N. Bucciantini, M. Burgay, L. Burderi, F. D’Antona, T. Di Salvo, A. Possenti, New perspectives in pulsar research; G. Fasano, B. Poggianti, D. Bettoni, E. Pignatelli, C. Marmo, M. Moles, P. Kjaergaard, J. Varela, W. Couch, A. Dressler, The WINGS Survey: a progress report; G. Matt, C. Bongardo, V. Braito, M. Brusa, A. Caccianiga, F. La Franca, A. Marconi, P. Marziani, Obscuration and reprocessing in the cosmic history of active galactic nuclei; P.A. Mazzali, M. Turatto, F. Annibali, S. Recchi, K. Nomoto, M. Tosi, L. Greggio, A. D’Ercole, F. Matteucci, Nucleosynthesis, the late stages of stellar evolution, chemical and dynamical evolution of late-type galaxies; M. Messerotti, I. Coretti, S. Padovan, P. Zlobec, E. Antonucci, A. Cora, C.A. Volpicelli, G. Dimitoglou, K. Reardon, A. Tripicchio, G. Severino, EGSO Team, The Italian solar data archives: national and European perspectives; G. Peres, S. Randich, Physics of the outer atmosphere of the Sun and of stars along their evolutionary track; G. Sedmak, E. Cascone, G. Russo, S. Zaggia, Development of BEOWULF computer clus-ters for high performance parallel processing of astronomical images; M. Velli, G. Einaudi, C. Chiuderi, P.L. Veltri, R. Betta, P. Londrillo, F. Rappazzo, L. Del Zanna, S. Landi, F. Malara, V. Carbone, G. Zimbardo, L. Primavera, A. Greco, L. Sorriso-Valvo, P. Pommois, F. Lepreti, Non linewar processes in heliospheric plasma: models and observations. Poster pa-pers: C. Barbieri, A. Omizzolo, and F. Rampazzi, Digitization of the archive of plates of the Asiago Observatory and of the Specola Vaticana; C. Barbieri, I. Bertini, S. Magrin, L. Salvadori, M. Calvani, R. Claudi, G. Pignata, G. Halm, S. Mottola, and M. Hoffmann, ADAS: Asiago-DLR Asteroid Survey; C. Barbieri, S. Fornasier, S. Verani, I. Bertini, M. Lazzarin, F. Rampazzi, G. Cremonese, R. Ragazzoni, F. Marzari, F. Angrilli, G. A. Bianchini, S. Debei, M. Dececco, G. Guizzo, G. Parzianello, P. Ramous, B. Saggin, M. Zaccariotto, V. Da Deppo, G. Naletto, G. Nicolosi, M. G. Pelizzo, G. Tondello, P. Brunello, and F. Peron, The Wide Angle Camera of the ROSETTA Mission; L. R. Bedin, G. Piotto, I. R. King and J. Anderson, HST astrometry: the Galactic constant [th]0 / R0; D. Bettoni, G. Fasano, M. Moles, J. Varela and P. Kiaergaard, The peculiar galaxy IC 1182: an ongoing merger?; W. Boschin, A deep cluster survey in Chandra archival data. First results; V. Braito and A. Franceschini, XMM-Newton survey of ultraluminous infrared galaxies; N. Bucciantini and L. Del Zanna, A simple and efficient high-resolution shock-capturing method far rela-tivistic fluid dynamics; A. Cadez, M. Calvani and C. Fanton, X-ray iron line profiles from warped accretion discs; R. Caimmi and C. Marmo, Universal density profiles with a central cusp; M. Capaccioli, D. Mancini and G. Sedmak, VST: The VLT Survey Telescope; M. Capaccioli, J. M. Alcala’, M. Radovich, R. Silvotti, M. Pannella, M. Arn-aboldi, E. Puddu, A. Rifatto, G. De Lucia, A. Mercurio, N. Napolitano, A. Grado, G. Longo, M. Dall'Ora, V. Ripepi and I. Musella, The Capodimonte Deep Field: research projects; M. Cignoni, S. Degl'Innocenti, V. Castellani, P. G. Prada Moroni, S. Petroni, The Galactic white dwarf populations; P. Cinzano and C. D. Elvidge, Night sky brightness at sites from satellite data; P. Cinzano and F. Falchi, A portable wide-field instrument for mapping night sky brightness automatically; L. Coccato, E. M. Corsini, A. Pizzella and F. Bertola, Inner polar disks in early-type spiral galaxies; A. Cora, C. A. Volpicelli, E. Antonucci and G. Dimitoglou, SOHO Long-term ARchive (SOLAR); E. M. Corsini, J. A. L. Aguerri and V. P. Debattista, Fast bars in carly-type barred galaxies; V. Costa, L. Iapichino, and R. A. Zappala’, The p process in type II supernovae: current status; G. Fiorentino, M. Marconi, I. Musella, and F. Caputo, Combined helium and metallicity effects on the Cepheid distance scale: a theoretical investigation; S. Fogliani, M. Malaspina, M. Maris, A. Zacchei, R. C. Butler, F. Pasian and C. Vuerli, Planck/LFI.- management of te-lemetry; M. Gai, L. Corcione, M.G. Lattanzi, B. Bauvir, D. Bonino, D. Gardiol, A. Gennai, D. Loreggia, G. Massone and S. Menardi, FINITO: three-way fringe sensor for VLTI; L. Girardi, G. Bertelli, A. Bressan, C. Chiosi, M. A. T. Groenewegen, P. Marigo, B. Salasnich and A. Weiss, Theoretical isochrones in several photometric systems; T. Iijima, Spectroscopic monitoring of classical and recurrent novae at Asiago Observatory; F. La Barbera, P. Merluzzi, M. Massarotti, G. Busarello and M. Capaccioli, Optical-NIR colour gradients in cluster early-type galaxies at z-0.3: monolithic collapse ruled out?; L. Lorenzi, Universe outline by the expansion center model according to Dirac; L. Magrini, M. Perinotto, R. L. M. Corradi and A. Mampaso, Searching for emission-line objects in exter-nal galaxies; P. Marigo, Evolution of AGB stars at varying surface C/O ratio: the crucial effect of molecular opacities; P. Marigo and C. Chiosi, Evolution and nucleosyn-thesis of primordial very massive stars; M. Maris, D. Maino, C. Burigana, A. Mennella, M. Bersanelli and F. Pasian, The scientific impact of signal quantization on Planck/LFI observations; P. Marziani, J. W. Sulentic, R. Zamanov and M. Calvani, The very broad line region of AGN; P. Marziani, R. Zamanov, J. W. Sulentic, M. Calvani and D. Dultzin-Hacyan, High ionization winds in the narrow line region of active galactic nuclei; M. Masi, L. Secco and V. Vanzani, Dynamical effects of the Galaxy on the Oorts Cloud; M. Massarotti, F. La Barbera, P. Merluzzi and G. Busarello, On the star formation history of galaxies in rich clusters; P. Mazzei, The history of star formation in galaxies. In-sights from SPII simulations of triaxial collapsing systems; G. Palazzo and R. A. Zappala’, Estimate of 1-100 TeV neutrino flux from X-ray flux measured in a sample of AGN blazars; F. Pasian, Planck/LFI.- the Data Processing Centre; A. Pizzella, E. M. Corsini, J. C. Vega Beltrán, L. Coccato and F. Bertola, Supermassive black holes and dark matter halos; R. G. Pizzone, C. Spitaleri, A. Di Pietro, P. Figuera, M. Lattuada, Dj. Mil-janic’, A. Musumarra, M. G. Pellegriti, C. Rolfs, S. Romano, S. Tudisco, A. Tumino, S. Typel, H. H. Wolter, V. Castellani, S. Degl'Innocenti and A. Imperio, Improved cross section measurement for the [7] Li(p,a)[4]He reaction and its importance for primordial nucleosynthesis and the lithium problem; P, G. Prada Moroni and O. Straniero, White dwarf cooling se-quences: theoretical uncertainties; L. Rizzi, E. V. Held, Y. Momany, I. Saviane, G. Bertelli and A. Moretti, The Padova Survey of Local Group galaxies; G. Sedmak and C. Pellegrin, High resolution speckle imaging; S. Smareglia, U. Becciani, A. Caproni, C. Ghel-ler, J. C. Guerra, N. Lama, G. Longo, F. Pasian and A. Zacchei, The pilot project for the TNG Long-Term Archive; F. Tamburini, C. Barbieri, A. Bianchini and S. Ortolani, Futuristic applications of quantum EPR states; R. Tantalo and C. Chiosi, Line in-dices as age, metallicity and abundance ratio indicators; V. Tordiglione, V. Castellani, S. Degl'Innocenti and P. G. Prada Moroni, Hipparcos open clusters as a test for stellar evolu-tion; A. Vallenari, G. Bertelli, C. Chiosi, E. Nasi, S. Pasetto and G. Carraro, 3-D struc-ture of the Galaxy from star-counts; R. Zamanov, J. Marti’, and P. Marziani, Radio and X-ray variability of LSI+61[0] 303; L. Zampieri, A. Pastorello, M. Turatto, E. Cappellaro, S. Benetti, G. Altavilla, P. Mazzali and M. Hamuy, Core-collapse supernovae and evidence for black hole formation; L. Zangrilli, S. Fineschi, D. Loreggia, D. Gardiol, E. An-tonucci and A. Cora, Imaging Stokes polarimeter based on liquid crystals for the study of the K-solar corona.


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Volume 74, 1, 2003


IV National Conference on Infrared Astronomy, Perugia, December 4-7, 2001
Foreword. Participating Authorities. List of Participants. Introduction: P. Maffei, My Researches at the Infrared Doors. Infrared Astronomy from Antarctica: M. Candidi, A. Lori, Status of the Antarctic Base at Dome C and Perspectives for Astrophysics; G. Tosti, M. Busso, S. Ciprini, P. Persi, M. Ferrari-Toniolo, L. Corcione, IRAIT: a Telescope for Infrared Astronomy from Antarctica; F. Gasparoni, R. Chomicz, M. Zordan, M. Dabala’, IRAIT Telescope and Enclosure: Engineering Aspects for Antarctic Operation; L. Valenziano, Infrared and Millimetric Observing Sites: a Comparison; L. Corcione, M. Busso, F. Porcu, M. Ferrari-Toniolo, P. Persi, Control System Architecture for Mid-Infrared Cameras: from TIRCAM2 to IRAIT; C.D. La Padula, A. Carusi, G.R. Lemaitre, P. Montiel, D. Nanni, G.B. Valsecchi, A. Vignato, R.F. Viotti, Wide-Field Astronomy at Dome C with a Compact Two-Mirror, Three-Reflection Tele-scope; M. Ferrari-Toniolo, Future Perspectives for Antarctic Infrared Astronomy at Dome C; S. Ciprini, M. Busso, G. Tosti, The Infrared Peak of the Blazar Spectral Energy Distribution and the Monitoring from Antarctica. Millimeter Astronomy from Antarctica and Atacama: P. de Bernardis, P.A.R. Ade, J.J. Bock, J.R. Bond, J. Borrill, A. Boscaleri, K. Coble, C.R. Contaldi, B.P. Crill, G. De Troia, P. Ferreira, K. Ganga, M. Giacometti, E. Hivon, V.V. Hristov, A. Iacoangeli, A.H. Jaffe, W.C. Jones, A.E. Lange, L. Martinis, S. Masi, P. Mason, P.D. Mauskopf, A. Melchiorri, T. Montroy, F. Nati, C.B. Netterfield, E. Pascale, F. Piacentini, D. Pogosyan, G. Polenta, F. Pongetti, S. Prunet, G. Romeo, J.E. Ruhl, F. Scaramuzzi, Investigating the Early Universe with the Cosmic Microwave Background Ani-sotropy; G. Sironi, G. Boella, M. Gervasi, A. Tartari, M. Zannoni, Observations at Millimetric and Sub Millimetric Wavelengths from Antarctica: Activity Report; R. Cesaroni, The ALMA Project; S. Masi, P. Ade, P. de Bernardis, A. Boscaleri, M. De Petris, G. De Troia, M. Fabrini, M. Giacometti, A. Iacoangeli, L. Lamagna, A. Lange, P. Lubin, P. Mauskopf, A. Melchiorri, F. Melchiorri, F. Nati, L. Nati, A. Orlando, E. Pascale, F. Piacentini, M. Pierre, G. Polenta, Y. Rephaeli, G. Romeo, D. Yvon, OLIMPO: A Few Arcmin Resolu-tion Survey of the Sky at mm and Sub-mm Wavelengths. Ground-Based Infrared Astronomy: F. Mannucci, Twenty Years of TIRGO Telescope; E. Brocato, M. Dolci, The SWIRT Project at Campo Imperatore; E. Oliva, NICS the Near Infra-red Camera-Spectrometer of the TNG; A. Richichi, A. Glindemann, P. Kervella, F. Pa-resce, M. Scholler, M. Tarenghi, M. Wittkowsk, Infrared Interferometry at the ESO VLTI; M. Gai, D. Bonino, L. Corcione, L. Delage, D. Gardiol, A. Gennai, M.G. Lattanzi, D. Loreggia, G. Massone, S. Menardi, F. Reynaud, Fringe Tracking for VLTI and LBT; G. Chincarini, F.M. Zerbi, Gamma-Ray Bursts, Swift and REM; P. Persi, A.R. Marenzi, M. Tapia, J. Bohigas, Mid-Infrared Images of Compact and Ultracompact HII Regions: W51 and W75N; U. Munari, M. Fiorucci, The Asiago Database on Photometric Systems; F. Bortoletto, M. D’Alessandro, D. Fantinel, E. Giro, L. Corcione, G. Bonanno, P. Bruno, R. Cosentino, A. Carbone, G. Evola, A New Generation of Detec-tor Controllers; C. Baffa, The Fasti Project; R. Nesci, S. Sclavi, M. Maesano, E. Massaro, M. Dolci, F. D’Alessio, Simultaneous Optical-NIR Observations of Four BL Lacertae Objects; M. Marengo, M. Karovska, Z. Ivezic, An IR View of Mass Loss in Long Period Variables; L. Origlia, R.M. Rich, High Resolution Infrared Spectra of Bulge Globular Clusters; M. Bonamente, Extreme Ultra-violet and Soft X-ray Extinc-tion by Dust in Clusters of Galaxies; D. Lorenzetti, F. Cortecchia, F. D’Alessio, A. Fiorani, G. Li Causi, D. Mancini, F. Perrotta, R. Scaramella, R. Speziali, F. Vitali, GOHSS: Current Status and Technical Aspects; A. Fiorani, R. Scaramella, NIR Visibility Function of Galaxies with GOHSS; A. Di Paola, The IR facility of Campo Imperatore; F. Vitali, E. Cianci, V. Foglietti, D. Lorenzetti, Toward the Fabrication of Silicon Grisms for High Resolution Spectroscopy in the Near Infrared; T. Giannini, F. Vitali, D. Lorenzetti, B. Nisini, ISAAC-VLT (2-5 [m]m) Observations of the IRS17 Protostellar Jet; G. Corti, S. Risso, M. Busso, G. Silvestro, L. Corcione, Infrared Investigation from Earth and Space on the Evolutionary State of a Sample of LPV; S. Risso, G. Corti, M. Busso, G. Silvestro, P. Maffei, G. Tosti, Mass Loss of Mira Stars Associated with a Star Formation Field in the M16 and M17 Region; C. Spogli, M. Fiorucci, G. Tosti, G. Nucciarelli, G. Raimondo, Unidentified Extremely Red Objects in the Field of Some Dwarf Novae; M. Missana, Numerical Studies of Laboratory Spectra. Space-Borne Infrared Astronomy: G. Tofani, V. Natale, Herschel Space Observatory; F. Villa, N. Man-dolesi, R.C. Butler, The Planck Project; M. Robberto, Infrared Astronomy with Hubble Space Telescope and the Next Generation Space Telescope; F. Bortoletto, C. Bonoli, E. Giro, C. Pernechele, A. Franceschini, P. Conconi, R. Mazzoleni, E. Molinari, F. Zerbi, The Italian Partecipation to the NGST Mid-IR Instrumentation; A. Cellino, The Observation of Near-Earth Objects from the Space at Thermal IR Wavelengths; P. Saraceno, L. Spinoglio, S. Molinari, Star Formation from ISO to HERSCHEL; E. Dotto, M.A. Barucci, Minor Bodies of the Solar System: ISO and ESO-VLT Infrared Spectroscopic Data; A. Biviano, L. Metcalfe, B. Mc Breen, J.-P. Kneib, B. Altieri, M. Delaney, D. Elbaz, M. Kessler, K. Leech, K. Okumura, S. Ott, B. Schulz, Gravitational Lensing in the Infrared: the Faintest ISOCAM Sources.

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Volume 73, 4, 2002


Multifrequency behaviour of high energy cosmic sources, Vulcano May 21-26 2001
F. Giovannelli and L. Sabau-Graziati, Foreword. List of partecipants. Opening remarks: F. Giovannelli, L. Sabau-Graziati, Opening remarks on high energy astrophysics today; A. Saggion, D. Bastieri, The observational energy gap between 10 and 300 GeV; K.A van der Hucht, A short observational history of X-ray studies of Wolf-Rayet stars; G. Auriemma, High energy neutrinos; D. Fargion, P.G. De Sanctis Lucentini, M. Grossi, M. De Santis, B. Mele, Ultra high energy cosmic ray and UHE [v] - [vr] - Z showering in dark halos; G. Bisnovatyi-Kogan, Neutrino emission, convection and oscillations in presupernova stars; G. De Zotti, G.L. Granato, C. Baccigalupi, M. Magliocchetti, P. Mazzei, F. Perrotta, L. Danese, Formation of spheroidal galaxies: the sub-mm view; N. Panagia, The Hubble Space Telescope at the beginning of a new millennium; J.M. Paredes, J. Marti, M. Ribo, M. Massi, Microquasars as possible counterparts of unidentified EGRET sources; M. Roncadelli, Gamma-ray astronomy and baryonic dark matter; F. Giovannelli, The impact of multifrequency observations on knowledge of young open clusters: galactic gamma-ray and cosmic-ray contributors. Cosmology: S. Colafrancesco, Cosmology on the bridge between standard and precision era; R.C. Henry, The non-microwave background after BOOMERanG; S. Schindler, Clusters of galaxies: keys to cosmology; K. Mitsuda, Two classes of cluster sizes inferred from a large number of ROSAT/ASCA cluster samples, and the L[x] - T relation; S. Colafrancesco, The multifrequency astrophysics of clusters of galaxies; J. Beckman, E. Casuso, Production of Li, Be and B in the Galaxy: cosmic ray processes in an interstellar environment. Astrophysics of high energy cosmic sources: J. Clavel, Early results from AGN observations with XMM-Newton; F. Bocchino, A.M. Bykov, The plerion nebula in IC443; G. Tosti, S. Ciprini, G. Nucciarelli, Optical observations of blazars: the Perugia monitoring; E. Massaro, P. Giommi, G. Tagliaferri, R. Nesci, M. Ravasio, G. Ghisellini, Optical and X-ray observations of bright BL Lac objects; J. Cortina for the HEGRA collaboration, Energy spectrum and light curve of Mrk-421 as observed by HEGRA CT1 during the 2001 flare; J. Ziolkowski, Be/X ray Binaries; H.-J. Grimm, M. Gilfanov, R. Sunyaev, Study of the galactic X-ray binary population; S. Bernabei, A search for optical counterparts to X-ray sources in the WGA catalogue; E. Massaro, T. Mineo, G. Cusumano, B. Sacco, W. Becker, X-ray spectral properties of the [g]-ray pulsars PSR B0656+14 and PSR B1706-44; L. Burderi, F. D'Antona, M.T. Menna, T. Di Salvo, N. Robba, Where have all the sub-millisecond pulsars gone?; T. Di Salvo, N. Robba, L. Stella, Discovery of extended hard tails in the X-ray spectra of low mass X-ray binaries; M.T. Menna, L. Burderi, D. Lazzati, L. Stella, N. Robba, M. Van Der Klis, Harmonic coupling of the red noise in SAX J1808.4-3658; R. Iaria, T. Di Salvo, L. Burderi, N.R. Robba, A study of Cir-X-1 broad band energy spectrum close to the periastron and apoastron of its orbit; A.A. Vittone, L. Errico, Multifrequency behaviour of FUOR systems; Y. Benhammou (on behalf the collaboration), Last results of ANTARES. Jet sources & gamma-ray bursts: R.M. Sambruna, CHANDRA discovers four new X-ray jets; J.H. Beall, Energy transport in active galactic nuclei; G. Bisnovatyi-Kogan, N. Ardelyan, S. Moiseenko, Magnetorotational explosions: supernovae and jet formation; K.W. Weiler, N. Panagia, M.J. Montes, R.A. Sramek, Radio emission from supernovae & gamma-ray bursts; F. Frontera, Gamma-ray bursts: an overviee; L. Hanlon, Broadband spectra of gamma-ray bursts; N. Masetti, Multifrequency behaviour of GRB afterglows; L. Amati, F. Frontera, M. Tavani, E. Costa, C. Guidorzi, N. Masetti, E. Montanari, E. Palazzi, E. Pian, P. Soffitta, J.J.M. In 'T Zand, X to gamma-rays average spectra and energetics of BeppoSAX gamma-ray bursts with known redshift; D. Fargion, GRBs and the ghost of the fireball. Ongoing experiments: M. Villata, C.M. Raiteri, G. Tosti, S. Ciprini, M.A. Ibrahimov, O.M. Kurtanidze, E. Massaro, J.R. Mattox, R. Nesci, M.G. Nokolashvili, L. Ostonero, I.E. Papadakis, T.O. Sadibekova, A. Sillampaa, L.O. Takalo, K. Tsiganos, The whole earth blazar telescope (WEBT); E. Palazzi, E. Pian (on behalf the ROSS Team), REM optical slitless spectrograph (ROSS): an instrument for prompt low resolution spectroscopy of gamma ray bursts; A. Morselli, The space gamma-ray experiments AGILE and GLAST; G. Cusumano, G. Agnetta, B. Biondo, O. Catalano, S. Giarrusso, G. Gugliotta, L. La Fata, M.C. Maccarone, A. Mangano, T. Mineo, F. Russo, B. Sacco, GAW (Gamma Air Watch): a novel imaging Cherenkov telescope; F. Arqueros (GRAAL Collaboration), Search of high energy cosmic sources with the plataforma solar de Almeria. The GRAAL experiment; F. Paresce, The WFC3: technical characteristics and scientific drivers of the last and best wide field camera on HST; K. Mitsuda, Japanize future space programs for high energy astrophysics; A. Pellizzoni, A. Chen, A. Giuliani, S. Mereghetti, M. Tavani, AGILE scientific performance: sky exposure and sensitivity; E. Antonello, S. Martin-Ruiz, The COROT mission. Concluding remarks: J. Ziolkowski, Concluding remarks; G. Bisnovatyi-Kogan, Concluding remarks - 2; S. Colafrancesco, Concluding remarks - 3. Concluding address.

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Volume 73, 3, 2002


Asteroids 2001: from Piazzi to the Third Millennium, Palermo June 11-16 2001
History: L.I. Chernykh, Minor Planet (10001) is named Palermo; N.S. Chernykh, L.I. Chernykh, History of minor planets observations at the Crimean Astrophysical Observatory; J. Svoren, 36 years of astrometry of minor planets at the Skalnate Pleso Observatory. Ground based observations: techniques and reports of results: C. Barbieri, M. Calvani, G. Hahn, M. Hoffmann, S. Mottola, G. Pignata, L. Salvadori, ADAS: Asiago-DLR asteroid survey; N.S. Chernykh, V. Rumyantsev, The Crimean CCD telescope for the asteroids observations; N. Kodirova, E. Mirmakhmudov, Y. Chernetenko, The observations of 1 Ceres at the Astronomical Institute of the Uzbek Academy of Sciences in 1951-1994; D.F. Lupishko, V.G. Shevchenko, N. Tungalag, Asteroid photocentre displacement: influence of the scattering; E. Mirmakhmudov, Summary report of the Astronomical Institute investigations on the small bodies during 1922-1995; K. Shinokawa, S. Takahashi, K. Ogawa, F. Yoshida, T. Minato, T. Mukai, K. Kawabata, Observations of photopolarimetric variation with the rotation of asteroids, 3 Juno and 216 Kleopatra. Space-based observations: D. Dunham, E. Goffin, J. Manek, M. Federspiel, R. Stone, W. Owen, Asteroidal occultation results multiply helped by Hipparcos; A. Ferri, L. Bussolino, R. Somma, A. Cellino, V. Zappala', A. Carusi, G. Valsecchi, Studying a mission for physical characterization of NEOs; D. Hestroffer, P. Tanga, J. Berthier, A. Cellino, M. Lattanzi, M. Di Martino, V. Zappala', HST/FGS Interferometric observations of asteroids. Dynamical structure and origin: T.J. Jopek, R. Gonczi, C.H. Froeschle, P. Michel, G. Longo, L. Foschini, A main belt asteroid: the most probable cause of the Tunguska event; T. Kehoe, S.F. Dermott, K. Grogan, Evolution of asteroidal dust particles through resonance; A. Poveda, J. Galindo Trejo, Electromagnetic dissipation of orbital energy for asteroidal-like particles in planetary rings; A.A. Vakhidov, Evolution of some minor planet orbits in the inner asteroid belt. Composition and physical structure: J.R. Donnison, Asteroid rotations: a Bayesian analysis; N.N. Kiselev, V.K. Rosenbush, E.V. Petrova, K. Jockers, Asteroids and comets: a comparison of polarization properties; K. Muinonen, J. Piironen, S. Kaasalainen, A. Cellino, Asteroid photometric and polarimetric phase curves: empirical modeling; A.M. Nakamura, A. Kamei, T. Minato, Modeling asteroid phase curves: laboratory study on bi-directional reflectance of meteorite powders; J. Svoren, U. Babiakova, CCD-photometry of asteroid 107 Camilla; J.B. Tatum, Rotational inertia and gravity of undifferentiated planets; N. Tomita, H. Nakayama, A.M. Nakamura, A. Kamei, Laboratory study on surface structure of regolith. Asteroid families and collisional structure: A. Galad, Small asteroid collisional characteristics. Interrelationships with inner ss objects: near-earth objects, meteorites, meteor stream: C. Gritzner, S. Fasoulas, Justification of NEO impact mitigation activities by risk management; A.M. Kazantsev, D.F. Lupishko, Search for near-earth asteroids based on their spatial distribution; G. Pupillo, G. Cevolani, G. Grassi, G. Trivellone, Investigation of the Geminid asteroidal meteor stream by the BLM radar facility. Interrelationships with outer ss objects: Trojans, Centaurs, Edgeworth-kuiper objects, Comets: K. Ziolkowski, Asteroids and comets in the Taurid complex. The future of asteroids: D. Hestroffer, Asteroids survey with GAIA - scientific impacts; J. Terazono, A. Asami, D. Asher, N. Hashimoto, S. Nakano, K. Nishiyama, Y. Oshima, H. Umehara, T. Urata, M. Yoshikawa, S. Isobe, Data archiving and network system of Bisei Spaceguard Center; M. Yoshikawa, A. Asami, D. Asher, T. Fuse, N. Hashimoto, S. Isobe, S. Nakano, K. Nishiyama, Y. Oshima, J. Terazono, H. Umehara, T. Urata, Current status of asteroid observations in Bisei Spaceguard center.

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Volume 73, 2, 2002


Soft Gamma-ray Repeaters, the Rome 2000 mini-workshop, Roma 16 October 2000
Invited reviews: G.L. Israel, S. Mereghetti, L. Stella, Observations of Anomalous X-ray Pulsar; C. Thompson, Nature of the Soft Gamma Repeaters and Anomalous X-ray Pulsar. Oral and Poster Contributions: R. Aptekar, P.S. Butterworth, T.L. Cline, D.D. Frederiks, S.V.Golenetskii, V.N. Il'inskii, E.P. Mazets, V.D. Pal'shin, General properties of recurrent bursts from SGR's; K. Hurley, C. Kouveliotou, R. Duncan, F. Vrba, G. Garmire, E. Feigelson, P. Woods, E. Gogus, P. Li, Measuring the proper motion of SGR 1900+14; D.L. Kaplan, Chandra observations of SGR's; V. Hambaryan, G. Hasinger, A.D. Schwope, N. Schulz, Discovery of 5.16 s pulsations from the isolated neutron star RBS 1223; R.E. Rothschild, D. Marsden, R.E. Lingenfelter, Fossil disks and propeller spindown of SGR/AXP's; B. Zhang, On the nature of SGR's; S. Bastrukov, D. Podgainy, J. Yang, F. Weber, Magneto-torsional pulsations of magnetars; R. Perna, L. Hernquist, J. Heyl, A. Juett, D. Chakrabarty, The thermal component of AXP and SGR spectra: fits with atmosphere models; R.C. Duncan, Nature, nurture or not sure? A debate about SGR's and AXP's; K. Ioka, Magnetic deformation of magnetars for the giant flares of the SGR's; D. Fargion, X-ray precursors in SGR's: Precessing [g] jet tails; M. Feroci, K. Hurley, R.C. Duncan, C. Thompson, The giant flare from SGR 1900+14; A.F. Iyudin, F. Mirabel, J. Paul, SGR/SNR association and [44] Ti; D. Marsden, R.E. Lingenfelter, R.E. Rothschild, Resolution of the age discrepancies in pulsar/SNR associations; S. Mereghetti, M. Feroci, M. Tavani, P. Woods, BeppoSAX observations of SGR 1806-20; D.M. Palmer, Rapid spindown of SGR 1900+14 following its super burst; B. Zhang, A.K. Harding, Inner magnetospheric accelerators in high magnetic field pulsars; K. Hurley, Concluding remarks.

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Volume 73, 1, 2002


Multifrequency Behaviour of High Energy Cosmic Sources, Frascati Workshop 1999 - Vulcano May 24-29, 1999.
Opening Remarks: F. Giovannelli, L. Sabau-Graziati, Crucial problems in astrophysics for the next century; G. Aurigemma, The quest for the mass of neutrino; F. Arqueros, Ground-based gamma-ray astronomy; R.C. Henry, Cosmic background radiation; S.J. Wagner, The extragalactic gamma-ray background; N. Panagia, Space telescope of today and tomorrow: HST and NGST; W. Collmar, News from CGRO-COMPTEL; R. Bandiera, Plerionic supernova remnants; M. Catanese, News from TeV sources; L. Stella, Strong field gravity measurements with quasi periodic oscillations from low mass X-ray binaries; J. Ziolkowski, Magnetars; J. Ziolkowski, Magnetars in binary systems?; G. Bisnovatyi-Kogan, Magnetic fields of neutron stars: very low and very high; J.M. Paredes, J. Marti', M. Peracaula, G. Pooley, I.F. Mirabel, The emission of radio loud X-ray binaries in the mm-cm range; A.J. Castro-Tirado, Multifrequency studies of gamma-ray bursts: towards the understanding of the mistery; W. Kundt, Gamma-ray bursts, updated; G. Bisnovatyi-Kogan, GRB afterglow in the model of a neutron star in close binary system; N. Palanque-Delabrouille (EROS collaboration), An updated review on microlensing experiments; H.B. Richer, If the MACHOS are old white dwarfs... . Jet sources: J.H. Beall, Jets in astrophysics; M. Ostrowski, Consequences of cosmic ray acceleration at relativistic jet side boundary; J.H. Beall, J. Guillory, D.V. Rose, Line emission from relativistic jets; Ongoing experiments: F. Giovannelli, L. Sabau-Graziati, J. Isern, C.D. La Padula, M. Angulo, J. Baussells, E. Bravo, J. Cabestany, E. Garcia-Berro, J. Gomez-Gomar, M. Hernanz, A. Talavera, SIXE: Spanish Italian X-ray Experiment: a summary of the Phase-A study; A. Piccioni, C. Bartolini, M. Frutti, F. Giovannelli, A. Guarnieri, Ultra fast double-head photometer for temporal analysis of systems containing collapsed objects; N. Palanque-Delabrouille (ANTARES collaboration), Neutrino astronomy: the case for ANTARES; G. Auriemma, L. Errico, C. Satriano, A.A. Vittone, EBCCD applications in astronomy; Concluding remarks: W. Kundt, First concluding remarks; G. Bisnovatyi-Kogan, General concluding remarks; Concluding Address: F. Giovannelli, Concluding address.

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Volume 72, 4, 2001


S.A.It. 2000: 44th Annual Meeting, Monte Porzio Catone, 10-15 April 2000.
The sun and the solar system: J.R. Brucato, L. Colangeli, V. Mennella, A. Rotundi, P. Palumbo, E. Bussoletti, Dust Evolution from Circumstellar Environments to Comets; F. Berilli, G. Consolini, A. Florio, E. Pietropaolo, Solar Granulation: Properties of Velocity Fields from THEMIS-IPM Observations; I. Ermolli, M. Centrone, M. Fofi, On the OAR-PSPT Full-Disk Photometric Images; G. Severino, M. Magrì, M. Oliviero, T. Straus, Recent Results on the Solar Photospheric Dynamics; M. Ternullo, New Aspects of the Solar Cycle. Stellar Structures: I.R. King, J. Anderson, Lower Main Sequences of Globular Clusters; G. Andreuzzi, F. Paresce, G. De Marchi, F. Ferraro, L. Pulone, R. Buonanno, Deep Luminosity Function of NGC 6712; S. Cassisi, M. Zoccali, G. Piotto, G. Bono, A New Observable for Timing Faint Red Giant Branch Stars in Globular Clusters; S. Degl'Innocenti, S. Cassisi, V. Castellani, G. Piotto, M. Salaris, Theoretical Uncertainties on the Evolution of HB and AGB-Clump Stars; P.G. Prada Moroni, V. Castellani, S. Degl'Innocenti, M. Marconi, The Tricky Galactic Cluster NGC 2420; P. Ventura, Mass Loss in AGB Stars. Stellar Variability: C. Bartolini, S. Bernabei, I. Bruni, S. Galletti, F. Giovannelli, A. Guarnieri, A. Piccioni, L. Sabau Graziati, R. Silvotti, A. Ulla, G. Valentini, Open Problems in Pulsating Hot Subdwarfs after High Speed Photometry in Loiano; M. Marconi, G. Bono, V. Castellani, U. Comae, A New Route for Comparing Theory and Observations; V. Ripepi, F. Caputo, V. Castellani, M. Marconi, Pulsational Constraints on the M(v) us (Fe/H) Relation. Galaxy Populations: C. Chiosi, Star Formation in Elliptical Galaxies; S. Cassisi, V. Castellani, P. Ciarcelluti, New Evolutionary Models for Very Loss Mass Stars; G. Raimondo, E. Brocato, S. Cassisi, Expected Spectrophotometric Properties of Population III Stellar Systems; R. Viotti, A. Altamore, C. Rossi, Exploring the Nature of the Symbiotic Stars with High Resolution Spectroscopy. Compact Objects: M. Cocchi, A. Bazzano, L. Natalucci, P. Umbertini, J. Heise, J.J.M. in't Zand, BeppoSAX-WFC Observation of the Transient Source SAX J1712.6-3637; L. Burderi, T. di Salvo, N.R. Robba, A. La Barbera, R. Iaria, Pulse Phase Spectroscopy of the Cyclotron Line in Centaurus X-3. The Local Group: M. Castellani, G. Bono, S. Cassisi, G. Marconi, A. Piesimoni, Antlia: an Outskirt Local Group Galaxy; L. Pulone, E. Brocato, V. Castellani, M. Dall'Ora, V. Ripepi, WFI[a]2.2 ESO-MPI Observation of the Carina Dwarf Galaxy; I. Saviane, E.V. Held, Y.Momany, L. Rizzi, Population Gradients in Nearby Dwarf Galaxies. Galaxies: G. Bertin, Galaxies; G. De Lucia, E. Iodice, M. Arnaboldi, Dating the Evolution and the Formation Scenario of Polar-Ring Galaxy NGC 4650A; P. Miocchi, R. Capuzzo-Dolcetta, The Combined Tidal Effect of the Stellar Bulge and a Central Massive Black Hole on the Dynamical Evolution of a Globular Cluster; A. Pizzella, F. Bertola, M. Sarzi, E.M. Corsini, J.C. Vega Beltra'n, M. Cappellari, J.M. Funes S.J., NGC 4672: A New Case of an Early-TypeDisk Galaxy with an Orthogonally Decoupled Core; B.M. Poggianti, Galactic Morphologies in Distant Clusters. Galaxy Clusters: C. Firmani, E. D'Onghia, G. Chincarini, The Role of Self-Interaction in the Formation of Cold Dark Matter Halos; S. Borgani, The ROSAT Deep Cluster Survey: Evolution of the X-Ray Luminosity Function; S. Colafrancesco, Non-Thermal Phenomena in Galaxy Clusters: Cosmological Relevance; L. Moscardini, S. De Grandi, F. Lucchin, S. Matarrese, P. Rosati, The Two-Point Correlation Function of X-Ray Selected Clusters: Theoretical Predictions versus Observational Results. General Lecture: A. Dolgov, Neutrinos in Physics, Astrophysics and Cosmology. X-Ray Background and Active Galactic Nuclei: R. Giacconi, J. Bergeron, S. Borgani, R. Gilmozzi, G. Hasinger, M. Nonino, C. Forman, P. Rosati, P. Tozzi, W. Zheng, A Deep X-Ray and Optical Survey of Chandra Deep Field South; R. Della Ceca, V. Braito, I. Cagnoni, T. Maccacaro, The ASCA Hard Serendipitous Survey. Gamma Ray Bursts: A. Coletta et al., The BeppoSAX SOC Short GRB Project. Evolution of Cosmic Structures: A. Balbi et al., Maps of the CMB from MAXIMA Experiment; L. Guzzo et al., The Clustering of Clusters of Galaxies in the REFLEX Survey; E. Palladino, L. Amendola, Likelihood Analysis of the CfA2+SSRS2 and of the Las Campanas Redshift Surveys. Supernovae: E. Cappellaro, The Rate of Supernovae; P.A. Mazzali, The Properties of "Normal" Type Ia Supernovae; N. Panagia, Supernovae at High-z: Clues to the Expansion of the Universe; M. Turatto, The Supernova Phenomenon; G. Valentini et al., First Results of the Near-IR Supernovae Search and Follow-up Project (SWIRT).

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Volume 72, 3, 2001


2nd National Meeting on the Italian Solar Research, L'Aquila,3-5 July 2000.
Solar Interior And Global Structure. L. Paternò, The standard solar model and the neutrino problem: present status and future perspectives; P. Belli, R. Bernabei, Perspectives of very large mass highly radiopure NaI(TL) set-ups; A. Bonanno, L. Paternò, The Astrophysical factor for the pp-reaction and the determination of the age of the Sun by helioseismology; E. Bellotti, N. Ferrari, Solar neutrino detection: recent results and future perspectives; M. P. Di Mauro, The potential of helioseismic data: revealing new details of the internal structure; M. Magrì, M. Oliviero, G. Severino, T. Straus, A model of intensity and velocity power and I-V phase difference across p-mode line profile based on a forced damped harmonic oscillator and on the observed coherence spectrum; E. Gavryusesa, V. Gavryusev, Spectra, properties and origin of solar oscillations; A. Cacciani, V. Di Martino, P. Rapex, M. Dolci, F. D'Alessio, MOF data analysis of a 14 hour observing run in Antarctica; P. F. Moretti, M. Oliviero, G. Severino and the MOF development group, The local analysis to investigate the source of the solar oscillations; D. Ambrosino, B. Caccin, The extreme limb of the Sun; E. Gavryuseva, V. Gavryusev, Predictions of the variability of global solar characteristics. Solar Photosphere and Chromosphere. T. Straus, G. Severino, The Photosphere - region of reflection and excitation of solar oscillations; F. Berrilli, G. Consolini, A. Florio, E. Pietropaolo, Dynamics of the solar granulation; B. Caccin, V. Penza, Statistical description of the intensity fluctuations in the solar photosphere; I. Ermolli, Modelling solar irradiance variations from PSPT full-disk images; A. Falchi, G. Cauzzi, R. Falciani, Network and internetwork properties at photospheric and chromospheric levels; L. A. Smaldone, O. Scognamiglio, K. S. Balasubramaniam, Understand spectroheliograms - insight from spectral line analysis; F. Cavallini, F. Berrilli, S. Cantarano, A. Egidi, IBIS: a new instrument for solar bidimensional spectroscopy; G. Ceppatelli, C. Briand, Last news from THEMIS; M. Ternullo, Drawing butterfly wings; M. Centrone, I. Ermolli, M. Fofi, M. Torelli, On the ascending phase of solar cycle 23 from PSPT full-disk images; C. Giammanco, F. Berrilli, Optimal windows to determine solar granulation image quality. Solar Corona. F. Malara, P. Petkaki, P. Veltri, Phase mixing and 3D effects in the dynamics of Alfvén waves in force-free magnetic field; F. Chiuderi Drago, Radio and UV observations of a solar filament; F. Zuccarello, L. Contarino, P. Romano, Evolution of solar flares observed by TRACE; G. Peres, S. Orlando, F. Reale, Recent results on the study of the Sun as an X-ray star; D. Spadaro, A. F. Lanza, A. C. Lanzafame, S. K. Antiochos, M. G. O'Mullane, EUV line emission during the dynamic formation of prominence condensation; M. Messerotti, P. Zlobec, Architecture of SOLRA (Solar Radio Archive), the italian archiving facility for solar radio data; G. Noci, E. Gavryuseva, Streamers and magnetic field of the Sun; L. Zangrilli, G. Poletto, P. Nicolosi, Outflow speed of protons and O VI ions in a coronal hole; S. Parenti, G. Poletto, B. J. I. Bromage, J. C. Raymond, G. Noci, Element abundances in streamers from SOHO/UVCS CDS observations. Solar Wind, Interplanetary Medium and Sun-Earth Relations. G. Consolini, Complexity and criticality of the magnetospheric dynamics; P. Francia, S. Lepidi, U. Villante, Low latitude geomagnetic field fluctuations at discrete frequencies as possible indicators for global magnetospheric oscillations; M. F. Marcucci, M. B. Bavassano-Cattaneo, A. M. Di Lellis, P. Cerulli-Irelli, L. M. Kistler, T. H. Phan, G. Haerendel, IMF-Bg controlled reconnection at the magnetopause; E. Amata, M. F. Marcucci, Alfvenic oscillations in the polar ionosphere; P. Francia, S. Lepidi, P. Di Giuseppe, U. Villante, Geomagnetic response to the Earth's arrival of interplanetary structures; M. Storini, D. F. Smart, M. A. Shea, The use of ARGO-YBJ experiment for solar relativistic particle studies; M. Y. Hofer, M. Storini, The use of X-ray data for the study of cosmic ray intensity enhancements recorded by neutron monitors; G. Poletto, S. Suess, The SOHO-SUN-ULYSSES quadrature campaigns; B. Bavassano, R. Bruno, E. Pietropaolo, Alfven waves in the solar wind: a three fluid analysis of the imbalance between kinetic and magnetic fluctuations; M. Messerotti, P. Zlobec, S. Padovan, The Trieste near-real-time coronal radio surveillance program: a tool for solar activity monitoring and forecasting; M. Storini, M. Y. Hofer, What are cosmic rays telling us about solar activity?; F. Malara, L. Primavera, P. Veltri, Parametric instability of broad-band alfvenic fluctuations: comparison with solar wind observations.

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Volume 72, 2, 2001


Salting the Early Soup: Trace Nuclei from Stars to the Solar System.
Ceremony for the "Laurea Honoris Causa". R. Gallino, "Laudatio" del Professor G. J. Wasserburg in occasione della Laurea Honoris Causa in Fisica presso l'Università di Torino; G.J. Wasserburg, Lectio Magistralis. Short-lived radioactivities in the early solar system: connections to the interstellar medium and stellar evolution in the Galaxy. Stellar Models and Nucleosynthesis. J. C. Lattanzio, A. I. Karakas, Evolution and nucleosynthesis of AGB stars: current issues; O. Straniero, I. Dominguez, C. Abia, M. Limongi, A. Chieffi, Pollution from primordial stars; F. Herwig, N. Langer, Formation of the neutron donor 13C in AGB stars by overshoot and rotation; M. Limongi, A. Chieffi, O. Straniero, Massive star evolution: element yields at various metallicities; O. R. Pols, C. A. Tout, Thermal pulses and dredge-up in AGB stars with a consistent solution for stellar structure and composition: dependence on convection prescriptions; M. Busso, M. Marengo, C. Travaglio, L. Corcione, G. Silvestro, Atmospheric composition, mass loss and circumstellar envelopes of AGB stars at different metallicities; M. Lugaro, A. I. Karakas, A. Champagne, J. C. Lattanzio, R. Cannon, The uncertainties of the 26 Al(p, g)27 Si reaction rate and their impact on AGB nucleosynthesis calculations. Interpreting Abundance Observations I. P. Ventura, Lithium production in AGB stars of the Magellanic Clouds; S. G. Ryan, W. Aoki, L. A. J. Blake, J. E. Norris, T. C. Beers, R. Gallino, M. Busso, H. Ando, s-and r-process elements in two very metal-poor stars; V. V. Smith, Observational signatures of s-process synthesis in AGB stars; A. Diaferio, Cosmology, galaxy formation and the distribution of stellar populations. Interpreting Abundance Observations II. B. B. Messenger, Modelling of Na and Al globular cluster abundance anomalies using a simulated H-shell instability; C. A. Tout, E. Regos, D. Wickramasinghe, J. R. Hurley, O. R. Pols, Chemical enrichment by type Ia supernovae; C. Travaglio, R. Gallino, M. Busso, A. Dalmazzo, Galactic enrichment of heavy s-elements: from Ba to Bi. Early Solar System and Stardust. A. Cellino, Asteroids as origins of meteoritic materials; G. W. Lugmair, A. Shukolyukov, 53Mn and 60Fe in the early solar system; A. M. Davis, M. Lugaro, R. Gallino, M. J. Pellin, R. S. Lewis, R. N. Clayton, Isotopic composition of heavy elements in presolar grains: new constraints on nucleosynthesis; F. Kappeler, A. Mengoni, s-process signatures in stellar grains: solving the cross section problem; U. Ott, Rich man's salt: the diamonds in the soup; G. Bonino, G. Cini Castagnoli, T. Taricco, D. Cane, N. Bhandari, Records of the decadal and centennial solar cycles in meteorites; K.-L. Kratz, W. Bohmer, C. Freiburghaus, P. Moller, B. Pfeiffer, T. Rauscher, F.-K. Thielemann, On the origin of the Ca-Ti-Cr isotopic anomalies in the inclusion EK-1-4-1 of the Allende meteorite.

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Volume 72, 1, 2001


Low luminosity AGN, Seyfert 1. G. Matt, Seyfert 1 and low luminosity AGN; A. De Rosa et al., Broad band spectral study of the BeppoSAX observation of NGC 3783; C. Vignali et al., Unraveling the X-ray spectrum of PDS 456 with BeppoSAX; P. O. Petrucci et al., A Self-consistent test of Comptonisation models using BeppoSAX observations of Seyfert galaxies; D. Trevese, F. Vagnetti, Spectral variability of QSOs in the optical band; S. Pellegrini, M. Cappi, L. Bassani, R. Della Ceca, G.C.C. Palumbo, BeppoSAX observations of LLAGNs: discovery of emission and absorption from highly ionized iron; P. Marziani, M. Calvani, V. Braito, The physical driver of the "Eigenvector 1" correlation space. Obscured AGN, Unification Models. R. Maiolino, Obscured active nuclei and the unified model; A. Marconi et al., Supermassive black holes in obscured nuclei: the case of Centaurus A; G. Matt, Heavily obscured Seyfert 2: what we have learnt from BeppoSAX; G. Risaliti, X-ray weak QSOs in grism surveys; S. Bianchi, G. Matt, The circumnuclear X-ray reflectors in NGC 1068 and the Circinus galaxy; R. Lanzi, A. Comastri, C. Vignali, BeppoSAX observations of the Seyfert 2 galaxy NGC 4507; P. Severgnini, G. Risaliti, An X-ray and NIR study of the ULIRG IRAS 05189-2524. Theory of Accretion Discs. E. Szuszkiewicz, Accretion discs around supermassive black holes - trying to understand the AGN phenomenon; R. Turolla, C. P. Dullemond, Radiative transfer in accretion flows; L. Zampieri, L. Nobili, R. Turolla, T. Belloni, GRS1915+105 and the accretion flow in AGNs. Radio Galaxies and Jets. D. Dallacasa, High frequency peakers; G. Brunetti, G. Setti, A. Comastri, L. Ferretti, M. Cappi, Electron energy distribution in radio galaxies; P. Rossi, G. Bodo, A. Capetti, A. Ferrari, S. Massaglia, The morphology of FR II radiosources; P. Grandi, The X-ray nuclear properties of broad line radio galaxies; C. Ferrari, R. Fanti, F. Mantovani, Structure and physical characteristics of 3C 99; E. Memola, C. Fendt, Two-dimensional magnetic field structure of relativistic jets in active galactic nuclei; A. Capetti, M. Chiaberge, A. Celotti, The HST view of nearby radio-galaxies; A. Capetti et al., The HST survey of the B2 sample of low luminosity radiogalaxies; M. Chiaberge, A. Celotti, A. Capetti, G. Ghisellini, HST observations of FR I radiogalaxies: what do they tell us about the BL Lac-FR I unification scheme?; E. Trussoni, A. Capetti, A. Celotti, M. Chiaberge, X-ray observations of 3C 66 B and 3C 346; L. Pentericci, J. Kurk, H. Röttgering, G. K. Miley, The discovery of a forming cluster around a radio galaxy at redshift 2.2. Blazars, Unification Models. E. Massaro et al., VLBI observations of ON 231 (W Com, 1219 + 285) after the 1998 optical outburst; L. Tommasi et al., Intensive polarimetric monitoring of blazars from the Nordic Optical Telescope; G. Fossati, M. Capalbi, A. Celotti, M. Chiaberge, Y. H. Zhang, X-ray emission of Mkn421 and jet microphysics; F. Tavecchio et al., Spectral evolution of Mkn 501: threee years of BeppoSAX observations; G. Tagliaferri et al., Two BeppoSAX observations of BL Lac; T. Di Girolamo for the ARGO-YBJ collaboration, Blazar detector; R. C. Hartman et al., The 3C 279 campaign of winter 1999: a gamma-optical correlation?; E. Massaro, F. Montagni, R. Nesci, New results on the intra-day optical variability of S5 0716+ 714; R. Nesci, E Massaro, T. Movsessian, G. Ohanian, Spectroscopic observations of ON 231 (W Com) in a high luminosity state; L. Ostorero et al., Spectral variations of the Blazar S5 0716+71: the helical jet interpretation; G. Sobrito et al., Spectral energy distributions and Helical model for the blazar ON 231 (1219+ 285); M. Villata et al., The WEBT campaign of February 1999 on ON 0716 + 714; L. Costamante et al., Looking for high energy peaked blazars; M Spada, D. Lazzati, G. Ghisellini, A. Celotti, Internal shocks in the jets of blazars; P. O. Petrucci, G. Henri, G. Pelletier, Pair creation at shocks: application to AGNs. Environments and Surveys. B. Kelm, P. Focardi, A study of Seyfert environment on different scales; A. Agostino, T. Venturi, P. Focardi, B. Kelm, Environmental effects on the radio emission properties of Seyfert galaxies; I. Prandoni et al., AGN and starburst galaxies seen through radio surveys; M. Mignoli, G. Zamorani, Mining for faint AGNs in the marano field; S. Cristiani, A. Grazian, A. Omizzolo, The QSO luminosity function with the Asiago - ESO/RASS QSO survey; C. Vignali, A. Comastri, F. Fiore, F. La Franca, on behalf of the Hellas Collaboration, The HELLAS survey. Probing the existence of a dichotomy between optical and X-ray classification; I. Cagnoni, A. Celotti, D. Poccecai, SISSA searching for Blazars: the BLEIS project; A. Wolter A. Caccianiga, T. Maccacaro, R. Della Ceca, I. Gioia, Radio properties of REX BL Lacs and galaxies; I. Cagnoni, A. Celotti, M. Elvis, D.-W. Kim, F. Nicastro, Blank field X-ray sources; M. Capalbi, P. Giommi, The AGN content of the BeppoSAX MECS source catalog. Backgrounds, Formation and Evolution of AGN. R. Della Ceca, V. Braito, V. Beckmann, I. Cagnoni, T. Maccacaro, The ASCA HSS: looking for type 2 AGN; M. Perri, P. Giommi, F. Fiore, The Log N - Log S relationship from the BeppoSAX 2-10 ke V survey; M. Cappi et al., CHANDRA study of a concentration of X-ray sources around two distant (z ~ 0.5) clusters; F. La Franca, I. Matute, G. Gruppioni, D. Alexander and the ELAIS Consortium, The evolution of type 1 AGN at 15 um from ELAIS; D. M. Alexander et al., BeppoSAX observations of infrared sources in the ELAIS survey; P. Severgnini, The (anti)correlation of the sub-mm and X-ray background sources; R. Gilli, Testing the AGN models for the X-ray background; V. D'Elia, A. Cavaliere, Blazars: emission and evolution related to the accretion rates. Future Missions. S. Vercellone et al., Performance of the AGILE mission: application to the study of AGNs.


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