PROGRAM for the : SPECIAL SESSION ON THE COLLISION OF COMET SHOEMAKER-LEVY 9 WITH JUPITER at the GENERAL ASSEMBLY of the INTERNATIONAL ASTRONOMICAL UNION.
- The Hague (The Netherlands) - August 18 and August 20, 1994 -
First part : Thursday, August 18, 1994 (14h-18h20 - Room Jan Steen) : 14h: Overview of the event (M. A'Hearn) 14h45: Hubble Space Telescope visible imaging during the crash (H. Hammel et al.) 15h10: Results of UV imaging with the Hubble Space Telescope (J. Clarke et al.) 15h35: The altered composition of Jupiter's atmosphere after comet SL-9 from HST, UKIRT and IRTF spectroscopy (K. Noll et al.) 16h15: Keck observations of the SL-9 impact on Jupiter (I. de Pater et al.) 16h35-17h05: Coffee Break 17h05: Near-infrared spectroscopic monitoring of Jupiter at the time of the SL-9 impact from ESO-NTT (R. Schulz et al.) 17h25: Near-infrared imaging from ESO (K. Jockers et al.) 15h40: 10-micron imaging from NOT and ESO (P.O. Lagage et al.) 18h: Continuous monitoring with the IUE satellite of the Jovian upper atmosphere during the Shoemaker-Levy 9/Jupiter collision (W. Harris et al.) Second part : Saturday, August 20, 1994 (14h-18h20 - Room Rembrandt) : 14h: Overview of the event (Repeat) (M. A'Hearn) 14h45: Summary of the presentations of August 18 15h: Observations of Jupiter's synchrotron radiation throughout the SL-9 impacts (I. de Pater et al.) 15h20: Review of Calar Alto imaging, photometry, and spectroscopy of the SL-9 impacts (T. Herbst et al.) 15h30: Calar Alto results from the A and Q impacts (D.P. Hamilton et al.) 15h45: Results from IRTF imaging (M. A'Hearn et al.) 16h: 0.35-1 micron imaging and 0.67-1 micron spectroscopy of impact sites at ESO (K. Horne and R. Schoenmakers) 16h15-16h45: Coffee Break 16h45: Imaging and spectroscopy from La Palma (I.P. Williams et al.) 17h: Pic-du Midi spectroscopy and imaging (M. Roos et al.) 17h20: Millimetric observations from JCMT and IRAM (Owen et al., Lellouch et al.; report by C. de Bergh) 17h35: KAO observations (report by D. Morrison) 17h50: Models of the comet collision (K. Zahnle) Organizers: C. de Bergh, D. Morrison, M. A'Hearn and A. Harris. ------------------------------------------------------------------------- For more information on the program, contact : C. de Bergh, Observatoire de Paris, France E-mail : DEBERGH@MESIOB.OBSPM.FR Journalists willing to attend these sessions should contact : Rene Genee, ASTRO/NFRA, Dwingeloo, The Netherlands Fax : 31 5219 7332
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