Splinter meeting of the AG2011, September 20, 2011

"SOFIA - Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy"

SOC: Alfred Krabbe (), Cecilia Scorza, Hans Zinnecker


Invited speakers:

  • Erick Young, The Universities Space Research Association (USRA), “Overview and Status of SOFIA" (confirmed)
  • Rolf Güsten, Max-Planck-Institut für Radioastronomie (MPIfR), "GREAT: overview and first results" (confirmed)
  • Alfred Krabbe, Deutsches SOFIA Institut (DSI), "SOFIA, proposal and procedures" (confirmed)
  • Eric Becklin (UCLA, USRA), “Luminosity Sources in the Orion Molecular Cloud (OMC1)“ (confirmed)

Contributed Talks:

  • Jochen Eislöffel (Tautenburg), "Warm CO gas in protostellar outflows"
  • R. Klein (USRA), "SOFIA Observing and Flight Planning"
  • A. Gusdorf (MPIfR), “OH in young stellar objects of intermediate- and high-mass”
  • M. Requena Torre (MPIfR), “High-J CO lines in the CND using SOFIA/GREAT“
  • J. Wolf (DSI), “Pluto Occultation and the Fast Diagnostic Camera“
  • Alfred Krabbe (DSI), “FIFI-LS: a german first generation SOFIA instrument“