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Department of Astronomy & Space Physics and Virtual Roentgen and Gamma Observatory (VIRGO.UA) announce the 24th Open Young Scientists' Conference on Astronomy and Space Physics. The conference will take place at the Faculty of Physics of the Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv on April 24-29, 2017.

The conference is intended for participation of students, PhD students and young researches who are involved in research in one of the following fields:

  • atmospheric studies and space geophysics
  • Solar physics and heliosphere
  • Solar System & extrasolar planets
  • stellar astrophysics
  • interstellar and intergalactic medium
  • extragalactic astrophysics and cosmology
  • high-energy astrophysics and astroparticle physics
  • positional astronomy and astronomical equipment
  • computers in astronomy

During the Conference each young participant should present a short report (12 minutes) about results of his/her research or a poster (with an oral (!) poster presentation for 5 minutes). Besides students' reports several invited lectures are planned.

Participants can present their reports using either multimedia projector or projector for transparent films.

Working language of YSC'24 is English.

The conference programme also includes excursions to the Main Astronomical Observatory of the NAS of Ukraine, Museum of Folk Architecture and Life of Ukraine, Kyiv city tour (by bus), evening for theater/opera/organ hall and conference dinner.

In order to participate in the conference it is necessary to submit information about yourself (name, address, institution, affiliation, etc.) along with a short abstract of your report via electronic registration form. The book of abstracts of YSC'24 will be published after the deadline and distributed among the participants during the registration

All the participants are welcome to submit their contributions to peer-reviewed journal Advances in Astronomy and Space Physics. Deadline for submission to Volume 7, Issue 1-2 is August 31, 2017.

Deadline for registration and abstract submission is March 10 2017. Abstracts sent after deadline will not be published.

Deadline for reservation accommodation - March, 15, 2017.

We are looking forward to see you in Kyiv!

Last update: May 2 2017

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