Central Europe Hub

Dried out river valley network on Mars, ESA/DLR/FU Berlin CC

Central Europe Hub

Prominence erupts off the Sun’s surface, NASA/GSFC/SDO

Central Europe Hub

Titan Moon Orbits Saturn, NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute

Central Europe Hub

Gaia’s sky in colour, ESA/Gaia/DPAC CC

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EPSC 2020 NEWS - The second week

Community Events with CE participation

CE11 - Highlights of Regional Hub activities
This session will show some of the best success stories from some of the Europlanet Society’s Regional Hubs in various areas including science, outreach and education.
16:00 CEST, Friday 2 October

Planetary Science Communication with New Technologies, Connection with Local Communities and Art Exhibit
Jose Antonio Gordillo Martorell | Co-conveners: Adrienn Dorsánszki, Henrik Hargitai
Live session showcase Thu, 01 Oct, 11:00–11:20 (CEST)

Science with CE participation

Non-thermal escape on magnetized planets in the TRAPPIST-1 system
Ádám Boldog
, Vera Dobos, and László Kiss
Mon, 28 Sep, 11:20–11:40

Observations of Short Large Amplitude Magnetic Structures at the Kronian bow shock
Zsofia Bebesi
, Geza Erdos, Melinda Dosa, Antal Juhasz, and Karoly Szego
Wed, 30 Sep, 17:20–17:40

Tiger stripes revisited - effect of fault zone rheology
Ondřej Souček
, Kateřina Sládková, Marie Běhounková, and Ondřej Čadek
Fri, 02 Oct, 17:40–18:00

Tidal walking on Europa's strike slip faults - insight from numerical modeling
Katerina Sladkova
, Ondřej Souček, Klára Kalousová, and Marie Běhounková
Fri, 02 Oct, 17:40–18:00

Viscous relaxation of Pluto's ice shell below Sputnik Planitia
Martin Kihoulou
, Klára Kalousová, Ondřej Souček, and Ondřej Čadek
Fri, 02 Oct, 17:40–18:00

EPSC 2020 NEWS - The first week

Hub Related Meetings

Splinter: Widening - How under-represented groups could profit from virtual conferences?
Melinda Dósa
Wed, 23 Sep, 14:00–16:00 (CEST)
All planetary scientists from Central, Eastern and Southern Europe are welcome. No EPSC registration needed.

Community Events with CE participation

Session: Diversity and Inclusiveness in Planetary Sciences (Convener: Arianna Piccialli)
Oral presentation: Geographic diversity in Earth and Space sciences - do virtual conferences change the picture?
Melinda Dósa
, Liviu Matenco and Anita Heward
Live session showcase, Mon 21 Sep, 11:20–11:40 (CEST)

Session: Tuesday Interviews: Supporting the planetary community
Central European guest: Manuel Scherf - Europlanet Telescope Network Coordinator
Live interview, Tuesday, 22 Sep, 10:20–10:40 (CEST)

Session: Open planetary science for effective knowledge co-creation and dissemination (Convener: Anastasia Kokori)
Oral presentation: “Strangest of All”: Astrobiology outreach through science fiction
Julie Nekola Nováková

Live session showcase, Wed, 23 Sep, 11:20–11:40 (CEST)

Session: Professional-Amateur collaborations in small bodies, terrestrial and giant planets, exoplanets, and ground-based support of space missions (Convener: Marc Delcroix)
Oral presentation: Importance of citizen Czech Astronomical Society for variable star and exoplanet research
Katerina Honkova and Filip Walter

Oral presentation: The Europlanet Telescope Network: A global collaboration in support of planetary sciences
Manuel Scherf et al.

Live session showcase Thu, 24 Sep, 11:20–11:40 (CEST)

Science made by CE Hub

THEMIS telescope images analysed for space weather traces
Melinda Dósa
, Valeria Mangano, Zsofia Bebesi, Stefano Massetti, Anna Milillo, Anna Görgei
Mon, 21 Sep, 17:40–18:00

The fast rotation of Orcus obtained from TESS measurements
Csaba Kiss
, András Pál, Róbert Szakáts, Gábor Marton, Thomas Müller
Tue, 22 Sep, 10:40–11:00

On the potential role of serpentinization in the thermal evolution of planetesimals in the early outer Solar system
Anikó Farkas-Takacs
, Csaba Kiss, Sándor Góbi, and Ákos Keresztúri
Wed, 23 Sep, 10:40–11:00

Bennu and Ryugu: Dynamical modelling of ejected particles to the Earth
Martina Kováčová
, Roman Nagy, Leonard Kornoš, Juraj Tóth
Thu, 24 Sep, 11:00–11:20

On the sodium enhancement in spectra of slow meteors and the origin of Na-rich meteoroids
Pavol Matlovič
, Juraj Tóth, Leonard Kornoš, Stefan Loehle
Thu, 24 Sep, 11:00–11:20

ASMODEUS Meteor Simulation Tool
Martin Baláž
, Juraj Tóth, Peter Vereš, and Robert Jedicke
Thu, 24 Sep, 11:00–11:20

Ion and electron impact studies on astrophysically relevant ices: a new laboratory at Atomki in Debrecen
Péter Herczku
, Zoltán Juhász, Sándor T. S. Kovács, Béla Sulik, Sergio Ioppolo, Nigel J. Mason, Duncan V. Mifsud, Alejandra Traspas-Muina, Máté Czentye, Zuzana Kanuchová, Béla Paripás, Robert W. McCullough
Thu, 24 Sep, 17:20–17:40

On the role of orbital migration in the early phases of the evolution of planetary systems
Zijia Cui, John Papaloizou, Ewa Szuszkiewicz
Thu, 24 Sep, 17:40–18:00

Slow rotators and binary candidates among the Jovian Trojans with K2
Csilla Kalup
, László Molnár, Csaba Kiss, Gyula M. Szabó, András Pál
Fri, 25 Sep, 17:20–17:40

Rotation properties in the Hilda and Main-Belt asteroid families observed by K2 and TESS
Gyula Szabo
, Csaba Kiss, Róbert Szakáts, András Pál, László Molnár, Krisztián Sárneczky, József Vinkó, Róbert Szabó, Gábor Marton, László Kiss
Fri, 25 Sep, 17:20–17:40

Far-infrared flux densities of main belt asteroids from serendipitous Herschel/PACS observations
Róbert Szakáts
, Csaba Kiss, Anikó Farkas-Takács, Gábor Marton, Thomas Müller, András Pál
Fri, 25 Sep, 17:20–17:40

Towards the second data release of TESS asteroid photometry
András Pál
, Róbert Szakáts, Csaba Kiss
Fri, 25 Sep, 17:20–17:40

Rotational properites of transneptunian objects from the K2 mission
Csaba Kiss
, Viktória Kecskeméthy, Róbert Szakáts, András Pál, László Molnár, Krisztián Sárneczky, József Vinkó, Róbert Szabó, Gyula M. Szabó, Gábor Marton, László L. Kiss
Fri, 25 Sep, 17:20–17:40