Royal Observatory Edinburgh to host Royal Astronomical Society meeting
03 Apr 2024



Specialist Discussion meeting “Exploring the Universe with future UV facilities” on Friday 12 April.



NASA/Swift/Stefan Immler (GSFC), Erin Grand (UMCP), Subaru (NAOJ), Hubble (NASA/ESA), Mayall (NSF), R. Gendler and R. Croman

​Registration is open for the Royal Astronomical Society​ Specialist Discussion meeting on ultraviolet astronomy, that will be taking place on site at the Royal Observatory in Edinburgh on 12 April. 

This meeting offers the UK community a chance to exchange insights, ideas and developments on forthcoming UV astronomy missions and instrumentation. Participants will discuss UK engagement, explore synergies with other facilities, and engage in vital conversations to align the scientific endeavours for these upcoming instruments with UK strategic priorities.

​Programme will include: 

Habitable Worlds Observatory - Megan Ansdell (NASA), Caroline Harper (UKSA), Martin Barstow (University of Leicester / Space Park Leicester​​)

CASTOR - Patrick Côté (NRC Herzberg) 

VLT-CUBES - Cyrielle Opitom (University of Edinburgh)

​Among other topics. 

  • Date: Friday April 12, 2024
  • Time: 10:30am-3:35pm (GMT)
  • Location: Royal Observatory Edinburgh, Blackford Hill, Edinburgh EH9 3HJ
  • In person and online options available.​​

Full details and sign up.