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PROGRAM
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PROGRAM
AAS Kentucky Area Meeting
2018
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DIRECTIONS
08:30 - 09:00 Breakfast and Registration (SC 305)
 
Morning Session I
 
09:00 - 09:15 N. De Lee Welcome
09:15 - 09:30 T. Hamilton The mystery of gamma rays from Narrow-Line Seifert 1 galaxies
09:30 - 09:45 S. Hauck Swift Observations of the Narrow Line Seyfert 1 Galaxy RX J0134.2-4258
09:45 - 10:00 R. Mikula Swift Observations of the unusual Narrow Line Seyfert 1 Galaxy Mkn 766
10:00 - 10:15 D. Grupe The 'Changing Look' AGN IRAS 23226-3843 and HE 1136-2304
 
10:15 - 10:45 am Coffee Break (SC 305)
 
Morning Session II
 
10:45 - 11:15 M.L. Sitko Featured Talk: Searching for Exoplanets in Young Stellar Disks
11:15 - 11:30 Z. Long Differences in the Gas and Dust Distribution in the Pre-transitional Disk of a Sun-like Young Star, PDS 70
11:30 - 11:45 D. Gulledge Modeling and Analysis of CTIO 1.5m Spectra
11:45 - 12:00 N. De Lee Stellar Companions in SDSS-IV and SDSS-V
 
12:00 - 12:15pm Poster Lightening Talks
 
12:15 - 02:00pm Lunch Break / Poster Session (SC 416)
 
Afternoon Session I
 
02:00 - 02:15pm B. Dhar Do these galaxies have a mass-excess or mass-deficit?
02:15 - 02:30pm E.J. Bloodworth Quantum Cooling and Decay in Neutron Stars
02:30 - 02:45pm B. Holwerda What can the Occult do for you? - using overlapping galaxies to probe dust properties in galaxies
02:45 - 03:00pm C. Umiltà Constraining the primordial gravitational waves signature with BICEP/Keck CMB polarization data
 
03:00 - 03:30 pm Coffee Break / Poster Session (SC 416)
 
Afternoon Session II
 
03:00 - 03:30pm J. Johnson Featured Talk: The Stars of the Sloan Digital Sky Survey
04:00 - 04:15pm J.A. Smith Expansion of the SDSS Standard Star Network
04:15 - 04:30pm G. Williger Invited Talk: Euclid and LSST: Scientific Synergy
04:30 - 04:45pm M. Salem Photon Simulation Studies for LSST's Dark Energy Science Collaboration (DESC) Using Bellarmine University's Open Science Grid (OSG) Tier2 Grid Supercomputer
 
04:45 - 05:00pm N. De Lee - Closing / Elections
 
 
05:00pm T. Hamilton - Business Meeting
 
5:30 pm Planetarium Show
 
Poster Presentations
 
A. Bayyari"Modeling the Spiral Arms Around MWC 758"
G. Burson "The Flattening of the Solar Corona"
B.D. Fagan "Is Dol-Daim 5 Open Cluster?"
K. Houston "Analyzing factors that effect the accuracy of Lomb-Scargle periodogram"
S. Norris "A Spatially-Resolved Spectroscopic Analysis of the Luminous Northeastern Rim of the Galactic Supernova Remnant W28 (G6.4-0.1) Using the Chandra X-ray Observatory"
M. Pikhartova "Variability of Disk Emission in Pre-main Sequence and Related Stars. IV. Occultation Events from the Innermost Disk Region of the Herbig AE Star HD 163296 = MWC 275"
J. Welch "Searching for Variable Stars in the Open Cluster Dolidze-35"
G. Williger "Lyman Limit and Damped Ly-alpha Absorbers from the GALEX Spectral Archive"