Star and Planet Formation Workshop

21 January 2013


European Space Astronomy Centre (ESAC), Villanueva de la Cañada, Madrid, Spain

We received 24 abstracts and allocated all of them in the program with 10-minutes per presentation.

Thanks to the participants for their enthusiastic response!

 The workshop will take place at ESAC Room D1, on the 21 January 2013.

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9:20 -  9:30

Welcome and logistics  Catarina Alves de Oliveira (ESA)
  First session: Star formation, Astrochemistry and X-rays   
  Chair: Aurora Sicilia-Aguilar (UAM)  
9:30 - 9:40 Dense core formation in the Taurus Molecular Cloud Álvaro Hacar (Vienna)
9:40 - 9:50 Comparing star formation models with interferometric observations of the protostar NGC 1333 IRAS 4A. Magnetohydrodynamic collapse models Pau Frau (OAN)
9:50 - 10:00 Far-IR spectroscopy of protostars and star forming regions with Herschel Javier R. Goicoechea (CAB)
10:00 - 10:10 A line-confusion limited millimeter survey of Orion KL Belén Tercero (CAB)
10:10 - 10:20 Study of cyano(di)acetylene in Orion KL: detection of DC3N Gisela Esplugues (CAB)
10:20 - 10:30 Organic molecules in the massive star forming region Orion-KL Alicia López Jiménez (CAB)
10:30 - 10:40 Vacuum-UV spectroscopy of interstellar ice analogs with a H2 lamp as a continuum emission source. Measurements of the UV-absorption cross sections Gustavo Adolfo Cruz-Díaz (CAB)
10:40 - 10:50 Photoevaporation of protoplanetary disks by XUV stellar radiation Jorge Sanz-Forcada (CAB)
10:50 - 11:00 X-ray emission in star-forming regions Miguel Ángel López García (UCM)
  Coffee/Tea Break  
  Second session: Massive stars, T Tauri stars, brown dwarfs, and planets  
  Chair: Pau Frau (OAN)  
11:30 - 11:40 RRLs as a tool to study ionized outflows and disks around massive stars Alejandro Báez-Rubio (CAB)
11:40 - 11:50 Mining the sky for accreting T-Tauri stars outside star-forming region cores Alexis Klutsch (UCM)
11:50 - 12:00 What can YOU do in sigma Orionis? José Antonio Caballero (CAB)
12:00 - 12:10 Planetary mass brown dwarfs in young clusters Catarina Alves de Oliveira (ESAC)
12:10 - 12:20 The planetary-mass domain of the sigma Orionis cluster María Rosa Zapatero Osorio (CAB)
12:20 - 12:30 On a full confirmation and characterization of Kepler planet candidates Jorge Lillo-Box (CAB)
12:30 - 13:30 Discussion (questions to previous talks and open forum)  
  Chair:  José Antonio Caballero (CAB)  
13:30 - 15:00 Lunch break and Coffee  
  Third session: Herschel, Tools and JWST  
  Chair: Javier López-Santiago (UCM)  
15:00 - 15:10 Star formation and disk evolution in the Coronet cluster: the history of a sparse cluster Aurora Sicilia-Aguilar (UAM)
15:10 - 15:20 Herschel insight on circumstellar disc evolution: the GASPS project Pablo Rivière Marichalar (CAB/UAM)
15:20 - 15:30 Identification of transitional disks in Chamaeleon with Herschel Álvaro Ribas (CAB/ESA)
15:30 - 15:40 DUst around NEarby Stars (DUNES): description of the project and results Benjamín Montesinos (CAB)
15:40 - 15:50 A comprehensive X-Shooter survey of nearby star forming regions Beate Stelzer (Palermo)
15:50 - 16:00 Discovery of Brown Dwarfs and Subdwarfs using VO Miriam Aberasturi (CAB)
16:00 - 16:10 Searching for common proper-motion companions in the Local Association and its young kinematic subgroups Francisco J. Alonso-Floriano (UCM)
16:10 - 16:20 High precision astrometry from the ground: complementing Gaia Hervé Bouy (CAB)
16:20 - 16:30 The JWST Mid-IR Instrument (MIRI). A future new window into the star/planet formation processes Luis Colina (CAB)
16:30 - 17:00 Coffee/Tea Break  
17:00 - 17:30 Discussion session  
  Chair: Bruno Merín (ESA)  
17:30 - 17:40 Workshop adjourn