Astronomy Archives User Group Meeting 14-15 October 2019

ESTEC, Room AJ 030

(VC room at ESAC: D50)


Monday 14th October, 14:00 - 18:30 Presentations
14:00-14:10 Introduction and welcome (D. Baines, B. Stelzer)  
14:10-14:15 Adoption of the agenda (All)  
14:15-14:45 Review of actions  
14:45-15:00 Feedback from the ESA Astronomy Archives session at EWASS 2019 and plans for EWASS 2020 (G. de Marchi, D. Baines, B. Stelzer) -
15:00-16:00 The HCV Explorer: interactive interface to the Hubble Catalog of Variables (D. Baines) pdf
16:00-16:30 Coffee  
16:30-17:15 Science Exploitation Platform: ESA Data Labs (V. Navarro & R. Alvarez) pdf
17:15-18:30 Visitor programme (G. de Marchi) -
 - Dinner -  
Tuesday 15th October, 9:00 - 13:30  
09:00-09:30 Visitor Program (continued)  
09:30-09:45 AAUG membership renewal/resignment/substitution  
09:45-10:00 Action Item: Horizon 2020 programs  
10:00-10:30 Astronomy Archives User Survey results (D. Baines) link
10:30-11:00 ESASky updates (D. Baines)  
11:00-11:10 Date and time of next meeting (All)  
11:10-11:30 AOB  
11:30-12:00 Coffee  
12:00-13:30 Closed session  
13:30-... Lunch  


Travel to ESTEC

There are shuttle buses from a number of Noordwijk hotels in the mornings to ESTEC and return shuttle buses in the afternoons. Details can be found here:

There are shuttle buses from Schipol airport to ESTEC at 08:30, 09:00 and 09:45 in the morning. If you arrive after these times we recommend prebooking a taxi from Schipol to ESTEC with Taxi Brouwer, who will wait for you at arrivals. You can make your reservations and payments on-line via a dedicated ESTEC page: Further details on travelling to ESTEC can be found here:



ESTEC have special rates with a number of hotels in Noordwijk and we can book rooms for you.