University of Innsbruck 

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NEW: Download here the program for the 2nd BRITE-Constellation Science Conference (pdf)

Invited review speakers and their topics:

T. Rivinius: Be stars
A. Tkachenko: Binaries
O. Kochukhov: Magnetic stars
F. Nieva: Fundamental parameters and chemical composition of massive stars
M. Briquet: Pulsating massive stars
C. Georgy: Theoretical astrophysics of massive stars
T. Kallinger: Red Giants
C. Neiner: Spectropolarimetry
E. Plachy: Cepheids

The scientific meeting runs from Monday 22nd to Thursday 25th of August; on Friday 26th of August the BRITE Executive Science Team Meeting will take place in camera. Only BEST members and invited guests are allowed.

Additionally we are planning a Meet and Greet Evening between amateur and professional astronomers. If you are interested in participating in such an evening, please contact Gerald Handler ( and Konstanze Zwintz (!

We will also offer the possibility for a small hands-on Workshop on BRITE data reduction including instructions on which tools are available and how to use them. This can be held on Friday, August 26, 2016, at the Institute for Astro- and Particle Physics (Technikerstrasse 25, 8th floor)
If you are interested, please contact Bert Pablo (hpablo_AT_ASTRO.UMontreal.CA) and Konstanze Zwintz ( to help us with the organization!

Contact: Konstanze Zwintz Institute for Astro and Particle Physics, University of Innsbruck, Austria