International Conference


Institute of Astronomy and Department of Astronomy and Space Informatics of V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University

June 19-22, 2018

General information

The conference is devoted to the 210th anniversary of astronomy science in Kharkiv, the 100th anniversary since starting regular observations of the Moon and 40th anniversary of asteroid study in Kharkiv Astronomical Observatory. The main rationale of the conference is to provide a deep and comprehensive insight in the selected aspects of the study of atmosphereless Solar system bodies both by ground-based techniques and space missions. The conference brings together experts in various remote techniques and modeling to disseminate new ideas and the latest results of investigations of small Solar system bodies and planetary satellites.

Main topics

Scientific Organizing Committee

  • I.N. Belskaya (Karazin Kharkiv University, Ukraine), chair
  • M.A. Barucci (Paris Observatory, France)
  • R. Binzel (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA)
  • A. Cellino (Torino Astrophysical Observatory, Italy)
  • R. Gil-Hutton (San Juan National University, Argentine)
  • T. Kwiatkowski (Adam Mickiewicz University, Poland)
  • D. Lazzaro (Observatorio Nacional, Brazil)
  • D.F. Lupishko (Kharkiv Univ., Ukraine)
  • K. Muinonen (Helsinki Univ., Finland)
  • A. Rivkin (Johns Hopkins University, USA)
  • D. Scheeres (University of Colorado, USA)
  • Y.G. Shkuratov (Karazin Kharkiv University, Ukraine)
  • Sungsoo Kim (Kyung Hee University, Korea Republic)
  • G. Videen (Space Science Institute, USA)
  • Fumi Yoshida (Planetary Exploration Research Center, Chiba Institute of Technology, Japan)
  • Hao Zhang (China University of Geosciences, Wuhan, China)

Local Organizing Committee

V.G. Kaydash (chair), V.G. Chiorny, A.A. Golubov, L.V. Gradyska, T.A. Hromakina, V.V. Korokhin, Y.N. Krugly, O.I. Mikhalchenko, A.V. Sergeev, I.G. Slyusarev, V.G. Shevchenko, .A. Stepanyuk, S.F. Velichko, N.A. Vorobjeva