IAU Joint Discussions (GA)

JD4: Ultraviolet emission in early-type galaxies

Start date/time

August 20, 2012

End date/time

August 22, 2012


China, Nanjing


Sugata Kaviraj

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Division VIII Galaxies & the Universe

SOC Co-Chairs: Sugata Kaviraj (United Kingdom), Sukyoung Yi (Republic of Korea), Martin Bureau (United Kingdom)

SOC Members: Beatriz Barbuy (Brazil), Joss Bland-Hawthorn (Australia), Daniela Calzetti (United States), Matthew Colless (Australia), J. Jesus Gonzalez (Mexico), Genevieve Graves (United States), Zhanwen Han (China Nanjing), Robert O'Connell (United States), C Megan Urry (United States)

Editors of Proceedings: Sugata Kaviraj (United Kingdom), Sukyoung Yi (Republic of Korea), Martin Bureau (United Kingdom) 


  • Observational evidence for enhanced UV emission in early-type galaxies
  • Extended horizontal branch, post-asymptotic giant branch, and binary stars
  • Young stars and star formation
  • Globular clusters and Helium enhancement
  • Active galactic nuclei
  • UV detectors and telescopes


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