Wednesday Colloquium


"Towards accurate calibration of the cosmic distance scale: Pulsating stars in the solar neighbourhood in the Gaia era"

Piotr Wielgórski (CAMK, Warsaw)

Launched in 2013, the Gaia space mission provides parallaxes of billions of stars in our neighborhood with unprecedented accuracy. I will present recent results of the Araucaria project where we use Gaia parallaxes of nearby pulsating stars and data obtained in the Cerro Armazones Observatory to improve the accuracy of distance measurements in the Universe.


"26-27 January"

CAMK Annual Conference (CAMK, Warsaw)