In the following outreach events we presented SBNAF-related aspects:

  • Multiple public talks, institute seminars, outreach activities, interviews, etc. on the "Haumea-Ring-Satellite system", following up on the Nature publication "Ortiz et al. 2017, Nature 550, 219-223: The size, shape, density and ring of the dwarf planet Haumea from a stellar occultation" in all SBNAF partner institutes
  • Worldwide Asteroid Day, public event in Munich/Germany on June 30, 2016, with a SBNAF-related presentation programme and N24 TV coverage (to be broadcasted in Sep/Oct 2016)
  • Public presentations during the Perseid meteor shower with strong emphasis on SBNAF activities: on Aug 11, 2016 at Calar Alto Observatory (CAHA), Spain (two groups of about 50 visitors each, RD), and on Aug 12, 2016 at Sierra Nevada Observatory (OSN), Spain (with about 250 visitors, RD)
  • Marie Skłodowska-Curie action: European Researchers Night (NIGHT), public Europe-wide event on Sep 30, 2016 with SBNAF presentations in different places:
  • Stellar occultation by Haumea on Jan 21, 2017, coordination of observing activities all over Europe with about 40 observatories (professional & amateur) participating, making it one of the largest TNO occultation campaign ever; about 10 observatories have detected the event successfully; paper & outreach activities in preparation
  • Cita con las estrellas, El Corte Ingles, Malaga: "El cinturón trans-Neptuniano: Esos pequeños/grandes mundos más allá de Neptuno" (The transneptunian belt: those small/large worlds beyond Neptune), given on Mar 2, 2017 by René Duffard
  • Public lectures/seminars with sky shows at Poznań observatory (link)
    • Public lecture on "Dwa światy: planetoidy Ceres i Vesta" (Ceres and Vesta asteroid studies), AM, Dec 9, 2016
    • Presentation "Rekonstrukcja kształtów planetoid z obserwacji radarowych", PB and GD, Jan 27, 2017
    • Seminar "Modern Trends in Physics Research", AMU Faculty of Physics, PB and GD, Jan 27, 2017
    • Presentation "Badanie rotacji i kształów planetoid", Astronomical Observatory of Warsaw University, AM, Feb 28, 2017
    • Presentation "Fotometria, modelowanie i skalowanie planetoid o długich okresach i niskich amplitudach", Toruń Centre for Astronomy, Nicolaus Copernicus University, AM, May 15, 2017
  • Paisajes del Sistema Solar (link), Parque de las Ciencias de Granada, Feria del Libro de Granada, Apr 22, 2017, given by PSS (jpg)
  • Worldwide Asteroid Day, public event on June 30, 2017:
    • Public "round table" event with several SBNAF asteroid experts at IAA/Granada on June 28, 2017
    • Public talk on asteroid risk/defence at the Volkssternwarte München by NEOSHIELD-2 experts, supported by SBNAF members, on June 30, 2017
    • Public talk at ESO on "The Fascinating World of Asteroids", following up on the Worldwide Asteroid Day, July 13, 2017
    • Worldwide Asteroid Day related internship at MPE (4 young students, supervised by SBNAF members) in July 2017
  • Marie Skłodowska-Curie action: European Researchers Night (NIGHT), public Europe-wide event on Sep 30, 2017:
  • Tag der offenen Tür Forschungs Campus Garching, public event on Oct 21, 2017 (planned)
  • Worldwide Asteroid Day, public event on June 30, 2018 (planned)