SOFIA at the 238th AAS Virtual Meeting

Monday, June 07, 2021 (All day) to Wednesday, June 09, 2021 (All day)
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SOFIA science will be at the 238th AAS Virtual Meeting June 7-9, 2021! This webpage lists all SOFIA-related events during the meeting. All times are Eastern Time. 

Download a printable PDF of SOFIA sessions here.

AAS 238th meeting registrants may view any of the events on the AAS virtual meeting website.


Monday, June 7, 11:00–11:50 am ET, Plenary Session 101.
Fred Kavli Plenary Lecture: A New Era of Measuring Magnetic Fields in Galaxies, Enrique López Rodríguez (Stanford Kavli Institute for Particle Astrophysics and Cosmology) 
AAS 238th meeting registrants may view the plenary on the AAS virtual meeting website.
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Wednesday, June 9, 12:00-12:30 pm ET

"Science from the Stratosphere: What's New with SOFIA" with Margaret Meixner.
SOFIA’s mid- and far-infrared observations are uncovering new clues about the birth of stars and planets, our interstellar origins and the path to life, magnetic fields and the distant universe. Join SOFIA Mission Operations Director Margaret Meixner to learn about recent science results, current observing and funding opportunities, and planning for future instrumentation development.

View the webinar video here.

Contributed Presentations

Monday, June 7

4:40–4:50 pm ET, iPoster-Plus Session 130.04. Grain Alignment and Polarization in the Envelope of IK Tau, S. Fox-Middleton et al.

4:50–5:0 pm ET, iPoster-Plus Session 129.05. Deconstructing Mid-Infrared Emission Sources in Active Galactic Nuclei, M. Leist et al.

Tuesday, June 8

12:00–12:10 pm ET, Oral Session 210.01. The Dynamics Of The Bipolar Hii Region RCW 36 With SOFIA, L. Bonne et al.

12:20–12:30 pm ET, Oral Session 210.03. The Electron Density Distribution In The Local Group Dwarf Galaxy IC10, F. Polles et al.

4:40–4:50 pm ET, iPoster-Plus Session 232.04. H I Kinematics Of IC 63, J. Yaldaei et al.

SOFIA Exhibit Hall Booth

SOFIA staff will be available at a virtual exhibit booth for discussion and Q&A. Be sure to visit and pick up some virtual swag!

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