For the twenty­-fourth consecutive year, the Graduate Program in Astronomy of the Observatório Nacional is offering students and researchers in Astronomy, Astrophysics and Cosmology the advanced school entitled Ciclo de Cursos Especiais (CCE).

The XXIV CCE will be held at the Observatório Nacional in Rio de Janeiro, from September 30 to October 04, 2019.

Following the standards of previous editions, the courses will cover different topics like Extragalactic Astrophysics, Galactic and Stellar Astrophysics, Cosmology, and Planetary Sciences.

The lecturers

  • Dr. Denis Mourard (Observatoire de la Côte d'Azur, France)
    Course: "Optical interferometry and stellar physics"
  • Dr. Joseph Masiero (Jet Propulsion Laboratory, USA)
    Course: "Studying the leftovers of planet formation: the asteroids and comets"
  • Dr. Martin Kunz (Université de Genève, Switzerland)
    Course: "Cosmic acceleration"
  • Dr. Steve Kraemer (Catholic University of America, USA)
    Course:"The Physical Properties of Active Galactic Nuclei and their Role in Galaxy Evolution"
Registration is free and can be done here. A certificate of participation will be provided after the school.

Organizing Committee

  • Jaílson Alcaniz
  • Jorge M. Carvano
  • Julio Camargo
  • Marcelo Borges Fernandes
  • Renato Dupke