Kazakhstan-Japan astronomy mini workshop has been held in Fesenkov Astrophysical Institute today, March 29, 2017. It included a wide range of topics — observational techniques, computational astrophysics, gravitational waves, cataclysmic variables, and more.

Workshop program:

Session 1

11.10-11.30 OISTER: Observations of Gravitational Wave Sources Prof. Kazuhiro Sekiguchi,
Optical and Infrared Astronomy Division, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan
11.30-11.40 Presentation of Nazarbayev University Research and Innovation System Baurzhan Alzhanov, Engineer,
Nazarbayev University Research and Innovation System, Kazakhstan
11.40-12.00 Simulating the Universe Prof.  Eiichiro Kokubo,
Center for Computational Astrophysics / Division of Theoretical Astronomy,
National Astronomical Observatory of Japan
12.00-12.20 APHI Server Facilities And Their Applications Dr. Denis Yurin,
Lead Researcher, APHI
12.20-12.40 Observation network for planets of the solar system with ground-based telescopes and spacecrafts Prof.  Yukihiro Takahashi,
Department of Cosmosciences, Hokkaido University, Japan
12.40-13.00 Optical Observations of Cataclysmic Variables Dr. Ryoko Ishioka, Research scientist
Academia Sinica, Institute of Astronomy and Astrophysics, Taiwan
13.00-13.15 Assy-Turgen observatory, Astroclimate research 2017 Stepan Serebryakov,
Engineer, Fesenkov Astrophysical Institute, Kazakhstan

Session 2

14.40-15.00 NEO search using small telescopes -Discovery of two NEOs, 2017 BK and 2017 BN92 Dr. Toshifumi Yanagisawa, Asociate Senior Researcher,
Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, Japan
15.00-15.20 Fundamental parameters and spectral variations of HD 85567 Khokhlov  Serik, Research scientist,
Al Farabi Kazakh National University, Kazakhstan
15.20-16.40 Space debris cloud evolution modeling with respect to mutual collisions Chingiz Akniyazov,
Fesenkov Astrophysical Institute, Kazakhstan
16.40-16.50 Possible Collaborations with Kazakhstan colleagues- Asteroid observations –Young asteroid families, Phaethon, and- YETI (Taiwan) Dr. Fumi Yoshida, research scientist
Office of International Relations, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan