Lucchin school 2016

Scuola Lucchin 2016

PhD School of Astrophysics “Francesco Lucchin”

Naples May 23-27, 2016

INAF – Osservatorio Astronomico di Capodimonte

The school is mainly designed for students of PhD program in Astronomy and Physics. It is also open to interested young researches. The school consists of a series of lectures aiming at presenting the state of the art of two of the most forefront research topics in Astrophysics with a glance to future developments in the context of new generation international facilities. The topics covered by the school are:

Stellar Explosions: Novelty and Rarity
Chairs: E. Cappellaro & M. Della Valle

Cosmology with Large Surveys
Chair: M. Viel

First announcement (PDF file – 81KB).

Second and final announcement (file PDF – 61KB).


Important deadlines

  • Hotels holding options: March 30, 2016
  • Preliminary registration: April 15, 2016
  • Fee payment for confirmation of registration: May 2, 2016

Notification of admissions will be done on “first come, first served” basis.

The registration fee is 150,00 Euro including coffee breaks, lunches and shuttle buses from downtown to the Observatory and vice versa.

We have an options with many hotels and B&B in the city. You can book a room at a special rate and be sure to find an accomodation within March 30, 2016 mentioning the agreement “Scuola Lucchin 2016” when booking. This agreement is only valid for direct booking to the hotel, not for on-line booking. Please take into account that in Naples, April is high touristic season so, after this date, you could experience difficulties finding a room in the city.


    M. Della Valle (INAF-OA Capodimonte)
    E. Cappellaro (INAF-OA Padova)
    M. Viel (INAF-OA Trieste)

LOC (INAF-OA Capodimonte)
    R. Aiello, R. Cozzolino, D. de Martino, A. Di Dato, S. Leccia