Astronomers' Days 2018

News & updates

(07.05.2018) The programme is now available.
(24.04.2018) The registration is now closed.
(09.03.2018) Registration is open.
(19.01.2018) The deadline for the hotel reservation is April 26 (see below).
(01.11.2017) More details coming soon.

Basic information

[Tiivistelmä suomeksi / Summary in Finnish]

Dates: 28.-30. May 2018.
Venue: Holiday Club Kuusamon Tropiikki in Kuusamo. The venue can be reached by bus from the airport. The cost is 7€ and no booking is needed.
Accommodation: We have a block reservation at the same hotel. The prices are 78 €/day for a single and 98 €/day for a double room. They also offer Villas-apartments for 115€/night. These apartments are 53 square meters and have 2 separate bedrooms, and a possibility for an extra bed on the living room couch. They also include a sauna and a fully equipped kitchen. If you choose this option, the breakfast at the hotel will cost 13€ / person / day, and the spa will cost 10€ / person / visit. The deadline for the hotel reservation is April 26. To make the reservation at the special offer price, please contact the hotel via providing the reservation code “Tähtitieteilijäseura”.
Presentations: The options are a contributed talk (15-20 min) and a poster.
Language of the meeting: English
Invited: Researchers and students working with astronomy, space physics, cosmology, and related fields, in Finland.
Costs: participation fee 85€ (member) / 0€ (student member) / 135 € (non-member). If you want to join FAS right now, you can do so via e-mail. In this case, the fee will be 110€ for researchers and 15€ for students (including the membership fee for 2018). The participation fee will be invoiced in advance, but the accommodation (see above) will be paid directly to the hotel at the meeting. Cancellations before 12.5. will be fully refunded (or the participation fee will not be charged), for the later cancellations no refunds will be possible.
Deadline: 15th April 2018.
Registration: Registration is now closed.
More information: info at ttseura dot fi

[FI] Tähtitieteilijäpäivät 2018

Tapaamisen kielenä on englanti, joten ilmoittautumiset ja jatkoviestintä on englanniksi.

Milloin: 28.-30. toukokuuta 2018
Missä: Holiday Club Kuusamon Tropiikki, Kuusamossa.
Esitelmien kieli: Englanti
Kohdeyleisö: Suomen tähtitieteen, kosmologian, avaruusfysiikan ja vastaavien alojen tutkijat ja opiskelijat.
Hinta: 85€ (jäsen) / 85€ (opiskelija-jäsen) / 135€ (ei-jäsen).
Ilmoittautuminen: 15.4.2018 mennessä.
Lisätietoja: info at ttseura dot fi


The Astronomers' Days are organised by the Finnish Astronomical Society with the help of the Scientific Organising Comittee. The event is funded by participation fees and sponsorship/grants from various sources.

Scientific Organising Committee

Merja Tornikoski (Metsähovi), chair
Peter Johansson (Helsinki)
Seppo Mattila (Tuorla)
Jari Kotilainen (FINCA)
Heikki Salo (Oulu)

Local Organising Committee

Talvikki Hovatta (Tuorla), Chair
Sergey Tsygankov (Tuorla)
Sébastien Comerón (Oulu)
Pertti Rautiainen (Oulu)
Mika Saajasto (Helsinki)
Tuomas Savolainen (Metsähovi)

Tukijat / Sponsors

FINCA, Suomen ESO-keskus
FINCA, Finnish Centre for Astronomy with ESO
Vaisala Oy
Tieteellisten seurain valtuuskunta
Federation of Finnish Learned Societies
Magnus Ehrnroothin säätiö
Magnus Ehrnrooth Foundation