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IAU Symposium No. 240

Binary Stars as Critical Tools & Tests
in Contemporary Astrophysics

22-25 August 2006
Prague, Czech Republic


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The various IAU organizations which have supported our symposium are listed below, together with the times of their business/science meetings during the Prague General Assembly. Please let us know of any missing or incorrect information.

Sponsoring Organizations

  • Division IV: Stars
  • Commission 26: Binary and Multiple Stars
    Thursday, August 17: 09:00-10:30, 11:00-12:30, 14:00-15:30
  • Commission 42: Close Binary Stars
    Wednesday, August 16: 09:00-10:30, 11:00-12:30, 14:00-15:30

Supporting Organizations

  • Division V: Variable Stars
  • Commission 8: Astrometry
    Monday, August 21: 11:00-12:30, 14:00-15:30, 16:00-17:30
  • Commission 27: Variable Stars
    Wednesday, August 16: 16:00-17:30
  • Commission 30: Radial Velocities
    Friday, August 18: 09:00-10:30
  • Commission 33: Structure and Dynamics of the Galactic System
  • Commission 35: Stellar Constitution
    Wednesday, August 16: 09:00-10:30
  • Commission 37: Star Clusters and Associations
    Thursday, August 17: 16:00-17:30
  • Commission 45: Stellar Classification
    Wednesday, August 16: 14:00-15:30
  • Working Group: Binary and Multiple System Nomenclature
  • Working Group: Catalog of Orbital Elements of Spectroscopic Binary Systems
    Monday, August 21: 09:00-10:30
  • Working Group: Massive Stars
  • Working Group: Optical/Infrared Interferometry
    Monday, August 21: 09:00-10:30, 11:00-12:30