PERC Int'l Symposium on Dust & Parent Bodies


To share state-of-the-art research on dust delivered to Earth and its parent bodies in a multidisciplinary approach of planetary science and astronomy in light of the DESTINY+ mission 


Scientific program

Monday, February 26, 2018

9:30-10:00    Registration

10:00-10:10    Koji Wada (CIT/PERC)

  1. Welcoming Remarks

DESTINY+ Mission

10:10-10:30    Tomoko Arai (CIT/PERC)

  1. DESTINY+: Flyby of Geminids-parent Asteroid Phaethon and In-situ Analyses of Interplanetary and Interstellar Dust Particles

10:30-10:40    Ko Ishibashi (CIT/PERC)

  1. Telescopic CAmera for Phaethon (TCAP) and Multiband CAmera for Phaethon (MCAP) for DESTINY+ Mission

10:40-10:50    Masanori Kobayashi (CIT/PERC)

  1. DESTINY+ Dust Analyzer

10:50-11:10    Coffee Break

Ground-based Observations of Phaethon and Missions for Other Primitive Bodies

11:10-11:20    Fumi Yoshida (CIT/PERC)

  1. Preliminary Report on Phaethon Observation Campaign in November - December, 2017

11:20-11:40    Zhong-Yi Lin (National Central Univ.)

  1. (3200) Phaethon Observing Campaign: Ground-based Observations of the Lulin Observatory Team

11:40-12:00    Myungjin Kim (KASI)

  1. Photometric Observations of DESTINY+ Mission Target Asteroid 3200 Phaethon (1983 TB) During the 2017 Apparition

12:00-12:20    Yoshiharu Shinnaka (NAOJ)

  1. Preliminary Results of Imaging Polarimetry of Active Asteroid (3200) Phaethon

12:20-13:50   Lunch

13:50-14:30    Dante Lauretta (Univ. of Arizona)

  1. Asteroids Phaethon and Bennu – A Comparison of Two B-type Asteroids in the Inner Solar System (Invited Talk)

14:30-14:50    Driss Takir (SETI Inst.)

  1. 3-μm Spectroscopy of Asteroid (3200) Phaethon

14:50-15:30    Patrick A. Taylor (Arecibo Obs.)

  1. Arecibo and Goldstone Radar Observations of Near-Earth Asteroid 3200 Phaethon (Invited Talk)

15:30-15:50    Coffee Break

15:50-16:30    Karen Meech (Univ. of Hawaii)

  1. DESTINY+ Mission Synergies with Other Origins Missions (Invited Talk)

16:30-16:50    Arika Higuchi (NAOJ)

  1. Inner Solar System Objects with Hyperbolic Orbits: Interstellar Origin or Oort Cloud Comets?

16:50-17:50    Poster Session

18:00-20:00    Banquet

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Astronomical Observations of Cosmic Dust

9:30-10:10    Masateru Ishiguro (Seoul National Univ.)

  1. Interplanetary Dust Particles in the Inner Solar System (Invited Talk)

10:10-10:30    Hongu Yang (Seoul National Univ.)

  1. Dust Particles Around the Earth

10:30-10:50    Coffee Break

10:50-11:30    Takafumi Ootsubo (JAXA/ISAS)

  1. Infrared Observations of Zodiacal Dust: Cometary or Asteroidal Origin? (Invited Talk)

11:30-12:10    Hidehiro Kaneda (Nagoya Univ.)

  1. Space Infrared Observations of Interstellar Dust in our Galaxy and Nearby Galaxies (Invited Talk)

12:10-13:40    Lunch

Analyses and Sampling of Cosmic Dust

13:40-14:20    Ralf Srama (Univ. of Stuttgart)

  1. Dust Measurements with Cassini: Lessons Learned (Invited Talk)

14:20-15:00   Scott Messenger (NASA/JSC)

  1. Targeted Collection and Analysis of Dust from Earth-crossing Dust Streams (Invited Talk)

15:00-15:20    Coffee Break

15:20-15:40    Sohsuke Ohno (CIT/PERC)

  1. The Biopause Project: Balloon Experiments for Determining the Upper Boundary of the Biosphere

15:40-16:00    George Flynn (SUNY-Plattsburgh)

  1. Differences in the Size-frequency Distributions of Dust Produced in Hypervelocity Impact of Anhydrous and Hydrous Meteorites

16:00-16:20    Hikaru Yabuta (Hiroshima Univ.)

  1. Small Bodies Evolutions Recorded in the Variations in Organic Chemistry and Mineralogy of Antarctic Micrometeorites

16:20-16:40    Coffee Break

16:40-17:50    Lab Tour/Poster Session

18:00-20:00    Dinner (Optional)

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Observations and Dynamical Simulation of Meteors

9:30-10:10    Shinsuke Abe (Nihon Univ.)

  1. Size and Spatial Distribution of Geminids' Meteoroids Using Simultaneous Optical and Meteor Head Echo Radar Observations (Invited Talk)

10:10-10:50    Jeremie Vaubaillon (IMCCE)

  1. Dust Delivery From Small Bodies to Earth: a Dynamical Point of View (Invited Talk)

10:50-11:10    Coffee Break

11:10-11:30    Ryou Ohsawa (The Univ. of Tokyo)

  1. Observations of Faint Meteors with a Wide-field CMOS Camera

11:30-11:50    Noboru Ebizuka (RIKEN)

  1. Extra-Solar Meteor: Meteors Flying from Outside of the Solar System

11:50-12:10    Tomoko Arai (CIT/PERC)

  1. METEOR: ISS-based Meteor Observation Project

12:10-12:30    Discussion

12:30                Adjourn

13:30-21:30    Excursion (Optional)


Poster presentations