OPC Categories

A - COSMOLOGY

A1Surveys of AGNs and high-z galaxies
A2Identification studies of extragalactic surveys
A3Large scale structure and evolution
A4Distance scale
A5Groups and clusters of galaxies
A6Gravitational lensing
A7Intervening absorption line systems
A8High redshift galaxies (star formation and ISM)

B - GALAXIES AND GALACTIC NUCLEI

B1Morphology and galactic structure
B2Stellar populations: unresolved and resolved
B3Chemical evolution
B4Galaxy dynamics
B5Peculiar/interacting galaxies
B6Non-thermal processes in galactic nuclei (incl. QSRs, QSOs, blazars, Seyfert galaxies, BALs, radio galaxies, and LINERS)
B7Thermal processes in galactic nuclei and starburst galaxies (incl. ultraluminous IR galaxies, outflows, emission lines, and spectral energy distributions)
B8Central supermassive objects
B9AGN host galaxies

C - INTERSTELLAR MEDIUM, STAR FORMATION and PLANETARY SYSTEMS

C1Gas and dust, giant molecular clouds, cool and hot gas, diffuse and translucent clouds
C2Chemical processes in the interstellar medium
C3Star forming regions, globules, protostars, HII regions
C4Pre-main-sequence stars (massive PMS stars, Herbig Ae/Be stars and T Tauri stars)
C5Outflows, stellar jets, HH objects
C6Main-sequence stars with circumstellar matter, early evolution
C7Young binaries, brown dwarfs, exosolar planet searches
C8Solar system (planets, comets, small bodies)

D - STELLAR EVOLUTION

D1Main-sequence stars
D2Post-main-sequence stars, giants, supergiants, AGB stars, post-AGB stars
D3Pulsating stars and stellar activity
D4Mass loss and winds
D5Supernovae, pulsars
D6Planetary nebulae, nova remnants and supernova remnants
D7Pre-white dwarfs and white dwarfs, neutron stars
D8Evolved binaries, black-hole candidates, novae, X-ray binaries, CVs
D9Gamma-ray and X-ray bursters
D10OB associations, open and globular clusters, extragalactic star clusters
D11Individual stars in external galaxies, resolved stellar populations
D12Distance Scale - stars

 


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