2nd Russian-Chinese "IAA-RAS & NAOC-CAS Collaborating Researches & Workshops"


7-12 October 2019

The subject of the workshops

The 2nd Russian-Chinese "IAA-RAS & NAOC-CAS Collaborating Researches & Workshops" provides a platform for discussion of joint research in the field of astrometry, space geodesy, astrophysics and radio astronomical instrumentation.

Topics to be discussed:

  • Development of radio astronomical equipment;
  • Observation and processing of signals from the CE-3 lunar landing module;
  • refinement of EPM lunar ephemeris based on CE-3 observations;
  • Radar observations of the Moon and near-Earth objects;
  • Astrophysical VLBI observations of active galaxy nuclei, pulsars, etc.
  • Astrometric VLBI quasar observation astrometry to determine the Earth's rotation parameters;
  • Experience exchange, practical training.

The venue

  • St. Petersburg;
  • Irkutsk region, Irkutsk;
  • Republic of Buryatia, Tunkinsky district, Badary observatory

Participating organizations

  • Institute of Applied Astronomy of the RAS (IAA RAS), Russia
  • National Astronomical Observatory (NAOC), China
  • Xinjiang Astronomical Observatory (XAO), China
  • Yunnan Observatory (YNAO), China
  • National Time Service Center (NTSC), China
  • Beijing Institute of Technology (BIT), China


Monday, October 7th

Meeting at site 2 (Kutuzova Embankment, 10)

10:00 - 12:00 Session 1

  • 3-Way lunar radio ranging experiment on RT-32 radio telescopes (Dmitry MARSHALOV, IAA RAS)
  • The research of Lunar Libration at NAOC (Jinsong PING, NAOC)
  • Application of Lunar-Earth ranging measurements (Wenxiao LI, NAOC)
  • The developments of Lunar Laser Ranging in China (Mingyuan WANG, NAOC)

12:00 - 12:15 Coffe-break

12:15 - 13:30 Session 2

  • FAST VLBI: Current status and future plans (Rurong CHEN, NAOC)
  • Array Networking between KVAZAR and QVN (Ming ZHANG, XAO)
  • Astrophysics observation in IAA RAS (Alexey MELNIKOV, IAA RAS)

13:30 - 15:30 Lunch

15:30 - 18:00 Session 3

  • Pulsar and VLBI Observation of Kunming 40m Radio Telescope (Yonghua XU, YNAO)
  • Monitoring of water vapour in the atmosphere in the QUASAR network observatories (Gennady ILIN, IAA RAS)
  • Radar observations of near-Earth objects in IAA RAS (Yuri BONDARENKO, IAA RAS)
  • Preliminary work on promoting radar astronomical study at NAOC (Jing SUN, NAOC)
  • Imaging Theory and Key Technology of Ground-based Radar Astronomy (Gen LI, BIT)
  • Experience exchange and disscussion

Tuesday, October 8

Svetloe Observatory

10:30 - 12:00 Session 1

  • Svetloe radioastronomical observatory (Ismail RAHIMOV, IAA RAS)
  • Yunnan Observatory (Yonghua XU, YNAO)
  • Xinjiang Astronomical Observatory (Ming ZHANG, XAO)

12:00 - 13:00 Excursion on observatory

13:00 - 15:00 Lunch

Wednesday, October 9

Meeting at site 2 (8 Zhdanovskaya Street)

10:00 - 11:30 Session 1

  • IAA RAS receiving system for 13-m radio telescope (Alexander EVSTIGNEEV, IAA RAS)
  • Development of modern Data Acquisition Systems in IAA RAS (Evgeny NOSOV, IAA RAS)
  • Time-frequency Synhronization System on radiotelescopes of QUASAR VLBI Network (Alexandr VYTNOV, IAA RAS)

11:30 - 12:30 Coffe-break and excursion

12:30 - 13:30 Session 2

  • Data recording and transmission system of QUASAR VLBI network (Ilya BEZRUKOV, IAA RAS)
  • IAA RAS Software correlator (Voytsekh KEN, IAA RAS)
  • Experience exchange and disscussion

13:30 - 15:00 Lunch

Thursday, October 10th

Flight to Irkutsk

Friday, October 11th

11:00 - 13:30 Events

  • A meeting at the Badary Observatory
  • A visit to the Siberian Solar Telescope
  • Symposiun summary

13:30 - 15:00 Lunch

Saturday, October 12th