The Star Clusters Young & Old Newsletter

A newsletter devoted to star cluster research.

Edited by: Giovanni Carraro, Martin Netopil, and Ernst Paunzen


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Welcome to the SCYON Newsletter!

The mission of this newsletter is to help all the researchers in the field of star clusters with a quick and efficient link to the scientific activity in the field. We encourage everybody to contribute to the new releases! New abstracts can be submitted at any time using the webform.

The current last issue is # 75 (4th March 2018)
New abstracts submitted since the last issue are available in the preview.


Call for nominations and applications for IAU Commission H4 Organising Committee:
deadline: March 15!
Candidate application form (IAU login first)

Job offers:
Two joint postdoctoral positions at Pontificia Universidad Catolica and Peking University

Postdoctoral position at the Department of physics and astronomy, Padova University
application deadline: 7th March 2018, contact: Antonio Milone, see page 10+ in the pdf for english version.
To apply visit

forthcoming Conferences:

MODEST 18: Dense stellar systems in the era of Gaia, LIGO & LISA - Santorini, Greece, 25. - 29.6. 2018
Multiple Populations in Stellar Clusters - Sexten, Italy, 9. - 13.7. 2018
The formation of globular clusters at high and low redshift - Sexten, Italy, 16. - 20.7. 2018
Star Cluster Formation: Mapping the first few Myrs - Grenoble, France, 29. - 31.8. 2018
ESO Workshop "A revolution in stellar physics with Gaia and large surveys" - Warsaw, Poland, 3. - 7.9. 2018