Hunt for Molecules

19 - 20 September 2005, Paris

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List of Interstellar Molecules

Practical Informations

Location and date

The colloquium will be held in Paris (France) at the Institute of Astrophysics of Paris (98bis, Boulevard Arago, 75014 Paris) in the Amphitheatre from Monday 19 September 2005 9.00 am till Tuesday 20 September 6.30 pm. To go there, follow the TRANSPORT INSTRUCTIONS.
The closest metro stations are Port-Royal and Denfert-Rochereau. The metro network is on this map.


If you want to propose an oral presentation, you have to submit a title and abstract (before 15th August 2005) in the section Registration. The organising committee will then finalise the program, and the contributions which could not enter as an oral presentation, will be proposed as a poster.


Stairs towards the Cassini Room
A cocktail will be held between 19h and 21h30 in Observatoire de Paris, on Monday, September 19th, in Cassini Room. A concert for piano and cello, (with P. Encrenaz at the cello, R. Barillet at the piano), will be played at the beginning of the evening, in the IAP amphitheatre.
Programme: 3rd sonate of Beethoven and 1st suite from Bach.

One of the zodiac signs, along the meridien, in the Cassini Room


Here is a selection of Hotels. Please note that you are responsible for your accommodation booking.


Please find here a non-exhaustive list of restaurants in the neighborhood of Paris Observatory.


Informations on Paris (metro, visits, events, restaurants) can be found on PARIS-Service. A few bars, pubs in Paris are listed in BARS & PUBS in PARIS, and everything can be found in PARISCOPE. Transportation by rail SNCF might be useful, as well as metro/bus RATP.

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