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The role of polarimetry in understanding Astrophysical phenomena

Speaker: Franco Leone (Observatory of Catania - Italy)

Date and time: 2014-04-22 12:00

The importance of polarimetry in better understanding and even discovering astrophysical phenomena is discussed through three cases: 1) The shape of planetary nebulae 2) The slowing down period of CU Virgins 3) Characterising the atmosphere of exo-planets