2014 programme

Mon 09:00-17:00
Venue: 
Vienna

Eighth Trans-Tasman Symposium on Occultations

Dave Gault, Convenor

WSAAG, RASNZ Occ. Sec., IOTA

The observation of occultation events is a demanding and exciting part of astronomy. This Symposium will feature presentation papers and discussions on a large range of occultation topics and offer a chance to meet co-observers in the light of day.

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Title Presenter
09:00 23:00 5 Welcome to TTSO8 Dave Gault, Brian Loader
09:05 23:05 30 Recent successful asteroidal occultations in our region in the past year John Talbot
09:35 23:35 30 Double Star Occultation LiMovie Analysis and Occult Reporting Brian Loader
10:05 00:05 25 NTP = Network Time Protocol Dave Gault
10:30 00:30 Morning Tea
11:00 01:00 30 The Making of the Watec WAT-910BD Camera System T.A.C.O.S
11:30 01:30 45 OccuRec - Specialized Software for Video Occultation Recording Hristo Pavlov
12:15 02:15 15 ASCOM Video Histro Pavlov
12:30 02:30 Lunch
13:30 03:30 45 AOTA - Asteroidal Occultation Time Analyser: AOTA & Tangra David Herald
14:15 04:15 45 From Tangra 3 to OccultWatcher via AOTA: Measurement, Analysis and Reporting Hristo Pavlov
15:00 05:00 Afternoon tea
15:30 05:30 30 2014/15 Jovian Mutual Event programme Dave Herald
16:00 06:00 15 TNO occultation predictions from the RIO Group Dave Gault
16:15 06:15 15 ADVS Update Dave Gault
16:30 06:30 30 Questions, discussion, close and thank you Dave Gault, Brian Loader