2020 events

Sun 15:30-16:00
Starlight Room

Occultations with Digital Video Cameras

Stephen Kerr

Astronomical Association of Queensland

Occultation observation using "old school" analogue video cameras has remained the standard method due to the rigour that format brings to the timing of events observed. The technology in the hands of amateur astronomers more widely however has moved on to digital formats where timing is more challenging. This talk looks at the challenges for digital observers to make scientifically useful observations using the now widely available technology and how these can be overcome.