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TTSO5 (Fifth Trans Tasman Symposium on Occultations)

TTSO5 Call For Papers

TTSO5 (Trans Tasman Symposium on Occultations Fifth edition) will be held in conjunction with the RASNZ Conference 2011, in Napier, From May 26th to 30th 2011. TTSO5 is scheduled to take place on Thursday 26th and morning of Friday 27th.

The general outline timetable is:

— Video Camera (especially Watec 120N+) workshop
— Star hopping/Pre-point workshop We know many people have trouble finding the right star.
— Observing Manual
— OccultWatcher - update rather than workshop?
— Occult - update rather than workshop?

— Tangra workshop
— Papers:
— John Broughton's occultation scope
— John Talbot's review of year
. (will be presented by Murray Forbes as John will be overseas)
— other papers

We are calling for any papers with an Occultation flavour that you might like to present. They could be a fit in the above headings or something different. As a guide aim for a paper that can be presented in about 15 to 20 mins with 10 mins for questions. It could be very technical or light hearted off the wall.

Registration forms and more details about the main conference can be found at RASNZ Conference site

If you are interested in presenting a paper please contact:

John Talbot mailto:John Talbot
Murray Forbes mailto:Murray Forbes
with a title and a brief abstract.

More details will be added to this page as they come to hand.

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