Monday, August 21, 2006

G. Tancredi: Activities of the Observatorio Astronomico Los Molinos, Uruguay

What can be done with a small telescope and a CCD-camera? Quite a lot. The speaker lists several projects that they do at their facility, including confirmation of near-earth objects, comet identification and photometry, asteroid photometry and astrometry. The common-day follow-up observations are valuable contributions to the scientific community and also attacking region in the sky that are rarely studied is a productive niche.

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