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Sir Patrick Moore at the Royal Institution DVD


A four-disk DVD set of the outstanding meeting 'Developments in Amateur Astronomy', held in honour of Sir Patrick Moore, can be still be purchased post free via the BAA website - 14 for members and 18 for non-members. The disks include professionally filmed and edited coverage of all the presentations including talks on searching for low amplitude variable stars, high precision CCD photometry of variable stars and tomorrows imaging sensors, as well as extensive additional material including an exclusive interview with Patrick at his home in Selsey.





BAA Spectroscopic Database here  
On-line data entry and BAAVSS Database here

Notes on data submission including Spreadsheets and report forms here

BAAVSS Observers Workshop

Variable Stars, Photometry and Spectroscopy

Saturday September 29th, Burlington House, London



TCP J19544251+1722281 (Vend47)

Spectrum recorded on Aug 16.875 UT with a LISA spectroscope on a C-11 with a total exposure of 1.1 hr. Flux calibrated using concurrent photometry which gave V=10.85. The main emission lines are identified.    David Boyd












Last update August 17th  2018