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BAA Journal 2016 December

The 35th European Symposium on Occultation Projects (ESOP XXXV)

Journal issue: 2016 December
Pages: 371–372

held at the University of Surrey, Guildford, UK on 2016  August 19-21

Amateur astronomers travelled from the Czech Republic, Germany, Netherlands, Poland, Spain and within the UK to attend this annual European ‘workshop’. The event is held in a different country each year, and this is the third occasion the UK has hosted it.

Thirty eight delegates attended presentations over two days, of which seventeen were given by UK presenters. It was an ideal opportunity for observers to meet and discuss ideas, observing techniques and new developments. We were also fortunate this year to have keynote contributions from Dave Herald (Murrumbateman, Australia) who presented on Gaia (via Skype) and Dr Toni Santana–Ros (University Adam Mickiewicz in Poznan, Poland) on the Gaia–GOSA interactive service.

This Journal carries a summary report (login or click above to see the full PDF) and all the presentations can be found on the ESOPXXXV Web page here:

Tim Haymes, Assistant Director (Occultations),  BAA Asteroids & Remote Planets Section