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Dear all,

The professional astronomy conference European Planetary Science Congress 2018 (EPSC) will be held from September 16 to September 21, 2018 in Berlin, Germany. This yearly conference gives an inspiring insight of the latest discoveries and the current status of Solar System astronomy and planetary science and wellcomes the participation of a
Bill Ward posted Jun 6 '17 at 10:37 am
Is there anyone going to the IMC that would be willing to do a workshop on how to generate the 3D maps showing meteor trails over the ground.
Not being an expert my own attempts have not worked.
I'd really like to see how it's done properly and I'm sure there would be plenty of other people interested too!

PS. I tried to create this topic in the IMO/IMC secti
recent by Bill Ward  ·  Nov 28 '17 at 9:47 am
Hi all,

As a lifetime amateur astronomer I have always been fascinated by meteor showers. I've never being a serious meteor observer, but meteors always attracted me with their natural beauty.

I found it very frustrating by the fact the only tool to estimate showers activity, the Fluxtimator is so clunky and hard to use. It sure was really cool in 1999, but today is 2017 and our expectati
recent by Alexander Vasenin  ·  Aug 5 '17 at 4:15 am
John Drummond posted Feb 5 '17 at 2:00 am
Hi. I just joined the IMO today. I have been sporadically observing meteors for ~40 years (visual). I'm wondering if the old observations are useful to the IMO and whether I should add them as visual observations. I have records since the late 1990s - about 50 observations (I have yet to find my old observing records book - too many house moves). Historically I sent them to the NAMN. Your thought
recent by Karl Antier (admin)  ·  Mar 12 '17 at 10:21 am
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