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2 weeks 15 hours ago - 2 weeks 15 hours ago #106768 by michaeloconnell
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NEMETODE are organising a workshop on meteors & asteroids on Saturday 21st October at Dunsink Observatory.
It's primarily aimed as a practical workshop for those who either have meteor cameras or are interesting in getting their own.
It will feature a discussion on the equipment along with practical demonstrations of the software.
We're currently finalising the schedule for the event and will post it here shortly.
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Michael.
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1 week 1 day ago - 1 week 1 day ago #106769 by michaeloconnell
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Below is the proposed schedule for the NEMETODE workshop at Dunsink Observatory on Sat 21st October 2017:

10:45 Registration + Tea/Coffee
11:00 NEMETODE Overview - William Stewart
11:15 NEMETODE in Ireland - Michael OConnell
11:30 Dunsink Observatory's experience of NEMETODE - Sam Green & Jonathan Mackay
12:00 Transition Year Poster Presentation
12:15 Science papers published by NEMETODE - Mike Foylan
12:30 BREAK - please bring your own lunch pack. Tea/coffee provided.
13:30 Capture, Analysis and Orbit Workshop - William Stewart & Michael OConnell
14:30 Radio workshop - Michael OConnell
15:00 Asteroids; Backyard Science With Your Telescope - Mike Foylan
15:45 Q&A
16:00 Workshop Close

The workshop is not just for NEMETODE members - if you have any interest in meteors and/or meteor cameras, please feel free to pop along.

Regards,
Michael.
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1 week 18 hours ago #106770 by Fermidox
Fermidox replied the topic: NEMETODE Workshop - Dunsink Observatory - 21st Oct
I notice there is another meteor-detecting group called UKMON. Would it not make more sense for the 2 teams to pool resources, or maybe that's a long story...

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6 days 16 hours ago #106771 by michaeloconnell
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We get on quite well with UKMON and often meet up at BAA events etc. Both groups happened to be founded around the same time independently from each other and sort of grew from there.
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