Links to Journals and Indexes

ON - Occultation Newsletter Heritage Project. ( Oliver Kloes, IOTA-ES )
Note: ON was the main publication from IOTA (1974 - 2009) and can be accessed at https://iota-es.de/on_heritage.html

CORA- CORA [ Opens in a New tab ] Search occultation predictions (Mike Kretlow)
JoA - The Journal for Occultation Astronomy (JoA) index & abstract service from Mike at https://astro.kretlow.de/cora/joa/

NASA ADS - Astrophysics Data System. Index to publications in Astronomy. Alternative index direct link to JoA (bibstem:"JoA")

 

Observatory condensation control
BAA forum linked here for lots of ideas.
and here

Condensation .
BAA discussion: inside OTA, and use of dew shield for objectives

Remote control of Observatory
BAA discussion of ethernet here

Instalation and use of a 2.7m dome link

 

More links

Occultwatcher software written by Hristo Pavlov

ESOP - European Symposium on Occultation Projects
IOTA - International Occultation Timing Association
IOTA-ES European Section

IOTA-ES Call for Observations - Oliver Klös

Global asteroid occultation predictions by Steve Preston

Derek Breit - BREIT IDEAS Observatory and predictions

EAON - European Asteroidal Network

BAA - British Astronomical Association
EURASTER Occultation Results


CORA Mike Kretlow's Collaborative Occultation Research on Asteroids (CORA) database query page

LUNAR-OCCULTATONS.COM/IOTA The IOTA main page for Lunar.

Lunar Reporting http://www.lunar-occultations.com/iota/lunarreport.htm
LunarReport Zip File http://www.lunar-occultations.com/occult4/lunarreport.zip
Gerhard Dangl's video timing analysis http://www.dangl.at/ausruest/vid_tim/vid_tim1.htm
Gerhard Dangl's M67 IMAGE comparison http://www.dangl.at/ausruest/cam_comp/cam_comp.htm

John Broughton Seasonal Distributuon of Observed Asteroid Occultations 2007-2014

Equipment: Camparison of mini DVR (SD card recordings) to DV-Tape [Canon Elura 80 or similar]
By Tony George, IOTA North America, Umatilla, Oregon:
http://tnorecon.net/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/Comparison-of-Canon-Elura-80-camcorder-to-mdvr.pdf
Conclusion: The miniDVR is a useful device for brighter events, but has losses due to mpg compresion.

SKY&Telescope - observing at a glance
The Journal for Occultation Astronomy
Great Shefford Observatory - Asteroid monitoring and discovery by P.Birtwhistle
TANGRA for processing AVI to get light curves and timings

TACOS camera design for WATEC-910BD board camera,
with USB control and software
http://www.kuriwaobservatory.com/TACOS_BD-System.html

- see my Local Society here: http://www.maidenhead-astro.net/public/Home_page/

YOU-TUBE UPLOADS

Triton Occultation of 2017 Oct 05
https://youtu.be/f2t5Sla4DD0

81 Tau Graze on 2017 Feb 05 https://youtu.be/SsZkFPbXZIc

Lunar Eclipse Graze of 2015 https://youtu.be/MvTK6rHkX7A

(275) Sapientia https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j0lpfz_S5Js

Kapa Aquarii Graze http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f3Qa_a5mr9c

(42)ISIS Occultation http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6tJDHhScXRQ

(489) Comacina and 11.0 star in Aquila - 2019 July 26 https://youtu.be/L9ihysgmO2E

Cine of Aldebaran Graze 1978 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YgXbyabAtiM
The first (known) continuous recording of a lunar graze occultation. An earlier recording by David Dunham was a sequence of still images.

Testing a TECSUN PL-660 with WWV reception in the UK http://youtu.be/0xroez2SkEQ

Radio Clocks Compared by video
http://youtu.be/F9ixhxyKG2A

(3122) Florence Time lapse on 2017 Aug 30/31 https://youtu.be/Cf6R_a6_jl8

Double Star Graze with steps 2017 Aug 16 0330UT https://youtu.be/bwLhFISwfro

Delta Geminorun on 2019 Aug 27 with fade events https://youtu.be/yBMHWqw-0E8

Added: 2017 Oct 03 - Satellite constellation while monitoring asteroid occ https://youtu.be/6kDemS31JVU

Graze of 7th mag SAO 109952 on 2020 Feb 27, crescent moon with eight contacts https://youtu.be/j5JLZOoByik