2014 programme

Sun 13:30-14:00

Lunar Occultations of Close Double Stars

Brian Loader

Royal Astronomical Society of New Zealand, Occultation Section; IOTA

Video observations of lunar occultations of close double stars allow the determination of the separation and position angle of the pair. The method of observing and obtaining results will be described. A summary of some recent results and discoveries of new doubles along with their publication in the Journal of Double Star Observations will be presented.