2016 Programme

The venue for the technical sessions was the Annex to the New Law School, University of Sydney.

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9:00 AM   VSS
Symposium 4
Welcome Astronomy and 3D printing Solar Astronomy - highlights of cycle 24 An Introduction to image processing in PixInsight

The 10th Trans-Tasman Symposium on Occultations - TTSO10

9:30 AM

Keynote @ 9:15

Fireworks at the heart of the Galaxy
Professor Joss Bland-Hawthorn
Director of Sydney Institute for Astronomy

DSLR Photometry of the High Amplitude delta Scuti Stars V1338 Centauri, V1430 Scorpii and V1307 Scorpii Spectroscopy with RSpec @ 9:45am
10:00 AM DSLR Photometry Highlights
10:30 AM MORNING TEA MORNING TEA MORNING TEA MORNING TEA
11:00 AM VSS
Symposium 4

Observing Betelgeuse in the near IR

The Paramatta Star Catalogue: A New Perspective Visual Comet Observing The Star of Bethlehem.... Fact, Fiction, Myth or Miracle An Introduction to image processing in PixInsight The 10th Trans-Tasman Symposium on Occultations - TTSO10
11:30 AM Pro-Am Spectroscopy in the Southern Hemisphere Discovering Southern double stars - the 20th century SKJELLERUP and the COMETS @ 11:45am Upgrading the 30inch Telescope at Linden Observatory Excursion to Sydney Observatory
12:00 PM Colour Photometry in Astrophysics New discoveries in the Solar System Poster Papers @ 12:15 Women in Astronomy
12:30 PM LUNCH LUNCH LUNCH LUNCH
1:00 PM
1:30 PM Components of Successful Pro-Am Observing Campaigns: A PACA Project Perspective VSS
Symposium 4
SASER and the 2015 Gamma 2 Velorum campaign. The need for an Australian Astronomy and Space Science Education Network Infrared Studies of Jupiter's Atmosphere Scuba Diving in Indonesia An Introduction to image processing in PixInsight The 10th Trans-Tasman Symposium on Occultations - TTSO10  
2:00 PM The Stellar Detective - reading the clues in light curves The future of lighting is better if it's dim Picking Through the Magellanic Clouds Gaia Promises New Occultation Opportunities Soon
2:30 PM Video Astronomy The Australian Variable Star Hunt Deeply imaging interacting galaxies to detect tidal features The career path of a teenage asteroid hunter
3:00 PM AFTERNOON TEA AFTERNOON TEA AFTERNOON TEA AFTERNOON TEA
3:30 PM Components of Successful Pro-Am Observing Campaigns: A PACA Project Perspective VSS
Symposium 4
Perdrix Address: 50 Years of NACAA Dating Active Young Stars The 10th Trans-Tasman Symposium on Occultations - TTSO10 An Introduction to image processing in PixInsight The 10th Trans-Tasman Symposium on Occultations - TTSO10
4:00 PM Supernovae Don't Go "Pop!"
4:30 PM NACAA AGM The PACA Project: Pro-Am Collaborative Astronomy
5:00 PM    
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6:00 PM   Welcome
Function
  Farewell Function  
6:30 PM      
7:00 PM

NACAA Dinner,
Speaker & Awards

After Dinner Speaker:Professor Fred Watson

     
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