Observing Program of the BWGS

Sat, 30 Dec 1995 00:37:59 +0100 (CET)

Observing Program of the BWGS

The Belgian Working Group Satellites has been active in collecting flash
period measurements since 1987. Our priority list contains over 200

New in the archive :

1. Overview of BWGS program (including recent observations)
Send a message with Subject: archive get program/program.*
to SeeSat-L-request@iris01.plasma.mpe-garching.mpg.de
Send a message with Subject: archive get program/satdec95.txt
to the same address, to get accompanying notes by Tristan Cools (Satorama).

2. PPAS-updates 10 and 11 

Send a message with Subject: archive get ppas/ppas5-10.obs
to SeeSat-L-request@iris01.plasma.mpe-garching.mpg.de
or similarly with Subject: archive get ppas/ppas5-11.obs
to the same address
to get the most recent update to our database of Flash Period 
Observations (PPAS). 

Priority codes :

b       flashing object for beginners
d       difficult to measure
S       steady object, potentially flashing in the future
?       flash period is unknown or uncertain
-       long flash period (>40 s)
!       top-priority object
	regular object
x       additional code for DRA project 

Changes in this month's program :

82-055B/13260: deleted because steady
83-001B/13758: slightly going down ?
83-048B/14084: deleted, S
83-108B/14451: also accelerating ?
86-030B/16682: deleted, steady
87-003B/17296: long period
87-057B/18161: beginners object now
91-007B/21090: deleted
91-042A/21422: deleted
92-053B/22081: long period, deleted
92-093B/22285: steady, deleted
93-016B/22566: deleted
95-008B/23502: steady or flashing ?
95-012B/23527: still not many observations !
95-017D/23548: previous listed as 95-017B, now corrected
95-046C/23659: where are the observations ?
95-052B/23677: no observations yet !
95-058B/23705: 0.4s as predicted !
95-059B/23711: deleted because S

Observers of October-November 95 :

ANO:    Antero Olkkonen, Ristiina, Finland
DB:     David M. Brierley, Colorado Springs, USA
JA:     Jan Aelbrecht, Belgium
KAH:    Kai Hamalainen, Lappeenranta, Finland
KD:     Kurt Dequick, Oostende, Belgium
KJ:     Kurt Jonckheere, Oostende, Belgium
LB:     Leo Barhorst, Alkmaar, The Netherlands
FW:     Frank Weissferdt, Selters, Germany
MM:     Mike McCants, Austin, Texas, USA
MR:     Mike Rosseel, Belgium
MVP:    Michel Van de Putte, Ronse, Belgium
RE:     Russell Eberst, Edinburgh, Scotland
TC:     Tristan Cools, Brugge, Belgium
WN:     Walter Nissen, Ohio, USA
WV:     Willy Verhaeghen, Wetteren, Belgium

Total number of observations: 582

Part of the archive from the late Horst Kohnke has been added to PPAS5-10.  
That explains the high number of observations the last 2 months.

Next deadline for sending in observations: January 5, 1996

New Observers: Jan Aelbrecht and Michel Van de Putte.
    Tristan Cools (tcools@nic.INbe.net)
  & Bart De Pontieu (bdp@mpe.mpe-garching.mpg.de)