Eurosom 3 programme

Bart De Pontieu ((no email))
Tue, 13 Oct 1998 10:36:22 -0700 (PDT)

Hi all,

The third edition of the EUROpean Satellite Observers Meeting is taking
place in Edinburgh during the weekend of October 24 & 25, 1998. Below you
find the programme (can be subject to changes). Please check out 
for more details. Contact if you want to attend
and haven't registered yet.


Saturday 24 October, 1998: 

9:30 Introduction and Word of Welcome
         Alan Pickup 
9:45 Iridium satellite observation activity
         Paul Maley 
10:30 Coffee break
11:00 Personal Observations on the Soviet Space Programme 
         Phillip Clark
12:15 Lunch break
14:00 The Development and Prospects for the GSOC Satellite Visibility Web Site
         Chris Peat 
14:50 Spin ups then and now, from Starad to ETS-6
         Tony Beresford 
15:30 Coffee break
16:05 Observing in Colorado 
         David Brierley 
16:45 Two years of SatEvo decay predictions
         Alan Pickup 
17:30 General Discussion about popularizing/organizing satellite observing
18:00 End of first day

Sunday 25 October, 1998

9:30 Conversion of rotation angular momentum for tumbling satellites
         Mike McCants 
10:10 Hard- and software Tools for observing
         Brian Hunter 
10:30 Coffee break
11:00 Documentation of satellite activity using low light level video 1997-98
         Paul Maley 
12:00 Lunch Break
13:45 Flash period Accelerations
         Kurt Jonckheere 
14:15 Satellites observed by the TRACE satellite
         Bart De Pontieu  
14:35 CCD-photography of the ASTRA satellites
         Bruno Tilgner 
15:10 Coffee break
15:40 Rotation Axis of Superbird
         Rob Matson (?)  
16:25 The Millennium Rock onboard MIR
         Phill Parker
16:40 What's in a name? -- Satellite Designations 
         Russell Eberst 
17:00 End of Eurosom 3