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Leo Barhorst

Our observing programme can be found in the 'Recent Observations' section. It is subdivided in categories, the codes of which can be found below.

 bflashing 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 DRA project object

Special Remarks

65098C/01807: some very strange observations    
78089A/06275: scatter in observations           
79030B/11327: beginners object again            
83004A/13777: IRAS, short period acc to LB      
87088A/18421: short period now ?                        
89028B/19922: period rising again            
90023B/20528: some obs hp ?                     
92030J/21984: nicely going up                   
94028A/23101: long period ?
95072C/23753: nicely going up
96014B/23815: flashing acc to RE, conf. by BD       
96017B/23828: short period now, but small amplitude
96024B/23852: new, MSX rocket
96025B/23854: nice flashing, secondary maxima
96029A/     : still flashing?
96029B/     : short period
96029C-D-E  : NOSS 2-3 trio

Top-priority Objects


65008A/01001: no acceleration anymore
84109B/15360: continues to accelerate !
85094G/16144: still going down
87049B/18096: acceleration stopped 
87074G/18340: sudden acceleration ? 
87098B/18586: going up ?
88053B/19257: accelerating to be confirmed
89017B/19827: also sudden accelerator!
90078B/20775: short period not confirmed 
90111B/21015: period decreasing again ?   
91059B/21667: MM jump, accelerating !
92008B/21876: still accelerating ?
92012B/21903: also accelerating     
92020B/21938: no change
92036B/22007: short period !
93036B/22676: going up again
94061B/     : short period
94074B/23343: acceleration stopped !
95032B/     : DRA object
95052B/23677: deleted

Observers of May 96

ANO:    Antero Olkkonen, Ristiina, Finland
BD:     Bram Dorreman, Achel, Belgium
ER:     Eero Rantalaiho, Varkkala, Finland
JEV:    Jim Varney, Sacramento, California, USA 
KJ:     Kurt Jonckheere, Oostende, Belgium      
LB:     Leo Barhorst, Alkmaar, The Netherlands
LW:     Leo Wikholm, Helsinki, Finland
MR:     Mike Rosseel, Oostende, 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: 699; mostly due to the large number of "old" obs of Antero Olkkonen.

Next deadline for sending in observations: July 10, 1996 to Kurt Jonckheere