n MNASSA : Monthly Notes of the Astronomical Society of South Africa - Shallow sky section report - ASSA annual general meeting 2017

Volume 76 Number 7-8
  • ISSN : 0024-8266



Since the author took over this section there have been a number of highlights, most notably:

  • Building relationships within the South African Astronomical Community including the ASSA Council and members, SAAO, the Shallow Sky specialists, Boyden Observatory/UFS Physics dept, and various social media forums
  • Extensive ongoing international interaction, on a number of forums, on high resolution planetary and lunar imaging.
  • Submission of articles/images to MNASSA and Sky Guide, as well as BAA and ALPO journals internationally.
  • Pro-Am collaboration supporting the NASA Juno mission at Jupiter and SAAO/NASA New Horizons mission (2014MU69 occultation)
  • Tim Cooper’s current and ongoing analysis of the widely observed Bolide/Fireball on 15 June.
  • Invitation for the author to present a paper on his Mars Observations (2015-2017 apparition) at the European Planetary Science Congress in Latvia in September 2017.

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