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International Scientific and Methodological Conference 2014 KOLOS in Slovakia

In the period from 2 to 4 December 2014 took place an International Astronomy Conference KOLOS 2014. This year the traditional conference was organized within the framework of the international project “The Space Emergency System”. The project is supported by the ENPI (European Neighbourhood and Partnership Instrument) Cross-border cooperation programme Hungary – Slovakia – Romania – Ukraine. The conference was held in Stakčín (Slovakia) at the Vihorlat observatory.

View from the Vihorlat observatory

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CoLiTec and Gaia-FUN-SSO 3 2014 International Workshop

From 24 to 26 November 2014 in Paris (France) was an Gaia-FUN-SSO 3 2014 International Workshop on the basis of the Paris Observatory.

Gaia-FUN-SSO 3 2014 International Workshop

Paris Observatory is the oldest one in the Europe. Paris geographical meridian (Greenwich) passes along the observatory building. It is the beginning of reference geographical longitude; is the average of the zero meridian of the zero time zone. Local average solar time at the Greenwich meridian is widely used in astronomy (for synchronizing Universal Time). In the XIX century in observatory established three telescopes, which are now shown to tourists. Also in the museum you can see the masterpieces of instrumental collections that have been used by scientists of earlier centuries.

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MPC released a new circular

We offer you the statistics on the data of the eleventh Circular MPC (MPC 90383- 90850) for November 06, 2014. You can also view a list of the most productive observatories in the world by the number of measurements.

CoLiTec software application. Updated results (10th September, 2014 – 08th October 2014).

MPC monthly circular MPC 89839- 90382 . Observation results of observatories using CoLiTec software (10th September, 2014 – 08th October 2014):

Observatory (MPC-code)

Number of measurements

Number of objects

Number of asteroids discoveries

ISON-NM (Н15) 8185 2212 12
ISON-Ussuriysk (C15) - - -
ISON-Kislovodsk (D00) 3284 804 0

Discovery of 12 asteroids, that makes 1570 asteroids’  discoveries and four comet discoveries with CoLiTec software application.

MPC released a new circular

We offer you the statistics on the data of the tenth Circular MPC (MPC 89839- 90382) for October 08, 2014. You can also view a list of the most productive observatories in the world by the number of measurements.

Meeting of the CoLiTec project members to the Grakovo observatory

On september 20, 2014, held a meeting of the CoLiTec project members in the Grakovo observatory (code of the observatory:121). Vasilii Shevchenko, Vladimir Psarev and Vladimir Akhmetov conducted a wonderful tour in the observatory.