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International meeting on variable stars research KOLOS 2015

In the period from 3 to 5 December 2014 took place an International Astronomy Conference KOLOS 2015. The conference was held in Stakčín (Slovakia) at the Vihorlat observatory .

The participants of the conference

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MPC released a new circular

We offer you the statistics on the data of the eighth Circular MPC (MPC 95313- 95806 )
for September 28, 2015. You can also view a list of the most productive observatories in the world by the number of measurements.

MPC released a new circular

We offer you the statistics on the data of the seventh Circular MPC (MPC  94743- 95312 )
for August 29, 2015. You can also view a list of the most productive observatories in the world by the number of measurements.

MPC released a new circular

We offer you the statistics on the data of the fifth Circular MPC (MPC  93673- 94394 )
for June 02, 2015. You can also view a list of the most productive observatories in the world by the number of measurements.

CoLiTec and 2015 IAA Planetary Defense Conference, ESA/ESRIN, 13-17 April 2015

The International Academy of Astronautics held its 4th IAA Planetary Defense Conference. It took place from 13 to 17 April, 2015 in Frascati, Italy.

4th IAA Planetary Defence Conference - PDC 2015

There were some goals of the conference:

  • Planetary Defense – Recent Progress & Plans
  • NEO Discovery
  • NEO Characterization
  • Mitigation Techniques & Missions
  • Impact Effects that Inform Warning, Mitigation & Costs
  • Consequence Management & Education

This excellent IAA Planetary Defence Conference – PDC 2015 – concluded on Friday 17 April after 5 hectic days of exemplary presentations: nearly 250 participants and 170 Papers and Posters. Sergii Khlamov, software development Team Lead of CoLiTeс team with perfect posters and presentation took a part of conference. Sergii’s posters mainly focused on the astrometric reduction of the frame based on UCAC4 catalog and provide an analysis of its results. The comparative analysis of the accuracy was performed between the CoLiTeс and Astrometrica software. The analysis showed the benefits of the CoLiTeс software using with astrometry of asteroids in relation with Astrometrica using, especially when using wide field and low quality frames. The posters and presentation aroused a great interest.

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MPC released a new circular

We offer you the statistics on the data of the fourth Circular MPC (MPC 93071- 93672)
for April 04, 2015. You can also view a list of the most productive observatories in the world by the number of measurements.