Ted Blank returns to Night Sky Tourist to talk about occultations and his latest adventure in recording one from his backyard. Astronomy is the oldest science, and it’s one of the only sciences that still relies on amateurs to help gather data. Ted shares how you can use your free time to record occultations and contribute to science.
CHECK OUT THESE LINKS:
International Occultation Timing Association: https://occultations.org
Ted Blank’s graph shows when the asteroid Ophelia passed in front of a star for 13.6 seconds.
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