Events 2019

AstroMakers: from astronomical images to scientific data

Amateur Astronomers have been contributing significantly to the scientific research for several years, complementing the research done by large professional observatories: an exemplary case of “Citizen Science”.
Astronomical images, acquired from amateur astronomer with small telescopes and CCD sensor, contain inside many useful science data: photometric data, astrometric data, spectroscopic data, etc.
The workshop aims to show and explain the process and the methods used to extract and use these science data, starting from the image from telescope.

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Sunday 20 October
From 3.00 pm to 4.30 pm
7.ROOM7 pav. 7
AstroMakers: from astronomical images to scientific data

Lorenzo Franco (Unione Astrofili Italiani)

Always a lover of astronomy, he has a long experience in scientific research at an amateur level with over 80 published articles about asteroids and variable stars.

Category Workshops · Type Workshop