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Spectro Star Party – OHP 2022

Spectro Star Party – OHP 2022

Book your week from July 25 to 30, 2022.Every year, Association Aude and Shelyak Instruments organize the Spectro Star Party at the Observatoire de Haute Provence, in St Michel l’Observatoire, near Manosque in southern France. This event is an opportunity to observe...

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The Time Box: Use for dating asteroid occultations

The TimeBoxUse for asteroid occultation dating. By Daniel Verilhac, amateur astronomerIntroductionThe observation of stars occultations by asteroids is an exciting sport, it allows with few means to contribute to science. It is an excellent playground for amateurs...

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2SPOT: a spectro setup in Chile

2SPOT: a spectro setup in ChileBy Olivier Garde, Pascal Le Dû, Lionel Mulato, Thomas Petit, Stéphane Charbonnel© Deep Sky Chile spotSince the 2000s, many amateurs have been installing remotely controllable telescopes on sites in Chile in order to compensate for the...

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Sn 1181, an unusual story …

Sn 1181, an unusual story …

At first glance, it is curiosity that motivates any amateur who observes the sky. Sometimes this curiosity is rewarded by acquiring a very beautiful picture or by explaining a physical phenomenon that takes place thousands of light years from Earth, through spectroscopic observation.

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UVEX, to write a new page in astronomy

UVEX, to write a new page in astronomy

UVEX, to write a new page in astronomy by François CochardWe are happy to announce the arrival of a new instrument in the Shelyak range. This event is important for several reasons. It's a sign of the dynamism of the astronomical community, which always pushes the...

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