Local Observatory

Optical Astronomy Education

Observational Astronomy in Fields of Cosmology & Stellar Evolution

Horten Astronomical Observatory   10.4 E  59.4 N

The observatory is temporarily dismantled pending upgrading to a new robotic 0.7-m class system

PROPOSALS - Service Mode Observations:

Deadline for period:

September 1st. - December31st: July 1st. January 1st. - March 30th: December 1st.

Proposals may be sent in plain txt format to: proposal@opticalastronomy.education.

Schedule (0.5m):

Date

Telescope

PI/Inst./Observer/Proj.

Comments

Longterm:




2017-

Misc.

Groupe Européen d'Observation Stellaire

RR Lyr.  Survey

2017-

HAO50

Delaware Asteroseismology Research Center - Whole Earth Telescope Network

High Speed Photometry, compact Pulsators

2017-

HAO50

Gaia Alerts

Gaia Science Alerts Working Group

2017-

HAO50

ITA UiO / H.Dahle

Gravitationally Lensed Quasar Candidate

2016-2017

HAO11 Robotic

Institute of Theoretical Physics and Astronomy, Vilnius Uni.

PLATO

2018-2019

HAO50

KOINet

Kepler targets

2018:




Apr.

HAO50

Horten VGS

Students projects, exoplanets

Mar. - Apr.

HAO50

KOINet

Exoplanet transits

Jan. - Apr.

Misc.

Groupe Européen d'Observation Stellaire


2017:

Nov.


HAO50 / NOT

Horten VGS

Students project, candidate to eclipting binary 

TYC 2764-1997-1

Oct. 14-31

HAO50

Delaware Asteroseismology Research Center - Whole Earth Telescope Network

G29-38

Oct. - Sep.

HAO50

Horten VGS

Photometry multiband

Apr.

HAO50

Delaware Asteroseismology Research Center - Whole Earth Telescope Network

GD358

1. Feb.-31. Mar.

HAO50

National Central University, Taiwan

Monitoring Var.  Early evenings, V band

1. Feb.-31. Mar.


HAO50


Qvam/Midtskogen

Selected comets, V band

Jan. 21-31

HAO50

Qvam/Midtskogen

Photometry, comets, V band. Probing new Method determining Coma Radii using Stellar Photometry Software

Jan. 15-

HAO11 Robotic

Institute of Theoretical Physics and Astronomy, Vilnius Uni.

Survey. min. 4hr. runs. R band