Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium, Bangalore. In association with the Astronomical Society of India has organised "Amateur Astronomy: Pro-Am Collaboration" Workshop on 17th February 2009
This is a session of the 27th meeting of the Astronomical Society of India (http://www.iiap.res.in/asi2009/index.php).
This workshop aims at capturing the scope of amateur
astronomy in India and exploring the pro-am collaboration. It is urged that like-minded professional and
amateurs participate to make the program achieve fruitful results. The program has invited talks and
plenty of scope for discussion and interaction.
Title - Speakers as below.
Asteroid Occultation Programs, Amateur-Professional
\t- Prof. Vasundhara Raju
Amateur Radio Astronomy
\t- Dr. Joydeep Bagchi
Contribution of Amateurs Historical Perspectives
\t- Dr. B S Shylaja
\t- Shri Ajay Talwar
Amateur programs with medium sized telescopes
\t- Shri R Nagaraj
Radio Meteor Observations and Meteorite Search
\t- Dr. Bharat Adur
Coordinated projects by Amateurs, so far..
\t- Dr. N Rathnasree
Meteor Observations and Analysis
\t- Dr. G Yellaiah
The attraction of the Night Sky
\t- Shri Y Ravi Kiron
Amateur and Virtual Observatories
\t- Shri L N Naveen
Demonstration lecture in Astronomy
\t- Shri Jayanth Ganguly
Future of Amateur Astronomy
\t- Dr. P N Shankar
For more details visit http://taralaya.org/announcements.htm
Coordinator ( from BAS ) : Naveen Nanjundappa.