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Searching for a meteorite

The Swedish Allsky Meteor Network tracked a bolide on November 28, 2016 that could possibly have produced a fall. Calculations by Eric Stempels, coordinator of the network, gave coordinates on the ground, should the bright meteor have produced meteorites. On … Continue reading

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Meeting with SAAF

Last weekend SAAF, the Swedish Association of Amateur Astronomers, met in Beddingestrand, for a couple of days of talks, observing &c. Great meeting old and new friends!

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Variable star observers meet in Gothenburg

I spent last weekend attending the 2013 spring meeting of SAAF/V, the variable star section of SAAF, the Swedish association of amateur astronomers. First, variable star observer extraordinaire Hans Bengtsson received SAAF’s Amateur Astronomy Award for his longtime work in … Continue reading

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Värmland Star Party

I spent last weekend in lovely Lysvik, where the annual Värmland Star Party takes place under a dark sky. Everything was great! Got to meet interesting people, hear interesting talks – not the least Johan Warell’s on comets and how … Continue reading

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Neglected miras

Here is a status report (in Swedish) for the project on 50 neglected miras observed by SAAF/SVO observers. Update: Thomas Karlsson has made a page that gives an overview of the observations in SAAF V/SVO programme of neglected Miras.

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