Scientific Program

Saturday, 30. Aug. 2003
Council Chamber of Trebur, Herrngasse 3, 65468 Trebur

9:30 Opening

J. Ohlert, chair of LOC, Michael Adrian Observatory
J. Arnold, Mayor of Trebur
H.-J. Bode, chair of IOTA/ES

10:00 Technical Developments I

H.-H. Cuno: Astronomy and Time
W. Beisker: Webcams and Intergrating Videocameras for Occultation Work
E. Bredner: Observations of total occultations at the limit of a WATEC camera

11:20 Coffee Break
Council Chamber of Trebur

11:40 Results and Perspectives I

D. Büttner: The Project MOONLIMB - Results and Prospects
E. Goffin: Occultations by distant minor planets
B. Sicardy: Drastic changes in Pluto’s atmosphere revealed by stellar occultations

13:10 Lunch
Michael Adrian Observatory, Fichtenstrasse 7, 65468 Trebur

14:45 International and National Cooperations
Council Chamber of Trebur

K.-L. Bath: The Internationale Amateursternwarte
S. Kruczkowski: International Amateur Science Project - a part of HEWELIANUM activity
E. Bredner + W. Rothe: YICOM last year  -  and now

15:45 Coffee Break
Council Chamber of Trebur

16:15 Eclipses and Events

M. Zawilski: Do hadde men dat schoinste herlichste Eclipsis dat man je geschach
                    (on the eclipses ans occultations seen in Germany in the past) 
C. Schnabel: Preparing the annular solar eclipse Serovires on october 2005 in Spain
M. Kretlow: Preparing for the occultations by Titan and Triton

19:00 Buffet
Cafe Benjamin, Fichtenstrasse 7, 65468 Trebur

21:00 Visit of the T1T of the Michael Adrian Observatory
           Depending on good weather conditions: Observation of Mars et al.  :-)

Sunday, 31. Aug. 2003
Council Chamber of Trebur, Herrngasse 3, 65468 Trebur

9:30 Technical Develoments II

P. Maksym: Accuracy of GPS receiver
J. Manek: How to understand asteroid update notes
E. Limburg: LOW 4.0 the latest developments
S. Kruczkowski: Fresnel diffraction – a way of development of occultation project

10:40 Coffee Break
Council Chamber of Trebur

11:00 Results and Perspectives II

M. Zawilski: Graze of ZC 1484 (eta Leonis) on April 12, 2003 observed in Poland
D. Büttner: Alpha Librae 2003 June 11 - an European Summer Occultation
W. Rothe: Estimation of Changes for Observation of Bright Limb Occultation Events
W. Beisker: Determining Stellar Diameters from Occultations by
                    Small Atmosphereless Solar System Bodies
E. Bredner et al.: The Bertholda Event

Discussion about future projects

13:00 Lunch
Michael Adrian Observatory

14:30 Final Session
Lecture Hall of Michael Adrian Observatory, 3rd floor

Discussion about future projects
Announcement: ESOP XXIII

List of all authors and proposed contributions.

16:00 General Excursion  - non scientific ;-)
          Wine tasting and visit of the Starkenburg Sternwarte in Heppenheim with Otto Guthier