PROJECT WORMWOOD - ACTIVITIES

  • 2004-09-27 to 2004-10-08
  • Skiymet Meteor Radar installed and operational at Learmonth Solar Observatory. This radar was installed by Genesis Software (Adelaide) for Dr Werner Singer of the University of Rostok (Germany). It will monitor the entry of meteoroids and the re-entry of space debris into the Earth's atmosphere for the next 2 years.

  • 2004-01-06 to 2004-01-20
  • At the invitation of Dr Robert McMillan, John Kennewell visited the Spacewatch Project in Tuscon, Arizona, and collaborated in discussions and observations of asteroids with Spacewatch staff and a group of Mongolian astronomers.

  • 2003-12-28,29,30
  • Images of asteroid 2003 WX153 obtained, postions measured

  • 2003-12-23
  • First asteroid imaged 2003 YX1

  • 2003-12-23
  • First image with SBIG ST-10XME CCD Camera

  • 2003-11-13
  • C-14 OTA collimated

  • 2003-11-05
  • Initial mount mapping with TPoint Polar Alignment - Polar axis now 50" west and 15" north

  • 2003-10-28
  • First Light - C-14 and STV efinder aligned

  • 2003-10-22
  • Skycon computer linked to Paramount ME





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