Contribution to the EPSC-DPS 2019 conference on outreach evaluation methods

During the 2019 EPSC-DPS joint meeting we had the unique opportunity to present our results from evaluating an outreach / pro-am series of seminars entitled “Introduction to Observational Astronomy” which we carried out in 2018 and 2019. More details follow: Evaluating introductory seminars on observational astronomy, using the Europlanet Evaluation…

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Seminars on “Introduction to Observational Astronomy” (2018-2019)

Introduction During the winter season of 2018-2019 (when the weather conditions are not favorable for observations) we organized a series of seminars entitled “Introduction to Observational Astronomy”. The goal of these seminars was to introduce interested individuals to the aspects of the observational techniques for scientifically useful observations, i.e. how…

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The need for Professional-Amateur collaborations to the monitoring of gaseous planets – poster for the 11th HelAS conference

The Hellenic Astronomical conference is the biennial meeting of the Greek professional astronomers’ society. During the 11th version of this conference (held in Athens, Sep. 8-12, 2013), we contributed with a poster presentation on the need of pro-am collaborations for Jupiter and Saturn. In particular: “The need for Professional-Amateur collaborations…

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The need for Professional-Amateur collaborations in studies of Jupiter and Saturn – a JBAA publication

This work is a collective presentation of the type of contributions within the professional-amateur framework for the study of gaseous giants. In particular: The need for Professional-Amateur collaborations in studies of Jupiter and Saturn Emmanuel Kardasis, John H. Rogers, Glenn Orton, Marc Delcroix, Apostolos Christou, Mike Foulkes, Padma Yanamandra-Fisher, Michel…

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Poster on solar observations of the FeXIV/FeX line ratio

During the 13th European Solar Physics Meeting (held in Rhodes, Greece, September 12-16, 2011), we had the opportunity to present our work on spectroscopic observations of the Sun. Observations of FeXIV/FeX line ratio during the extended Solar minimum (2006-2010) total Solar eclipses Strikis Iakovos-Marios, Kouloumvakos Athanasios, Patsourakos Spiros Abstract:During the…

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Imaging dense globular clusters like M3 and M15

During the Society for Astronomical Sciences 29th Annual Symposium on Telescope Science (held May 11-13, 2010 at Big Bear Lake, CA) the following work was published: Imaging dense globular clusters like M3 and M15 Rodney Howe, Iakovos-Marios Strikis, Ido Bareket, Dimitrios Stouraitis AbstractThe objective for this study will be to…

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EPSC 2013: Digital daylight observations of the planets with small telescopes

During the European Planetary Science Congress 2013 (Sep 8-13, 2013, London, UK) we presented the following work: Digital daylight observations of the planets with small telescopes Emmanuel (Manos) I. Kardasis Abstract Planetary atmospheres are extremely dynamic, showing a variety of phenomena at different spatial and temporal scales, therefore continuous monitoring…

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