Saturday, 27 January 2018

Citizen Science Project

The University of Kent Centre of Astrophysics and Planetary Science is looking for amateur astronomers to help with a project: Hunting Outbursting Young Stars.  Dr Dirk Froebrich is running the project whose aim is long term, multi-filter optical photometric monitoring of young (age less than 10Myr), nearby (distances typically within 1kpc) star clusters or star forming regions.

Full details are available online at: http://astro.kent.ac.uk/~df/hoyscaps/index.html.

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