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Students, teachers, community members, and astronomers studying the outer solar system! RECON, the Research and Education Collaborative Occultation Network, is a citizen science project funded by the National Science Foundation. For more information, visit www.tnorecon.net

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Students, teachers, community members, and astronomers studying the outer solar system! RECON, the Research and Education Collaborative Occultation Network, is a citizen science project funded by the National Science Foundation. For more information, visit www.tnorecon.net

    Episode 4: New Horizons Mission

    Episode 4: New Horizons Mission

    RECON project lead, Marc Buie, shares exciting information about the expedition he is leading through the New Horizons extended mission.

    Fore more information about the RECON project, visit www.tnorecon.net.

    • 9 min
    Episode 3: Asteroids, Comets, Meteors 2017

    Episode 3: Asteroids, Comets, Meteors 2017

    In this episode, Marc Buie describes recent insights from the ACM 2017 conference in Uruguay. These include results from the Rosetta and Dawn missions and perspectives on recent uses of meteor showers in planetary science.

    • 18 min
    Episode 2: Jupiter Opposition, IOTA-VTI Timing Information

    Episode 2: Jupiter Opposition, IOTA-VTI Timing Information

    In this second podcast episode, Co-Investigator John Keller describes the opposition of Jupiter and provides an overview of the IOTA-VTI timing device that the RECON Project uses to record occultation times. The podcast also briefly describes the next full network campaign involving Main Belt Asteroid (96) Aegle.

    • 15 min
    Episode 1 : New Horizons, Venus, Sense-up

    Episode 1 : New Horizons, Venus, Sense-up

    In this inaugural RECON podcast, lead researcher Marc Buie describes his current work in preparation for summer occultation campaigns for the New Horizons mission, shares current viewing opportunities, provides tips on timing and sense-up and previews the April RECON event.

    • 19 min

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