IOTA/ME And CUMO University Joint Workshop on Binary stars and Exoplanets

This workshop was held in the physics department of the CUMO university in 3 days Officially started in 21feb and finished at 23feb (2016). The first day of the binaries and exoplanets workshop was started with observation program on an Exoplanet using the University observatories 60cm Telescope. At the second day 12 papers (6 from Iranian participants and 6 from Turkish participants) Been Presented in-front of the President of the Physics Faculty, Students, Professors and The administrators of the National observatory of Turkey. And in the last day of the workshop Assigned to Data Analyzing of the Transit Noted from the Observed Exoplanet.

IOTA/ME And CUMO University Joint Workshop on Binary stars and Exoplanets
IOTA/ME And CUMO University Joint Workshop on Binary stars and Exoplanets
IOTA/ME And CUMO University Joint Workshop on Binary stars and Exoplanets
IOTA/ME And CUMO University Joint Workshop on Binary stars and Exoplanets

IOTA/ME And CUMO University Joint Workshop on Binary stars and Exoplanets
IOTA/ME And CUMO University Joint Workshop on Binary stars and Exoplanets

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Workshop on Binary Stars and exoplanets in Turkey

Workshop on Binary Stars and exoplanets in Turkey


Workshop Program:
21st February 2016
15:00-19:00 Preparation for the joint observations
19:00-24:00 Joint observations in three telescopes
22nd February 2016
09:30 Opening
10:00-10:30 COMU Observatory and Astronomy in Turkey; Osman Demircan
10:30-10:50 About IOTA/ME and Scientific projects; Atila Poro
10:50-11:15 Astronomy in Iran; Kambiz Khaleghi
11:15- 11:45 Interplanetary shock waves; Hüseyin Çavuş
11:45-12:00 Joint discussion
12:00-13:30 Lunch
13:30-13:50 Exoplanetary Observations at COMU Observatory; Çağlar Püsküllü
13:50-14:10 Asteroid Observations at COMU Observatory; Afşar Kabaş
14:10-14:30 Spectroscopy of gamma Dor and delta Scuti variables; Filiz Kahraman
14:30-14:50 Period Study of V1095 Her and V1101 Her; Oğuz Öztürk
14:50-15:10 Joint discussion
15:10-15:40 Best pictures in observation; Atila Poro
15:40-16:20 Optimization of photometric data for detecting exoplanets; Javad Jafarzadeh
16:20-17:00 Intrinsic variable stars; Mohammed Javad Shhosseini
17:00-17:40 Introducing TTV Project; Mojdeh Dalir Sharami
17:40-18:00 The impact of cosmic rays on life; Maryam Mostafavi
18:00-19:00 Joint discussion
19:00-21:00 Dinner

Organizing Committee:
Osman Demircan
Atila Poro
Ahmet Erdem
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The Rehional Workshop on Occultation and Eclipse in Shiraz, Iran

The Rehional Workshop on Occultation and Eclipse in Shiraz, Iran

On 9th July 2015, a highly anticipated four-hour-lenght workshop was held under the title of "scientific observation, astronomy occultations and amatour astronomic applied projects" supervised Mr Atila Poro (head of IOTA's middle east section). In addition to Shiraz Astronomy Society members, other guests took this course in which three 75-min parts were instructed by the honoured speecher, Mr Poro. This workshop aimed the distribution of astronomic general knowledge and more organized co-operations between Shiraz Astronomy Society and IOTA's organization and at the end the certficate of both organizations were presented to the participants.
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The 5th International Workshop on Occultation and Eclipse (2015)

The 5th international workshop on occultation and eclipse was held in Isfahan on Feb 25-17, 2015. this annual event was held by IOTA/ME and Iranian Space Agency (ISA), International Astronomical Union (IAU), Adib Astronomy Center, OAM Institute, HA Company and CAAM were supporting it. three foreign lecturers attended there, Dr. Eberhard Reidel from Germany, Prof. Piero Benvenuti from Italy and Dr. Fahri Alicavus from Turkey. 43 semi-professional astronomers accepted for attending after checking their resume and their scientific level.
three articles accepted for this workshop as lectures: one of them was about variable stars by Ms. Fereshteh Tavakkoli, and the others were about asteroids by Mohammad Reza Shahjahan and Mohammad Reza Shafizadeh and astrobiology by Mrs. Salehe Ebadirad.

The 5th International Workshop on Occultation and Eclipse (2015)

The 5th International Workshop on Occultation and Eclipse (2015)

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Participants in 5th International workshop on Occultation and Eclipse

Occultation Commission:
1. Anouar Ben Younes (Astronomical Society of Tunisia)
2. Maryam Mostafavi Alhosseini (Payam'noor University of Aran and Bidgol)
3. Ali Zare (ITI)
4. S.M. Hossein khalili (Shahid Chamran University of Ahwaz)
5. Alireza Rahimi (IOTA/ME & Helaleno Astronomical group of Zarqan)
6. Amir Hossein Daghighi (IOTA/ME & University of Birjand)
7. Samaneh Ganji Lisar (IOTA/ME)
8. Sepideh Ganji Lisar (IOTA/ME)
9. Reyhane Dehghani (Azad University of Shahreza)
10. Mohamad Reza Nemati (Qazvin Islamic Azad University)
11. Atieh Sadat Afzali Qom (IOTA/ME)
12. Nafise Babakhan (IOTA/ME & Dez Sky Scholars Institute)
13. Naimeh Masoumi (IOTA/ME)
14. Hojatola Hekmat'zade (IOTA-ME & Dez Sky Scholars Institute & Science and research University)
15. Nastaran Aghilizadeh (Science and research of Tehran)
16. Parastoo Sabounchi (Damghan University)
17. Saeed Jafari (boundless over space Magazine & Scienceonline website & IOTA/ME)
18. Pantea Nikzad (Shahrekord)
19. Fateme Sadate Dadvar (Adib Astronomy Center)

Eclipse Commission:

20. Fereshte Tavakkoli (IOTA/ME & University of Kashan)
21. Fereshte Malekpoor (Semnan University)
22. Mostafa Kazemipor (Home Astronomy of Ahwaz)
23. Rahim Heidarnia (Research Institute in Astronomy and Astrophysics of Maragheh)
24. Donya Ravesh (Khoramshahr University, Iran)
25. Marzieh Hosseini (Alzahra University)
26. Amirnezam Amiri (IOTA/ME)
27. Farida Farsian (IOTA/ME & Sharif University)
28. Ahmad Sohani (Semnan University)
29. Reihaneh Kabiri-Renani (Azad University Central Tehran Branch)
30. Fereshteh Memarian (IOTA/ME)
31. Elham Salmanzadeh (IOTA/ME & Science and Research University)
32. Afarin Haghi (IOTA/ME)
33. Zahra Heydari Nejadian (Pnu Safashahr(
34. Saleheh Ebadi Rad (IOTA/ME)
35. Sara Charmchi (Islamic Azad University of Tehran- North Branch)
36. Shirin Zandyan (IOTA/ME & Yazd University)
37. Fatemeh Behdadkia (Isfahan University of Technology)
38. Farzaneh Zohrabi (Jahrom University)
39. Mahdi Kord Zangeneh (Shiraz University)
40. Behzad Tahmasebzadeh (Institute for Advanced Studies in Basic Sciences)
41. Mohammad Reza Shafizadeh (IOTA/ME)
42. Mahmood Abdollahi (IOTA/ME - Shiraz Astronomy Society - Islamic Azad University of Shiraz)

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