7th IOTA/ME summer school of astronomy (2019)

7th IOTA/ME summer school of astronomy (2019)

7th IOTA/ME summer school of astronomy, was held in Astronomical Research Center (ARC), Qom, Iran, 13-16 Agust 2019.
196 persons were registered for this school, but 21 persons from Iranian astronomers was chosen by science committee, to participate in this summer school. IOTA/ME summer schools support by IAU.
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Second workshop of APTO Project

Second workshop of APTO Project

Second workshop of APTO (ASTRONOMICAL PROJECT ON TIMING OCCULTATION) was held.
Auguest 18-19, Tehran, Iran
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New Memeber in APTO (Occultattion Project)

New Memeber in APTO (Occultattion Project)


With the addition of another team, the number of project members reached ten.

Project Collaborators:
- IOTA/ME
- Observatory of Ibn al-Haytham of Ahvazi
- ICEPIX Team
- Mehr Observatory of Bushehr
- Bikaran Observatory of Kerman
- Kajeh Nasir Toosi Observatory, Tabriz University
- University of Kashan Observatory (UKO)
- Sciences & Astronomy Center of Tehran
- Observatory of Shiraz Astronomy Cultural Center
- Ardabil SabalanSky Astronomy Association

Project Schedule:
Feb. to Dec. 2019

The Scientific Committee:
- Atila Poro (IOTA/ME)
- Dr. Eberhard Riedel (IOTA/ES)


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Visiting of Yildiz Technical University and Istanbul University

Visiting of Yildiz Technical University and Istanbul University

Visiting of Yildiz Technical University and Istanbul University


Visiting the Physic Department of Yildiz Technical University and the Astrophysics Department of Istanbul University with some of IOTA/ME members.
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The 9th International Workshop on Occultation and Eclipse (IWOE9) was held in Canakkale, Turkey

The 9th International Workshop on Occultation and Eclipse (IWOE9) was held in Canakkale, Turkey
The 9th International Workshop on Occultation and Eclipse (IWOE9) was held in Canakkale, Turkey


The International Workshop on Occultation and Eclipse held by International Occultation Timing Association Middle East section (IOTA/ME), Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University (ÇOMÜ), and International Astronomical Union (IAU), which has been held on 17th May, 2019 in Çanakkale, Turkey.

Opening Talks by: Atila Poro, Prof. Ahmet Erdem
Workshops by: Prof. Edwin Budding (New Zealand), Prof. Osman Demircan (Turkey), Prof. Mehmet Emin Ozel (Turkey)
Talks by: Fatemeh Davoudi, Farshid Nasrollahzadeh, Afshin Halavati, Oguz Ozturk, Caglar Puskullu, Caglavan Nehir, Amirhossein Dehghani, Mohammadjavad Gozarandi.
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