|The Pro-Am Campaign on WR Stars 2013|
In Summer 2013 a joint group of amateur and professional spectroscopists want to observe two important Wolf-Rayet stars in the Cygnus constellation, WR 134, WR 135 and WR 137.
We will run the campaign from May 17 to September 17. We invite amateurs and professionals to join our team with their spectroscopic and photometric instrumentation.
During a professional meeting in Canada a group of professional and amateur astronomers decided to start a new project and ask for spectroscopic and photometric support in the worldwide amateur domain. You can find the most important information in this website and the respective discussion forum. Do not hesitate to join us by registering in the forum and delivering data for this effort. Presently we collect the instrumental setup and capabilities of all interested observers.
We want to support astronomical ProAm enthusiasm as we did in 2008/2009 when a group of amateurs and professional investigated the WR + O binary WR 140 in a joint campaign at different ground and space based observatories. The project was highly successfull and resulted in a number of refereed publications plus a contribution to a PhD thesis. Information about this most recent campaign can be found in the respective webpage about WR 140.
For all observers: