Observatory

Lusówko Platanus Observatory is a private observatory registered in 2016 at International Astronomical Union with code K80. It operates in Lusówko near Poznań (Poland) and cooperates with professional and amateur astronomers from all over the world. Main activities include asteroid studies, observation data analysis and science popularization. Since 2019 we are a member of Europlanet Society.

Area of interest
  • asteroid astrometry
  • asteroid photometry
  • asteroid occultation
  • observational data analysis
  • astronomical data mining
Equipment & facilities
  • Celestron 11″ Rowe-Ackermann Schmidt Astrograph f/2.2
  • Celestron NexStar 8″ Schmidt-Cassegrain with reductor f/6.3
  • ZWO ASI290MM monochromatic camera
  • ZWO ASI1600MM-cooled monochromatic camera

Publications

Minor Planet Electronic Circular
  • 2019 HL4, Minor Planet Electronic Circ., No. 2019-J10 (2019)
  • 2019 HJ4, Minor Planet Electronic Circ., No. 2019-J08 (2019)
  • 2019 GL4, Minor Planet Electronic Circ., No. 2019-G116 (2019)
  • 2019 DP, Minor Planet Electronic Circ., No. 2019-D51 (2019)
  • 2019 DN, Minor Planet Electronic Circ., No. 2019-D49 (2019)
  • 2019 DB, Minor Planet Electronic Circ., No. 2019-D32 (2019)
  • 2019 DA, Minor Planet Electronic Circ., No. 2019-D11 (2019)
  • 2018 VW3, Minor Planet Electronic Circ., No. 2018-V88 (2018)
  • 2018 UF, Minor Planet Electronic Circ., No. 2018-U25 (2018)
  • 2018 TR4, Minor Planet Electronic Circ., No. 2018-T141 (2018)
  • 2018 SA3, Minor Planet Electronic Circ., No. 2018-T23 (2018)
  • 2018 QF1, Minor Planet Electronic Circ., No. 2018-Q66 (2018)
  • 2018 QA1, Minor Planet Electronic Circ., No. 2018-Q59 (2018)
  • 2018 NB, Minor Planet Electronic Circ., No. 2018-N09 (2018)
  • 2018 CN2, Minor Planet Electronic Circ., No. 2018-C76 (2018)
  • 1998 SZ27, Minor Planet Electronic Circ., No. 2017-Q152 (2017)
  • 2017 PL26, Minor Planet Electronic Circ., No. 2017-Q17 (2017)

Conferences

  • EPSC-DPS Joint Meeting 2019, 15-20 September 2019 Geneva, Switzerland
  • XXIX Konferencja Sekcji Obserwatorów Pozycji i Zakryć PTMA, 27-28 April 2019, Warszawa
  • European Planetary Science Congress 2018, 16-21 September 2018 Berlin, Germany
  • XXVIII Konferencja Sekcji Obserwatorów Pozycji i Zakryć PTMA, 26-27 May 2018, Łódź