Presentation on theme: "Obituaries for IOTA workers, 2009 Thomas C. Van Flandern Emil Volcheck Clifford Bader."— Presentation transcript:
Obituaries for IOTA workers, 2009 Thomas C. Van Flandern Emil Volcheck Clifford Bader
Thomas C. Van Flandern
The NEAR Challenge
Van Flandern Obituary, p. 1
Van Flandern Obituary, p. 2
Van Flandern Publications, p. 1 Tom helped establish the basic infrastructure that became IOTA, writing prediction software, and analyzing and publicizing occultation results that brought our occultation work official recognition. He helped my occultation work, and me personally, in many important ways.
Van Flandern Publications, p. 2
Emil Volcheck, p. 1
Emil Volcheck, p. 2 While he lived in Richmond, VA during the late 1970s and 1980s, he led several expeditions for grazing occultations that other DC- area observers and I often joined. As director of Mt. Cuba Observatory, he helped IOTA with our meeting there in October 2006.
Clifford Bader, p. 1
Clifford Bader, p. 2 Clifford helped organize IOTA observational attempts in the greater Philadelphia region and was the IOTA graze computor for the northern part of the Mid-Atlantic region for many years.