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TECHNICAL AND RESEARCH PAPERS
 

The Initial Orbit Determination of LEO Satellites Observed near the Local Zenith. May 2016. Presented at the Canadian Aeronautical and Space Institute (CASI) ASTRO2016 Conference, May 19, 2016.

The long-term broadband photometric surveys of inactive AS-7000 and HS-601 box-wing geosynchronous satellites. May 2016. Presented at the Canadian Aeronautical and Space Institute (CASI) ASTRO2016 Conference, May 18, 2016.

Observations of the Spin Period Variations of Inactive Box-wing Geosynchronous Satellites. March 2015. Published in the AIAA Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, volume 52, issue 3, pp. 968-977.

Observation and Analysis of the Apparent Spin Period Variations of Inactive Box-wing Geosynchronous Resident Space Objects. Presented at the 65th Annual International Astronautical Congress (IAC), Toronto, Ontario Canada, 1 October 2014.

Observation and Analysis of the Spin Period Variations of Inactive Box-wing Telecommunications Satellites in Geosynchronous Orbit. Master's thesis. Completed April 2013.

The Iridium 33 - Cosmos 2251 Collision: Creating Liability Awareness for Space Property / Contemplating the Future of Space Surveillance. May 2009. Internally distributed to senior leaders within the United States Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM): January 2010.

The CASTOR "Sputnik 50th Anniversary Satellite Tracking Bonanza": Project Overview and Preliminary Analysis. The Journal of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada, August 2008.

Determining the Orbit Height of a Low-Earth Orbiting Artificial Satellite Observed near the Local Zenith. The Journal of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada, October 2006.

Determining the Range of an Artificial Satellite Using its Observed Trigonometric Parallax. The Journal of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada, April 2005.

Coincidental Supernovae in Spiral Galaxy NGC 772. The Journal of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada, April 2004.

Progress in Research and Development on the CASTOR K Satellite Tracking Facility:  Presented at the Canadian Aeronautic and Space Institute (CASI) Astro2000 Conference, Ottawa, Ontario Canada, 9 November 2000.

The Space Surveillance Research and Analysis Laboratory.  The Journal of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada, December 2000.

Progress Report for the Canadian Automated Small Telescope for Orbital Research (CASTOR) Satellite Tracking Facility:  Presented at the MIT Lincoln Laboratory 2000 Space Control Conference, Boston, Massachusetts U.S.A., 13 April 2000.

The Canadian Automated Small Telescope for Orbital Research (CASTOR) - A RAVEN System in Canada:  Presented at the Air Force Maui Optical Station (AMOS) Conference, Kihei, Hawaii U.S.A., 3 September 1999.


ARTICLES

The Lunar Eclipse that Nearly got Away: An Observing Streak is nearly Broken. Ottawa RASC AstroNotes May 2014. - Winner of the 2014 Ottawa RASC AstroNotes Article of the Year!

Iridium 33 and Cosmos 2251: A Historic Collision. Ottawa RASC AstroNotes March 2009.

The Estimated Distances of Novae N Ophiuchi 2008. Ottawa RASC AstroNotes October 2008. See the Presentation Slides

Hickson 50 and the Question of Magnitude. Ottawa RASC AstroNotes July 2008. - Winner of the 2008 Ottawa RASC AstroNotes Article of the Year! See the Presentation Slides

CASTOR's "Sputnik 50th Anniversary Satellite Tracking Bonanza". Ottawa RASC AstroNotes April 2008. See the Presentation Slides

A Pluto by any other Name... Ottawa RASC AstroNotes October 2006.

Experiencing the Midnight Sun in Bettles, Alaska. Ottawa RASC AstroNotes July/August 2006. See the Presentation Slides

The Astro Power Cube: or "How I got Sick and Tired of All those Cables". Ottawa RASC AstroNotes, March 2006.

Finding the Chandra X-Ray Observatory. Ottawa RASC AstroNotes, January/February 2006. See the Presentation Slides

A Sea of Satellite Dishes. Ottawa RASC Website, January 2006.

Tracking Telesatís Past from Rideau Ferry. Ottawa RASC Website, November 2005.

Why Amateur Astronomers would make Excellent Satellite Trackers. Ottawa RASC Website, October 2005.



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