Events & presentations

VSS runs a number of symposia and other events. Information about upcoming and past events and the presentations at them can be found here.

Sixth VSS Symposium

The sixth VSS symposium will be a virtual meeting via ZOOM which is planned to run over three consecutive Saturdays, September 17th, September 24th, and October 1st. Each day will consist of one session of 3 to 4 presentations, lasting approximately 2 hours. Talks will be 30 minutes including question time, however longer or shorter presentations could be accommodated if necessary. We have the option of longer sessions or adding more dates if we get lots of talks.

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Period changes in several southern eclipsing binaries

On 9 July 2022, VSS Director Mark Blackford made a presentation to the Astronomical Association of Queensland about changes in periods for a number of southern eclipsing binaries and how they can be interpreted.

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NACAA 2018 Presentations

The following presentations were made at the National Australian Convention of Amateur Astronomers (NACAA) in Ballarat in April 2018.

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5th Variable Stars South Symposium (Christchurch 2018)

The 2018 RASNZ Conference was held in Christchurch from Friday May 4th to Sunday May 6th. VSS held the 5th Variable Stars South Symposium immediately following the conference on the Sunday evening and Monday May 7th.

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NACAA 2016 Presentations

The following presentations were made at the National Australian Convention of Amateur Astronomers (NACAA) in 2016.

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VSS Symposium 4 Presentations 2016

The following presentations were made at the 4th VSS Symposium. The Symposium was held in conjunction with NACAA 2016.

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VSS Symposium 3 Presentations

The following presentations were made at the 3rd VSS Symposium, which was held on Monday June 9th in Whakatane, NZ, after the RASNZ Conference.

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Other presentations

Other presentations can be found below:

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