ESOP42 – 42nd European Symposium on Occultation Projects

The 42nd ESOP is now over
. We thank everyone who contributed to what was a very successful meeting. The 2024 ESOP is to be held in the city of Stuttgart, Germany.

Our conference code of conduct can be read here.

The 42nd European Symposium on Occultation Projects will take place at Armagh Observatory and Planetarium on 16th – 17th September 2023. To indicate your  interest in participating, please send an email with your name, institute and email address to

Armagh is a town of circa 25,000 in Northern Ireland – one of the four UK nations – located some 20 mi from the border with the Republic of Ireland (RoI). Armagh is considered the ecclesiastical capital of Ireland, was given city status in 1994 and is home to two cathedrals (both named St Patrick’s!). Travel to and from Armagh is served by three major airports, Dublin International (DUB; 90 min by car), Belfast International (BFS; 45 min by car) and Belfast City (BHD; 70 min by car). Many low-cost flights are available to these airports. Regular bus services exist between Armagh and Belfast or Dublin.

A social programme will be available following the meeting.

  • Background
  • ESOP 42
  • Registration and deadlines
  • Scientific Programme
  • Venue and Travel
  • Accommodation
  • Participants
  • Social Programme / Excursions
  • Contact

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