MicroFUN is an informal consortium of
observers from 5 continents,
both professional and amateur, dedicated
to photometric monitoring of interesting
microlensing events in the Galactic Bulge.
observing season runs from May through September each year when the
Galactic Bulge is visible in the night sky. Because the Bulge is at
RA=18h Dec=–30°, most of the sites are in the Southern Hemisphere,
or at relatively low northern latitudes (at or just below 30° North
Zealand, the Galactic Bulge runs high overhead during the winter
Dec 2008, MicroFUN
members in Auckland for the
first MicroFUN meeting.
Back row from left: Barbara Pogge,
Greg Bolt, Guy Thornley, Dave Moorhouse, Byeong-Gon Park, Tim
Natusch, John Drummond, Marc Bos.
Front: Grant Christie, Andy
Gould, Cheongho Han, Chung-Uk-Lee, Rick Pogge, Scott Gaudi and