I've just asked Is there a collection or list of all planned observations of 99942 Apophis during it's close pass to Earth? and added a new tag to it.

We have many questions that contain references to observing campaigns of one sort or another.

My understanding is that it is anything between a rally for amateur observers to try to photograph something to a highly coordinated and preplanned observing plan for ground and space observatories and facilities, but that's just my impression.

To establish more information on that I've asked the companion question in the main site: Is an "observation campaign" well recognized thing in Astronomy? Is it self-declared? Are there standard ways to announce or coordinate?

Question: Should we have an observation-campaign tag and what what would be good usage advice for it?

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    $\begingroup$ I am aware that there are SOFIA campaigns, and I heard about a neutrino observation campaign as well (used possibly colloquially by friends in the field - I do not have a written reference for that). My defintion would be something like a coordinated observation effort for a certain time interval, but that's just my personal definition. $\endgroup$
    – B--rian
    Commented Mar 30, 2021 at 10:08


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