ISBN-10:
0387293655
ISBN-13:
9780387293653
Pub. Date:
02/22/2006
Publisher:
Springer New York
A Practical Guide to Lightcurve Photometry and Analysis / Edition 1

A Practical Guide to Lightcurve Photometry and Analysis / Edition 1

by Alan W. Harris, Brian Warner

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ISBN-13: 9780387293653
Publisher: Springer New York
Publication date: 02/22/2006
Edition description: 2006
Pages: 298
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.24(d)

About the Author

Brian Warner has been an astronomer for 40 years. He ran the Minor Planet Observer for ten years, and has contributed more than 60 papers to the Minor Planet Bulletin, along with regular articles. He lives in Colorado, USA.

Table of Contents

Getting Started.- Targets of Opportunity.- Photometry Fundamentals.- The Photometry Primer.- Photometric Reductions.- Second Order Extinction.- Telescopes and Cameras.- Imaging and Photometry Software.- Collecting Photons.- Analyzing the Data.- Period Analysis.- Building Star Systems.- Publishing Your Data and Results.

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