Difference: ChrisHaynesMSciProject (1 vs. 2)

Revision 224 Oct 2013 - ChrisHaynes

Line: 1 to 1
 
META TOPICPARENT name="WebHome"
Deleted:
<
<
-- ChrisHaynes - 17 Oct 2013
 \ No newline at end of file
Added:
>
>

Major Project Aims

  • To perform multiple observations to a high standard and obtain several images of open clusters for analysis.
  • Working with Paul Hallam and Ryan Cheale, compare dark frames for a variety of temperatures and exposure lengths and confirm that they do not vary with time.
  • Use python to write a program to analyse the dark frames and produce histograms and axis projections.
  • Write a program to simulate a star field.
  • Write a program to count the number of stars in an open cluster.

Equipment

  • Meade LX200GPS telescope.
  • SBIG ST-8XME camera.
  • Field of view 18.7 x 12.4 arc seconds.

Dark Frames

Dark frame log books:

Revision 117 Oct 2013 - ChrisHaynes

Line: 1 to 1
Added:
>
>
META TOPICPARENT name="WebHome"
-- ChrisHaynes - 17 Oct 2013
 
This site is powered by the TWiki collaboration platform Powered by PerlCopyright © 2008-2020 by the contributing authors. All material on this collaboration platform is the property of the contributing authors.
Ideas, requests, problems regarding RHUL Physics Department TWiki? Send feedback