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-- PaulHallam - 18 Oct 2013

Aims

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  • Use Python to analyse these dark frames via Histogram plots and plots of column mean and standerd deviation, to determine if the pixels follow a Poisson distribution.
  • To compare my results regarding dark frames with Chris Haynes and Ryan Cheale's results.

List of Potential Targets

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  • Gamma Cassiopeia - Variable Star (Gamma Cassiopeia Variable), magnitude variation 1.5 - 3.0, period 0.7 day, Good Visibility
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  • Gamma Cassiopeia - Variable Star (Gamma Cassiopeia Variable), magnitude variation 1.5 - 3.0, period Unknown, Good Visibility - Poor Choice
 
  • Delta Cephei - Variable Star (Cephid Variable), magnitude variation 3.5 - 4.4, period 5.4 day, Good Visibility
  • Beta Persei - Variable Star (Algol Variable), magnitude variation 2.1 - 3.4, period 2.9 day, Good Visibility
  • Eta Aquila - Variable Star (Cephid Variable), magnitude variation 3.5 - 4.4, period 7.2 day, Poor Visibility
  • RR Lyrae - Variable Star (RR Lyrae Variable) magnitude variation 7.06 - 8.12, period 0.6 day, Good Visibilty
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  • TU Cassiopeia - Variable Star (Cephid Variable) magnitude variation 6.88 - 8.18, period 2.14 day, Good Visibilty
  • RZ CAssiopeia - Variable Star (Cephid Variable) magnitude variation 6.18 - 7.72, period 1.2 day, Good Visibilty
  • AB Auriga - Variable Star (Tau Tauri Variable) magnitude variation 6.3 - 8.4, period 6.5 day (Eruptive - but period given by AAVSO), Good Visibilty,
  • W Gemini - Variable Star (Delta Cephei Variable) magnitude variation 6.54 - 7.38, period 7.9 day, Good Visibilty (although rises at 19:00),
 

Data and Logs

18/10/13 Dark Frames: Dark Study

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 24/10/13 Project Meeting Minutes

Useful Information

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