Log Book Entry No.42

Days, Calendar Created: 26 Feb 2014 23:12:19 Days, Calendar Last Revised: 26 Feb 2014 23:12:19 Person PaulHallam Text Observation PH_JD

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Telescope Set Up

  • Coordinates of Capella determined using Stellarium
  • Telescope centred on Capella
  • Location synchronised with Stellarium
  • Delta Cephei located using Stellarium
  • Telescope centred on Delta Cephei

Observation of Delta Cephei

  • From maximum on 26/02/2014, Delta Cephei is roughly 1/5 of the way through its variable period
  • Frames were taken using different filters and exposure times.
  • The following exposure times were used
  • Focus Filter = 1.1s
  • No Filter = 1s
  • Blue Filter = 10s
  • Green Filter = 5.1s
  • Red Filter = 3.3s
  • 5 repeats were taken of each
  • 10 Dark and Bias frames were also taken, with a 10s exposure
  • A trash frame was taken before the first Dark.
  • Three sets of observations were recorded, dc1, dc2 and dc3.
  • Observation saved to Desktop/Data/20140226_PH_JD
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Topic revision: r1 - 26 Feb 2014 - PaulHallam

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