Star Field Simulation

Attempted two things this week:
- Variations in brightness of star
- Statistical Fluctuations

Stot was uniformly distributed over a chosen maximum, this gives some variation between the stars. Below is an image of 50 stars with Stot uniformly distributed.


Next step: Add statistical fluctuations. Estimate n using expected values as plotted above using Poisson distribution.

TrialPoisson1Star_Brighter.png1 star

TrialPoisson5Star.png5 stars, Poisson, but not variation in Stot.

Tried to perform for more stars and bigger canvas - but was taking a long time - need to restructure code.

For next week - adding variation in correlation coefficient - not all stars will be the same perfectly round shape in a true photo.

-- BekiChafer - 03 Nov 2017

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PNGpng 50StarsWithStotFluctuation.png r1 manage 21.2 K 03 Nov 2017 - 12:53 RebekahChafer1 50 stars PNG Image - Star Luminosity uniformly distributed
PNGpng TrialPoisson1Star_Brighter.png r1 manage 6.5 K 03 Nov 2017 - 15:26 RebekahChafer1 Poisson distribution for 1 star
PNGpng TrialPoisson5Star.png r1 manage 162.7 K 03 Nov 2017 - 15:26 RebekahChafer1 Poisson distribution for 5 stars
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