By Brian Warner,Alan W. Harris
Tools for newbie astronomers who desire to transcend CCD imaging and step into ‘serious’ technology. The textual content bargains concepts for accumulating, interpreting, and publishing info, and describes joint initiatives during which amateurs and scholars can participate. Readers discover ways to realize and steer clear of universal blunders in collecting photometry info, with targeted examples for research. contains reports of obtainable software program, with reveal pictures and valuable tips.
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