Astronomical Photometry : A Guide

Small and large telescopes are being installed all around the world. Astronomers have thus acquired better access to more modern equipment; not in the least to photometers, which are very important tools for the contemporary observer. This development of higher quality and more sensitive equipment m...

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Main Authors: Sterken, C., Manfroid, J. (Author)
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Dordrecht Springer Netherlands 1992, 1992
Edition:1st ed. 1992
Series:Astrophysics and Space Science Library
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:Small and large telescopes are being installed all around the world. Astronomers have thus acquired better access to more modern equipment; not in the least to photometers, which are very important tools for the contemporary observer. This development of higher quality and more sensitive equipment makes it very necessary to improve the accuracy of the measurements. This guide helps the astronomer and astronomy student to improve the quality of their photometric measurements and to extract a maximum of information from their observations. The book is based on the authors' observing experience, spending numerious nights behind various instruments at many different observatories
Physical Description:XII, 272 p online resource
ISBN:9789401124768