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Theory of wide-angle photometry from standard stars

Theory of wide-angle photometry from standard stars

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Published by National Aeronautics and Space Administration in [Washington, DC] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Space photography.,
  • Stars -- Photographic measurements.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesTheory of wide angle photometry from standard stars.
    StatementPeter D. Usher.
    SeriesNASA-CR -- 185964., NASA contractor report -- NASA CR-185964.
    ContributionsUnited States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18030061M

    The question then is “Where to focus?”. Again, since you want the stars in focus, and you’ll be using a wide angle lens (mm), focusing at the hyperfocal distance will maximize depth of field. 7 Depth of field vs diffraction. Diffraction is the result of light dispersion caused by the edges of . Beginning with a brief astronomy primer, this book takes readers through the full astrophotography process, from choosing and using equipment to image capture, calibration, and processing. This combination of technical background and hands-on approach brings the science down to earth, with practical methods to ensure success.

    The Second World War interrupted this work, but by the late 's the RCA photomultiplier was in regular use at Washburn Observatory, along with pen chart recorders for the output signal. With these developments, astronomical photoelectric photometry had in essence achieved its modern form. Wide-angle lenses have many different uses and there is no limit as to the effects that can be achieved. Ultimately the only limits are those of your imagination and love them or hate them, wide-angle lenses are an important part of photography.

    May 24,  · Is the anomalous star KIC undergoing a long-term dimming or not? We’ve looked at Bradley Schaefer’s work on the star and the follow-ups disputing the idea from Michael Hippke and Daniel Angerhausen (NASA GSFC), with collaboration from Keivan Stassun and Michael Lund (both at Vanderbilt University) and LeHigh University’s Joshua Pepper. South Aquila and Scutum Area. M16 on extreme lower left. QHY8 CCD Camera with a Nikon 55mm f lens at f4, AP GTO mount, Davis Mountains, Some older wide-field images below. Orion Area Horsehead and Flame Nebula in Orion.


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Usher. Photometric solutions are presently achieved over wide angles through a generalization of an assumption-free moment-sum method.

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