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CCD Precision Photometry Workshop

CCD Precision Photometry Workshop (1998 San Diego, Calif.)

CCD Precision Photometry Workshop

proceedings of a meeting held at San Diego, California, USA, 6-7, June 1998

by CCD Precision Photometry Workshop (1998 San Diego, Calif.)

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Published by Astronomical Society of the Pacific in San Francisco, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Astronomical photometry -- Congresses.,
  • Charge coupled devices -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

    Statementedited by Eric R. Craine, Roy A. Tucker, and Jeannette Barnes.
    GenreCongresses.
    SeriesAstronomical Society of the Pacific conference series ;, v. 189
    ContributionsCraine, Eric R., Tucker, Roy A., Barnes, Jeannette V.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQB135 .C33 1998
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 274 p. :
    Number of Pages274
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL55123M
    ISBN 101583810153
    LC Control Number99067173
    OCLC/WorldCa42948595

    The techniques for calibrating CCD images are now well established. However, they must be applied carefully if accurate results are to be obtained. In essence, astronomical photometry is concerned with measuring the brightness of celestial objects. CCD (Charge-Coupled Device) photometric calibration is concerned with converting the arbitrary units. Photometry with an image. In a CCD image, each star will appear as a smeared out circle covering several pixels. A line can be drawn through the star and its profile brightness can be seen as a curve. An increase in brightness on the image and on the graph represents an area on the CCD that had more photons land on it. When the CCD was read out.

    CiteSeerX - Document Details (Isaac Councill, Lee Giles, Pradeep Teregowda): 24 Aug In this version, previous confusion between aperture radius, diameter and 'size ' is clarified The aperture photometry package ‘vaphot ’ was developed to perform reliable and precise time-series photometry of uncrowded fields. This package works within the IRAF environment and . In , differential photometry with CCDs began producing light curves with precisions near magnitude. By , ground-based telescopes armed with CCDs and using differential techniques consistently can provide photometric precisions of 1 millimagnitude or better.

    Test of CCD Precision Limits for Differential Photometry L. B. ROBINSON AND M. Z. WEI UCO/Lick Observatory,University of California, Santa Cruz, California W. J. BORUCKI AND E. W. DUNHAM NASAAMES Research Center, MS ,Moffett Field, California C. H. FORD AND m. IF. GRANADOS SETI Institute, Landings Drive, Mt. View. Hardly precision photometry, but probably acceptable for 30 second exposures of a magnitude star through a colour filter with an 8-inch telescope! Results The reader may be beginning to wonder if, after all this effort on such a faint star, the data show anything interesting!


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CCD Precision Photometry Workshop Volume: Year: View this Volume on ADS: Editors: Craine, Eric R.; Crawford, David L.; Tucker, Roy A.

ISBN: eISBN: Electronic access to books and articles is now available to purchase. Volume eAccess: $ Printed CCD Precision Photometry Workshop book eAccess: Variable, see Astroshop: Article eAccess. Photometry, from Greek photo-("light") and -metry ("measure"), is a technique used in astronomy that is concerned with measuring the flux or intensity of light radiated by astronomical objects.

This light is measured through a telescope using a photometer, often made using electronic devices such as a CCD photometer or a photoelectric photometer that converts light into an.

It has been developed to limit the photometric noise and runs fully automatically, with only a few interactive steps. We compare the theoretical description of noise and problems in high-precision photometry with CCD time-series observations in a non-crowded test field observed with the Danish m at ESO La Silla, Chile in Cited by: Photometric Accuracy/Precision – A Perspective.

Frankly there is no truth out there, in a manner of speaking. In other words there is probably not any such thing as a % absolutely accurate photometric measurement.

Photometric Precision is an illusion (that is not to say that the observing and measurement techniques cannot be precise). Paper: Photometry at the Robotic Lunar Observatory in Flagstaff: Volume:CCD Precision Photometry Workshop Page: Authors: Anderson, J.

Abstract. Results of tests to demonstrate the very high differential-photometric stability of CCD light sensors are presented. The measurements reported here demonstrate that in a controlled laboratory environment, a front-illuminated CCD can provide differential-photometric measurements with reproducible precision approaching one part in 10(exp 5).

We present techniques for wide‐field ultrahigh‐precision time‐sampled CCD photometry. Representing a survey of field stars, our data consist of UBVRI photometry and a V‐band time series of exposures on 5 consecutive nights cover stars in a ~1 deg 2 field. The resulting light curves reach precisions of mag per exposure in the brightest stars.

ods" that I teach each spring at the University of Oklahoma (OU). The book is intended as an introduction for the college astrophysics major to photometry in the optical region of the spectrum of astronomical objects using CCD imaging from groundbased telescopes.

Of. differential photometry using a mm telescope and CCD camera with an average precision of about magnitudes, while on poor nights this drops to magnitudes. These results span a magnitude range from to With a 35mm camera lens and CCD, the average precision is magnitudes at magnitude 7.

Precision better than We consider how the signal-to-noise ratio (S/N) of a CCD measurement may be improved and look at the problems associated with undersampling of point spread functions, nonlinearities in the CCD response, flat-field issues, intra-pixel quantum.

This book will bring together experts in the field of astronomical photometry to discuss how their subfields provide the precision and accuracy in astronomical energy flux measurements that are needed to permit tests of astrophysical theories.

Differential photometers and photometry. CCD imaging 82 Exercises 5 Photometry and astrometry Stellar photometry from digital images Two-dimensional profile fitting Difference image photometry Aperture photometry Absolute versus differential photometry High speed photometry PSF shaped photometry Astrometry Craine, P.R.

in “CCD Precision Photometry Workshop”, ASP Conf. Series Vol. – ADS Google Scholar. CCD precision photometry workshop / ed. by Eric R.

Craine, Roy A. Tucker and Jeannette Barnes. - San Francisco, CCD precision photometry workshop: proceedings of a meeting held at San Diego, California, USA June CCD manufacturing and operation Characterization of charge-coupled devices CCD pixel size, pixel binning, full well capacity, and CCD imaging Photometry and.

Abstract. This talk is about the limits to the precision of stellar photometry in comparing one star with another in a single CCD frame.

This is concerned with bright stars, and concentrates on three problems at the percent level of accuracy: how to flatfield; how to deal with varying point-spread-functions that vary across an image; how to deal with the fact that the response inside.

Ground-based differential photometry is limited to a precision of order 10 -3 because of atmospheric effects. A space-based photometer should be limited only by the inherent instrument precision and shot noise.

Laboratory tests have shown that a precision of order is achievable with commercially available charged coupled devices (CCDs). Get this from a library. CCD Precision Photometry Workshop: proceedings of a meeting held at San Diego, California, USA,June [Eric R Craine; Roy A Tucker; Jeannette V Barnes;].

CCD photometry is capable of high internal precision, however there are several important requirements necessary to attain high precision in standardized photometry. Firstly, the CCD passbands must match as closely as possible the standard passbands; secondly, new faint standards must be set up in several declination zones and thirdly, for.

Rather than producing yet another Photometry Guide, why not just take a step back, look at the existing CCD Guide, and, in a first step, mark up all the bits and pieces in it that would have to be qualified / adjusted/ addded-to in order to have a next edition "CCD & CMOS Photometry Guide". More than frames were obtained during more than nights of observation for about 50 target objects, among them X-ray, γ-ray and optical blazars.

All observations were done in the BVRI bands using the ST-6 CCD based Photometer attached to the Newtonian focus of the cm meniscus telescope.

Image reductions have been done using DaophotII. Equipments Needed for Photometry - posted in Observational Astrophysics: Hi people, Im a newbie in astronomy and want to progress in the ccd photometry. I need some guidence and help about equipment choices.

I have a Nexstar 8SE. I learned the equipment needed for the astrophotography, but should we treat ccd photometry as AP work or not, I do .The Workshop "Optical Detectors for Astronomy" was held during Octoberat the headquarters of the European Southern Observatory in Garching, Germany.

This was the third meeting of its kind, previous meetings being held in andbut this is the first ESO "CCD Workshop" that has Price: $