The DSLR Documentation and Reduction team will host a team meeting in the AAVSO chatroom to discuss our contribution to the upcoming JAAVSO special issue on
Thursday, December 22 (due to a power outage and subsequent damage at AAVSO it has been rescheduled to) Wednesday, December 28 at 2:00 PM Eastern (19:00 UTC)Read more
It is very rare that I do a repost of a blog, but this time I had to make an exception. Each day our friends over at Astrobites summarize a paper on ArXiv (or produce some other, similarly interesting blog post) written at an undergraduate readership level. Yesterday's post discussed how brightness from stars (i.e. photometry) is actually measured:
It goes into some discussion of spectral types and filters so it's well worth a read if you have some time to spare.
The Mira Fourier Coefficient Team has scheduled two chat sessions to discuss the "to do" items for the upcoming JAAVSO journal article. The team is truely international so scheduling the chat resulted in early morning times in the US. The two chats will be held at:Read more