You can now submit your PEP, CCD, and DLSR observations via the Citizen Sky website. Simply click on "Submit" and "Non-Visual" under the Data tab to access the non-visual submission form.
Submitting data via the Citizen Sky website instantly and permanently archives your data in the AAVSO International Database (AID.) Data from the AID are available to anyone at anytime and are frequently used in major research projects. So in effect if you submit your data to Citizen Sky they become available to any researcher out there who would like to use them!Read more
We will be hosting a Citizen Sky online chat TODAY, March 5th, at 11am Eastern (-5UT). Members of the Citizen Sky DSLR Documentation and Reduction Team will be online to answer questions regarding their work and the article published in the April Issue of Sky & Telescope Magazine. This article, titled "Photometry for All in the Digital Age," was written by team members Brian Kloppenborg and Tom Pearson. It describes the work of the DSLR team and explains that DSLR cameras can be quite effective for bright star photometry.
If you have a digital single-lens reflex camera and would like to know more about how to properly use it for photometry, please stop by with your questions. Read more