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Observations of variable stars

Start observations of variable stars with a webcamera. A short review of the characteristic constellations and methods which allow us to find stars suitable for amateur observations in the sky.

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  • Adventure with Variable Stars
    (Mateusz Bielski, Poland)
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    How to start observations of variable stars with a webcamera. A short review of the characteristic constellations and methods which allow us to find stars suitable for amateur observations in the sky.

    Adventure with Variable Stars (zipped PowerPoint presentation, 4.8 MB)
     

     
  • SkyEye - webcam system for observations of variable stars
    (Arek Kalicki, Poland)
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    For advanced observers! Complete description of a system for automatic observations and data reduction of variable stars using webcams.

    SkyEye - webcam system for observations of variable stars (pdf, 1 MB)