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formerly Baltic Astronomy

Editor-in-Chief: Barbuy, Beatriz

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Volume 12, Issue 4


High-Precision UBVRI Photometry with a New 50 Cm Telescope at Stará Lesná

T. Pribulla
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  • Astronomical Institute of the Slovak Academy of Sciences, 059 60 Tatranská Lomnica, Slovakia
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/ D. Chochol
Published Online: 2017-02-08 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/astro-2017-0080


The paper presents the experience, observations and results obtained with the new 50 cm photometric telescope at the Stará Lesná Observatory equipped with an SBIG ST10MXE CCD camera. The telescope time is devoted to observations of variable stars of various types. Prospects for further improvement of the instrument, observational and reduction techniques are discussed.

Keywords: telescopes; instrumentation; photometric; CCD cameras; stars; variables; methods; observational


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Received: 2003-11-05

Published Online: 2017-02-08

Published in Print: 2003-12-01

Citation Information: Open Astronomy, Volume 12, Issue 4, Pages 555–560, ISSN (Online) 2543-6376, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/astro-2017-0080.

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