A Practical Guide to Lightcurve Photometry and Analysis (Patrick Moore's Practical Astronomy Series) by Alan W. Harris
English | February 22, 2006 | ISBN: 0387293655 | 298 pages | PDF | 8 MB
Tools for amateur astronomers who wish to go beyond CCD imaging and step into ‘serious’ science. The text offers techniques for gathering, analyzing, and publishing data, and describes joint projects in which amateurs and students can take part. Readers learn to recognize and avoid common errors in gathering photometry data, with detailed examples for analysis. Includes reviews of available software, with screen shots and useful tips.