About Astrojohn

I am a science geek! Interests Astronomy, Skiing, Philosophy, basically any form of technology including writing automation software for my observatory. I will also share this with others using the same EQMOD/Astroart tool set.

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Observation Manager Click to join AA5ObsMgr

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Interesting Phase plot of my data to date for NSVS 01286630

Needs some more work to validate the -0.4 to -0.1 phase. Are these effects star spots? To date 26-9-2018

NSVS 01286630 Phase plot.

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Astroart 6.0 Manager – Automate your observatory V9.12e – freeware.

I have just released the minimal system to automate your observatory.

Just unzip to the desktop and run the link to the planner and manager. (OM912e)

Astroart6.0 Manager V9.12e There is also a system checker that will validate all your files.

You should create a TEMP folder on your desktop to store your images and […]

Latest measurement of V0470 CAM close binary pair.

You can see the initial readings are at the secondary minima. This measurement of the primary minima (in BJD) will go into the data set to estimate the changes in the binary pair period. Strange bright spot at minima??

Variable Star V0470 Cam – Interesting Light Curve

Light Curve

This data taken 12 November 2017 -(Data points on BAA Site)

But interesting shape of curve. You can see the secondary eclipse of the dimmer and smaller star.

 

New software AA6 and Observation Manager script has improved accuracy.

The original data (images) have been re-scanned using new script.

UX UMA variable star. 14/8/2017

First images from the new observatory- Full Moon -some thin cloud.

M51 Galaxy

M51 Monochrome

Monochrome Veil Nebula.

Veil Nebula.

 

Next step is to get focus automated. Just need script..