Special Universe Talk: Photometry of variable stars and imaging celestial objects with an 8-inch telescope

by Jorge Rosano (TUM)

Thursday, 5 October 2017 from to (Europe/Berlin)
at Universe Cluster, Boltzmannstr. 2, Garching ( seminar room, basement )
Abstract: In this presentation, Jorge will share his experience as an amateur astronomer with the Excellence Cluster's CCD camera and an 8-inch telescope with altazimuthal mount. What is feasible with a small telescope? What are its limitations? Jorge will share his experience in astrophotometry, present his analysis of variable stars and show astrophotographic images.