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Author Budding, E., 1943-
Title Introduction to astronomical photometry / Edwin Budding.
Imprint Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1993.

LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 MUSKINGUM STACKS  QB135 .B78    AVAILABLE  
Author Budding, E., 1943-
Subject Astronomical photometry.
Astrometry.
Astronomy Research
LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 MUSKINGUM STACKS  QB135 .B78    AVAILABLE  
Author Budding, E., 1943-
Subject Astronomical photometry.
Astrometry.
Astronomy Research
Description xiii, 272 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
ISBN 0521418674
OCLC # 26767492
Table of Contents
 Preface 
1Overview1
 1.1Scope of the subject1
 1.2Requirements2
 1.3Participants3
 1.4Targets5
2Introduction9
 2.1Optical photometry9
 2.2Historical notes12
 2.3Some basic terminology22
 2.4Radiation - waves and photons26
3Underlying Essentials30
 3.1Radiation field concepts30
 3.2Black body radiation33
 3.3The Sun seen as a star34
 3.4The bolometric correction38
 3.5Absolute stellar fluxes and temperatures40
 3.6Broadband filters - essential points45
 3.7Surface flux and colour correlations51
4Themes of Astronomical Photometry56
 4.1Extinction56
 4.2Broadband filters - Data and requirements64
 4.3Photometry at intermediate bandwidths73
 4.4Narrowband photometry80
 4.5Photometry of extended objects84
 4.6Photopolarimetry98
5Practicalities109
 5.2Detectors116
 5.3Conventional measurement methods132
6Procedures142
 6.1The standard stars experiment142
 6.2Differential photometry159
 6.3Light curves of variable stars168
7Basic Light Curve Analysis172
 7.1Light curve analysis - general outline172
 7.2Eclipsing binaries - basic facts174
 7.3Hand solution of light curves180
 7.4Computer-based light curve analysis186
8Close Binary Systems199
 8.1Orbital eccentricity199
 8.2Proximity effects201
 8.3A 16-parameter curve fitter205
 8.4Frequency-domain analysis210
 8.5Narrowband photometry of binaries212
9Spotted Stars220
 9.2The photometric effects of starspots222
 9.3Application to observations225
 9.4Starspots in binary systems231
 9.5Analysis of the light curves of RS CVn stars232
10Pulsating Stars239
 10.2The Baade-Wesselink procedure245
 10.3Six-colour data on classical cepheids249
 10.4Pulsational radii258
 Appendix262
 Subject index264
 Object index271