Aperture photometry of cometary comae using CCD cameras

Published date: 
October, 2002

Giannantonio Milani

   Aperture photometry applied to the cometary comae studies is considered an interesting technique, providing useful scientific data even on that
objects, the majority indeed, with poor or less details.

   This technique allows the observers to achieve a good qualitative standard with a relatively simple method. The observers must be awared that
aperture photometry requires some amount of time for data reduction. Consequently the numbers and type of observing runs has be suitable to the data analysis capability.


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