Accession Number ADA564705
Title Various Orbital Solutions and Double Star Statistics.
Publication Date Oct 2011
Media Count 8p
Personal Author B. D. Mason
Abstract For the past twenty years, the primary double star observational technique utilized at the US Naval Observatory (USNO) has been speckle interferometry. Our two speckle cameras have been used on a variety of telescopes: our 26-inch in Washington, the Naval Observatory Flagstaff Station (NOFS) 61-inch the McDonald Observatory 82-inch, the Mt. Wilson Observatory 100- inch and the twin 4 meter telescopes of Kitt Peak National Observatory (KPNO) and Cerro Tololo Interamerican Observatory (CTIO). While these instruments have each yielded many observations, they have been involved in rather different programs, with the 26-inch observing primarily the so-called 'neglected' pairs and larger instruments conducting duplicity surveys and observing close, astrophysically interesting systems.
Keywords Cameras
Observatories
Speckle interferometry
Stars
Statistics


 
Source Agency Non Paid ADAS
NTIS Subject Category 46C - Optics & Lasers
54B - Astronomy & Celestial Mechanics
Corporate Author Naval Observatory, Washington, DC.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1303
Contract Number N/A

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