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APASS and Asteroid Photometry

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Joined: 2010-07-24

I'm starting a project as a research associate with the Lowell Observatory Amateur Research Initiative (LARI).  We are taking LONEOS images and redoing the photometry to improve it by a factor of 10 or more - essentially from 0.5 mag accuracy to 0.05.  One of the things that makes this possible at all is APASS.  It's a project that is being very useful across the board for any kind of photometry, not just variable stars.  Darn cool!  Thanks, AAVSO!


Jim Bedient 

AAVSO 49 Bay State Rd. Cambridge, MA 02138 617-354-0484