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APASS and Asteroid Photometry

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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!

v/r,

Jim Bedient 

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