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Star Brightness Measurement Using Photon Counting

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Richard B. Stanton

217 Starlane Drive, La Canada, CA 91011

 

Abstract

 

A brief overview of the use of photon counting for star brightness measurement is presented. The advent of integrated-circuit components, particularly for the pulse amplifier/discriminator, should make this technology more affordable to amateurs.

 

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