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Computerized Monthly Reports

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Edward A. Halbach

720 Ramshorn Drive, Longs Peak Route, Estes Park, CO 80517

 

Received 15 June 1987

 

Abstract

 

Computerized monthly variable star reports usually start with the manual recording of data at the telescope, followed by the transcription of observations into a computer data bank to be sorted and printed out at the end of the month. With over 500 observations gathered each month to record, a computer program was written to allow direct data entry at the telescope, thus avoiding the later transcription of data.

 

 
 
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