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Searching for Novae: CCD Imagery or Photography?

 

William Liller

Instituto Isaac Newton

Casilla 8-9, Correo 9

Santiago, Chile

 

Presented at the 87th Spring Meeting of the AAVSO, June 20, 1998

 

Abstract

 

Has the convenience and high quantum efficiency of CCDs made photography obsolete in the search for galactic novae? The performance of two Kodak area detectors, the KAF-1600 CCD and hypersensitized Technical Pan film, are considered and evaluated.

 

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