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Serendipitous Photometric Observations of the October 2004 Lunar Eclipse

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Shawn Dvorak

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Received May 5, 2005; accepted May 7, 2005

 

Abstract  Analysis of data from a series of CCD observations of the eclipsing binary QQ Cas collected during the 27-28 October 2004 total lunar eclipse also captured a record of the lunar event. Analysis of sky brightness measurements from the CCD images yielded a time of minimum lunar brightness in good agreement with the predicted time of mid-eclipse.

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