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Photoelectric measures of Comparison Stars in Seven Variable Star Fields

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Richard H. Stanton

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Photoelectric measures with filters intended to match the response of the dark-adapted eye show substantial difference from the values on preliminary AAVSO charts. A mean error of 0.61m, and a standard deviation of 0.22m, were measured. These differences to not depend strongly on apparent magnitude or color.


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