photoelectric photometry

photoelectric photometry

See photometry.

photoelectric photometry

[¦fōd·ō·i′lek·trik fə′täm·ə·trē]
(optics)
In contrast to the methods of visual photometry, an objective approach to the problems of photometry, wherein any of several types of photoelectric devices are used to replace the human eye as the sensing element.
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Here, Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin reported highlights from a conference at Mexico's Tonantzintla Observatory, soon to play its own key role in the photoelectric photometry of bright stars.
Photoelectric Photometry of Variable Stars, second revised edition, Willmann-Bell, Inc.
When photoelectric photometry started to become a significant interest at Crayford Dick was the first person to suggest that a meeting should be held to discuss the subject.
The yellowing that results from this reaction is measured via photoelectric photometry with accurate readings to <20 ppb HCHO, without significant cross-sensitivity, making it suitable for indoor air quality (IAO) applications.
This was followed, in the mid-1980s, with the photoelectric photometry of variable stars, which became the backbone of the observatory's work till its closure.
Stromgren's scientific contributions can be separated into three main topics: problems of chemical composition of stellar structure and stellar interiors (1930-1940), the physics of interstellar gas (1938-1953), and photoelectric photometry of stellar spectra (from 1948).
Gver the following thirty years a number of professional astronomers--from the great celestial mechanician Forest Ray Moulton to one of the pioneers of photoelectric photometry, Charles M.
The Vander-bilt-based International Amateur Professional Photoelectric Photometry, which has more than 500 members in 40 countries, oversees such small-observatory efforts.
Schmude RW Jr: Full-Disc Wideband Photoelectric Photometry of the Moon.
Around 1980 Vanderbilt University astronomer Doug Hall, and later Russ Genet, encouraged me to get started in photoelectric photometry.
Masaaki Huruhata born; a Japanese astronomer; Director of the Tokyo Astronomical Observatory; did work on meteors, variable stars, photoelectric photometry of the zodiacal light and airglow.

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