Archive for October, 2012

In order to install THELI (GUI version) there is a series of libs and compilers to have already installed prior to THELI (like the fast-fourier transform (fftw), TIFF libraries (libtiff), C and C++ compilers (gcc, g++), Qt3, see the list at the site). Although everything was installed there was still an error in the installation […]

Pluto from Skinakas

By grigoris | Filed in Astronomy

In late August 2012 we (me and Manos Kardasis) tested the video capture method for planetary imaging using the 1.29m Skinakas‘ telescope. Although not aware of what problems to expect we finally didn’t encounter any (as Manos had been really working on this with great care and caution) but for the weather and seeing. So, […]

Blank Fields

By grigoris | Filed in Astronomy

Stumbled upon a very interesting page by Santos Pedraz Marcos with a collection of standard stars, I found this table of blank fields:   Name RA1950 DE1950 Reference Roeser1 00 16 25.0 +16 09 00 CL 0016+16 Cadis1H 01 45 01.3 +02 05 07 Cadis Blank1 04 25 46.0 +54 09 03 PASP 97,363 Cadis9H […]

In the following tables are given the transformation factors of the fluxes from a specific X-ray energy band to the 0.5-7 band, assuming Gamma 1.7 with Nh 6e20 and 0. Table 1 >>> Gamma Nh   MinE MaxE ModeledFx  Fx_in_0.5-7_band 1.7   6.0E20 2.0  25.0 7.4353E-9  1.524470492137473 1.7   6.0E20 0.1  2.0  2.177E-9   0.44635349756468984 1.7   6.0E20 3.0  10.0 3.234E-9   […]