observing in astronomical twilight

Forums Spectroscopy VV Cephei High Resolution observing in astronomical twilight

Robin Leadbeater

Marc wrote:

 “Unfortunately until mid July we must undergo the annual period of the so called “gray nights” or twilight nights. Fortunately the beginning of August will give enough dark nights to register the start of the VVCep eclipse!”

With careful background subtraction VV Cep should be bright enough and far enough from the sun to follow at high resolution throughout  the summer from where you are.  For example I am further north than you (55N) and was able to follow eps Aur under much more extreme conditions.