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Transit of exoplanet


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About this observation
David Conner
Time of observation
07/09/2014 - 21:30
Observing location
Melton Mowbray
2 inch refractor
Atik Titan camera at prime focus
Star tracking equatorial mount

A member of my local society suggested I try to detect the transit of an exoplanet using my ccd set-up (a 2" aperture lens from a finderscope with a ccd camera at the prime focus) suggesting that this particular one should be 'easy'!  Perhaps not the best light curve(!), but it's there.  The large scatter is due to the poor conditions with thin but increasing cloud.  It remains a highlight of my observing career that would never have occurred to me without the prompting of a fellow society member.

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