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the use of self-scanned silicon photodiode arrays for astronomical spectrophotometryThe use of a Reticon self scanned silicon photodiode array for precision spectrophotometry is discussed. It is shown that internal errors are + or - 0.003 mag. Observations obtained with a photodiode array are compared with observations obtained with other types of detectors with agreement, from 3500 A to 10500 A, of 1%. The photometric properties of self scanned photodiode arrays are discussed. Potential pitfalls are given.
Document ID
19850009598
Document Type
Conference Paper
Authors
Cochran, A. L.
(Texas Univ. Austin, TX, United States)
Date Acquired
August 12, 2013
Publication Date
November 1, 1984
Publication Information
Publication: NASA. Ames Research Center Proc. of the Workshop on Improvements to Photometry
Subject Category
ASTRONOMY
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.

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