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More Variable Star Light Curves


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As I enjoy using spreadsheets and just love graphs, I have continued observing and measuring variable stars. I have managed to squeeze in quite a few sessions despite the poor weather, though I’ve had the added aggravation of increased lp because not only do I have to put up with someone's swirling multicoloured snowflake😩, a tree “stump” laden with bright white lights😠, Wollaton Hall have decided the best way to enjoy the stars is to swing search lights across the sky washing out everything🤬 (sorry rant over).


Despite this I have got some good magnitude estimates.  Using LibreOffice I have added to my light curves with a selection below.



Z UmaAF CygT CepR Uma



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Some variables do change over a night eg Algol, but it’s mainly a case of collecting data over many months to build the curves.  I like to see how the curves grow during that time.

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