Variable Star Observing Club Results
Part 1. Cepheid - Observe Delta Cephei through a complete cycle making observations nightly. Plot results on a light curve vs time.
Observations for Delta Cephei
Part 2. Binary - Observe Algol (B Persei) through an eclipse or minima. Make estimates as applicable to star's period, for example Algol might be made every 15 minutes. Plot results on a light curve vs time.
Observations for Algol
Part 3. Make a total of 170 observations of at least 15 different Long Period (Mira), Semiregular (Betelgeuse), or Cataclysmic (SS Cygni) variables. At least one long period variable should be followed through a complete cycle.
Observations for at least 15 Variables
Plot of R Vul (Long Period Variable) For 1 Cycle
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