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Interferometric Stellar Oscillation Spectrometry
Author(s): N. K. Reay; J. Ring; K.A. R.B. Pietraszewski; C. R. Bell; M. Leeper
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Paper Abstract

We have developed Fabry-Perot and Michelson based Interferometric Stellar Oscillation Spectrometers (FP-ISOS and Michelson-ISOS) to measure radial velocity curves of ultra-short period variable stars and to search for solar-type stellar oscillations. Both instruments are intrinsically stable at the 1 ms 1 level and with Michelson-ISOS we have achieved a photon shot noise limited sensitivity of better than 1 ms 1 on bright stars.

Paper Details

Date Published: 13 October 1986
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 0627, Instrumentation in Astronomy VI, (13 October 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.968070
Show Author Affiliations
N. K. Reay, Imperial College (England)
J. Ring, Imperial College (England)
K.A. R.B. Pietraszewski, Imperial College (England)
C. R. Bell, Imperial College (England)
M. Leeper, Imperial College (England)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0627:
Instrumentation in Astronomy VI
David L. Crawford, Editor(s)

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