Alert Notice 583: Photometry requested for Red Dots campaign
June 16, 2017: John Strachan (Queen Mary University of London) and Dr. Guillem Anglada-Escude (Queen Mary University of London) have requested AAVSO assistance in the monitoring of three M dwarf stars as part of the Red Dots campaign.
Strachan writes: “The aim of the Red Dots campaign is to find exoplanets orbiting around three M-Dwarf stars in the solar neighbourhood. This campaign is a follow up to the very successful Pale Red Dot campaign from last year which resulted in the discovery of exoplanet Proxima b….
Have a telescope with a CCD camera? Learn how to obtain precision photometry using ImageJ (prepared by John Strachan)
ImageJ is an open access software for scientific processing of data. It is available via https://imagej.net