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Talks + References

2014-05-12 18:19:59 by karun

Talks





Papers

"Precision Calibration via Artificial Light Sources Above the Atmosphere," J. Albert, M. Fagin, Y. Brown, C. Stubbs, N. Kuklev, and A. Conley, Astro. Soc. Pacific conference series (2012).


"Satellite-Mounted Light Sources as Photometric Calibration Standards," J. Albert, K. Foster, J. Battat et al, white paper for the National Academy of Sciences ASTRO2010 Decadal Survey.

"Toward 1% Photometry: End-to-end Calibration of Astronomical Telescopes and Detectors," C. Stubbs and J. Tonry, arXiv:astro-ph/0604285, Astrophysical Journal 646, 1436 (2006).



Additional Literature

Blimp Design


The following report was posted on Astro-ph as Airships: A New Horizon for Science(airXiv: 1402.6706)


The following is a project report on an airship design for an ALTAIR payload, and was completed as part of a course project by Divya Bhatnagar and her engineering colleagues in Spring 2014 at UVic.

Posters

2014 Workshop on the Cosmic Distance Scale                      2013 AAS Meeting
  STScI, Baltimore, MD, 31 Mar. - 2 Apr. 2014             Long Beach, CA, 6-10 Jan. 2013
                 K. Thanjavur, for ALTAIR                 C. Cramer, J. Albert, & S. Deustua, for ALTAIR

                               

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