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Gamma Equulei July 10th., 2014


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About this observation
Colin Henshaw
Time of observation
15/12/2016 - 12:42
Gamma Equulei
Observing location
Briga Township, Tabuk, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Canon 30D camera + 135mm f3.5 Telephoto lens.
1600ASA 2 seconds
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Gamma Equulei is a peculiar A type star showing lines of Strontium and Europium. It is a short period variable with a period of about twelve minutes. I imaged the star with my Canon 30D camera, and a 135mm f3.5 telephoto lens. Images were processed using AIP4WIN software, and with some stretch of the imagination some cyclical behavior can be construed in the light-curve. No elements have been found for this star, so a zero point in the phase diagram was selected randomly. The amplitude, if real, is very small. 

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