Implementing a real-time data stream for time-series stellar photometry

M. Bogosavljevic, Z. Ioannou

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Abstract

We present a new automated photometric pipeline optimized for time-series photometry that includes a real-time data streaming service. An observer using this resource can automatically stream photometric data over the Internet. Other observers can then monitor the data stream in real time and make an informed decision whether to perform complementary observations of a transient event in progress. Our pipeline uses a modular design so that it can be easily implemented or customized as a real-time robotic telescope pipeline on any observatory. The pipeline is controlled through the user friendly SAOImage DS9 package.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationSoftware and Cyberinfrastructure for Astronomy IV
EditorsGianluca Chiozzi, Juan C. Guzman
PublisherSPIE
ISBN (Electronic)9781510602052
DOIs
StatePublished - 2016
EventSoftware and Cyberinfrastructure for Astronomy IV - Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Duration: Jun 26 2016Jun 30 2016

Publication series

NameProceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering
Volume9913
ISSN (Print)0277-786X
ISSN (Electronic)1996-756X

Other

OtherSoftware and Cyberinfrastructure for Astronomy IV
CountryUnited Kingdom
CityEdinburgh
Period6/26/166/30/16

Keywords

  • Automatization
  • Photometry
  • Pipeline
  • Real-time
  • Robotic telescopes
  • Software
  • Streaming
  • Time-series

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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    Bogosavljevic, M., & Ioannou, Z. (2016). Implementing a real-time data stream for time-series stellar photometry. In G. Chiozzi, & J. C. Guzman (Eds.), Software and Cyberinfrastructure for Astronomy IV [991316] (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; Vol. 9913). SPIE. https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2232248