Variable stars

Registered by Alexander Wolf on 2010-10-22

I propose to make the sky more realistic - to take into account the variable stars, for which the brightness of the display in accordance with their current phase of brightness. At least, if not for all the variables - for the best known is quite possible to do so.

Skills needed: C++, Basic astronomy knowledge

Blueprint information

Status:
Started
Approver:
None
Priority:
Medium
Drafter:
Alexander Wolf
Direction:
Approved
Assignee:
Alexander Wolf
Definition:
Approved
Series goal:
None
Implementation:
Beta Available
Milestone target:
None
Started by
Alexander Wolf on 2011-04-08

Sprints

Whiteboard

N.N. Samus, et al., General Catalogue of Variable Stars (Samus+ 2007-2009), 2009yCat....102025S - http://www.sai.msu.su/gcvs/gcvs/

Classification of variable stars - http://www.rssd.esa.int/index.php?project=HIPPARCOS&page=variables

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Work Items

Work items:
Add Hippacros subset of GCVS: DONE
Add designations of variable stars: DONE
Add modelling of light curve: TODO

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