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Astronomy with an online telescope
Astronomy with an online telescope

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1 Retrieving your images

By now (and provided the weather has been clear) you should find that the first set of images of your selected variable star are ready.

In order to measure the brightness of this variable star and add the data to the light curve, you first need to retrieve your images from COAST in a format that is suitable for further processing. In this section you will learn about the different file formats and the steps needed to retrieve your images.