Re: Video stuff/misc.

R.B. Minton (rbminton@sembilan.UCHSC.edu)
Mon, 15 Jul 1996 11:59:08 -0600

In message "R.B. Minton"  writes:
> > BART:
> > 
> > I have a few more DRA video observations to submit, but quickly realized 
> > that
> > I need to convert my absolute (MDT) times to relative times (since most 
> > people
> > who use stop watches get relative time, and video records actual times).  I
> > will write a program to do this so it may be a few more days before the 
> > stuff
> > is posted to seesat.
> > 
> > I measured the video's using method #3 (eye & watch); and I'd appreciate 
> > feed
> > back as to whether these results are ballpark for these objects.  If not, 
> > we
> > can continue to brainstorm for a better way to do DRA video observations.
> > 
> > I measured 2 passes of 94-74B and got 12.8 and 13.3 seconds as the means.  
> > I
> > also measured 1 pass of 89-17B and got 16.1 sec.
> > 
> > Is anyone else submitting video DRA observations, or just interesting video
> > imagery?  Can you tell me who is using video and the setup they use?  I 
> > posted
> > my setup last week so it should be common knowledge.  If some tubes seem to 
> > 
> > exhibit video compression we should probably alert each other before others 
> > 
> > join
> > in.
> > 
> > As I recall, there were few if any responses concerning the pro's & con's 
> > of
> > video observing; so you & I may end up writing the book on this subject.  
> > Have
> > you heard anything lately from Ron Dantowitz on his high-res video 
> > observing?
> > He has not responded to my last 3 e-mail messages.  Is he going to attend 
> > the
> > Eurosom 2 convention, or submit observations to seesat?
> > 
> > On Eurosom 2, how can I get a copy of the proceedings?  Did you get my 
> > e-mail
> > about S&T having all my AMOS materials?  They are now siting on 4 papers 
> > that
> > have been submitted for publication - but it's their magazine!
> > 
> > Have you finished your PhD (congratulations!), and are you in a position to 
> > 
> > become a non-would-be observer?
>   
> Did you get this message (now archived)?
>   
> R. B. Minton
> 
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R. B. Minton