Signal-to-Noise Ratios for Possible Stellar Occultations by Pluto
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Signal-to-noise ratios and magnitudes in the Johnson BVR system are presented for mine stars that might be occulted by Pluto during the period 1985–1990. From these calculations of the signal-to-noise ratio that could be achieved with a 1-m telescope, we find that each star (if occulted) is sufficiently bright to give useful information about a possible atmosphere of Pluto.
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Icarus, v. 66, issue 3, p. 556-560
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Bosh, A. S.; Elliott, J. L.; Kruse, Sarah E.; Baron, R. L.; Dunham, E. W.; and French, L. M., "Signal-to-Noise Ratios for Possible Stellar Occultations by Pluto" (1986). School of Geosciences Faculty and Staff Publications. 948.