Is it usefull, when I publish my spectra of WR140 further? I thougt, you would accumulate the spectra?
Yes, publishing them in the forum is still fine. But I have to think about further procedures. Presently I am not sure about how to proceed. I see the following status:
1) First results are shown in the WR 140 page. This is majorly for all other interested spectroscopist. At present I see no necessary action here because
2.) the observational results will not change, neglecting weather conditions and WR line variability, of course. That means the next step should be
3.) showing WR line variability. For that you should accumulate a number of spectra in a possibly short time interval ( more than one during one night?) and stack them together for blinking them. Then
4.) you should go for residuals plus grey-scale plots (I have to learn how to do that).
5.) As soon as this procedure is successfull including continuum rectification and proper wavelength calibration
I consider your status as clear for the run in 2009. Do you agree?
Please keep in mind: The most important goal for now is to reach a stable and repeatable
set-up of your telescope-spectrograph system. This is essential for a reliable output and a possible discussion not only in an amateur journal. 2009 is our one and only chance for the next 9 years and we should take it.
To all: Please consider Bertholds successfull efforts and contribute own results. I will help whenever I can.