photometrist


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Synonyms for photometrist

someone who practices photometry

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Crawford finished his doctoral dissertation in 1958 and spent two years at Vanderbilt University before answering the call to be a photometrist at the newly established national observatory on Kitt Peak.
To achieve similar accuracy, a photometrist would have to gauge starlight to 0.
But just days beforehand, as photometrists around the world monitored the star, lead investigator Matthew Muterspaugh announced that his prediction was mistaken.
While photometrists have provided a very well observed lightcurve, see for example the AAVSO Light Curve Generator, (1) for the first time amateurs equipped with spectrographs have also contributed many observations.
In the study of variable stars, there's a golden opportunity for spectroscopists to collaborate with photometrists who are making brightness measurements.