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by amoroso
Thu Sep 07, 2006 2:12 am
Forum: Stardust@home Community
Topic: How to determine where particles come from
Replies: 2
Views: 6725

How to determine where particles come from

From the Stardust 06 Sep 06 status update : First, because the aerogel may be somewhat distorted during extraction, we may partially lose the ability to accurately determine where on the sky the particle originated. Can anybody elaborate on how the incoming direction of the particle in a track can b...
by amoroso
Tue Aug 08, 2006 6:26 am
Forum: Message Board Archive
Topic: Sequences of calibration movies
Replies: 1
Views: 3966

Sequences of calibration movies

At times I seem to notice a pattern in the way calibration movies are presented to the user: a number of real movies, a sequence of 2-3 consecutive calibration movies, 1 or 2 real movies, another short sequence of 2-3 calibration movies, and then a number of real movies. If it is not just an impress...
by amoroso
Mon Aug 07, 2006 3:00 am
Forum: Message Board Archive
Topic: Interstellar dust stream from Sagittarius
Replies: 0
Views: 4898

Interstellar dust stream from Sagittarius

Where can I find additional information on the interstellar dust stream from the direction of Sagittarius from which Stardust collected samples? When and how was it discovered? I have googled a bit, but there does not seem to be much material besides the short blurbs at the Stardust site. Thanks in ...
by amoroso
Sun Aug 06, 2006 11:03 am
Forum: Message Board Archive
Topic: Bad focus: any official statements?
Replies: 8
Views: 9068

Bad focus: any official statements?

I would like the Stardust@Home team to officially comment on the high proportion of out of focus movies. Is this a real and known issue?


Paolo
by amoroso
Sat Aug 05, 2006 2:28 am
Forum: Stardust@home Discussion
Topic: Stardust@home Suggestion Thread
Replies: 276
Views: 342658

Using also UT for times in news and status updates

News and updates on the Stardust@Home site provide timestamps in PDT time. Would it be possible to also include Universal Time? This would help non-US users.

Thanks,


Paolo
by amoroso
Thu Aug 03, 2006 1:52 pm
Forum: Stardust@home Discussion
Topic: Examples button: what does it do?
Replies: 1
Views: 4314

Examples button: what does it do?

What does the "Examples" VM button do? It is not apparently mentioned in the training tutorial.


Paolo