GB Observations

I. Ground-based observations for completed, ongoing and future BRITE observations

Perseus 2014-2015
Download BRITE Targets and overview of ground-based observations (last update: October 17, 2014)

Orion 2014-2015
Download BRITE Targets and overview of ground-based observations (last update: October 17, 2014)

Cygnus 2014
Download BRITE Targets and overview of ground-based observations (last update: July 1, 2014)

Centaurus 2014
Download BRITE Targets and overview of ground-based observations (last update: July 1, 2014)

Test field – CF1 Orion 2013-2014
Download BRITE Targets and overview of ground-based observations (last update: July 1, 2014)

Vela-Puppis 2014-2015
Download BRITE Targets and overview of ground-based observations (last update: July 1, 2014)

Scorpius 2015
Download BRITE Targets and overview of ground-based observations (last update: July 1, 2014)

II. Ground-based observations for other potential BRITE targets

Download overview file listing ground-based observations for potential BRITE targets that have not been observed yet (last update: June 10, 2014)

III. Ground-based observing proposals for BRITE targets

Observing proposals which were submitted for observations of BRITE targets are listed here in anti-chronological order.

CFHT ESPaDOnS Proposal by G. Wade (submitted Sep. 2014)

HARPSPol Proposal by C. Neiner (submitted Sep 2014)

Letter to amateurs to observe Deneb and P Cygni (by N. Richardson, June 2014)

HARPSPol Proposal by C. Neiner (submitted March 2014)

TBL NARVAL Proposal by C. Neiner (submitted Sep. 2013)

CFHT ESPaDOnS Proposal by G. Wade (submitted Sep. 2013)

Invitiation for Amateurs to join the BRITE Ground Based Observation Team (by A. Moffat & T. Eversberg, April 15, 2013)

List of some Observing Proposals for BRITE Targets (last update: April 10, 2013)

CTIO Observing Proposal by D. James (submitted)

IV. Collected ground-based information from archives, databases and the literature

Catalogue of stars brighter than V = 4 mag (from SIMBAD).

BRITE Targets in Databases
BRITE Target stars can be found in numerous databases and archives. Catalogue of BRITE targets in databases
Note: This list is far from being complete. If you would like to add a database or a link to this overview, please contact Konstanze Zwintz (konstanze.zwintz(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)uibk.ac.at)!

⇒ NEW: BRITE-Constellation Targets in the HELAS Database for Asteroseismology (http://www.ster.kuleuven.be/~roy/helas/)

Literature and Archival Information of BRITE Targets in the 4 Commissioning Fields (CF)

Download here a literature search for the BRITE targets in the 4 commissioning fields:
CF1 at RA = 05.5h and DEC = 0.0° (Orion)   (click tab cf1 in table)
CF2 at RA = 10.8h and DEC = +11.7° (Leo) (click tab cf2 in table)
CF3 at RA = 15.9h and DEC = +0.6° (Ser)    (click tab cf3 in table)
CF4 at RA = 22.0h and DEC = +60.5° (Cep) (click tab cf4 in table)Instructions on how to use the tables and macros included in the tables developed by Denise Lorenz are given in this document.

Entries of BRITE CF1 to CF 4 targets in Online Archives (as of Feb. 2013) are given here (Note: OpenOffice Document)