Re: [vsx-dis] ASAS data displayed in VSX
If you use a default period of 0.0 days for the stars with unknown
period, that will produce a "blank" phase plot next to the normal light
Christopher Watson wrote:
> Well, it's that just special. Right when I want to check this out to
> see what I could do about it, the ASAS site goes down. Bah!
> I'll look at this when the site is back up, because I gotta see what
> it's like to create a "bogus" link-out to ASAS-3 just to force a phase
> plot. Without actually seeing it happen with my own eyes, my first
> impression might be that it would make VSX look kinda stoopid. But,
> we'll see how it goes.
> Thanks for the suggestion, Tom!
> On 7/12/06, Tom Krajci <tom_krajci@...> wrote:
>>Question about ASAS data that you can 'link-out' to: For stars like BQ Eri,
>>that have a published period...when you link out to the ASAS data...the data
>>is also phase plotted and you can easily try different periods.
>>But for stars like DY Cet, that don't (yet) have a published period...the
>>link out to ASAS data does not have a phase plot window.
>>Can this be changed so that even for stars with unpublished periods a phase
>>plot window (with some default period, such as 50 days) is provided? (This
>>can even be done and helpful for stars like X Mus.)
> If you use a default period of 0.0 days for the stars with unknownAh. Placing an integral 0 in there inhibits the phase plot from being
> period, that will produce a "blank" phase plot next to the normal light
generated, but putting a floating-point 0.0 in there brings up a blank
phase plot. Well, well, well. I guess that's a lot better than some
arbitrary non-zero number. At least, that way, when no period is
available, VSX appears to be sending something more in line with what
it has...nothing. OK. We'll do that.