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Astronomical image subtraction by cross-convolution

Yuan, Fang; Akerlof, C W


In recent years, there has been a proliferation of wide-field sky surveys to search for a variety of transient objects. Using relatively short focal lengths, the optics of these systems produce undersampled stellar images often marred by a variety of aberrations. As participants in such activities, we have developed a new algorithm for image subtraction that no longer requires high-quality reference images for comparison. The computational efficiency is comparable with similar procedures...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
Source: Astrophysical Journal Letters
DOI: 10.1086/529040


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