Thread: F-ratio myth
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Old 20-02-2018, 08:57 PM
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Originally Posted by RickS View Post
I have read it before a few times. His idea of "object SNR" doesn't convince me. Simple maths and physics does...

The relationship is not that simple.

One can also sample appropriately with a bigger 'scope....I also suspect my view (and Stan's) is vindicated by the professional push is toward ever larger aperture optical telescopes (e.g. 30 metres) rather than trying to telecompress 4 metre class instruments.

Guess we'll have to agree to disagree.
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