Welcome to Mike Bessell's Homepage
The Milky Way stretching from Alpha Cen to Eta Carina.
Model atmospheres, stellar colors, photometric systems, spectrophotometry, high resolution spectroscopy, subdwarfs, halo giants, abundances, Magellanic Clouds, stellar evolution, star formation, CCD imaging, brown dwarfs, white dwarfs
Bok Lecture 2011 Dubbo
Bok Lecture 2011 Coonabarabran
current list of publications
Temporary archive for retrieval of data
Bolometric corrections to Hipparcos Hp magnitudes and UBVRI colors
Paper by Bessell on Hipparcos and Tycho Passbands
Annual Review paper on Standard Photometric Systems
Paper by Bessell, Castelli and Plez on Model atmospheres, broadband colors, bolometric corrections
Paper by Sung and Bessell on 40inch CCD UBVRI extinction and standard transformations.
Paper by Bessell on spectrophotometric standards and techniques
Paper by Bessell and Germany on Macho Passbands and Temperature Calibration
Paper by Bessell on Washington system Passbands and Synthetuc Colors
Paper by Bessell on Standard Systems for Encylopedia of Astronomy and Astrophysics
Paper by Bessell on Filters for Encylopedia of Astronomy and Astrophysics
Paper by Bessell on Techniques and Philosophy of CCD Colour Imaging
- Anonymous ftp
- Useful data for Spectrophotometry.
Corrected fluxes for Hamuy et al. standard stars.
Finding charts of standard stars and blue stars.
Paper on spectrophotometry.
Arc lines for DBS.
- Have a look at some CCD images
Prof. Michael S. Bessell
Research School of Astronomy and Astrophysics
Mount Stromlo Observatory
Cotter Rd, ACT 2611
telephone: +61 2 6125 0268, fax: +61 2 6125 0233
Some ASA links:
Astronomical Society of Australia
Designated Observatory Annual Report Form
Designated Observatory Application Form
International DarkSky Association
The Large and Small Magellanic Clouds. Rosetta stones for stellar evolution.