Introduction: Detect Exoplanets by Yourself With the Cheapest Equipment
In this video I will show you how you can detect exoplanets with the cheapest possible equipment.
Step 1: Find When Is the Exoplanet Going to Transit the Star
You will find this information in the Exoplanet Transit Database (ETD).
Step 2: Take for Example 5-Second Exposures With a Gain of 1 for 3 Hours
You can take the photographs with the program that came with the camera, which is called SharpCap.
Step 3: Once the Transit Has Finished, Perform Multi-Aperture Photometry
With a program called 'AstroImageJ' open all the images, select the target star and for example a couple of reference stars, and perform multi-aperture photometry to detect the light curve.