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95th Spring Meeting of the AAVSO: Observer Awards

AAVSO 95th SPRING MEETING, ROCKFORD, ILLINOIS, MAY 5-6, 2006

Note the changes in the headers and the asterisked note at the bottom.

OVER 200,000 VISUAL OBSERVATIONS

Wayne M. Lowder USA 1949-2005 209,439

OVER 150,000 VISUAL OBSERVATIONS

John E. Bortle USA 1963-2005 171,352
Marvin E. Baldwin USA 1961-2004 175,481
Edward G. Oravec USA 1943-2003 170,552
Thomas A. Cragg Australia 1945-2005 151,735
Marv Baldwin
Marv Baldwin accepts his award for reaching 150,000 visual observations.

OVER 100,000 VISUAL OBSERVATIONS

Albert F. Jones New Zealand 1960-2005 105,524

OVER 50,000 VISUAL OBSERVATIONS

Gunther Krisch Germany 1969-2005 52,378

OVER 25,000 VISUAL OBSERVATIONS

Maciej Reszelski Poland 2000-2005 39,751
William Goff USA 1981-2005 33,028
Laurent Bichon France 1986-2005 27,466
Robert H. Hays, Jr. USA 1977-2005 25,428

OVER 10,000 VISUAL OBSERVATIONS

Stephen Kerr Australia 2001-2005 17,833
Andrzej Markiewicz Poland 1999-2005 11,737
Hiroshi Matsuyama Japan 1978-2005 11,596
Hartmut Bretschneider Germany 1993-2005 10,087

OVER 50,000 PEP/CCD OBSERVATIONS*

Robert A. James USA 1953-2005 71,432 CCD
Tonny Vanmunster Belgium 1976-2005 62,317 CCD
Vance Petriew Canada 2001-2005 60,390 CCD
Shawn W. Dvorak USA 1981-2005 50,489 CCD

OVER 25,000 PEP/CCD OBSERVATIONS*

Neil D. Butterworth Australia 2002-2005 41,358 CCD
Richard J. Huziak Canada 1980-2005 37,162 CCD
Peter Nelson Australia 1990-2005 28,830 CCD
Donn Ray Starkey USA 2001-2005 25,833 CCD
Christopher Hesseltine
Christopher Hesseltine receives an award for reaching over 10,000 PEP/CCD observations.

OVER 10,000 PEP/CCD OBSERVATIONS*

Richard Miles England 2004-2005 17,975 CCD
David Boyd England 2003-2005 14,539 CCD
James L. Jones USA 2003-2005 11,651 CCD
Christopher Hesseltine USA 1975-2005 11,392 CCD
Timothy Crawford USA 2001-2005 10,892 CCD
Libert A.G. Monard South Africa 1992-2005 10,398 CCD

OVER 2,500 PEP OBSERVATIONS* (CCD no longer awarded at this level)

Raymond W. Jones South Africa 1989-2005 2,671

* Years include total AAVSO observing interval (not only PEP or CCD observing). Total includes PEP and/or CCD observations only (not observer's visual contributions).

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