AAVSO: American Association of Variable Star Observers

JAAVSO: Past, Present, and Future

Volume 45 number 2 (2017)

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John R. Percy
Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics, and Dunlap Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics, University of Toronto, 50 St. George Street, Toronto, ON M5S 3H4, Canada; john.percy@utoronto.ca

Abstract

JAAVSO was created in 1972 as a place “where professional and non-professional astronomers can publish papers on research of interest to the observer”—a statement which defined the intended authorship and readership.