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AAVSO 100th Anniversary Commemorative Posters

By popular demand! A set of twenty pdf commemorative posters exhibited at AAVSO Headquarters is available for downloading from our ftp site.

The posters show portraits of the AAVSO's Directors, Presidents, Secretaries, Treasurers, Council members, and Staff from 1911 to 2011, and the top Visual, CCD, PEP, and Photographic/Photovisual observers.

Click on the links below to download each poster.

AAVSO Scientific committee, section, division, and program chairs since 1911

Note: years shown prior to 1949 are as found in available archival records and may not be definitive.

Committee                     Years                   Chair; co–chair

Auroral                       1940–1948               Edward A. Halbach
                              1951–1954               Donald S. Kimball

Cataclysmic Variable          2008–                   Mike Simonsen; Gary Poyner

Charge-Coupled Device (CCD)   1992–1994               Priscilla J. Benson
                              1994–1996               Priscilla J. Benson; Gary Walker

AAVSO Council members since 1911

Name                                    Years of service
 
Mark T. Adams                           1992–1997
Robert M. Adams                         1960–1964; 1979–1981
Leah B. Allen                           1930–1934
Joseph A. Anderer                       1961–1963
Carl A. Anderson                        1964–1967; 1974–1983
Curtis E. Anderson                      1965–1969               
Luverne E. Armfield                     1934–1939                  

AAVSO Centennial Calendar - January 2012 page

January 2012 page from AAVSO Centennial Calendar for 2011


This page is posted for those of you thinking about the AAVSO logo contest. The text at the bottom of the artwork explains the logo images.

 

Go to AAVSO Centennial Calendar page

Identifications of Centennial Calendar Images: Back Cover

Images in A Century of Variable Star Observing: 1911-2010


Back Cover

 - Small versions of artwork for the months of January-December 2011

 - Text about the AAVSO and this calendar:

Identifications of Centennial Calendar Images: November 2011

Images in A Century of Variable Star Observing: 1911-2010


November 2011: AAVSO reports - submitting observations to the AAVSO International Database

Identifications of Centennial Calendar Images: October 2011

Images in A Century of Variable Star Observing: 1911-2010


October 2011: AAVSO observers and their observing equipment and observatories

Identifications of Centennial Calendar Images: September 2011

Images in A Century of Variable Star Observing: 1911-2010


September 2011: AAVSO members, observers, and friends

Identifications of Centennial Calendar Images: August 2011

Images in A Century of Variable Star Observing: 1911-2010


August 2011: AAVSO members, observers, and friends

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