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Dark Ridge Observatory (DRO)

 

Site

Latitude and longitude: 32:48:12N, 105:28:29W (+32.80333, -105.4747)
Elevation: 7100ft (2164m)

Site manager: Tom Smith

Internet access:  DSL

Weather statistics: 30% photometric, 40% usable, 30% cloudy

Typical good seasons: April-June and September-October

Cohen/Menke Observatory (CMO)

This page is under construction!

Cerro Tololo International Observatory (CTIO)

 

Site
Latitude and longitude: -30:10:20 , 70:48:00W
Elevation: 2100m
Site manager: CTIO

Internet access: T1

Weather statistics: 60% photometric, 30% usable 10% cloudy
Typical good seasons: Spring, Summer, Fall

Bright Star Monitor Stations

When epsilon Aurigae became an interesting target in 2008, it was pretty obvious that none of the telescopes that the AAVSO had access to was capable of obtaining photometry on such a bright object. We also realized that this was not an isolated case; there are hundreds of bright variables that are being overlooked by professionals and amateurs alike. Every current survey saturates on the bright stars. The one survey that came closest was the All-Sky Automated Survey (ASAS), which has not released any new public data since 2009.

Bareket Observatory

This page is still under construction!

AAVSOnet Online Discussion Forum

We have created an online forum for discussion of AAVSOnet topics. Arne will moderate the forums, post announcements regarding AAVSOnet systems and answer any questions you have. If you have any interest or questions about AAVSOnet, please stop by. No question is too silly.

AAVSO Photometric All-Sky Survey: Data Release 1

AAVSO Photometric All-Sky Survey (APASS)

Data Release 1

September 10, 2010

Arne Henden (AAVSO), Matthew Templeton (AAVSO), Dirk Terrell (SwRI), Tom C. Smith (DRO), Stephen Levine (Lowell), Doug Welch (McMaster)

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