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Alert Notice 504: Epsilon Aur monitoring during predicted pulsation phase

Note: A thread for this campaign has been created in the AAVSO Campaigns and Observation Reports discussion forum:

CONTINUED AT LEAST THROUGH 2021  -  Elizabeth O. Waagen, 17 April 2020

September 17, 2014: Dr. Robert Stencel (University of Denver Astronomy Program) has requested that AAVSO observers monitor epsilon Aurigae from now through the end of the observing season.

Citizen Sky Research Paper Published

A science education research paper, 'Changes in participants' scientific attitudes and epistemological beliefs during an astronomical citizen science project', written by Aaron Price and Hee-Sun Lee has been published in the Journal of Research in Science Teaching (JRST).

DSLR Program Landing Page

Citizen Sky Workshop to Produce a DSLR Photometry Manual

The Citizen Sky Project - Workshop III

Sponsored by:
The National Science Foundation and
The American Association of Variable Star Observers

When and Where:

The 3rd Citizen Sky Project Workshop will be held Friday-Sunday, March 22-24 at AAVSO Headquarters in Cambridge, MA.  We will kick-off the 3-day workshop with a meet-and-greet the evening of Thursday, March 21st. 

Goals and Structure:

eps Aur abstract: Geise

Eclipse Spectropolarimetry of the epsilon Aurigae System


Kathleen M. Geise
Robert E. Stencel

University of Denver, Department of Physics and Astronomy, 2112 E. Wesley Avenue, Denver, CO 80208

Nadine Manset

Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope Corporation (CFHT), Waimea Headquarters, 65-1238 Mamalahoa Highway, Kamuela, HI 96743

eps Aur abstract: Kloppenborg et al. (2)

An Analysis of the Long-term Photometric Behavior of epsilon Aurigae


Brian K. Kloppenborg

Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Denver, 2112 East Wesley Avenue, Denver, CO 80208

Jeffrey L. Hopkins

Hopkins Phoenix Observatory, 7812 West Clayton Drive, Phoenix, AZ 85033

Robert E. Stencel


AAVSO 49 Bay State Rd. Cambridge, MA 02138 617-354-0484