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DSLR Observing Manual in Polish

The AAVSO DSLR Observing Manual is now available in Polish!

Thanks to an excellent volunteer effort by Ewa Stokłosa and Ryszard Biernikowicz with editing help from Krzysztof Kida, we now have a beautiful translation of the DSLR Manual into Polish. We hope that our Polish-speaking members and observers will find this manual helpful and will share it with their colleagues.

To download a copy (free-of-charge), please visit the DSLR Observing Manual webpage.

Publications

 

Technical

The Journal of the AAVSO (JAAVSO)
The main variable star research publication of the AAVSO.

 

Observing

 

Visual Observing Manual in Russian

Thanks to a fantastic volunteer effort by Dr. Nikolai Samus (of GCVS fame) we now have available a Russian translation of the AAVSO Manual for Visual Observing of Variable Stars.

DSLR Observing Manual in French

The AAVSO DSLR Observing Manual is now available in French!

Many thanks once again to Bernard Candela for all the hard work he put into producing this translation. We hope that our French-speaking members and observers will find this manual helpful and will share it with their colleagues.

To download a copy (free-of-charge), please visit the DSLR Observing Manual webpage.

In addition to English, this Manual is also available in Greek and Spanish.

Visual Observing Manual in Greek

Thanks to the hard work of volunteer Stelios Kleidis, the Manual for Visual Observing of Variable Stars is now available in Greek!

You can download individual chapters or the entire Manual here.

If you know of anyone who may benefit from this translation, please spread the word!

Visual Observing Manual in Persian - 2013 edition

The Persian (Farsi) version of the June 2013 revision of Manual for Visual Observing of Variable Stars - راهنمای رصد بصری ستارگان متغیر is now available for download here:

http://www.aavso.org/visual-observing-manual-persian

This Manual is available free-of-charge and may be reproduced and distributed as needed.

Visual Observing Manual in Hungarian - 2013 edition

The Hungarian version of the recently revised Manual for Visual Observing of Variable Stars - Vizuális Változócsillag-észlelők Kézikönyve - is now available for download here:

http://www.aavso.org/visual-observing-manual-hungarian

Visual Observing Manual in French - 2013 edition

The French version of the newly revised Manual for Visual Observing of Variable Stars - Manuel pour l'observation visuelle des étoiles variables - is now available for download here:

http://www.aavso.org/visual-observing-manual-french

Manual for Visual Observing of Variable Stars - update

The Manual for Visual Observing of Variable Stars (in English) has just been updated. To download this new and improved version, please visit http://www.aavso.org/visual-observing-manual.

Many thanks to Mike Simonsen, Elizabeth Waagen and Matthew Templeton for their input and helpful suggestions.

Sara Beck
AAVSO Technical Staff, Science Team

New Chinese Visual Observing Manual

I am very pleased to announce that we now have TWO Chinese translations of the AAVSO Manual for Visual Observing of Variable Stars available for downloading. The newest addition to our collection of Manual translations is in "Traditional Chinese" which is used in Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan and parts of southeast Asia. This beautiful translation was done by Tao Fan-Lin (陶蕃麟) who is the Director of the Taipei Association of Astronomy Now.

You can get both versions of the Chinese Manual here:

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