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Alert Notice 190: 1753-25 Var Sgr - New variable in Sgr AND FN Sgr - chart correction [V4683 Sgr]

THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF VARIABLE STAR OBSERVERS
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AAVSO ALERT NOTICE 190 (August 12, 1994)

1753-25 VAR SGR - NEW VARIABLE IN SAGITTARIUS [V4683 SGR]

Alert Notice 269: 0735-40 CGCS 1825 - new red variable in Puppis [V671 Pup]

THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF VARIABLE STAR OBSERVERS
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AAVSO ALERT NOTICE 269 (January 14, 2000)

0735-40 CGCS 1825 - NEW RED VARIABLE IN PUPPIS

Alert Notice 358: Monitoring of Mira (omi Cet) in support of HST Observations

September 17, 2007: Dr. Margarita Karovska (Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics) and
collaborators are performing a comprehensive study of the Mira AB interacting system, using the WFPC2 camera on the Hubble Space Telescope. Mira AB is composed of the prototype Mira variable omi Cet and its companion VZ Cet, separated by about 0.5 arcsecond. As part of this project they plan to obtain a large number of high-angular resolution images at wavelengths ranging from UV to optical.  The main objectives of the HST/WFPC2 observations are:

Bulletin 76 for 2013 published and available online

AAVSO Bulletin 76 - Predicted Dates of Maxima and Minima of Long Period Variables for 2013 - has been published and is available from the AAVSO Bulletin page.

AAVSO Bulletin 76 gives predicted dates for 381 Mira and semiregular variables for the period January 2013 through February 2014. These dates are based on observations in the AAVSO International Database.

AAVSO Bulletin 76 - Stars with Double Maxima

In AAVSO Bulletin 76 there are three stars that exhibit double maxima:  V Boo, R Cen, and R Nor. These stars therefore have primary and secondary maxima and minima. They are not included in the main Bulletin table. Their predicted dates of maximum and minimum for January 2013 through February 2014 are presented here in list form (JD and Gregorian calendar dates) and in approximation of the main Bulletin table format.

AAVSO Bulletin 76 for 2013 - Letter to Observers

Letter to Users of 2013 Bulletin

                                                                                                                                                             February 2013

Dear Observers,

AAVSO Bulletin 76 for 2013 - Introduction

AAVSO Bulletin 76: Predicted Dates of Maxima and Minima of
381 Long Period Variables for 2013

Elizabeth O. Waagen, Senior Technical Assistant
Matthew R. Templeton, Ph.D, Science Director
AAVSO, 49 Bay State Road, Cambridge, MA 02138 USA

Mira Variables with Period Changes

Mira variables are the longest-observed class of stars for which we have long-term quantitative data that allow us to study their behavior over centuries-long periods of time.  Fortunately for us, they're also easy to observe and monitor, having some of the largest amplitudes of all variables, and hundreds of them are bright enough that they're within reach of astronomers with modest telescopes.

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