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Manual for Visual Observing of Variable Stars in Polish

Thanks to a lot of hard work by Ariel Majcher, Bogdan Kubiak, Marcin Biskupski, Michał Kwieciak, and Piotr Guzik, the AAVSO Manual for Visual Observing of Variable Stars (2013 edition) is now available in Polish. You may download this Manual (free-of-charge) from here.

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!

Special Notice #405: Request for Monitoring of V4641 Sgr

August 4, 2015:  Dr. Gregory Sivakoff (U. of Alberta) has requested optical monitoring of the galactic microquasar V4641 Sgr beginning immediately, and continuing for the next 120 days, or until it is no longer observable from your location.

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 Spanish - 2013 edition

The Spanish version of the 2013 edition of the Manual for Visual Observing of Variable Stars - Manual para la Observación Visual de Estrellas Variables - is now available for download here:

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

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

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