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Dorrit Hoffleit Historical and Scientific JAAVSO Articles

  Historical and Scientific AAVSO Journal Articles by Dorrit Hoffleit

The following articles were published by Dorrit Hoffleit in the Journal of the AAVSO from 1972 to 2002. The volume issue containing the article is indicated in the leftmost column. To order any of the JAAVSO issues containing these articles, please go to this section of our online store.

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Volume Issue Year Page Range Title
1.1 1972 3-8 E. C. Pickering in the History of Variable Star Astronomy
2.1 1973 1-6 Harlow Shapley in Variable Comments
6.2 1978 73-75 A Call for Photoelectric Observations of V389 Cygni
6.2 1978 77-77 A Reply From Dorrit
8.2 1979 48-51 Book Review--"The End of an Era" (Gaposchkin: Stars and Clusters)
8.2 1979 52-54 What Happened to 51 Piscium?
9.1 1980 30-31 Note on Albert's Sky Survey for Delta Scuti Variable Stars
9.1 1980 38-39 Stars With Spectra Resembling Delta Delphini
10.2 1981 57-59 More Variable Stars Among Bright Visual Binaries
10.2 1981 103-104 Four Helens
11.1 1982 25-26 Does S1910 Vary?
11.1 1982 41-41 Common and Elite Variables, Then and Now
12.1 1983 8-9 Matthew Fontaine Maury's Missing Star
13.1 1984 15-20 The Christmas Star, Novae, and Pulsars
13.2 1984 67-77 Elias and Francis Loomis on Variable Stars, 1866-1869
14.2 1985 64-66 Was Harlow Shapley Right About V Cephei?
15.2 1986 77-106 A History of Variable Star Astronomy to 1900 and Slightly Beyond
15.2 1986 107-111 Preludes to the Founding of the AAVSO
16.1 1987 29-33 The Earliest Infrared Light Curves
16.2 1987 65-70 History of Variable Star Nomenclature
20.1 1991 32-34 V3821 Sgr and a Nearby Carbon Star
20.2 1991 239-240 MQ Serpentis, A Mystery
21.1 1992 55-59 Wanted: Astrometric and Photoelectric Observations of Gamma Virginis and Zeta Herculis
21.2 1992 144-146 Clinton Banker Ford, 1913-1992
21.2 1992 151-156 The Selector of Highlights: A Brief Biographical Sketch of Harlow Shapley
24.1 1996 43-49 Self-Styled Curmudgeon, W. J. Luyten, 1899-1994
24.2 1996 105-116 A Catalogue of Correlations between Eclipsing and Other Categories of Double Stars
25.2 1997 115-136 History of the Discovery of Mira Stars
26.2 1998 132-133 Un-Named Fleming Variables
26.2 1998 208-208 Errata: Hoffleit, Vol. 25, p. 115
27.2 1999 131-140 Hipparcos versus GCVS Amplitudes of Non-Mira M-Type Giants
28.1 2000 40-46 In Memory of Helen Meriwether Lewis Thomas August 21, 1905-August 6, 1997
28.1 2000 47-66 Astronomy in Australia--A Brief Historical Survey
28.2 2000 127-148 The Milton Bureau Revisited
30.1 2001 62-93 The Maria Mitchell Observatory--For Astronomical Research and Public Enlightenment
30.2 2002 139-144 New Hipparcos Variables in The Bright Star Catalogue
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