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Variable Stars and Constant Commitments: the Stellar Career of Dorrit Hoffleit

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Kristine Larsen
Physics and Earth Sciences, Central Connecticut State University, 1615 Stanley Street, New Britain, CT 06053

Presented at the 100th Spring Meeting of the AAVSO, May 22, 2011; Received June 29, 2011; revised September 13, 2011; accepted November 22, 2011

Abstract

The career of professional astronomer and AAVSO member Dorrit Hoffleit is summarized, highlighting her myriad contributions to variable star astronomy.

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