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


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


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

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