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Identifications of Centennial Calendar Images: September 2011

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Images in A Century of Variable Star Observing: 1911-2010


September 2011: AAVSO members, observers, and friends

Row 1: Former President Edward M. Oravec with the 24th AAVSO Merit Award presented to him at the 74th Annual meeting in October 1985; Carmen Wilkerson of New York City, former Council member Monsignor Ronald E. Royer, Winston S. Wilkerson (The Cooper Union, New York City), former President Arthur J. Stokes, and Secretary Gary Walker; Yasuo Hirasawa of Nagoya, Japan; AAVSO Observer Award recipients Jean Gunther of St. Trinit, France, and Arthur E. Pearlmutter of Auburn, Massachusetts, Director’s Award recipient and former Council member John E. Bortle of Stormville, New York, and AAVSO Observer Award recipient Robert J. Stewart of Lords Valley, Pennsylvania, at the 84th Spring meeting in Stamford, Connecticut, 1985;

Row 2: James E. Ellerbe of Nerja, Spain, Janet A. Mattei, former Council member Peter L. Collins, and Arthur J. Stokes; Janet A. Mattei, former Council member Mario E. Motta, and former President William G. Dillon; Richard Abrams (AAVSO’s attorney involved in the purchase of 25 Birch Street), guest, Secretary Clinton B. Ford, and former Council member Walter Scott Houston at the dedication of the Clinton B. Ford Astronomical Data and Research Center, August 6, 1986; former President Dorrit Hoffleit (Yale University and Maria Mitchell Observatory) and Clinton B. Ford cut the cakes made by Sylvia Danskin at the 75th Anniversary meeting and Dedication lobster clambake (held in the parking lot of 25 Birch Street);

Row 3: Barbara L. Welther (Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics), Brian G. Marsden (former Director, International Astronomical Union Central Bureau for Astronomical Telegrams), and former Secretary Martha L. Hazen; Carmen Wilkerson of New York City, former President Daniel H. Kaiser, Barbara Kaiser, former President David B. Williams, James B. Kaler (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, retired), and former President Marvin E. Baldwin; Janet A. Mattei and Ronald E. Zissell of South Hadley, Massachusetts;

Row 4: former International Astronomical Union President Jean-Claude Pecker sporting his AAVSO hat and AAVSO t-shirt; Richard Abrams, Janet A. Mattei, Clinton B. Ford, former President Keith H. Danskin, former President Charles E. Scovil; Margarita Karovska (Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics), Janet A. Mattei, Nobuku Sakuma of Kawasaki, Japan; former Presidents Arthur J. Stokes and George L. Fortier; former President Thomas R. Williams with the 36th AAVSO Merit Award presented to him at the 84th Annual meeting October 28, 1995


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