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Volume 40 Number 1            100th Anniversary Issue 2012

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Number
 
1 About This 100th Anniversary Issue
John R. Percy
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4 Group Photograph Taken at the 100th Spring Meeting; List of Participants; Schedule
 
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9 Group Photograph Taken at the 100th Annual Meeting; List of Participants; Schedule; Photographs of the paper presenters
 
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20 Introduction to the History Paper Sessions
Thomas R. Williams
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24 Anne S. Young: Professor and Variable Star Observer Extraordinaire
Katherine Bracher
  abstract pdf  
 
31 The Stars Belong to Everyone: Astronomer and Science Writer Helen Sawyer Hogg (1905-1993)
Marie J. Cahill
  abstract pdf  
 
44 Variable Stars and Constant Commitments: the Stellar Career of Dorrit Hoffleit
Kristine Larsen
  abstract pdf  
 
51 Reminiscences on the Career of Martha Stahr Carpenter: Between a Rock and (Several) Hard Places
Kristine Larsen
  abstract pdf  
 
65 Guiding Forces and Janet A. Mattei
Elizabeth O. Waagen
  abstract pdf  
 
77 The AAVSO Widow--Or Should We Say Spouse?
Thomas R. Williams
  abstract pdf  
 
92 Abstracts of history session papers presented at the 100th Annual Meeting of the AAVSO: Women in the history of variable star astronomy
 
  abstract pdf  
 
94 Twenty-Eight Years of CV Results With the AAVSO
Paula Szkody et al.
  abstract pdf  
 
100 The Development of Early Pulsation Theory, or, How Cepheids Are Like Steam Engines
Matthew Stanley
  abstract pdf  
 
109 The AAVSO Photoelectric Photometry Program in Its Scientific and Socio-Historic Context
John R. Percy
  abstract pdf  
 
120 John Goodricke, Edward Pigott, and Their Study of Variable Stars
Linda M. French
  abstract pdf  
 
133 Frank Elmore Ross and His Variable Star Discoveries
Wayne Osborn
  abstract pdf  
 
141 Illinois--Where Astronomical Photometry Grew Up
Barry B. Beaman, Michael T Svec
  abstract pdf  
 
150 Abstracts of History Session Papers Presented at the 100th Spring and Annual Meetings of the AAVSO: History of Variable Star Astronomy in Theory and Practice
 
  abstract pdf  
 
154 British Astronomical Association Variable Star Section, 1890-2011
John Toone
  abstract pdf  
 
164 The "Werkgroep Veranderlijke Sterren" of Belgium
Patrick Wils et al.
  abstract pdf  
 
168 The RASNZ Variable Star Section and Variable Stars South
Albert Jones, Stan Walker
  abstract pdf  
 
177 Abstracts of History Session Papers Presented at the 100th Spring and Annual Meetings of the AAVSO: History of Variable Star Organizations
 
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180 The Visual Era of the AAVSO Eclipsing Binary Program
David B. Williams et al.
  abstract pdf  
 
189 Walking With AAVSO Giants--a Personal Journey (1960s)
Roger S. Kolman, Mike Simonsen
  abstract pdf  
 
196 Variable Star Observers I Have Known
Charles E. Scovil
  abstract pdf  
 
203 An Appreciation of Clinton B. Ford and the AAVSO of Fifty Years Ago
Tony Hull
  abstract pdf  
 
208 An Overview of the AAVSO's Information Technology Infrastructure From 1967 to 1997
Richard C. S. Kinne
  abstract pdf  
 
222 Abstracts of History Session Papers Presented at the 100th Spring and Annual Meetings of the AAVSO: History of AAVSO Observers, Programs, and Supporters
 
  abstract pdf  
 
226 Introduction to the Joint AAS-AAVSO Scientific Paper Sessions
Matthew R. Templeton
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230 Long-Term Visual Light Curves and the Role of Visual Observations in Modern Astrophysics
 
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239 Abstracts of Scientific Session Papers Presented at the 100th Spring Meeting of the AAVSO: Astrophysics With Small Telescopes 
 
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244 Variable Stars and the Asymptotic Giant Branch: Stellar Pulsations, Dust Production, and Mass Loss
Angela K. Speck
  abstract pdf  
 
256 Interferometry and the Cepheid Distance Scale
Thomas G. Barnes, III
  abstract pdf  
 
265 Abstracts of Scientific Session Papers Presented at the 100th Spring Meeting of the AAVSO: Variable Stars in the Imaging Era
 
  abstract pdf  
 
268 Secular Variation of the Mode Amplitude-Ratio of the Double-Mode RR Lyrae Star NSVS 5222076, Part 2
David A. Hurdis, Tom Krajci
  abstract pdf  
 
272 The Pulsational Behavior of the High Amplitude delta Scuti Star RS Gruis
Jaime Rubén García
  abstract pdf  
 
278 RS Sagittae: the Search for Eclipses
Jerry D. Horne
  abstract pdf  
 
289 Intensive Observations of Cataclysmic, RR Lyrae, and High Amplitude delta Scuti (HADS) Variable Stars
Franz-Josef Hambsch
  abstract pdf  
 
295 A Study of the ORbital Periods of Deeply Eclipsing SW Sextantis Stars
David Boyd
  abstract pdf  
 
321 Hubble's Famous Plate of 1923: a Story of Pink Polyethylene
Thomas G. Barnes, III
  abstract pdf  
 
327 Things We Don't Understand About RR Lyrae Stars
Horace A. Smith
  abstract pdf  
 
334 The Usefulness of Type Ia Supernovae for Cosmology--a Personal Review
Kevin Krisciunas
  abstract pdf  
 
348 Amateur Observing Patterns and Their Potential Impact on Variable Star Science
Matthew R. Templeton
  abstract pdf  
 
355 The Acquisition of Photometric Data
Arlo U. Landolt
  abstract pdf  
 
360 Digital Archiving: Where the Past Lives Again
Kevin B. Paxson
  abstract pdf  
 
374 The Effect of Online Sunspot Data on Visual Solar Observers
Kristine Larsen
  abstract pdf  
 
380 Adverse Health Effects of Nighttime Lighting
Mario Motta, M.D.
  abstract pdf  
 
391 Star Watching Promoted by the Ministry of the Environment, Japan
Seiichi Sakuma
  abstract pdf  
 
396 Progress Report for Adapting APASS Data Releases for the Calibration of Harvard Plates
Edward J. Los
  abstract pdf  
 
407 Flares, Fears, and Forecasts: Public Misconceptions About the Sunspot Cycle
Kristine Larsen
  abstract pdf  
 
415 Abstracts of Papers and Posters Presented at the General and Scientific Paper Sessions of the 100th Spring and Annual Meetings
 
  abstract pdf  
 
438 Centennial Highlights in Astronomy
Owen Gingerich
  abstract pdf  
 
442 Variable Star Astronomy in the 21st Century
John R. Percy
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448 The Variability of Young Stellar Objects
William Herbst
  abstract pdf  
 
456 How Amateurs Can Contribute to the Field of Transiting Exoplanets
Bryce Croll
  abstract pdf  
 
467 Eclipsing Binaries in the 21st Century--Opportunities for Amateur Astronomers
Edward F. Guinan et al.
  abstract pdf  
 
481 RR Lyrae Stars: Cosmis Lighthouses With a Twist
Katrien Kolenberg
  abstract pdf  
 
492 Type 2 Cepheids in the Milky Way Galaxy and the Magellanic Clouds
Doublas L. Welch
  abstract pdf  
 
502 Classical Cepheids After 228 Years of Study
David G. Turner
  abstract pdf  
 
516 Miras
Lee Anne Willson, Massimo Marengo
  abstract pdf  
 
528 Non-Mira Pulsating Red Giants and Supergiants
László L. Kiss, John R. Percy
  abstract pdf  
 
539 What Are the R Coronae Borealis Stars?
Geoffrey C. Clayton
  abstract pdf  
 
563 Cataclysmic Variables
Paula Szkody, Boris T. Gaensicke
  abstract pdf  
 
572 Symbiotic Stars
Ulisse Munari
  abstract pdf  
 
582 Classical and Recurrent Novae
Ulisse Munari
  abstract pdf  
 
598 A Century of Supernovae
Peter Garnavich
  abstract pdf
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