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Volume 40 Number 1            100th Anniversary Issue
2012

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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

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31
The Stars Belong to Everyone: Astronomer and Science Writer Helen Sawyer Hogg (1905-1993)
Marie J. Cahill

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44
Variable Stars and Constant Commitments: the Stellar Career of Dorrit Hoffleit
Kristine Larsen

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51
Reminiscences on the Career of Martha Stahr Carpenter: Between a Rock and (Several) Hard Places
Kristine Larsen

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65
Guiding Forces and Janet A. Mattei
Elizabeth O. Waagen

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77
The AAVSO Widow--Or Should We Say Spouse?
Thomas R. Williams

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92
Abstracts of history session papers presented at the 100th Annual Meeting of the AAVSO: Women in the history of variable star astronomy

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94
Twenty-Eight Years of CV Results With the AAVSO
Paula Szkody et al.

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100
The Development of Early Pulsation Theory, or, How Cepheids Are Like Steam Engines
Matthew Stanley

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109
The AAVSO Photoelectric Photometry Program in Its Scientific and Socio-Historic Context
John R. Percy

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120
John Goodricke, Edward Pigott, and Their Study of Variable Stars
Linda M. French

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133
Frank Elmore Ross and His Variable Star Discoveries
Wayne Osborn

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141
Illinois--Where Astronomical Photometry Grew Up
Barry B. Beaman, Michael T Svec

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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

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154
British Astronomical Association Variable Star Section, 1890-2011
John Toone

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164
The "Werkgroep Veranderlijke Sterren" of Belgium
Patrick Wils et al.

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168
The RASNZ Variable Star Section and Variable Stars South
Albert Jones, Stan Walker

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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.

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189
Walking With AAVSO Giants--a Personal Journey (1960s)
Roger S. Kolman, Mike Simonsen

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196
Variable Star Observers I Have Known
Charles E. Scovil

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203
An Appreciation of Clinton B. Ford and the AAVSO of Fifty Years Ago
Tony Hull
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208
An Overview of the AAVSO's Information Technology Infrastructure From 1967 to 1997
Richard C. S. Kinne

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222
Abstracts of History Session Papers Presented at the 100th Spring and Annual Meetings of the AAVSO: History of AAVSO Observers, Programs, and Supporters

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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
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256
Interferometry and the Cepheid Distance Scale
Thomas G. Barnes, III
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265
Abstracts of Scientific Session Papers Presented at the 100th Spring Meeting of the AAVSO: Variable Stars in the Imaging Era

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268
Secular Variation of the Mode Amplitude-Ratio of the Double-Mode RR Lyrae Star NSVS 5222076, Part 2
David A. Hurdis, Tom Krajci

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272
The Pulsational Behavior of the High Amplitude delta Scuti Star RS Gruis
Jaime Rub
én García
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278
RS Sagittae: the Search for Eclipses
Jerry D. Horne

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289
Intensive Observations of Cataclysmic, RR Lyrae, and High Amplitude delta Scuti (HADS) Variable Stars
Franz-Josef Hambsch

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295
A Study of the ORbital Periods of Deeply Eclipsing SW Sextantis Stars
David Boyd

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321
Hubble's Famous Plate of 1923: a Story of Pink Polyethylene
Thomas G. Barnes, III
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327
Things We Don't Understand About RR Lyrae Stars
Horace A. Smith

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334
The Usefulness of Type Ia Supernovae for Cosmology--a Personal Review
Kevin Krisciunas

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348
Amateur Observing Patterns and Their Potential Impact on Variable Star Science
Matthew R. Templeton

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355
The Acquisition of Photometric Data
Arlo U. Landolt

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360
Digital Archiving: Where the Past Lives Again
Kevin B. Paxson

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374
The Effect of Online Sunspot Data on Visual Solar Observers
Kristine Larsen

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380
Adverse Health Effects of Nighttime Lighting
Mario Motta, M.D.

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391
Star Watching Promoted by the Ministry of the Environment, Japan
Seiichi Sakuma

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396
Progress Report for Adapting APASS Data Releases for the Calibration of Harvard Plates
Edward J. Los

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407
Flares, Fears, and Forecasts: Public Misconceptions About the Sunspot Cycle
Kristine Larsen

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415
Abstracts of Papers and Posters Presented at the General and Scientific Paper Sessions of the 100th Spring and Annual Meetings

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438
Centennial Highlights in Astronomy
Owen Gingerich

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442
Variable Star Astronomy in the 21st Century
John R. Percy

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448
The Variability of Young Stellar Objects
William Herbst

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456
How Amateurs Can Contribute to the Field of Transiting Exoplanets
Bryce Croll

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467
Eclipsing Binaries in the 21st Century--Opportunities for Amateur Astronomers
Edward F. Guinan et al.

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481
RR Lyrae Stars: Cosmis Lighthouses With a Twist
Katrien Kolenberg

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492
Type 2 Cepheids in the Milky Way Galaxy and the Magellanic Clouds
Doublas L. Welch

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502
Classical Cepheids After 228 Years of Study
David G. Turner

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516
Miras
Lee Anne Willson, Massimo Marengo

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528
Non-Mira Pulsating Red Giants and Supergiants
L
ászló L. Kiss, John R. Percy
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539
What Are the R Coronae Borealis Stars?
Geoffrey C. Clayton

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563
Cataclysmic Variables
Paula Szkody, Boris T. Gaensicke

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572
Symbiotic Stars
Ulisse Munari

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582
Classical and Recurrent Novae
Ulisse Munari

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598
A Century of Supernovae
Peter Garnavich

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