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Due to the New England winter storm currently affecting the area, phone coverage at the AAVSO may be much reduced until Wednesday. The staff is still available via email, and we suggest using that method to contact us if you need assistance.

Below are links to some websites which observers find useful.

Planning Tools:

A Catalog and Atlas of Cataclysmic Variables
http://archive.stsci.edu/prepds/cvcat/index.html

International Supernovae Network
http://www.supernovae.net/isn.htm

Variable Stars Observer -
software to help you to plan and log variable stars observations
http://www.astrosurf.com/astropc/varobs/index.html

Obsvar - planning tool which uses AAVSO or AFOEV prediction data and other criteria you specify
http://www.astrosurf.com/lcorp/previsionseng.htm

 

Other resources:

Guide 9 - a full-featured star charting and desktop planetarium program
http://www.projectpluto.com

Project CLEA - educational software used for illustrating modern astronomical techniques
http://www3.gettysburg.edu/~marschal/clea/CLEAhome.html

SkyTools - planning software
http://www.skyhound.com/

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