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Observer Awards—1999

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AAVSO 87th Spring Meeting, Boulder, Colorado, June 18–21, 1998, and 88th Spring Meeting, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, July 1–5, 1999

Award/recipient            Affiliation* Country          Interval  Total

Boulder

Over 250,000 Observations
none

Over 50,000 Observations
  Michael Moeller                       Germany          1985-97  51,758

Over 25,000 Observations
  Lasse Teist Jensen                11  Denmark          1992-97  34,017
  Jerome F. McKenna                     USA              1981-97  25,136

Over 10,000 Observations
  Ronald E. Zissell                     USA              1985-97  14,557
  Thomas A. Burrows                     USA              1993-97  13,712
  Frank Vohla                       02  Germany          1989-97  12,717
  Robert A. James                       USA              1953-97  10,742
  A. Patrick Abbott                     Canada           1982-97  10,660
  Ian A. Middlemist                     England          1985-97  10,046
  Eric Broens                       05  Belgium          1987-97  10,004

Over 10,000 PEP/CCD Observations*
  Stephen P. Cook                       USA              1965-97  11,558 CCD
  Ronald E. Zissell                     USA              1985-97  11,350 CCD/PEP

Over 5,000 PEP/CCD Observations*
none

Over 2,500 PEP/CCD Observations*
  Lasse Teist Jensen                11  Denmark          1992-97   4,287 CCD
  Roger Diethelm                        Switzerland      1966-97   3,247 CCD/PEP
  Kenneth D. Luedeke                    USA              1988-97   2,813 PEP

Over 1,000 PEP/CCD Observations*
none

Toronto

Over 250,000 Observations
  M. Daniel Overbeek                10  South Africa     1952-98 267,371

Over 50,000 Observations
  Gary Poyner                           England          1990-98  58,495
  Georg Comello                     04  Netherlands      1966-98  52,192
  Bjoern H. Granslo                 08  Norway           1975-98  52,106
  Alfons Diepvens                   05  Belgium          1985-98  50,393
  Sergio Dominguez                  12  Argentina        1987-98  50,128

Over 25,000 Observations
  Gene A. Hanson, II                    USA              1980-98  35,412
  Richard W. Schmude, Jr.               USA              1994-98  30,067

Over 10,000 Observations
  Liebert A. G. Monard              10  South Africa     1991-98  15,650
  Marino Fonovich                       Croatia          1990-98  11,667
  Robert J. Johanns                 04  Netherlands      1990-98  11,539
  Frans R. Van Loo                  05  Belgium          1976-98  11,384
  Dieter Suessmann                  02  Germany          1973-98  11,306
  Philip L. Dombrowski                  USA              1983-98  10,778
  Roger Diethelm                        Switzerland      1966-98  10,634
  Jan A. Smit                       10  South Africa     1986-98  10,315
  Johan Van Der Looy                05  Belgium          1990-98  10,277
  Timothy W. Atkin                      USA              1981-98  10,249

Over 10,000 PEP/CCD Observations*
  Lasse Teist Jensen                11  Denmark          1992-98  10,136 CCD

Over 5,000 PEP/CCD Observations*
  Roger Diethelm                        Switzerland      1966-98   5,486 CCD/PEP

Over 2,500 PEP/CCD Observations*

none

Over 1,000 PEP/CCD Observations*
  Sergio Dallaporta                 18  Italy            1994-98   1,030 PEP

* Years include total AAVSO observing interval (not only PEP/CCD observing).
Total includes PEP and/or CCD observations only (not observer’s visual contributions).

These symbols indicate observers are also affiliated with the groups below:

02 Bundesdeutsche Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Veränderliche Sterne e.V. (BAV) (Germany)
03 Magyar Csillagàszati Egyesület, Valtózocsillag Szakcsoport (Hungary)
04 Koninklijke Nederlandse Vereniging Voor Weer–en Sterrenkunde, Werkgroep Veranderlijke Sterren (Netherlands)
05 Vereniging Voor Sterrenkunde, Werkgroep Veranderlijke Sterren (Belgium)
08 Norwegian Astronomical Society, Variable Star Section
10 Astronomical Society of Southern Africa, Variable Star Section
11 Astronomisk Selskab (Scandinavia)
12 Liga Ibero-Americana de Astronomia (South America)
18 Unione Astrofili Italiani (Italy)

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