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Observer Awards—2013

AAVSO 102nd Spring Meeting, Boone, North Carolina, May 16–18, 2013

Award/Recipient     Affiliation* Country/State Interval    Total

Over 125,000 Visual Observations*
Peter Williams                    29  Australia        1989–2011    134,630

Over 50,000 Visual Observations*
Marino Fonovich                       Croatia          1991–2012     50,374

Over 25,000 Visual Observations*
Andrew Pearce                     14  Australia        1990–2012     25,764
Adam Derdzikowski                     Poland           2003–2012     25,086

Over 10,000 Visual Observations*
Istvan Tepliczky                  03  Hungary          1999–2011     12,597
Thomas Lloyd Evans                20  England          1999–2012     10,312
Bill Wilson                           England          1973–2012     10,087

Over 1,000 Visual Observations*  
Larry A. Wade                         USA              1999–2011      2,877
Bruno Billiaert                   05  Belgium          1997–2012      2,815
Peter Brock                           England          2011–2012      2,686
Jean-Louis Fis                    01  France           1992–2012      2,651
Anton Khruslov                        Russia           2011–2012      1,644
Gustav Holmberg                       Sweden           2011–2012      1,369
Jean-Pierre Sciolla               01  France           2009–2012      1,135
Szilard Teichner                  03  Hungary          1988–2012      1,133
Angelito D. Sing                      Philippines      2007–2012      1,006
Douglas L. Smith                      USA              2012–2012      1,003

Over 100 Visual Observations*   
Johan Warell                          Sweden           2012–2012        724
James Whinfrey                        England          2011–2012        385
Chris P. Maloney                      USA              2012–2012        314
Glen R. Chapman                       USA              2011–2012        278
Jim M. Ketchum                        USA              2011–2012        239
Giuseppe M. Bertani                   Italy            2011–2012        214
Nikolaj Stritof                       Slovenia         1983–2011        208
Marc-Andre Bedard                     Canada           2011–2012        177
Douglas A. Fowler                     USA              2012–2012        173
Marcus Jansson                        Sweden           2012–2012        139
Robert G. MacPhail                    Canada           2012–2012        136
Jon F. M. Brandie                     China            2011–2012        132
Jean-Marie Llapassat              01  France           2001–2012        128                     
Ireneusz Lubiszewski                  Poland           2011–2012        120
Richard B. Potter                     USA              2004–2012        116
Athanasios Douvris                    Greece           2005–2012        112

Over 500,000 CCD Observations*                  
Franz-Josef Hambsch               05  Belgium          2002–2012    534,473

Over 400,000 CCD Observations*                  
Shawn Dvorak                          USA              1981–2012    417,932

Over 200,000 CCD Observations*                  
Etienne Morelle                   01  France           2005–2012    208,212

Over 100,000 CCD Observations*                  
James L. Jones                        USA              2003–2012    120,390

Over 50,000 CCD Observations*                   
Peter J. Starr                        Australia        2005–2012     66,113
Jeremy Shears                     20  England          2004–2011     58,596
Colin Littlefield                     USA              2009–2012     54,728
James Roe                             USA              1972–2012     51,437

Over 10,000 CCD Observations*                   
Joseph H. Ulowetz                     USA              2010–2011     37,400
Margaret Streamer                 29  Australia        2002–2012     25,359
Marlin G. Costello                    USA              2009–2012     18,190
Massimiliano Martignoni           18  Italy            2000–2012     16,953
David J. W. Moriarty                  Australia        2011–2012     13,868
David Cejudo Fernandez                Spain            2010–2012     13,295
Kevin Alton                           USA              2004–2012     12,648
Timo J. Kantola                       Finland          2012–2012     11,123
Gary Poyner                           England          1991–2012     10,278

Over 1,000 CCD Observations*                    
Ivan Sergey                           Belarus          2003–2012      8,849
John W. Rock                          England          2012–2012      7,779
Leonid Tkachook                       Ukraine          2012–2012      4,149
Juan-Luis Gonzalez Carballo       07  Spain            2001–2012      4,099
James A. Boardman                     USA              2012–2012      3,991
John C. Moore                     20  England          2009–2011      3,585
Adrianus G. A. Van Der Hoeven         Netherlands      2012–2012      2,930
Robert J. Modic                       USA              1994–2012      2,842
Miguel Muro Serrano                   Spain            2012–2012      2,649
Gustav Holmberg                       Sweden           2012–2012      2,420
Rolf Carstens                         New Zealand      2011–2012      1,754
Istvan Kovacs                     03  Hungary          1981–2010      1,597
Wolfgang Vollmann                     Austria          1976–2012      1,320
Rafael Benavides Palencia             Spain            2007–2012      1,244
David Whelan                          USA              2006–2012      1,219
Robert Wahlstrom                  19  Sweden           2005–2012      1,142
Robert Riordan                        USA              2012–2012      1,117
Marian Urbanik                        Slovakia         2012–2012      1,097
Stan Howerton                         USA              2007–2011      1,083
Marc Serreau                      01  France           2010–2012      1,078
Daniel Zaharevitz                     USA              2012–2012      1,019

Over 100 PEP Observations*                    
Giorgio Di Scala                      Australia        2004–2012        166

* Years include total AAVSO observing interval (not only PEP/CCD/PTG observing).
Yotal includes only visual or PEP/CCD/PTG observations, depending on award.

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

01 Association Francaise des Observateurs d'Étoiles Variables (AFOEV)
03 Magyar Csillàgaszati Egyesület, Valtózocsillag Szakcsoport (Hungary)
05 Vereniging Voor Sterrenkunde, Werkgroep Veranderlijke Sterren (Belgium)
07 Asociacion de Variabilistas de Espagne (Spain)
13 Brazilian Observational Network REA
14 Royal Astronomical Society of New Zealand, Variable Star Section
18 Unione Astrofili Italiani (Italy)
19 Svensk Amator Astronomisk Forening, variabelsektionen (Sweden)
20 British Astronomical Association, Variable Star Section
29 Variable Stars South (New Zealand)

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