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Observer Awards—2001

AAVSO 90th Spring Meeting, Madison, Wisconsin, May 5, 2001

Award/recipient            Affiliation* Country          Interval    Total

Over 100,000 Observations
  Paul Vedrenne                     01  France           1978–2000 101,417

Over 50,000 Observations
  Lasse T. Jensen                   08  Denmark          1992–2000  56,245
  Gene A. Hanson, II                    USA              1980–2000  51,107
  Roger S. Kolman                       USA              1962–2000  50,282

Over 25,000 Observations
  Rod Stubbings                     14  Australia        1996–2000  33,288
  Albert F. Jones                   14  New Zealand      1960–2000  28,211
  Frank Vohla                       02  Germany          1989–2000  26,509
  Lewis M. Cook                         USA              1974–2000  26,440
  Jerzy Speil                           Poland           1976–2000  25,217
  Thomas W. Wilson                      USA              1970–2000  25,138

Over 10,000 Observations
  Timo Kinnunen                     17  Finland          1997–2000  15,286
  Sergio Foglia                     18  Italy            1991–2000  12,847
  Jay W. Mayer                          USA              1958–2000  10,238
  Michael Kohl                          Switzerland      1966–2000  10,056

Over 25,000 PEP/CCD Observations*
  Lasse T. Jensen                   08  Denmark          1992–2000  34,507 CCD

Over 10,000 PEP/CCD Observations*
  Lewis Cook                            USA              1974–2000  20,068 CCD

Over 5,000 PEP/CCD Observations*
  Gerard Samolyk                        USA              1975–2000   7,434 CCD
  Gilbert Lubcke                        USA              1966–2000   5,542 CCD

Over 2,500 PEP/CCD Observations*
  Andy Howell                           USA              1964–2000   3,308 CCD
  James E. Wood                         USA              1987–2000   2,789 PEP

Over 1,000 PEP/CCD Observations*
  Christopher Hesseltine                USA              1975–2000   1,691 CCD
  Raymond W. Jones                  10  South Africa     1988–2000   1,434 PEP
  Stephen D. O’Connor                   Canada           1972–2000   1,383 CCD
  Thomas Michalik                       USA              1993–2000   1,371 CCD
  Phillip Manker                        USA              1994–2000   1,092 PEP
  Tonny Vanmunster                      Belgium          1976–2000   1,076 CCD

* 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:

01 Association Française des Observateurs d’Étoiles Variables (AFOEV)
02 Bundesdeutsche Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Veränderliche Sterne e.V. (BAV) (Germany)
08 Norwegian Astronomical Society, Variable Star Section
10 Astronomical Society of Southern Africa, Variable Star Section
14 Royal Astronomical Society of New Zealand, Variable Star Section
17 URSA Astronomical Association, Variable Star Section (Finland)
18 Unione Astrofili Italiani (Italy)

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