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This course will utilize the updated DSLR photometry manual
as its guide. This manual is a basic introduction and guide to using a
DSLR camera to make variable star observations. The target audience is
first-time beginner to intermediate level DSLR observers, although advanced
observers may find the content useful as well.
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This four week course is designed to help visual observers
get the most enjoyment and scientific return from the observing programs they
develop, based on each individuals’ equipment, observing conditions and
The life of Dr. Dorrit Hoffleit—world-renowned
astronomer, expert on variable stars, astrometry, and the history of
astronomy—is a story of hardships endured, difficulties surmounted, lessons
learned, goals met, and successes attained. She has spent a lifetime at work
with some of the greatest astronomers of the 20th century, and has inspired
new generations of young astronomers. The American Association of Variable
Star Observers is proud to publish this wonderful book.
Hardcover 176 pages + xviii, 18 pages of photos, with references, complete
bibliography, and a foreword by AAVSO Director, Janet A. Mattei.
Price includes domestic shipping in the US. For international orders,
please email the AAVSO .