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Using the Hubble Space Telescope for Variable Star Observations


Albert V. Holm

Astronomy Programs, Computer Sciences Corporation, Space Telescope Science Institute

3500 San Martin Drive, Baltimore, MD 21218


Received: August 24, 1992




The scheduling process for the Hubble Space Telescope (HST) is described to explain why HST does not respond rapidly to targets of opportunity.  Recent activities to observe the dwarf nova OY Car following an outburst illustrate the process.  Examples of other HST programs to study variable stars are discussed briefly.


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