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Variable Star Observing in Latin America: Past and Future (Abstract)

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Jaime R. García
Sección de Estrellas Variables de LIADA and Instituto Copérnico, Casilla de Correos Nr. 85, 5600 San Rafael, Argentina and Instituto Superior Santa Trinidad, San Rafael, Mendoza, Argentina

The development of variable star observations in Latin America during the 20th century is reviewed and the perspectives for future development with classical (visual) and modern (CCD) technologies are analyzed. Some interesting results of the cooperative work at LIADA are also presented and future programs, to be developed starting this year, are commented upon.

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