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Is the Guide Star Catalog Usable for Making Variable Star Estimates?

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J. Gunther
Association Française des observateurs d'Étoiles Variables (AFOEV), Observatoire de Strasbourg, 11 Rue de l'Université, 67000 Strasbourg, France

Amateur estimates of variable stars magnitudes are widely recognized as valuable for many kinds of scientific objectives. I will concentrate here on the long-term following of large-amplitude cool red variable stars of the Mira type.

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