Schedule

Webinars: two per month, each about 45 minutes, followed by Q & A

How-to Hours: one per month, each introducing a specific practical aspect of variable star astronomy. Each hour starts out with a 30-minute talk, followed by a roughly 30-minute Q & A period. Topics are selected based on the feedback from our community on on past webinars.

April

Saturday’s Date

Presenter(s)

Webinar Title(s)

 

3

 

How-to with Lauren Herrington

 

 

Spectrography on a Budget

 

10

 

 

AAVSO Short Period Pulsator Observing Section

 

 

AAVSO Short Period Pulsator Observing Section Webinar

 

 

 

24

 

 

1) Dr. Adam Burgasser

 

2) Dr. Boris Gänsicke

 

 

 

1) Stormy with a Chance of Iron: Weather and the Dynamic Atmospheres of Cold Stars and Brown Dwarfs

 

2) The end of the worlds

 

May

Saturday’s Date

Presenter(s)

Webinar Title(s)

 

1

 

 

How-to with Bob Buchheim

 

 

How to start with CCD photometry

 

 

 

8

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1) Dr. Christian Knigge

 

2) François Cochard

 

 

1) Cataclysmic Variables as Universal Accretion Laboratories

 

2) Spectroscopy: which hardware for which observations?

 

 

22

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1) Trevor Dorn Wallenstein 

2) Dr. Burçin Mutlu-Pakdil

 

 

1) Solving the Red Supergiant Problem with a New Class of Pulsators                                                                            

2) The Faintest and Smallest Galaxies

 

 

June

Saturday’s Date

Presenter(s)

Webinar Title(s)

 

5

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How-to with Richard Berry

 

Your First Observatory: Keep It Simple!

 

 

12

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Supernova Early Warning System (SNEWS) Team--Dr. Dan Milisavljevic presents

 

 

Observing the Next Galactic Supernova

 

 

26

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Tom Calderwood

 

A Romp With Betelgeuse

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