Schedule

 

 

 

 

 

 

Click on a presenter's name for their bio, and their talk title for the corresponding abstract.

Each registration hyperlink is for its own respective online event.

Webinars: two per month, each featuring one or two figures in astronomy research. Each talk is about 45 minutes, followed by a Q & A session.

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.

January

Saturday’s Date

Presenter(s)

Webinar Title(s)

9

 

 

Dr. Matthew Kenworthy

 

Dr. Hans Moritz Günther

 

Shadows of Circumplanetary Disks: J1407 and J0600

 

Variability in young stars: From the AAVSO to X-rays

 

 

 

23

 

 

Melanie Crowson

 

 

Dr. Sarah Antier

 

 

 

Study of and Reclassification Evidence For Four Candidate RR Lyraes - TY Cam, V0363 Dra, NSV 13109, V1386 Aql

 

Kilonova-catcher project at GRANDMA and how AAVSO observers can help

 

 

February

Saturday’s Date

Presenter(s) 

Webinar and How-to Hour Title(s)

 

6

 

 

How-to with Blake Crosby

 

Introduction to variable stars and why we observe them

 

13

 

 

Dennis Conti—AAVSO Exoplanet Observing Section

 

Using AstroImageJ for Exoplanet Analysis

 

 

 

27

 

 

Dr. Luisa Rebull

 

Dr. Margarita Karovska

 

Stellar Rotation in Young Clusters using K2 and TESS

 

Why is it important to observe/monitor LPVs?

 

 

March

Saturday’s Date

Presenter(s)

Webinar and How-to Hour Title(s)

6

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How-to with Dr. Barbara Harris


How to do DSLR photometry

 

13

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Dr. Steve Howell



Dr. Juan Echevarría

 

Using AAVSO photometry to understand and characterize variable giant stars 


Spectroscopic and photometric observations of the intermediate polar DW Cnc

27

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Dr. David Whelan

 

 

Classifying Algol C, the Non-Eclipsing Member of the beta Persei System

 

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