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 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.

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

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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

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How-to with Blake Crosby

 

Introduction to variable stars and why we observe them

 

13

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Dennis Conti—AAVSO Exoplanet Observing Section

 

Using AstroImageJ for Exoplanet Analysis

 

 

 

27

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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 Barbara Harris


How to do DSLR photometry

 

13

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Dr. Steve Howell

 

Using AAVSO photometry to understand and characterize variable giant stars

 

27

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Dr. David Whelan

 

 

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

 

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