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AAVSO Bulletin №82 ?

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vega82
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AAVSO Bulletin №82 ?

Good day. Colleagues do not tell me where you can find the highs and lows of Mirid for 2019? There used to be a bulletin, it came out at the end of February, but now on March 8 and it is not ... By the way, all women on a holiday !!!!

puj
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What happens with 2019 Bulletin.

We are making useless observations since  we do not know whether we will be able to see the variable using  small aperture telescopes. We need urgently the bulletin !!!

CKB
Still no Bulletin?

As we move deeper into 2019 it will get more difficult to effectively plan for observations. I sent an e-mail as well last week but no reply. Is everything OK? We need the bulletin or at least to know if there have been any problems in getting this published. Please advise as to the status and eventual expected publication of Bulletin 82.

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AAVSO Bulletin 82 (2019) status

Dear Observers,

The AAVSO Council decided to suspend production of the AAVSO Bulletin for 2019 (Bulletin 82). This decision was made as a result of having limited staff resources available at AAVSO HQ and having to complete certain projects in 2019.

We recognize that not having the Bulletin makes it more difficult to plan the observation of long period variables, and we apologize for this. There is a table of predicted maxima/minima of bright (magnitude 8 or brighter at maximum) long period variables for 2019 provided by the AAVSO in the RASC Observer's Handbook.

Good observing,

Elizabeth O. Waagen, AAVSO HQ

 

bve
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Bulletin 82

Too bad that the AAVSO stops producing Bulletins. I always used this in planning my observations.

IGOR YATSENKOV
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Bulletin 82

To say that I am sorry, to say nothing.(

ThomasK
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SVO

On the Swedish variable stars site SVO http://var.astronet.se there is a list with the brightest miras on the northern hemisphere right now. The list is updated each day and shows miras with estimated magnitude over 11 and list estimated dates of maximum and current magnitude.. The list has the heading "Aktuella miror". Maybe it could be of some use when the Bulletin is not available.

HTY
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Wow

This is hughly disappointing not only that the bulletin is going away but the way in which it was handled.  I'm sure glad that I put in all that time to customize it for my needs only to see it disappear.

Thank you Thomas for your suggestion of a replacement.

...Tim  

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BULLETIN 82

Friends:

I am using a table that  I  made using  Max/2018 (AAVSO) and the  period of each star.

I have ready tables for  Apr, May and June...Soon I will have for following months...

If someone want a copy,  please send me a mail.

Carlos Adib (ACN)

adibcd@yahoo.com

 

 

 

 

 

hhu
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Discourage visual observers

I think this the way of the AAVSO to discourage visual observers so they can switch to photomerty cheeky

It's no secret that the visual observations no longer are at the toplist of the AAVSO.

tst
Disappointed

I was disappointed to see the AAVSO will no loger be providing the LPV Bulletin. In my humble opinion,  the elimination of this tool does send a mixed message. 

Steve Toothman TST

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