February 28, 2017
AAVSO Bulletin 80 - Predicted Times of Maxima and Minima of Long Period Variables for 2017 is online and may be accessed via the AAVSO Bulletin webpage. The Bulletin gives predicted dates of maxima and minima for 381 AAVSO legacy long period variables from January 2017 through February 2018. The Bulletin is available in various formats - customizable via the Bulletin generator as a .pdf or .csv file; static .pdf; and static .csv.
Also available is the list of Bulletin stars in order of need, from those receiving the fewest to the most observations last year.
Using the Bulletin to plan your observing program - visual, CCD, PEP, DSLR alike - will help you make the most efficient use of your observing time!