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AAVSO Maxima and Minima of Long Period Variables, 1900-2008

Elizabeth O. Waagen, Janet A. Mattei, and Matthew R. Templeton

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Introduction

Long-term observations of long period variable stars are essential to the determination of period, change in period, change in behavior resulting from mass loss and/or evolution, mode of pulsation (fundamental or overtone), internal structure, and phase at specific times for these stars.

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History of the Discovery of Mira Stars

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Dorrit Hoffleit

Department of Astronomy

Yale University

Mira Revisited

Prepared by Kerri Malatesta, AAVSO Technical Assistant - Winter 2006

Omicron Ceti (Mira)

Prepared by Aaron Price - December 1998

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