|Sebastián lives in Buenos Aires, the capital city of Argentina. He first became a member back in 1998 when he found out about the AAVSO from a local astronomy club. He was a very active observer at that time although now is more devoted to data-mining and catalogue work.|
Arne Henden received the Leslier C. Peltier Award from the Astronomical League last weekend at their annual meeting in Utah. Click here for Sky & Telescope's coverage of the meeting.
Arne joins fellow AAVSO staffer Elizabeth Waagen and current member/observer Gerry Samolyk as past winners.
The American Association of Variable Star Observers (AAVSO) is looking
for an administrative assistant with immediate availability. The ideal
candidate will work well in a team environment, but demonstrate
initiative and perseverance. The AAVSO is a small non-profit in the
Fresh Pond area of Cambridge, serving a membership of amateur
astronomers across the world who wish to contribute scientific
observations of stars that vary in brightness. We are celebrating our
Elizabeth started working at the AAVSO in 1979 after graduating with a degree in Astronomy from Smith College in Northhampton, MA. She began as technical assistant to Director Janet Mattei. Over the next 25 years the variety and number of her responsibilities grew.
SENIOR TECHNICAL ASSISTANT (SCIENCE OPERATIONS), JAAVSO ASSOCIATE EDITOR, AAVSO NEWSLETTER EDITOR
TECHNICAL ASSISTANT, JAAVSO PRODUCTION EDITOR, DATA PROCESSING, ARCHIVES