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Variable Star Symposium

Variable Star Symposium (1986 Cambridge, Mass.)

Variable Star Symposium

[proceedings of the symposium for the AAVSO"s 75th anniversary, Aug. 6-9, 1986, in Cambridge, Mass.]

by Variable Star Symposium (1986 Cambridge, Mass.)

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Published by American Association of Variable Star Observers in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English


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Statement[edited by Charles A. Whitney].
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Open LibraryOL18015065M

Variable stars and stellar evolution: symposium no. 67 held in Moscow, U.S.S.R., July 29 to August 4, A variable star is a star that is sometimes brighter or dimmer. Most stars have only very small differences in brightness, like the Sun. But some stars can vary hugely. There are generally two types of variable stars: A star being eclipsed, where the changes in brightness are from perspective, are called extrinsic variables.

For keeping data use the attached Variable Star Log Sheet or similar sheet. If you have a log book you might want to record it in that and then recopy to a log sheet you can use for submission. Your log book gives you a permanent record you can go back to if other data is lost. Record the date and location at the top of the entry. Variable stars are taken to be stars that show larger amplitude brightness changes and/or spectral changes. Spectral changes cause a star to morph from one spectral type to another and back again. Truly a thing that dreams are made of if you are an observer! Note that during this change its mass is unaffected. Variable stars (in fact all stars) do.

Variable Stars Stellar Heartbeats Variable stars are stars that vary in brightness, or magnitude. There are many different types of variable stars. One group of variable stars is the pulsating variables. These stars expand and contract in a repeating cycle of size changes. The change in size can be observed as a change in apparent brightness. Variable star definition is - a star whose brightness changes usually in more or less regular periods.


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