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AAVSO Newsletter Number 74 (October 2017) has been published and is online. AAVSO members may download a high- or low-resolution version from here. This issue will be available to non-members when the next issue (Number 75, January 2018) is published.
July 28, 2017: The AAVSO Special Notice is being discontinued as of July 28, 2017. This notice - #430 - is the last Notice of the publication.
The type of information supplied in AAVSO Special Notices will now be supplied in the AAVSO Alert Notices and/or in the AAVSO online forums on Campaigns & Observation Reports, Time Sensitive Reports, and the other Variable Star Observing and Variable Star forums, as appropriate.
February 3, 2015
The AAVSO Program Committee spent many months evaluating the AAVSO's programs and activities. This committee has now released its report. A pdf version of the report may be found at
Predicted Dates of Maxima and Minima of 381 Long Period Variables for 2014
Predicted Dates of Maxima and Minima of 381 Long Period Variables for 2012
The paper "Optical and X-ray Variability of the Peculiar Cataclysmic Variable FS Aurigae with a Magnetic and Freely Precessing White Dwarf" by Vitaly Neustroev and collaborators is now available on arXiv.org. The paper was co-authored by several AAVSO observers, and involves data taken during the 2010-2011 observing campaign.
The paper "Modern observations of Hubble's first-discovered Cepheid in M31" has been accepted for publication to PASP, and is now available on arXiv.org.