Newsletters

The VSS Newsletter is usually published four times a year. It provides project leaders with the opportunity to publish interim results and project information and for members to report on activities. It includes regular sections on publications, hardware and software relevant to variable star observers. You can filter the list by year by clicking on the links to the right.

VSS Newsletter - October 2023

/ 2023
  • From the Director - Mark Blackford
  • Pro-Am Opportunities – Mark Blackford
  • False variables in Union Obs. Circ. 48 – Mati Morel
  • Period and light curve variations of OW Lupi – Mark Blackford
  • Voyager: getting started – Phil Evans
  • Publication watch

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VSS Newsletter - July 2023

/ 2023
  • From the Director - Mark Blackford
  • W Dor revisited – Mati Morel
  • Undergrad project applying optimization to double star orbits – Isabella Soh Xiao Si
  • Modelling light curves – Akshay Dalvi
  • Student projects – Carl Knight
  • Period change in CP Sculptoris - a study in period analysis – Tom Richards
  • Publication watch

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VSS Newsletter - April 2023

/ 2023
  • From the Director - Mark Blackford
  • Active research in astronomy - Stan Walker
  • Resolving LMC V2536 and PSR B0525-66 - Mati Morel
  • Revised O-C diagram of W Crucis - Mark Blackford
  • Adding TESS data to the VSS EB database: a collaboration with the AAQ - Roy Axelsen
  • The VSS Bright Cepheid project - an update - Stan Walker
  • Publication watch

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VSS Newsletter - January 2023

/ 2023
  • From the Director - Mark Blackford
  • Lunar occultation of Mars: Did Aristotle miss a significant detail? - Ed Budding
  • Frequency analysis of HD 36628 and HD 36882: two newly discovered pulsating variables in Orion – Mark Blackford
  • Determining the accuracy of mid eclipse timing by polynomial fit – Roy Axelsen
  • Chromospherical activity in the secondary component of BF Vel — David Moriarty
  • Obituary - Dr Robert (Bob) Nelson – Robert Jenkins
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