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An Introduction to Variable Stars

  • Martin Griffiths
Chapter
Part of the The Patrick Moore Practical Astronomy Series book series (PATRICKMOORE)

Abstract

Monitoring and recording variable stars is one of the oldest and noblest activities in amateur astronomy. In very few other fields is it possible for the modestly equipped observer to make discoveries of extreme significance and enable professional astronomers to follow up on the astrophysical aspects of such phenomena.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Martin Griffiths
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  1. 1.Dark Sky Wales, BlackmillBridgend, WalesUK

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