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What Should I Observe?

AAVSO Program Stars in Need of Observations
This page provides information on stars on our LPV Program list, LPV/CV Legacy lists, and Binocular lists that have been unobserved during the past seven (7) days.

Observation Planner Tool

AAVSO Binocular Program

AAVSO LPV Program 

AAVSO Legacy LPV Program

AAVSO Legacy Cataclysmic Variable Program


Observing Sections

Cataclysmic Variables (CVnet)
Novae, dwarf novae, recurrent novae and symbiotic variables
Long Period Variables
Miras, Semiregulars, RV Tau and all your favorite red giants
Eclipsing Variables
Algol, beta Per, W UMa and all your favorite eclipsing binaries
Young Stellar Objects
Observing program for Pre-Main Sequence (YSO/PMS) stars
Short Period Pulsating Variables
Cepheids, and RR Lyrae stars
High Energy Network
Gamma Ray Bursts (GRBs) and other high energy astrophysical phenomena
Sunspots and Sudden Ionospheric Disturbances (SIDs)
Observing programs for exoplanet research

Bright Star Monitor Section Global Global telescope network, free for members to use

Spectroscopy Spectroscopy Spectroscopy database and observing programs

Tools, Resources and Reference

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