Historical Variable Star Catalogs

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Pagnotta, Ashley ; Graur, Or ; Murray, Zachary ; Kruk, Julia ; Christie-Dervaux, Lucien ; Chen, Dong Yi (2015)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.6084/m9.figshare.1285037.v1
  • Subject: Stellar Astronomy | History | Stars, Variable Stars | Extragalactic Astronomy | cepheid variables | variable stars | women in physics | harvard college observatory | harvard computers | women in astronomy | historical astronomy | archival plate stacks

<p>Slides from my talk during one of the Historical Astronomy Division sessions at AAS 225 in Seattle, WA (January 2015). A brief history of the variable star catalogs Henrietta Swan Leavitt and Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin assembled at Harvard, and the update to them that some of our students at AMNH have done.</p><p><br></p><p>(Figshare only previews the first few slides. Download the PDF to see all of them!)</p>
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