AAVSO Areas of Interest
The American Association of Variable Star Observers (AAVSO) serves as a dedicated research and outreach organization that allows both professionals and amateurs contribute to the vast and dynamic field of variable star research in countless unique ways.
Understanding the 6th Orbital Catalog
The 6th orbital catalog serves as a hub for proposed orbital solutions, while the published Sixth Catalog contains only orbits of the highest grade.
How to Format Data from the USNO
This video goes over key points to the email from the USNO, saving the attachments, the historical data raw file, and editing and formatting in Word.
Catalog of Rectilinear Elements
The Catalog of Rectilinear Elements provides linear fits for those systems whose motion does not appear to be Keplerian
SIMBAD can be accessed via CDS and Stelle Doppie. Using SIMBAD, stellar data and summaries and publication information can be accessed.
Online Catalogs Overview
This video goes over the online catalogs CDS Strausbourg, Stelle Doppie, SiMBAD, and VizieR