October 16, 2019

AstroEvent of the Week: January 19th-25th, 2009: Will EE Cephei Fade?

Variable star observing stands as a key area that amateur astronomers can still make a significant contribution. Either via imaging or visual observation, its fun to know that you are doing some of the grunt work of science and not just taking pretty pictures. This week’s event will require a telescope of at least 4″ aperture; it’s a rare dimming of the eclipsing variable EE Cephei.

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