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Organizations

SAG   Schweizerische Astronomische Gesellschaft.
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AAVSO   American Association of Variable Star Observers.
     
VSX   The International Variable Star Index.
     
VSP   Variable Star Plotter.
     
GCVS   General Catalogue of Variable Stars.
     
BAV   Bundesdeutsche Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Veränderliche Sterne e.V.
     
BAAVSS   British Astronomical Association Variable Star Section.
     
VSES   Variable Star and Exoplanet Section of Czech Astronomical Society.
    Project B.R.N.O. - observing and research of eclipsing binaries.
    Project MEDUZA - observing and research of intrinsic variables.
    Project TRESCA - observing of transits of exoplanetary systems.
    Project HERO - observing and research of high energy sources.
    ETD - Exoplanet Transit Database.
     
TESS   Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite.
    TESS Observatory Guide v11


Forums and discussions

SAG Section   SAG-Fachgruppe Veränderliche
Variable Star Observers Switzerland (VSOS).
     
Forum Veränderliche Sterne   Veränderliche-Forum der VdS (deutsch)


Software

AstroImageJ   Modified ImageJ with plugins and scripts for astronomy.
    Website of installation packages for AstroImageJ.
    Installation package for Windows, 64-bit with Java.
    User Guide (pdf).
    Plot Configuration file (see User Guide Chapter 10.2.1.9).
     
Template Word   Template for a Microsoft Word document (.docx)
Template Excel   Template for a Microsoft Excel document (.xlsx)
ToM Calculator   Template for a "Time of Minimum" calculator (.xlsx)


Literature

BAV-Journal   Bundesdeutsche Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Veränderliche Sterne e.V.
     
Exoplanet Observing   Dennis M. Conti: "A practical Guide to Exoplanet Observing", Rev. 3.1.b / Oct. 2017 (Author)
Exoplanet Handbook   Michael Perryman: "The Exoplanet Handbook"
     
Diploma work:   Anna Friedli: Transitbeobachtungen von Exoplaneten.
Diploma work:   Franziska Friedli: Photometrische Entfernungsbestimmung zum Cepheiden M31-V1.
Lecture:   Ulrich Grebien: Veränderliche Sterne.