AAVSO: American Association of Variable Star Observers

The Origins and Future of the Citizen Sky Project

Volume 40 number 2 (2012)

Download this article (pdf)

Aaron Price
AAVSO Headquarters, 49 Bay State Road, Cambridge, MA 02138; address email correspondence to R. Turner, aavso@aavso.org
Rebecca Turner
AAVSO Headquarters, 49 Bay State Road, Cambridge, MA 02138; address email correspondence to R. Turner, aavso@aavso.org
Robert E. Stencel
University of Denver, Department of Physics and Astronomy, 2112 E. Wesley Avenue, Denver, CO 80208; rstencel@du.edu; bkloppen@du.edu
Brian K. Kloppenborg
University of Denver, Department of Physics and Astronomy, 2112 E. Wesley Avenue, Denver, CO 80208; rstencel@du.edu; bkloppen@du.edu
Arne A. Henden
AAVSO Headquarters, 49 Bay State Road, Cambridge, MA 02138; arne@aavso.org

Abstract

Citizen Sky arose as a product of the 2009 International Year of Astronomy (IYA) project. Aaron Price was appointed to the U.S. IYA Program Committee when it was first constituted in 2006.