Welcome to Variable Stars South!

Variable Stars South is a community of astronomers, mainly amateur, interested in researching the rich and under-explored myriad of southern variable stars. We undertake a variety of research projects and publish what we learn in our quarterly Newsletters and other peer-reviewed journals.

If you’re interested in doing serious astronomy and would like to involve yourself in rewarding scientific research, consider joining us (its free!).

Slides for the Sixth VSS Symposium are available, and recordings are being progressively uploaded. Click here for more details.

A universe of variables

Learn about the many types of variables and how you can do variable star science with VSS

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Learn about the different techniques used to study variable stars.

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Our research projects

Find out what research VSS members around the world are currently undertaking.

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Our community

See what our community has delivered, including our free quarterly Newsletters

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Get access to free information and resources to help you get started in understanding variable stars

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About VSS

Find out more about the VSS leadership team, how we work as a group and how to join us

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