oa Journal of the Astronomical Society of South Africa - The observation of variable stars

Volume 1, Issue 3
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The usual method of observing variable stars is by direct visual comparison of the variable with other stars. Whenever possible, two comparison stars should be used, one a little brighter and the other a little fainter than the variable, and the smaller the difference between the variable and the comparison stars the greater the accuracy of the result.

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