Editorial in Two Parts

Volume 48 number 2 (2020)

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Nancy D. Morrison
Department of Physics and Astronomy and Ritter Observatory, MS 113, The University of Toledo, 2801 W. Bancroft Street, Toledo OH 43606; jaavso.editor@aavso.org


1. Dual-anonymous review, revisited If the referee does not know the author’s name, affiliation, and professional status, the referee is better able to concentrate on the scientific merits of the article and provide an unbiased review. 2. Open data: the FTP archive For many years, the AAVSO has maintained an archive where the public can access data file via FTP (File Transfer Protocol).