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Domingo Taboada

Domingo Taboada Roldán, Mexican amateur astronomer (Santa Rita, Tlahuapán State 04 August 1892 – Puebla 24 April 1979)


Internationally respected as one of best observers of variable stars in the world

Performed over 44,000 observations of variable stars (since 1945)

Performed observations about behavior of nova stars in the Sagitarius and Scorpion constellations (1954)

Recognized as a solar observer by Harvard College Observatory (1950)

Collaborated to Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory on the observation of artificial satellites (1957-64)