Bibliography

 

 

 

 

Selected books in print

 

Bone, N., Philip’s Mars Observer’s Guide, Philip’s, 2003.

Cattermole, P., Mars: The Story of the Red Planet, Chapman & Hall, 1993.

Kieffer, H.H., Jakosky, B.M. and Matthews, M.S. (ed.)., Mars, Arizona University Press, 1992.

Pellinsen, R. and Raudsepp, P. (ed.), Towards Mars!, Oy Raud Publishing Ltd., Helsinki, 2000.

 

Publications by the Director

 

The following is a list of the Director’s writings concerned with Mars, the history of the BAA , and famous observers of the Red Planet.

 

Historical and biographical

 

E.W. Maunder and the formation of the British Astronomical Association, J. Brit. Astron. Assoc., 100 (4), 166–168 (1990).

The British Astronomical Association: the First Fifty Years (editor, R.J. McKim), Mem. Brit. Astron. Assoc., 42, part 1, 1989.

The British Astronomical Association, the Second Fifty Years (editor and major author, R.J. McKim), Mem. Brit. Astron. Assoc., 42, part 2, 1990.

Dawes’ observations of Mars, 1864–65, J. Brit. Astron. Assoc., 98 (6), 294–300 (1988) (with R.A. Marriott).

The Life and Times of E.M.Antoniadi, Part 1: Astronomer in the Making; J. Brit. Astron. Assoc., 103 (4), 164–170 (1993).

The Life and Times of E.M.Antoniadi, Part 2: The Meudon Years; J. Brit. Astron. Assoc., 103 (5), 219–227 (1993).

E.M.Antoniadi; J. Brit. Astron. Assoc., 104 (1) 8 (1994).

E.M.Antoniadi’s astronomical notebooks of the 1890s; J. Brit. Astron. Assoc., 106 (6), 347 (1996).

La Vie et l’ouevre de E.M.Antoniadi, premiere partie: Un astronome en gestation; Bulletin de la Societe Astronomique de France, 108, 308–314 (1994).

La Vie et l’ouevre de E.M.Antoniadi, deuxieme partie: La grande lunette de Meudon; Bulletin de la Societe Astronomique de France, 108, 341–350 (1994).

A Visit to the Pic du Midi Observatory; J. Brit. Astron. Assoc., 97 (5), 280–287 (1987) (with Jean Dragesco).

Observations Planetaires a l’Observatoire du Pic du Midi, Pulsar, 78, No.658, 22–26 (1987) (with Jean Dragesco).

Astronomy on Mars Hill, J. Brit. Astron. Assoc., 105 (2), 69–74, (4), 160 (1995). (BAA Presidential Address, 1994).

 

Mars Section Programme, etc.

 

Observing Mars in the 1980s: the Mars programme of the Terrestrial Planets Section, J. Brit. Astron. Assoc., 92 (4), 170–176 (1982).

Observing Mars in the 1980s: reference maps for the visual observer, J. Brit. Astron. Assoc., 96 (3), 166–169 (1986).

Martian latitude and longitude measurements, J. Brit. Astron. Assoc., 106 (6), 332–224 (1996).

 

A variable surface feature

 

Wilkinson’s Mars map of 1948 and the new marking Nodus Laocoontis, J. Brit. Astron. Assoc., 96 (1), 8–9 (1985).

 

On the impossibility of discovering martian craters by ground-based visual observations

 

The myth of Earth-based Martian crater sightings; J. Brit. Astron. Assoc., 104 (6), 281–286 (1994) (with William Sheehan).

The visibility of martian craters from Earth; J. Brit. Astron. Assoc., 105 (3), 137 (1995) (with William Sheehan).

Re. Craters on Mars and Spots on Neptune; Journal of the Association of Lunar and Planetary Observers, 37 (3), 130–131 (1994); 38 (2), 83–84 (1995) (with William Sheehan).

Risolto un mistero marziano (L’Hubble esclude che si possana osservare da Terra I crateri d’impatto); l’Astronomia, No.162, 9–10 (1996).

 

Dust storms

 

Historique des tempetes martiennes; Bulletin de la Societe Astronomique de France, 107, 312–315 (1993).

The Dust Storms of Mars; J. Brit. Astron. Assoc., 106 (4), 185–200 (1996) (BAA Presidential Address, 1995).

McKim, R.J., The dust storms of Mars, J. Brit. Astron. Assoc., 106 (4), 185 (1996).

Telescopic Martian Dust Storm Activity 1971–1993; Lunar & Planetary Institute Technical Report (ed. A.L.Sprague and J.F.Bell), No.97-03, 23–25 (1997).

McKim, R.J., Telescopic Martian Dust Storms: A narrative and catalogue, Mem. Brit. Astron. Assoc., 44 (1999)

 

Martian meteorites and life on Mars

 

Was there once life on Mars?; J. Brit. Astron. Assoc., 106 (6), 299–300 (1996) (with J.H.Rogers).

 

BAA Reports on Mars

 

Mars Section Circulars for the apparitions of 1997 to date are archived on this web site.

The Opposition of Mars 1980; J. Brit. Astron. Assoc., 94 (5), 197–210 (1984).

The Opposition of Mars 1982; J. Brit. Astron. Assoc., 96 (1), 36–52 (1985) (preliminary reports published in Inner Planets Newsletter, Nos. 8, 9 (1983), and J. Brit. Astron. Assoc., 93, 175–176 (1983)).

The Opposition of Mars 1984; J. Brit. Astron. Assoc., 97 (3), 139–154 (1987) (preliminary reports published in The Inner Planets Newsletter, Nos. 11, 12 (1984) and J. Brit. Astron. Assoc., 94, 271 (1984)).

The Opposition of Mars 1986; J. Brit. Astron. Assoc., 99 (5), 215–232 (1989) (preliminary reports published in J. Brit. Astron. Assoc., 96, 256 and 97, 2 (1986); 97, 181, 191–192 (1987) and in BAA Circular No. 663 (1986)).

The Opposition of Mars 1988; J. Brit. Astron. Assoc., 101 (5), 264–283 (1991) (preliminary reports published in J. Brit. Astron. Assoc., 98 (6), front cover, 336–337 (1988); 99, 2–3, 52–53, 115, 154–155 (1989) and in BAA Circulars Nos. 679 and 682 (1988)).

The Opposition of Mars 1990; J. Brit. Astron. Assoc., 102 (5), 248–264 (1992) (preliminary reports published in J. Brit. Astron. Assoc., 101, 73 (1991)).

The Opposition of Mars 1993; J. Brit. Astron. Assoc., 105 (3), 117–134 (1995) (preliminary reports published in J. Brit. Astron. Assoc., 102, 312–313 (1992); 103, 58–59 (1993) and BAA Circular No. 720 (1992)).

The Opposition of Mars 1995 [preliminary reports]; J. Brit. Astron. Assoc., 105 (4), 157 (1995).

The Opposition of Mars 1997 [preliminary reports]; J. Brit. Astron. Assoc., 107 (1) front cover, 5, (2), 61, (3), 114–115, (4), 175–176, (5), 231–232 (1997); 108, 243–246 (1998); Mars Section Circulars Nos. 1–14 (1996–97).

The Opposition of Mars 1999 [preliminary reports]; J. Brit. Astron. Assoc., 110 (3), 113–117 (2000); Mars Section Circulars Nos. 1–8 (1998–99).

The Opposition of Mars 2001 [preliminary reports]; J. Brit. Astron. Assoc., 111 (3), 120–121, 155 (2001); 112 (3), 119–121 (2002); BAA Circulars Nos. 777 and 779 (2001); Mars Section Circular 2001 December.

 

Observing Mars in 2003

 

Observing Mars in 2003; Astronomy Now 2003 Yearbook, 102–103 (2002).

Observing Mars in 2003, J. Brit. Astron. Assoc., 113 (2), 70–71 (2003).

The Opposition of Mars 2003, J. Brit. Astron. Assoc., 113 (3) (2003).