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The Journal of the British Astronomical Association, 2017 August

Volume 127, Number 4

A bumper issue with five fine observational papers presenting the work of BAA members worldwide; Damian Peach shows how to capture the galaxy’s most remote and obscure globular clusters, and Mike Kretlow from IOTA-ES describes a stellar occultation by Triton in October, observable from the UK, Europe and the eastern USA

Contents

189
Front Cover
190
Contents
191
Notes and News
191
Jeremy Shears
192
Bob Mizon
193
John Rogers
194
Mike Kretlow & Tim Haymes
196
Auroral & NLC activity, 2017 April 28 – June 25
Sandra Brantingham
197
Solar Section
Lyn Smith
198
Mercury at eastern elongation, Spring 2017
Richard McKim,
199
The BAA Exhibition 2017: an interim report
Lorraine Crook
200
Absolute Beginners: An introduction to solar observing
Paul Abel
202
FROM THE JOURNAL ARCHIVE
John Chuter
203
John Sussenbach
207
Kevin Bailey
209
Richard McKim
217
Bill Ward
223
Ken Kennedy
228
David Boyd
233
Damian Peach
234
Clyde Foster
235
Dark skies at France’s ‘Astrofarm’
David Williams
236
Enjoying Ireland’s COSMOS Star Party
Michael O’Connell
237
Astronomy at the ‘Observatory Science Centre’
Barry Howse,
237
Ron Arbour
238
Meetings
240
BAA Update
244
Brian Mills
246
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