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The Journal of the British Astronomical Association, 2019 April

Volume 129, Number 2

John Simpson uncovers the truth behind a centuries-old myth, while Venus is the subject of a milestone paper by Richard McKim. Also: a lunar impact caught in the act, Hydra's deep sky delights and saving the night sky.

Contents

63
Notes and News
63
From the President
Callum Potter
63
The BAA at AstroFest 2019
Ann Davies
64
Dr Anthony Cook
65
Western elongation of Venus: first interim report
Paul Abel
65
Special General Meeting 2019
Bill Tarver
66
Solar Section
Lyn Smith
67
Nominations for the Ballot for the BAA Council and Board of Trustees
Bill Tarver
68
Bob Mizon
70
Sandra Brantingham
71
Understanding image defects (part 1)
David Arditti
72
FROM THE JOURNAL ARCHIVE
John Chuter
73
Richard McKim, Paul Abel & Bill Leatherbarrow
89
John Simpson
95
John H. Rogers
103
Ken Kennedy
107
Letters
107
Gary Poyner
108
Stewart Moore
110
The Radio Astronomy Group in 2018
John Cook
112
Jupiter, by William Sheehan & Thomas Hockey
Reviewed by Mike Foulkes
113
Reviewed by Andy Sawers
114
Reviewed by John Chuter
115
The BAA Awards & Medals for 2019
Bill Tarver
116
BAA Annual General Meeting, 2018 October 31
Alan Dowdell
119
BAA Ordinary Meeting, 2018 October 31
Alan Dowdell
120
Brian Mills