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The Journal of the British Astronomical Association, 2014 December

Volume 124, Number 6

The inside story of the Philae landing from Nick James, new storms develop on Uranus, and the comets to look for in 2015. . Log in or join the BAA today to view this journal online. A full list of contents is also available. Selected highlights from this Journal:

Notes and News

Comet prospects for 2015
Jonathan Shanklin

Observers' Forum

Centenaries for 2015
Barry Hetherington

Refereed Papers

Taurids 2012 − Dual-station meteor videography
The results from dual-station observations of the 2012 Taurid showers are presented and discussed.
Alex R. Pratt & William Stewart
A new method for cleaning catadioptric telescope corrector plates
Ron Arbour presents a novel technique he has developed for cleaning the front of Schmidt-Cassegrain telescopes.
Ron Arbour
The comets of 2002 (Part 2)
Jonathan Shanklin reviews the comets of 2002.
Jonathan Shanklin
Dr Harold Whichello: medicine and astronomy in Cheshire
Jeremy Shears and Theresa Hull look at the life of one of the BAA's lesser known early observers.
Jeremy Shears & Theresa Hull