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The Journal of the British Astronomical Association

For 130 years the Journal has published the observations and work of BAA members. It also contains many other articles and items of interest to all amateur astronomers. It is published six times a year, and sent free to all standard members of the Association. For subscription details for non-members, please contact the BAA office.

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2016 June
Volume 126, Number 3
Two superb pieces of historical research, and some state-of-the-art amateur observations which are helping the professionals tease out the mysteries of some of the sky's most enigmatic objects
2016 April
Volume 126, Number 2
The total eclipse of 2016 March 9, a detailed obituary of variable star observer Albert Jones, and details of how a Ridley Grant from the BAA could help you get started in spectroscopy.
2016 February
Volume 126, Number 1
Solar eclipse expeditions in 1936, a spectroscopy workshop in 2015, and how amateur and professional astronomers work together to study Jupiter and Saturn
2015 December
Volume 125, Number 6
The total lunar eclipse of September 28, an asteroidal occultation observed from the UK, and comet prospects for 2016..
2015 October
Volume 125, Number 5
The controversial correspondence of Edwin Holmes, daytime collimation of a Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope, and details of the Mercury transit of 2016 May 9
2015 August
Volume 125, Number 4
See the Perseid meteors in a dark moonless sky, explore an erupting black hole, and follow Patrick Moore's mentor at the Brockhurst Observatory in Sussex.
2015 June
Volume 125, Number 3
The total solar eclipse of 2015 March 20, John Brashear and the BAA, and four astronomical book reviews
2015 April
Volume 125, Number 2
A brilliant fireball analysed, NASA’s Dawn spacecraft closes in on Ceres, and a new Governing Document for the BAA


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