The Journal of the British Astronomical Association

Volume 109, No.2: 1999 April

List of Contents

On this page: Notes and News / Articles / Letters / Reviews / BAA Update / Meetings / Observers' Forum

Notes and News

The interacting galaxies of Spring / Aurora Section / From the President / Solar Section / NSV 13262 detected by CCD nova patrol / Watch the solar wind rise


Presidential Address 1998:
Novae ... Martin Mobberley

An investigation of the incidence of solar eclipses on the Chinese New Year ... Darren Beard

The automation of solar eclipse photography ... N. S. Evans
Caroline Lucretia Herschel - Comet Huntress ... David W. Hughes
The aurora 1997 ... R. J. Livesey

(Copies of any of these articles may be ordered from the BAA office.)


Read the letters here


Hubble Revisited - New Images from the Discovery Machine by Daniel Fischer & Hilmar Duerbeck Copernicus (Springer-Verlag), 1998. ISBN 0-387-98551-4. Pp 216, large format, 24.50 (hbk).
reviewed by Nick Hewitt

The Heavens on Fire: The Great Leonid Meteor Storms by Mark Littmann Cambridge University Press, 1998. ISBN 0-521-62405-3. Pp x + 349, 25.00 (hbk).
reviewed by Colin Steele

Observers' Forum

Meeting reports

BAA Update

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