The Journal of the British Astronomical Association

Volume 108, No.4: 1998 August

List of Contents

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

Notes and News

Iridium satellites light up the sky / Aurora Section / From the President / Rings within rings / Solar Section


Elizabeth Brown (1830-1899), solar astronomer ... Mary Creese

Further studies of the Herigonius sinuous rille terrain based on the NSSDC Orbiter IV microfilm frame
... Keith W. Abineri
Experiments in digital meteor astrometry ... S. J. Evans
The Sun, interplanetary weather and mankind's technologies ... R. J. Livesey
Visual observations of the Perseid meteor shower in 1996 ... N. M. Bone
A swing-back hut for a telescope ... R. M. Steele Venus: the enigma of phase-locked cloud structure and the UV syndrome ... Richard Baum

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


Read the letters here


The Year-Round Messier Marathon Field Guide by Harvard Pennington Willmann-Bell Inc, 1998. ISBN 0-943396-54-9. Pp x + 196, $19.95 (hbk.) reviewed by Owen Brazell

Comets, Popular Culture and the Birth of Modern Cosmology by Sara Schechner Genuth. Princeton University Press, 1997. ISBN 0-691-01150-8. Pp xvi + 365, $49.50 (hbk.) reviewed by W. M. Napier

Observers' Forum

Meeting reports

BAA Update

A copy of this or any other recent issue of the Journal
may be ordered from the BAA office.

Back to top of page

Go to the BAA Journal home page