The Journal of the British Astronomical Association

Volume 107, No.6: 1997 December

List of Contents

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

Notes and News

Cassini launch is 'picture-perfect' / Comet prospects for 1998 / From the new President / Water, water everywhere - even on the Sun / Chi Cygni - a 100+ year BAA record in the VSS database / Aurora Section / Solar Section / Jupiter in 1997: an interim report / Venus - a mystery unresolved /
An eruptive solar prominence in H-alpha


Voyages South ... Jonathan Shanklin

Combined annual solar activity report, 1980-1989. (Part II: 1988-1989) ... Bruce Hardie
The Jack Ells APT at Trottiscliffe: Results summary 1993-1995 ... Roger Pickard
When London viewed the southern skies: The reception of Sir John Herschel's Cape Results ... S. William Ruskin
Equinoxes and solstices on Uranus and Neptune ... Jean Meeus (p. 332).

Centenaries for 1998 ... Barry Hetherington (p. 346-347).

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


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Mars and the Development of Life by Anders Hansson
Wiley/Praxis, 1997. ISBN 0-471-96605-3 (hbk), 0-471-96606-1 (pbk). Pp xx + 198, 45.00/19.99).
reviewed by John H. Rogers (5.0 Kb)

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