Volume 11 No. 1March 2008
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Papers from the Osterbrock Memorial Symposium
W.W. Morgan and the Discovery of the Spiral Arm Structure of our GalaxyWilliam Sheehan3
The Pleasures of the VaultAnthony Misch22
The 40-foot Solar Eclipse Camera of the Lick ObservatoryJohn C. Pearson & Wayne Orchiston25
Other Papers
Ancient Greek Heliocentric Views Hidden from Prevailing Beliefs?Ioannis Liritzis, & Alexandra Coucouzeli39
Milutin Milanković and the Reform of the Julian Calendar in 1923M.S. Dimitrijević, E. Th. Theodossiou,
& P.Z. Mantarakis
The (Almost) Unseen Total Eclipse of 1831Ian R. Bartky55
Molonglo Observatory: Building the Cross and MOSTBruce McAdam63
The Australian Solar Eclipse Expeditions of 1947 and 1949Harry Wendt, Wayne Orchiston,
& Bruce Slee
Book Reviews (all)
Jesse Ramsden (1735-1800): London’s Leading Scientific Instrument Maker, by Anita McConnellDavid Blank79
Mission to Jupiter: A History of the Galileo Project, by Michael MeltzerJames Bryan79
“…eine ausnehmende Zierde und Vortheil” – Geschichte der Kieler Universitätssternwarte
und ihrer Vorgängerinnen 1770 – 1950,
by Felix Lühning
Hilmar W. Duerbeck80
Un Astronome des Lumières: Jérôme de Lalande, by Simone DumontAnita McConnell80
Bearing the Heavens: Tycho Brahe an the Astronomical Community of the Late Sixteenth Century,
by Adam Mosley
Günther Oestmann81
One Time Fits All: The Campaign for Global Uniformity, by Ian R. BartkyG.A. Wilkins82
Cometography. A Catalogue of Comets. Volume 3: 1900-1932, by Gary W. KronkWayne Orchiston83
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Volume 11 No. 2July 2008
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The Origin and Meaning of Colourful Descriptions in Chinese Astronomical RecordsRichard G. Strom87
Cassini, Rømer, and the Velocity of LightLaurence Bobis & James Lequeux97
A Newly-discovered Accurate Early Drawing of M51, the Whirlpool NebulaWilliam Tobin, & J.B. Holberg107
Ernesto Vasconcellos’ Astronomia Photographica: The Earliest Popular Book on Astronomical Photography?Vitor Bonifácio, Isabel Malaquias, & João Fernandes116
Rado Köveslighety’s Spectroscopic WorkLajos G. Balázs, Magda Vargha, & Endre Zsoldos124
The Hydrogen Abundance in Stars: A First Major Step for Quantitative AstrophysicsDavide Cenadelli134
From Research Institution to Astronomical Museum: A History of the Stockholm ObservatorySteven Haywood Yaskell146
A short History of Two Nineteenth Century German Instruments at the Bologna Observatory:
The 16-cm Steinheil Refractor and the Ertel & Sohn Meridian Circle
Francesco Poppi, Fabrizio Bònoli, & Andrea Gualandi157
Book Reviews (all)
Star Maps: History, Artistry, and Cartography by Nick KanasRobert A. Garfinkle167
Proxima: The Nearest Star (Other Than the Sun!), by I.S. GlassWayne Orchiston167
James Van Allen: The First Billion Miles, by Abigail FoerstnerRobert A. Garfinkle
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Volume 11 No. 3November 2008
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Christiansen Papers
W.N. Christiansen and the Development of the Solar Grating ArrayHarry Wendt, Wayne Orchiston, & Bruce Slee173
W.N. Christiansen and the Initial Australian Investigation of the 21cm Hydrogen LineHarry Wendt, Wayne Orchiston, & Bruce Slee185
Reminiscences Regarding Professor R.N. ChristiansenGovind Swarup194
Other Papers
The Earliest Telescope Preserved in JapanTsuko Nakamura203
Ethnographic and Literary Reflections on Ancient Georgian Astronomical HeritageI. Simonia, C. Ruggles, & R. Chagunava213
Letters from Augustin Hallerstein, an Eighteenth Century Jesuit Astronomer in BeijingStanislav Juznic219
The Phantom Moon of Venus, 1645-1768Kurt Møller Pedersen, & Helge Kragh227
William Herschel’s Fifty-two Fields of Extensive Diffused Nebulosity – a RevisionArndt Latusseck235
Book Reviews (all)
Astronom in zwei Welten, by Dieter B. HerrmannHilmar W. Duerbeck247
Der Wissenschaftsmacher: Reimar Lüst im Gespräch mit Paul Nolte, by David PingreeHilmar W. Duerbeck247
Sternwarten: 95 astronomische Observatorien in aller Welt, by Stefan Binnewies,
Wolfgang Steinicke, & Jens Moser
Hilmar W. Duerbeck 248
Universe in a Mirror: The Saga of the Hubble Space Telescope and the Visionaries Who Built It,
by Robert Zimmerman
Hilmar W. Duerbeck 249
Index to Volume 11250
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