Volume 15 No. 1March/April 2012
EditorialWayne Orchiston2
Lomonosov, the Discovery of Venus’s Atmosphere, and the Eighteenth-century
Transits of Venus
Jay M. Pasachoff and William Sheehan3
Romanian Astronomy and the 1874 Transit of VenusMagda Stavinschi15
The M51 Mystery: Lord Rosse, Robinson, South and the Discovery of Spiral
Structure in 1845
Wolfgang Steinicke19
The Development of Astronomy in Naples: The Tale of Two Large Telescopes
made by William Herschel
Mauro Gargano30
‘Astronomy’ or ‘Astrology’: A Brief History of an Apparent ConfusionAlexandre Losev42
Long-publishing Astronomers, or the Problem of ClassificationJoseph S. Tenn47
James Ferguson RememberedClive Davenhall57
Some New Insights into the History of the Glasgow Time Ball and Time GunsDavid Clarke and Roger Kinns59
Hilmar Willi Duerbeck, 1948-2012Christiaan Sterken, Joseph S. Tenn and Wayne Orchiston68
Book Reviews (all)
Advancing Variable Star Astronomy. The Centennial History of the American
Association of Variable Star Observers, by Thomas R. Williams and Michael Saladyga
Wayne Orchiston70
Celebrating the AAO: Past, Present and Future: Proceedings of a Symposium held in
Coonabarabran June 21-25, 2010, to Commemorate 35 Years of the AAO and its
Transition to the Australian Astronomical Observatory, edited by Russell Cannon and David Malin
Stephen Marsden71
Scientific Writing for Young Astronomers, Parts 1 and 2, edited by Christiaan SterkenHilmar W. Duerbeck71
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Volume 15 No. 2July/August 2012
About the JAHH and the coverInside Cover
A history of radio astronomy polarisation measurementsRichard Wielebinski76
The Parkes 18-m Antenna: a brief historical evaluationWayne Orchiston96
Discovery of the Magellanic StreamDon Mathewson100
In memory of Eugene (Jenő) von Gothard: a pioneering nineteenth century Hungarian
Ildikó J. Vincze and István Jankovics105
Advancing astronomy on the American frontier: the career of Frank Herbert LoudSteve Ruskin115
Possible astronomical meanings of some El Molle relics near the ESO Observatory at La SillaGabriella Bernardi, Alberto Vecchiato and Beatrice
Book Review
The Great Melbourne Telescope, by Richard GillespieWayne Orchiston146
Radio Astronomy and the Journal of Astronomical History and Heritage136
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Volume 15 No. 3November/December 2012
About the JAHH and the coverInside Cover
Is Space Flat? Nineteenth Century Astronomy and Non-Euclidean GeometryHelge Kragh149
The Wells Creek Meteorite Impact Site and Changing Views on Impact CrateringJ.R.H. Ford, Wayne Orchiston and Ron Clendening159
On the Origin of the Name of the Minor Planet (1441) BolyaiÁkos Csizmadia and Szilárd Csizmadia179
The 1882 Transit of Venus and the Popularization of Astronomy in the USA as Reflected in The New York TimesStella Cottam, Wayne Orchiston and F. Richard Stephenson183
On the Reliability of Han Dynasty Solar Eclipse RecordsDavid W. Pankenier200
Highlighting the History of Japanese Radio Astronomy: 1. An IntroductionMasato Ishiguro, Wayne Orchiston, Kenji Akabane, Norio Kaifu,
Masa Hayashi, Tsuko Nakamura, Ronald Stewart and Hiromitsu Yokoo
The University of Texas Millimeter Wave ObservatoryPaul A. Vanden Bout, John H. Davis and Robert B. Loren232
Sigurd Enebo and Variable Star Research: Nova Geminorum 1912 and the RV Tauri StarsBjørn Ragnvald Pettersen246
IAU Working Group Reports
IAU Historic Radio Astronomy Working Group: Triennial Report (2009-2011)Ken Kellermann255
Book Reviews (all)
Unravelling Starlight: William and Margaret Huggins and the Rise of the New Astronomy, by Barbara J. BeckerSteven J. Dick258
The Day the World Discovered the Sun. An Extraordinary Story of Scientific Adventure and the Race to Track the Transit of
Venus, by Mark Anderson
Wayne Orchiston259
Index to Volume 15260
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