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The Journal of the British Astronomical Association, 2018 August

Volume 128, Number 4

Section Director David Arditti introduces the new Equipment & Techniques Section, and reports from the Mars, Saturn and Comet Sections highlight the planetary observing skills of BAA members.

Contents

195
Notes and News
195
Callum Potter
196
Richard McKim
196
Activity 2018 April 20 to June 25
Sandra Brantingham
197
David Arditti
197
Solar Section
Lyn Smith
199
Memorial plaque dedicated to Mary Adela Blagg
Kevin Kilburn
200
FROM THE JOURNAL ARCHIVE
John Chuter
201
Venus, 2018 May to June
Paul G. Abel
202
BAA Instruments for sale
Richard McKim
203
Janice McClean
204
Getting started with your telescope – Which way is up?
Stewart Moore
206
Mike Foulkes
217
Jonathan Shanklin
228
Nick White
231
Richard McKim
240
Meetings
242
Letters
243
Stewart Moore
245
Three decades of battling for darker skies
Bob Mizon
245
Nominations invited for the sixth Sir Patrick Moore Prize
David Arditti
245
Expulsion of former members of the BAA
Bill Tarver
247
The Moon, by Bill Leatherbarrow
Reviewed by Barry Fitz-Gerald
247
Reviewed by Kevin Kilburn
248
Brian Mills