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The Journal of the British Astronomical Association, 2019 October

Volume 129, Number 5

Explore the enigmatic Gyulbudaghian's Nebula, read expert guidance on observing November's transit of Mercury, and catch up with the latest from all the Sections in the annual Council report

Contents

251
Notes and News
251
Callum Potter
251
Aurora & NLC Section Activity 2019 June 29 – August 29
Sandra Brantingham
252
Christopher Taylor
253
Transit of Mercury in November
Paul G. Abel
254
Nick James
256
Solar Section
Lyn Smith
257
Jeremy Shears
258
Old telescopes on new mountings
David Arditti
259
FROM THE JOURNAL ARCHIVE
John Chuter
260
Richard McKim
273
Grant Privett, Andrea Tasselli, Andrew Luck, Bob Garner, Dale Holt, Daniel Self, Geoff Thurston, Mike Harlow, Owen Brazell & Steven Goldsmith
279
Fred Nye
282
Report of the Council for the session 2018 August 1 to 2019 July 31
295
Trustees’ Report and financial results for the year ended 2019 June 30
299
FROM THE BAA ARCHIVES
John Chuter
299
Letters
Geoff White
300
Spectroscopic observations of the outburst of a WZ Sge dwarf nova
David Boyd
300
Unusual asteroid names revisited
Michael Covington
301
VEGA 2019 International Spectroscopy Symposium
Jack Martin
302
Game of Thrones: Cassiopeia & Cepheus
Nick Hewitt
305
Nick Hewitt
306
BAA Special General Meeting, Ordinary Meeting & George Alcock Memorial Lecture, 2019 May 29
Alan Dowdell
308
Brian Mills