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The Journal of the British Astronomical Association, 2013 August

Volume 123, Number 4

The dark skies of Wales, the Aristarchus events of 1963, and the 2007 apparition of Saturn....

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Meeting of the Comet Section
At this meeting in Northampton Glyn Marsh created a comet nucleus from basic chemical ingredients
Jonathan Shanklin

Refereed Papers

A dark sky survey in Wales
Results of a survey of the darkness of the night sky at the Brecon Beacons National Park, undertaken to support the Park's application for Dark Sky Reserve status.
Martin Griffiths
Revisiting the 1963 'Aristarchus events'
A study of the Transient Lunar Phenomena (TLP) known as the '1963 Aristarchus Events', in the light of modern facilities and knowledge.
Robert O'Connell & Anthony Cook
Saturn during the 2007/2008 apparition
This report provides an analysis of the Saturn observations made by members of the BAA Saturn Section during the 2007/2008 apparition.
Mike Foulkes
An investigation of GSC 02038-00293, a suspected RS CVn star, using CCD photometry
Results are presented of differential time series photometry for GSC 02038-00293, a suspected RS CVn binary, using data collected with the Open University’s PIRATE robotic telescope located at the Observatori Astronomic de Mallorca between 2010 May 10 and June 13.
Alastair Bruce, Stewart Cruickshank, Tony Rodda & Mark Salisbury