Journal of the British Astronomical Association. Vol.101 Iss.6

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  • 335Presidential Address The origins of the reflecting telescope - Colin Ronan
  • 343The 87-inch Clark refractor of the Temple Observatory, Rugby - R. A. Marriott
  • 351The three white ovals and adjacent belts in the South Temperate region of Jupiter, 1940-1990 and David Herbert
  • Notes and News

  • 323One of the dimmest known stars discovered / New Director for Mount Wilson / No black hole in SS433 after all / Comet News / Aurora Section / Occultation of 28 Sgr by Titan, 1981 July 3 / A hunt for planets in the making / Meteorite confirmed as Moon rock
  • 329Letters Exactly where is the Arctic circle? / The 1866 Leonids / Emulsions for astrophotography / French astronomers in India
  • Review

  • 361The Cosmic Water Hole (Davoust) / Hamlyn Atlas of the Moon (Riikl) / Lunar Sourcebook (ed. Heiken, Vaniman and French) / Our Universes (Wilkinson) / Other books received
  • BAA Updates

  • 365BAA Meteor Section Meeting 1991 May 4 / Obituaries: Philipp (Tip) Simon, John C. Bennett / BAA Membership
  • 369Historical Note The Lilienthal Tragedy - Richard Baum
  • Observers' Forum

  • 1991Deep-sky photography in light-polluted areas / Discovery over England / Perseid meteor spectrum / Total solar eclipse of 1991 July 11 / Andromeda Galaxy (M31) / Globular cluster in Serpens (M5) / The Moon (Mare Tranquilitatis) / Earth-crossing asteroid
  • Etc.

  • 322Officers and Council
  • 330OA / CCD Gallery - (NGC 7000, Van Biesbroeck's star, M l , NGC 6781, M27, M71, M l 3 , M56, M3, Stephan's Quintet, NGC 7331)
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