Journal of the British Astronomical Association. Vol.99 Iss.1

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  • Review

  • 10The real reason the night sky is dark: Correcting a myth in astronomy teaching - Paul S. Wesson
  • 14Eclipsing binaries, Lacerta to Orion in 1969-1986 - J. E. Isles
  • 19Polar axis alignment requirements for astronomical photography - Richard N. Hook
  • 23The declining years of the sunspot cycle - R. J. Livesey
  • 27Short papers The discovery of Charon: Happy accident or timely find? Robert L. Marcialis
  • 29Voltaire and astronomy John B. Brown
  • 31A double image micrometer after Lyot and Camichel for measuring binary stars - Edgar Soulie
  • 33Color Atlas of Galaxies (Wray) / Quasars, Redshifts and Controversies (Arp) / Observational Astrophysics (Lena) The Stars: From Films on Astronomy (Zucker) / Other books received
  • BAA Updates

  • 40New Members / News from New South Wales / Directors and Officers of Sections
  • 43Meeting Report General Meeting 1988 November 30 / Ordinary Meeting 1988 November 30 / Ordinary Meeting 1987 November 14
  • Observers' Forum

  • 39Solar images in H-alpha / M33 / Astrophotography meeting / Saturn and satellites
  • Etc.

  • 1News Reports Errata
  • 3Officers and Council Notice - Special General Meeting, Journal title pages, Microcomputer Users' Group, Speaking at Meetings
  • 7Letters to the Editor sidereal clocks
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