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Historical Section Newsletter 23

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Historical Section Newsletter 23

We’ve just produced our spring newsletter. You can find it and all the back issues at


p.1     From the Director – Mike Frost

p.4     The Story of O’Neill’s Bridge, a Lunar Arch or Not? - Gerard Gilligan

p.13    W. Ottway & Co., Ltd, Optical & Scientific Instrument Makers – Alan Thomas

p.20    The Reverend Richard Rouse Bloxam (1765-1840) and a Box of Stars - Mike Frost

p.23    The Origin of the Term ‘Zenithal Hourly Rate’ – Bill Barton & Philip Bagnall

p.24    The AAS History of Astronomy Calendar – Mark Marrotta

p.25    Odyssey Presentations by Andrew Lound

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Very interesting edition, I like the O'Neils Bridge paper.

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Historical Section Newsletter

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