The Handbook for 1944 is the 36th issue. The times of moonrise and moonset, first printed for 1942, now include latitudes 40, 45, 50 and 52 degrees. Added this year are: (1) Table of precession for 50 years, to bring 1900-catalogue positions forward to 1950; (2) Table of representative bright variable stars, with maps of the fields of four naked-eye variables.
The Observer's Handbook for 1919. Edited by C.A. Chant.
Eleventh year of publication.
Note: pages 1-2 and 31-32 were duplicated in the printed copy.
The Handbook for 1919 contains the same amount of matter as that for 1918, and is thus of rather less than half its usual size. The reduction was accomplished by omitting those portions which are not much altered from year to year, namely:—
The first edition (1907) of the The Canadian Astronomical Handbook (later named the Observer's Handbook). This digital edition contains special introductory text written by former Handbook editor Roy Bishop in 2009.