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Observer's Handbook

The Observer's Handbook is a reference guide published annually since 1907 by The Royal Astronomical Society of Canada. Through its long tradition and the expertise of more than 50 contributors, the Observer's Handbook has come to be regarded as the standard North American reference for data on the sky. The material in the Handbook is of interest to professional and amateur astronomers, scientists, teachers at all levels, students, science writers, campers, Scout and Guide leaders, as well as interested general readers. The Observer's Handbook is an integral part of many astronomy courses at the secondary and university levels, and it should be on the reference shelf of every library.

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Back Issues

No Observer's Handbook was issued in 1909 or 1910, rather predictions were published bimonthly in JRASC:

Observer's Handbook Back Issues

40 issues selected from 40 available. Click on a thumbnail to see an issue.

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1932
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1933
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1934
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1935
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1936
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1938