The on-line version (in Adobe Acrobat PDF format) of the April 2009 issue of the RASC Journal is now available in full-colour, high-resolution format (6.5 MB), plus a low-resolution version (2.9 MB). Look, too, for the hidden "Easter Eggs" - URLs in some not-so-obvious places.

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James Edgar
Journal Production Manager

We have lots for you...

Get the newest issue, with all your regular favourite columnists, plus these Feature Articles:

  • Helen Sawyer Hogg Memorial Lecture: The Art of Gentle Persuasion by Phil Plait
  • A New Major Observatory in Canada by Frank P. Roy
  • Exploring the Pingualuit Impact Crater by Charles O’Dale
  • Aboriginal Sky Lore of the Constellation Orion in North America by Frank Dempsey
  • A Handwritten Copy of a Report by William Wales and Joseph Dymond of Observations
    Taken of the 1769 Transit of Venus at Prince of Wales Fort, Hudson’s Bay, Canada,
    Attributed to William Wales by Rita Griffin-Short
  • Edmonton Centre Observers Measure Asteroid 111 Ate by Alister Ling
eNews date: 
Monday, March 2, 2009