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August Journal now on-line

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Mon, 2009/07/06

The on-line version (in Adobe Acrobat PDF format) of the August 2009 issue of the RASC Journal is now available in full-colour, high-resolution format (5.4 MB), plus a low-resolution version (2.5 MB) for those members on dial-up service.

To access the current issues of the Journal, login at the portal https://secure.rasc.ca.
Then select "Journal Access"
Use the login details found there and coming to you by email announcement.

Regards,
James Edgar
Journal Production Manager


August 2009 Issue Contents - table des matières

Feature Articles/Articles de Fond

  • Astronomical Observations by Peter Fidler and Others in “Canada” 1790-1820 by Peter Broughton
  • Buzzard Coulee - An Amateur Search Effort by Murray D. Paulson
  • Running Large-Scale Astronomy Events on the Web by G. Tulloch, P. Trudel, and M. Simmons

Columns/Rubriques

  • On Another Wavelength: M27 - A Bipolar Planetary Nebula by David Garner
  • Pen and Pixel: Noctilucent Clouds/Veil Nebula/ Elephant Trunk Nebula/Mare Serenitatis
    by David Roles/Stef Cancelli & Paul Mortfield/Pierre Tremblay/Mike Wirths
  • Through My Eyepiece: Titan's Shadow by Geoff Gaherty
  • Quick Picks for Observing by Kim Hay
  • A Moment With...Dr. Peter Martin by Phil Mozel
  • Astronomical Art & Artifact: Alfred Russel Wallace and the RASC by R.A. Rosenfeld
  • Second Light: Intermediate-Mass Black Holes by Leslie J. Sage
  • Orbital Oddities: Delight(s) of Day, Part 2 by Bruce McCurdy
  • Gizmos: Springwater Observatory - The Floor by Don Van Akker

Departments/Départements

  • Letters to the Editor
  • Errata
  • News Notes/En manchettes
    • Best-selling Theoretical Physicist and Cosmologist Gives Prestigious Public Lecture
    • Saint Mary’s University - First Ph.D. & 2009 Plaskett Medal
    • CASCA Presents First Peter G. Martin Award
    • Celebration of Canadian Astronauts
  • Reviews
    • François Arago, un savant généreux. Physique et astronomie au XiX siècle
    • Alien Volcanoes
    • To a Distant Day: The Rocket Pioneers
  • Society News by James Edgar
  • Astrocryptic Answers by Curt Nason