JRASC 2009 August

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
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JRASC 2009 June

Inside This Issue

  • Heart of the Crab
  • The Apollo 11 Landing
  • Pixellations III: Flats
  • A Scholarly Masterpiece
  • The Hazards of Astro Flashlights
  • Herschel, Babbage, and Isaac Newton’s Chair
  • Dark-Sky Ratings for Star Parties in 2009
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JRASC 2009 April

Inside This Issue

  • Observations Taken of the 1769 Transit
  • A Major New Observatory in Canada
  • Exploring the Pingualuit Impact Crater
  • Aboriginal Sky Lore
  • The Art of Gentle Persuasion
  • Edmonton Centre Observers Measure Asteroid 111 Ate
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JRASC 2009 February

Inside This Issue

  • New Constraints on the Asteroid 298 Baptistina, the Alleged Family Member of the K/T Impactor
  • Long Secondary Periods in Pulsating Red Supergiant Stars
  • Shakespeare and Elizabethan Telescopy
  • Construction of a 16th-Century Telescope:An Experiment in the History of Astronomy
  • Calculating Meteoroid Orbits: Part II: Three Dimensions
  • An Interview with Longtime RASC Member Larry Wood

All your favourite regular columns, plus some new ones:

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JRASC 2008 December

Inside This Issue

  • Early Years at the David Dunlap Observatory
  • Calculating Meteoroid Orbits: Part I: Two Dimensions
  • Daniel Knode Winder (1828-97), the First President of the Toronto
  • Astronomical Club
  • Filters and the Visual Astronomer

Plus, all your favourite regular columns:

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JRASC 2008 October

Inside This Issue

  • The Plaskett Telescope at 90
  • Astronomical Art and Artifact: The View From the RASC Archives

Plus, all your favourite regular columns:

  • Pen and Pixel
  • Second Light
  • Deep-Sky Contemplations
  • Through My Eyepiece
  • Gizmos
  • Quick Picks for Observing

And a few extras:

  • Astrocryptic
  • Society News
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JRASC 2008 August

Inside This Issue

  • Period Changes for the d Scuti Star YZ Boo by Rachel Ward, Paul Delaney, Sarah Sadavoy, Aaron Maxwell, Senthuran Senthilnathan, and Sandy Hsu
  • RASC Dark-Sky Program by Robert Dick
  • Magnitude Changes in a Variable Star by Alaina Edwards
  • The Chris Graham Robotic Telescope by Craig Breckenridge
  • The CASTOR “Sputnik 50th Anniversary Satellite-Tracking Bonanza”: Project Overview and Preliminary Analysis by Michael A. Earl
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JRASC 2008 June

Inside This Issue

  • Creating a Relationship with the Sky — The Horizon Effect Project
  • “Look WAAAYYYY Up!” — Travels to Mauna Kea
  • Quick Picks for Observing
  • Visual Impressions of the Planet Mercury
  • Alligators, Officers, and Other Hazards
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JRASC 2008 April

Inside This Issue

  • Abstracts from the Planetary Science Research Symposium
  • Aboriginal Canadian Sky Lore of the Big Dipper
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JRASC 2008 February

Inside This Issue

  • Roy Bishop's short history of the Observer's Handbook
  • A brief, but interesting, write-up about the Dark-Sky Reserve at Mont-Mégantic, plus the 2007 September 19-21 Conference, by Robert Dick, Yvan Dutil, and Dan Taylor
  • An admirer's fond farewell to Gertrude Jean Southam by Dan Collier
  • Alister Ling describes his first double-star discovery, and
  • Rick Stankiewicz writes about spotting Ceres
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