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JRASC 2008 August

JRASC 2008-08

Inside

  • 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.
Issue Info
Year: 
2008
Month(s): 
Aug
Volume: 
102
Number: 
4
Whole Number: 
731
Embargoed: 
Not Embargoed

JRASC 2008 June

JRASC 2008-06
  • 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
Issue Info
Year: 
2008
Month(s): 
Jun
Volume: 
102
Number: 
3
Whole Number: 
730
Embargoed: 
Not Embargoed

JRASC 2008 April

JRASC 2008-04
  • Abstracts from the Planetary Science Research Symposium
  • Aboriginal Canadian Sky Lore of the Big Dipper
Issue Info
Year: 
2008
Month(s): 
Apr
Volume: 
102
Number: 
2
Whole Number: 
729
Embargoed: 
Not Embargoed

JRASC 2008 February

JRASC 2008-02

Contents:

  • 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

In addition to the entire stable of regulars, each with their own column, we showcase some glorious images in a full-colour centre

Issue Info
Year: 
2008
Month(s): 
Feb
Volume: 
102
Number: 
1
Whole Number: 
728
Embargoed: 
Not Embargoed

JRASC 2007 December

JRASC 2007-12
  • Orbits of Small Satellites in the Field of a Rectangular Slab
  • Did Philips Lansbergen Own the University of Toronto’s De revolutionibus by Nicolaus Copernicus?
  • A New Bruderheim Fragment
  • Mars: the 2007 Opposition
  • The Ultimate Travel Scope for Visual Observing
Issue Info
Year: 
2007
Month(s): 
Dec
Volume: 
101
Number: 
6
Whole Number: 
727
Embargoed: 
Not Embargoed

JRASC 2007 October

JRASC 2007-10
  • Editorial by Jay Anderson
  • A scientific treatise from Jeremy Tatum,

"Calculation of the Atmospheric Trajectory of a Meteor from Photographic Observations"

  • Murray Paulson provides a primer on imaging Mars - getting ready for the upcoming close encounter
  • Guy Mackie and Jim Tisdale of the Okanagan Centre and Gil Self of Prince George Centre give some insight into their operations and accomplishments

Issue Info
Year: 
2007
Month(s): 
Oct
Volume: 
101
Number: 
5
Whole Number: 
726
Embargoed: 
Not Embargoed

JRASC 2007 August

JRASC 2007-08
  • The Chassigny Meteorite and Fireball: a Forensic Study
  • Playing the Odds: Forecasting for Astronomy
  • A Spectacular Solar Eclipse Image
  • Raymond Koenig, Founding Member of Kitchener-Waterloo Centre
  • Sketching the Sky • Lynne’s Scope
Issue Info
Year: 
2007
Month(s): 
Aug
Volume: 
101
Number: 
4
Whole Number: 
725
Embargoed: 
Not Embargoed

JRASC 2007 April

JRASC 2007-04

CONTENTS - table des matières

DEPARTMENTS

  • Editorial by Denis Grey
  • News Notes/En manchettes
    • Primordial Organic Matter in the Tagish Lake Meteorite
    • Cosmic Bubble Wins Prize
    • CITA Director Honoured
    • Tau Boo’s Magnetic Attraction by Martin Beech and Russ Sampson
  • Correspondence
  • The Lunar-X Files: A Fleeting Vision near the Crater Werner
Issue Info
Year: 
2007
Month(s): 
Apr
Volume: 
101
Number: 
2
Whole Number: 
723
Embargoed: 
Not Embargoed

JRASC 2007 February

JRASC 2007-02

CONTENTS - table des matières

DEPARTMENTS

  • President's Corner by Scott Young
  • Editorial by Jay Anderson
  • News Notes/En manchettes
  • The Clock of the Long Now ­ A Reflection by Martin Beech
  • Reviews/Critiques
    • The Cosmic Century: A History of Astrophysics and Cosmology;
    • Solar System Observer's Guide

FEATURE ARTICLES/ARTICLES DE FOND

  • Assessing a MOP to Cleanly Sweep Astronomical Images
Issue Info
Year: 
2007
Month(s): 
Feb
Volume: 
101
Number: 
1
Whole Number: 
722
Embargoed: 
Not Embargoed

JRASC 2006 December

JRASC 2006-12
  • Using the Medical Image-Processing Package, ImageJ, for Astronomy DSLR Astrophotography, Part 1
  • Near Earth Asteroid (2004 XP14) night-flight
  • Investigating the Basic Properties of Black Holes Using Newtonian Mechanics
Issue Info
Year: 
2006
Month(s): 
Dec
Volume: 
100
Number: 
6
Whole Number: 
721
Embargoed: 
Not Embargoed
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