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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

JRASC 2006 October

JRASC 2006-10

FEATURE ARTICLES/ARTICLES DE FOND

  • Determining the Orbital Height of a Low-Earth-Orbiting Artificial Satellite Observed near the Local Zenith by Michael A. Earl
  • Astronomy and Astrology by Roy Swanson
  • Creating a High-Dynamic-Range Solar Eclipse Composite Image by Alson Wong
  • Is Artificial Light at Night Too Much of a Good Thing? by Barry A.J. Clark

RESEARCH PAPERS/ARTICLES DE RECHERCHE

Issue Info
Year: 
2006
Month(s): 
Oct
Volume: 
100
Number: 
5
Whole Number: 
720
Embargoed: 
Not Embargoed

JRASC 2006 August

JRASC 2006-08

FEATURE ARTICLES/ARTICLES DE FOND

  • The Cult Statue of Aphrodite at Palaepaphos: A Meteorite?
Issue Info
Year: 
2006
Month(s): 
Aug
Volume: 
100
Number: 
4
Whole Number: 
719
Embargoed: 
Not Embargoed

JRASC 2006 June

JRASC 2006-06

FEATURE ARTICLES/ARTICLES DE FOND

  • The Dresden (Ontario) H6 Chondrite, Part II: Classification, Estimated Fireball Trajectory, and Possible Origin
    by Phil J.A. McCausland, Peter G. Brown, and Graham C. Wilson
  • Giovanni Virginio Schiaparelli
    by Michele T. Mazzucato
  • On Seeing D2
    by Martin Beech
  • My First Variable-Star Observation - A Series of Misadventures
    by Tim R. Crawford
  • The Big Zit
    by Michael Attas
  • The Woodstock College Observatory - II
Issue Info
Year: 
2006
Month(s): 
Jun
Volume: 
100
Number: 
3
Whole Number: 
718
Embargoed: 
Not Embargoed
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