CLARENCE AUGUSTUS CHANT, 1865-1956

Since the last issue of the Observer’s Handbook went to press death has claimed Dr. C. A. Chant who conceived the Handbook in the year 1907 and who edited it continuously for fifty years.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

The Observer’s Handbook for 1958 is the 50th and largest yet published. In preparing this volume the Editor has had invaluable assistance with the manuscript and the proof. For the expenditure of much time and effort our cordial thanks are offered to Gustav Bakos, Barbara Gaizauskas, Charles M. Good, James Hogg, Helge Mairo, Kulli Milles, Donald Morton, Isabel K. Williamson and Dorothy Yane. Special thanks are due Margaret W. Mayall, A.A.V.S.O. Director, for the predictions of times of maxima of the long-period variables. Our deep indebtedness to the British Nautical Almanac and the American Ephemeris is thankfully acknowledged.

Ruth J. Northcott

PubType: 
Handbook
Year: 
1958
Month: 
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MonthNum: 
01
Whole Number: 
52
Pages: 
100
Author: 
WMacDonald