The Observatory Magazine: Linking Three Centuries

  • D. J. Stickland
Part of the Astrophysics and Space Science Library book series (ASSL, volume 296)


A brief history of The Observatory Magazine is presented in the context of a review of the procedures and practices of the Editors over the last 125 years, so far as is known from the available archives. In an age of increasing emphasis on electronic communication, the future prospects for the Magazine may not be especially rosy.


Monthly Notice Monthly Review Royal Greenwich Observatory Annual Index Royal Observatory 
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    Tayler, R.J. 1987, History of the Royal Astronomical Society, Volume 2: 1920-1980, Blackwell, Oxford, p. 112.Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • D. J. Stickland
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  1. 1.Rutherford Appleton LaboratoryChilton DidcotUK

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