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The Observatory (journal)

The Observatory is a publication, variously described as a journal, a magazine and a review, devoted to astronomy. It appeared regularly starting in 1877, and it is now published every two months. The current editors are David Stickland, Bob Argyle and Steve Fossey.[1]

The Observatory  
The Observatory front cover April 2018.jpg
DisciplineAstronomy
LanguageEnglish
Edited byDavid Stickland, Bob Argyle and Steve Fossey[1]
Publication details
History1877-present
Publisher
Self published by the editors (United Kingdom)
FrequencyBimonthly
Standard abbreviations
ISO 4Observatory
Indexing
ISSN0029-7704
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Although it is not published by the Royal Astronomical Society, it publishes the reports of its meetings. Other features are the extensive book reviews and "Here and There", a collection of misprints and ridiculous statements of astronomical interest.

The founder and first editor (1877–82) was William Christie, then chief assistant at the Royal Observatory and later Astronomer Royal. Notable subsequent editors include:

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "The Observatory Magazine: Contact Information". Retrieved 21 May 2018.

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