The Astronomical Society of Edinburgh

Journal 45 - December 2002

Cover Picture - picture of Moon

Picture of Moon by Neil Grubb
October 2002 with a webcam through an 8" SCT from Cameron Toll
It is a composite of ten high magnification frames

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From the President - Lorna McCalman 2
Agnes Mary Clerke and the Rise of Astrophysics by Dr Mary Brück (Book Review) 3
Wigtown Astrofest 2002 4
The One O'Clock Gun - the story of Edinburgh's time service (Book Review) 5
The Leonid Meteors - 19/20 November 2002 6
Mini Planets - Graham Young (Dundee AS) 7
W Lyrae - Observations by Des Loughney 8
Scottish Astronomy Weekend 2002 9
The Society's Library 14


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The Astronomical Society of Edinburgh
City Observatory, Calton Hill, Edinburgh
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Editor: Dr Dave Gavine
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Assistant Editor: Graham Rule