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    Fwd: Journal of,Astronomical History and Heritage December 2019
    From: Paul Hirose
    Date: 2020 Jan 21, 21:18 -0800

    Announcement of recent JAHH articles, forwarded from HASTRO-L, the
    History of Astronomy mailing list.
    
    Among the articles pertaining to navigation in the JAHH archive:
    
    A History of Western astronomical almanacs
    http://www.narit.or.th/en/files/2019JAHHvol22/2019JAHH...22...93S.pdf
    
    The principal time balls of New Zealand
    http://www.narit.or.th/en/files/2017JAHHvol20/2017JAHH...20...69K.pdf
    
    The time light signals of New Zealand
    http://www.narit.or.th/en/files/2017JAHHvol20/2017JAHH...20..211K.pdf
    
    
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    Subject: December 2019 JAHH
    Date: Tue, 21 Jan 2020 01:37:19 +0700
    From: Wayne ORCHISTON
    
      Dear HASTRO-L,
    
    I'm keen to list the contents of each new issue of the *Journal of
    Astronomical History and Heritage* (as Joe Tenn used to do), starting with
    the April 2019 issue.  Listed below are the various papers and book reviews
    in the April, August and December 2019 issues.
    
    To access these go to the Journal's web site (https://www.jahh.org) and
    click on 'Back Issues'. You can then download individual papers, book
    reviews, or an entire issue free of charge.
    
    *JOURNAL OF ASTRONOMICAL HISTORY AND HERITAGE*
    ISSN 1440-2807
    
    *VOLUME 22 NUMBER 1, APRIL 2019 *
    
    *CONTENTS*
    
    Page
    *Editorial*
        2
    
    *Papers*
    A tribute to Professor Govind Swarup, FRS: the Father of Indian Radio
    Astronomy
    3
       *Wayne Orchiston and Sudhir Phakatkar*
    Della Porta, Colonna, and Fontana: the role of Neapolitan scientist at
    the beginning of the telescope
    era                                                              45
       *Mauro Gargano*
    Petrus Apianus’ volvelle for finding the equinoxes
                     60
       *Lars Gislén*
    Merz telescopes at the University Observatory in Christiania,
    Norway            65
       *Bjørn Ragnvald Pettersen*
    Four centuries of observations of the Galilean satellites of Jupiter:
    increasing the astrometric
    accuracy                                                           78
       *J.E. Arlot*
    A history of Western astronomical
    almanacs                                              93
       *P. Kenneth Seidelmann*
    Power, politics and personalities in Australian astronomy: William
    Ernest Cooke and the triangulation of the Pacific by wireless time
    signals    113
       *Ian Tasker*
    An account of the comet, which appeared in the months of September,
    October and November
    1807                                                                    132
       *Captain John Warren*
    On observations of the Great Comet of 1807 (C/1807 R1) from
    India            137
       *R.C. Kapoor*
    John Warren’s unpublished observations of the Great Comet of 1811
    from
    India
    147
       *R.C. Kapoor*
    Australites. Part 2: early Aboriginal perception and
    use                              155
      * Philip A. Clarke*
    Astronomy of the Pardhi Tribe of Central
    India                                           179
    
    *Ganesh Halkare, Purushottam Dahedar, Wayne Orchiston and *
    *  M.N. Vahia*
    
    *Book Reviews*
    *Mercury*, by William
    Sheehan                                                                  195
      * Clifford J. Cunningham*
    *The Cuneiform Uranology Texts: Drawing the Constellations*, by
    Paul-Alain Beaulieu, Eckart Frahm, Wayne Horowitz, and John Steele
    196
       *Gil Breger*
    
    
    *VOLUME 22 NUMBER 2, AUGUST 2019 *
    
    *CONTENTS*
    
    Page
    *Papers*
    The importance of historical measures for dynamical models of the
    evolution of Trapezium-type multiple
    systems                                            201
    
    *Christine Allen, Leonardo J. Sánchez, Alex Ruelas-Mayorga and *
    *  Rafael Costero*
    A further application of Google Earth in studying the orientation of
    ancient Greek
    monuments
    211
    
    *Dimitris SinachopoulosBaiami* and the emu chase: an astronomical
    interpretation of a Wiradjuri Dreaming associated with the *Burbung*
    225
       *Trevor M. Leaman and Duane W. Hamacher*
    Minnaert’s folly: a forgotten teaching observatory from the
    1960s                 238
       *David Baneke*
    A tale of three telescopes: the John A. Brashear Company and its
    46-cm objective of
    1893
    247
       *Richard Taibi*
    The short-lived CSIRO Division of Radiophysics field station at
    Bankstown Aerodrome in
    Sydney                                                             266
       *Harry Wendt and Wayne Orchiston*
    On two seventeenth century Persian paintings depicting comets or
    fireballs
    273
       *R.C. Kapoor*
    Identification of the stars of the *Saptarsi Maṇḍala* and its
    vicinity                 294
       *B.S. Shylaja and R. Venketeswara Pai*
    A history of Drake Municipal Observatory, Des Moines, USA: from
    riches, to rags, to
    restoration
    301
       *Kaley Wresch, Deborah Kent, Janis Winter and Wayne Orchiston*
    Highlighting the history of Japanese radio astronomy. 6: Early solar
    monitoring at the Radio Research Laboratories of the Ministry of Posts
    and Telecommunications,
    Hiraiso                                                             328
       *Wayne Orchiston and Masato Ishiguro*
    A hypothetical Romakasiddhānta
    Calendar                                               339
       *Lars Gislén*
    
    *Book Reviews*
    *Cosmos and Community in Early Medieval Art*, by Benjamin Anderson
    342
       *Marion Dolan*
    
    *Selene’s Two Faces: From 17th Century Drawings to Spacecraft *
    *Imaging*, by Carmen Pérez
    González                                                       343
       *Wayne Orchiston*
    
    *Starlight Detectives: How Astronomers, Inventors, and Eccentrics *
    *Discovered the Modern Universe*, by Alan
    Hirshfeld                                    346
       *Clifford J. Cunningham*
    *Making Stars Physical: The Astronomy of Sir John Herschel*, by
    Stephen
    Case
    347
       *Clifford J. Cunningham*
    *Kew Observatory & The Evolution of Victorian Science 1840‒1910*,
    by Lee T.
    Macdonald
    348
      * Clifford J. Cunningham*
    *Fred Whipple’s Empire: The Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory,
    1955–1973*, by David H.
    DeVorkin                                                             350
       *Jordan D. Marché II*
    *Jupiter*, by William Sheehan and Thomas
    Hockey                                     351
       *Clifford J. Cunningham*
    
    *American Eclipses: A Nation’s Epic Race to Catch the Shadow of *
    *the Moon and Win the Glory of the World*, by David
    Baron                          353
       *Wayne Orchiston*
    *Imagining Other Worlds: Explorations in Astronomy and Culture*, edited
    by Nicholas Campion and Chris
    Impey                                                      354
       *Clifford J. Cunningham*
    
    *The Great Canoes in the Sky: Starlore and Astronomy in the South *
    *Pacific*, by Stephen Robert Chadwick and Martin
    Paviour-Smith                  355
    *  Wayne Orchiston*
    
    *Rocks, Radio and Radar: The Extraordinary Scientific, Social and *
    *Military Life of Elizabeth Alexander*, by Mary
    Harris                                    358
       *Wayne Orchiston*
    *Cosmos: The Art and Science of the Universe*, by Roberta J.M. Olson
    and Jay M.
    Pasachoff
    361
        *Wayne Orchiston *
    
    *VOLUME 22 NUMBER 3, DECEMBER 2019*
    
    *CONTENTS*
    
       Page
    *Papers*
    Treading carefully: V.M. Slipher, C.O. Lampland, E.C. Slipher and their
    ambivalent relationship with Percival Lowell’s
    Mars                                    365
       *William Sheehan*
    The concepts of *deśāntara* and *yojana* in Indian
    astronomy                         401
       *Padmaja Venugopal, K. Rupa, S.K. Uma and S. Balachandra Rao*
    The calendars of Southeast Asia. 1:
    Introduction                                       407
       *Lars Gislén and J.C. Eade*
    The calendars of Southeast Asia. 2: Burma, Thailand, Laos and Cambodia  417
       *Lars Gislén and J.C. Eade*
    The calendars of Southeast Asia. 3:
    Vietnam                                            431
      * Lê Thành Lân*
    The calendars of Southeast Asia. 4: Malaysia and
    Indonesian                    447
      * Lars Gislén and J.C. Eade*
    The calendars of Southeast Asia. 5: Eclipse calculations, and the
    longitudes of the Sun, Moon and planets in Burmese and Thai astronomy    458
       *Lars Gislén and J.C. Eade*
    The calendars of Southeast Asia. 6: Calendrical
    records                            479
       *Lars Gislén and J.C. Eade*
    Notes on the transmission of Ptolemy’s *Almagest* and some geometrical
    mechanisms to the era of
    Copernicus                                                       492
      * Kevin Krisciunas and Belén Bistué*
    Radio astronomy at Cornell University: the early years, 1946 to
    1962          503
       *Donald B. Campbell*
    The Tarawera volcanic eruption in New Zealand and Māori cometary
    astronomy
    521
       *Wayne Orchiston and John Drummond*
    The *Bhāsvatī *astronomical handbook of
    Śatānanda                                    536
      * Sudhira Panda*
    Rationale for Śrīrguṇamitrādivākyas as described in the *Laghuprakāśikā*
    545
       *R. Venkesteswara Pai*
    
    *Book Reviews*
    *Vedic Mathematics and Science in Vedas*, by S. Balachandra Rao.
    553
       *Mayank Vahia*
    *Gerard P. Kuiper and the Rise of Modern Planetary Science*, by
    Derek W.G.
    Sears.
    553
      * William K. Hartmann*
    
    *Conference Dedicated to the 100th Anniversary of the Death of *
    
    *Dr. Nicolaus Thege-Konkoly, and 145th Anniversary of the Founding of *
    *the Hurbanovo Observatory*, edited by Eduard
    Koči                                   555
       *Stanislav Šišulák*
    
    *The Lost Planets: Peter van de Kamp and the Vanishing Exoplanets *
    *Around Barnard’s Star*, by John
    Wenz.                                                     556
      * Clifford Cunningham*
    *Time of our Lives: Sundials of the Adler Planetarium*, by Sara J.
    Schechner
    557
       *Mike Cowham*
    
    *The First Latin Treatise of Ptolemy’s Astronomy: The Almagest *
    *Minor (c. 1200) [Ptolemaeus Arabus et Latinus, Texts: Volume 1]*,
    by Henry
    Zepeda.
    559
       *Dominque Raynaud*
    *Jan Hendrik Oort: Master of the Galactic System*, by Pieter C. van
    der
    Kruit
    561
      * Virginia Trimble*
    *The Oxford Handbook of the History of Modern Cosmology*, edited
    by Helge Kragh and Malcolm
    Longair                                                        565
       *Wayne Orchiston*
    
    *Index*
    567
    
    *STOP PRESS*
    We have just received the terrible news that one of our valued Editorial
    Board members, Dr Yukio Ôhashi from Tokyo, Japan, died suddenly at the end
    of October. We express our condolences to the Ôhashi family, and hope to
    publish an Obituary in the April 2020 issue of *JAHH*.
    
    *Professor Wayne Orchiston*
    *Co-Founder and Editor, JAHH.*
    
    

       
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