JOURNAL FOR THE HISTORY OF ASTRONOMY was founded in 1970 and is the only journal devoted to the history of astronomy from earliest times to the present, and to history in the service of astronomy. Its subject matter extends to such allied fields as the history of the relevant branches of mathematics and physics, and the use of historical records in the service of astronomy.

Publisher: Science History Publications Ltd.

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Volume 42, Number 2, May 2011

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From J. Winthrop, Jr, to E. E. Barnard: the Arduous Path to the First Sighting of Amalthea
pp. 125-139(15)
Authors: Wesemael, François; Duchetto, Karl Del; Racine, René

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Tracing Ramsden's 'Plumbline Level'
pp. 161-176(16)
Authors: Chinnici, Ileana; Randazzo, Donatella

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William Herschel and the Nebulae, Part 1: 1774–1784
pp. 177-192(16)
Author: Hoskin, Michael

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How Galileo Constructed the Moons of Jupiter
pp. 259-264(6)
Authors: Gingerich, Owen; Van Helden, Albert

Book Reviews

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Book Reviews
pp. 265-279(15)

Notices of Books

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Notices of Books
pp. 280-280(1)

Notes on Contributors

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Notes on Contributors
pp. 280-282(3)

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