The Observatory (journal)

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The Observatory  
Discipline Astronomy
Language English
Publication details
Publisher
Editors of The Observatory (United Kingdom)
Publication history
1877-present
Frequency bimontly
Indexing
ISSN 0029-7704
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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.

Although it is not published by the Royal Astronomical Society, it publishes the reports of their 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:

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