The Observatory (journal)

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The Observatory  
Discipline Astronomy
Language English
Edited by David Stickland, Bob Argyle and Steve Fossey[1]
Publication details
Publication history
Self published by the editors (United Kingdom)
Frequency bimontly
Standard abbreviations
ISSN 0029-7704

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]

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:


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