JOURNAL OF ASTRONOMICAL HISTORY AND HERITAGE

                                                                             Volume 23

Vol. 23 No. 1

Mar/Apr 2020


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Contents

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Papers


“Foundling of Percival Lowell”: The saga of naming Pluto

Thomas Hockey

2



Australian eclipse expeditions: James Short and the eclipses of 1908, 1910 and 1911

Nick Lomb

26



Astronomical dating of seven Classical Greek eclipses

F.R. Stephenson, L.V. Morrison, and C.Y. Hohenkerk 

47




Seeking an inconstant constant: the quest to discover the variability of the Sun from William Herschel to Andrew Ellicott Douglass

William Sheehan and G. Wesley Lockwood

63




Solstice and solar position observations in Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander traditions

Duane W. Hamacher, Robert S. Fuller, Trevor M. Leaman, and David Bosun

89




Sustained cartographic innovations in nascent French Canada: the life and times of Jean Deshayes

Richard de Grijs

100



Herschel’s spurious moons of Uranus: their impact on satellite orbital theory, celestial cartography

Clifford J. Cunningham

119



Understanding śrungonnati: elevation of the Moon's cusp (with examples)

B.S. Shubha, B.S. Shylaja and P. Vinay

163



Cook’s third voyage to the Pacific and early scientific astronomy on the north-western coast of America: the sojourn at Nootka Sound in April 1778

Wayne Orchiston and William Wells

174




Obituary


Obituary: Dr Yukio Ôhashi (1955-2019)

Wayne Orchiston and Tsuko Nakamura

209



Book Reviews (all)


Cosmic Discovery: The Search, Scope, and Heritage of Astronomy by Martin Harwit

Samantha Thompson

218



Unifying Heaven and Earth: Essays in the History of Early Modern Cosmology edited by Patrick Boner and Dario Tessicini

Clifford J. Cunningham

219



Scandalous Error. Calendar Reform and Calendrical Astronomy in Medieval Europe by C. Philipp E. Nothaft

Cecelia Panti

220



Simon Marius and His Research edited by Hans Gaab and Pierre Leich

Clifford J. Cunningham

223


The Wayward Comet: A Descriptive History of Cometary Orbits, Kepler’s Problem and the Cometarium by Martin Beech

Pedro M.P. Raposo

224



Franz Xaver von Zach und die Astronomie seiner Zeit edited by Wolfgang R. Dick and Oliver Schwarz

Endre Zsoldos

226



Decoding the Stars: A Biography of Angelo Secchi, Jesuit and Scientist by Ileana Chinnici

Wayne Orchiston

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