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*           ELECTRONIC NEWSLETTER FOR THE HISTORY OF ASTRONOMY            *
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*      Published by the Working Group for the History of Astronomy        *
*                  in the Astronomische Gesellschaft                      *
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*                    Number 18, December 18, 1996                         *
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*                           A translation of                              *
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*          ELEKTRONISCHE MITTEILUNGEN ZUR ASTRONOMIEGESCHICHTE            *
*                      Nr. 18,  17. Dezember 1996                         *
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*          Edited by: Dr. Wolfgang R. Dick <wdi@potsdam.ifag.de>          *
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Contents
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1. Guenther Eichhorn: Scanning the Historical Literature

2. Replication of historical telescopes: request for contacts

3. A Conference in Honor of Dorrit Hoffleit's 90th Birthday

4. Conference Announcement: Third Biennial History of Astronomy Workshop

5. Call for Papers: The Second International Symposium on Astronomical 
   Exchange between China and Other Countries

6. Conferences 1997/98

7. New Books

Acknowledgements

Imprint

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Scanning the Historical Literature
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By Guenther Eichhorn, Cambridge, MA, USA

The Astrophysics Data System has scanned most major and several minor
astronomical journals for the last 20 years. I am currently starting to
plan for scanning the historical literature. We already have issues of
Monthly Notices from 1890 to present available and the RAS told me they
would send me the older years. I am also working on getting complete sets
of PASP, ApJ, and AJ. Is there any chance that someone might be able to
find some missing volumes for us? I assume that historians of astronomy
are interested in having the historical literature on-line.

Please let me know if you have any other journals that we could scan.

The journal images are available through the ADS abstract service.
Whenever a reference is returned that has a full article, a link to the
scanned images is shown. They can also be accessed directly through the
article service page at: http://adsabs.harvard.edu/article_service.html

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Dr. Guenther Eichhorn        |  E-mail, Internet:
Project Scientist            |  gei@cfa.harvard.edu
Astrophysics Data System     |  Phone: 617-495-7260
SIMBAD US Gateway            |  Fax:   617-496-7577
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
60 Garden Street, MS-83
Cambridge, MA 02138
USA

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Replication of historical telescopes: request for contacts
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Jeff Hall is currently involved in the replication of an 1848 24" Newtonian
telescope (originally built by William Lassell). Please contact him if you
have any information relating to experiences replicating historical
telescopes (or any historical object). Also any opinions on the philosophy
behind replicating historical objects (e.g. the challenge, comparing old
techniques with todays) will be appreciated.  
E-mail: jeff.hall@barclays.co.uk

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A Conference in Honor of Dorrit Hoffleit's 90th Birthday
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First Announcement

        The Yale Astronomy Department is planning to hold a day and a half
conference in honor of Dr. Dorrit Hoffleit's 90th Birthday on March 7th
and 8th, 1997 at Yale.  We will have invited and a few additional speakers
cover the many fields in which she has worked and the balance of the
contributions will be in the form of poster papers.  The proceedings will
be published by the L. Davis Press.

        Please forward this announcement to friends and colleagues of
Dorrit's that we may have inadvertently missed as we are anxious for this
to be a large and interesting celebration.

        A second announcement will be sent to all who reply to this first
announcement.

        Sincerely,

        Bill van Altena   vanalten@astro.yale.edu
        For the SOC

Scientific Organizing Committee

Pierre Demarque         demarque@astro.yale.edu
Philip Lu               lu@wcsub.ctstateu.edu
Janet Mattei            jmattei@aavso.org
A. G. Davis Philip      agdp@gar.union.edu
Horace Smith            smith@msupa.pa.msu.edu
Arthur Upgren           aupgren@eagle.wesleyan.edu
William van Altena      vanalten@astro.yale.edu
Wayne Warren            w3whw@gibbs.gsfc.nasa.gov

Principal topics to be covered in the conference

Variable stars
Spectra
Catalogues
Meteoritics
History of Astronomy
Education in Astronomy
Astrometry

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Conference Announcement: Third Biennial History of Astronomy Workshop
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The Third Biennial History of Astronomy Workshop will be held June 19-22,
1997 at the University of Notre Dame. Co-Program Chairs are Mike Crowe and
Steve Dick. Persons having suggestions or proposals should write as soon
as possible to either

Steven J. Dick
U.S. Naval Observatory
3450 Massachusetts Ave. NW
Washington, D.C. 20392-5420
E-mail at dick@ariel.usno.navy.mil
tel. 202-762-1438

or to

Michael J. Crowe
Program of Liberal Studies
Univ. of Notre Dame
Notre Dame, IN 46556.
Crowe.1@nd.edu
tel. 219-631-6212.

Registration information can be obtained from
Astronomy
Center for Continuing Education
Univ. of Notre Dame
Notre Dame, IN 46556.
cce.cce.1@nd.edu

The workshop is sponsored by the History and Philosophy of Science Graduate
Program of the University of Notre Dame, the History of Astronomy Special
Interest Group of the History of Science Society, and the Historical
Astronomy Division of the American Astronomical Society.
        The fifty-five historians of astronomy who attended the second
biennial workshop, held at Notre Dame in June, 1995, praised the lively and
informed sessions, the comfortable and informal atmosphere, and the
reasonable room rates.  Further information will be forthcoming.  For the
present, please mark your calendar and pass the word!

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Call for Papers: The Second International Symposium on Astronomical 
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Exchange between China and Other Countries
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15 - 19 September 1997, Beijing, China

The Second International Symposium on Astronomical Exchange between China
and Other Countries ist to be held of September 1997 at the Ancient Beijing
Observatory to mark the 555th anniversary of the founding of this observatory
and the 40th anniversary of the founding of Beijing Planetarium. We invite you
to attend this symposium.

Subjects of the conference are: 
1. The ancient astronomical achievements of the world
2. Studies on Chinese history of astronomy
3. Studies on astronomical exchange between China and other countries
4. Chinese astronomy and the missionary work
5. Research and discussion on museology.

The time for presentation of each paper will be restricted to 15 minutes.
The official language for the symposium is English.
Deadline for registration: 31 October, 1996.

Director Cui Shi Zhu, Beijing Ancient Observatory, Beijing, P.R. China

Registration forms and further information may also be requested from:
Dr. Eckehard Schmidt, P.O.Box 4616, D-90025 Nuernberg, Germany, 
Phone: (+49-911) 58655-12, Fax: (+49-911) 58655-49

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Conferences 1997/98
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Further conferences in the year 1997 have already been described in past
issues of the ENHA. For a complete list of all conferences announced up to
now, please see the following WWW address:

http://www.astro.uni-bonn.de/~pbrosche/hist_astr/ha_meet_1997.html

12-16 January 1997, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
189th Meeting of the American Astronomical Society
URL: http://www.aas.org/meetings/aas189/program/
Sunday, 12 January, 9:00am - 6:00pm: 
Historical Astronomy Division, session I - North of the Border: The 
Development of Canadian Astronomy
Organized by Richard A. Jarrell, rjarrell@yorku.ca
URL: http://www.aas.org/meetings/aas189/program/had1.html
Monday, 13 January, 10:00-11:30am, 2:00-3:30pm:
Historical Astronomy Division, session II and annual business meeting
For information, contact David DeVorkin, E-mail: nasdsh03@sivm.si.edu
URL: http://www.aas.org/meetings/aas189/program/hadmon.html

20-23 February 1997, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Mephisto 1997: Graduate Student Conference on History, Philosophy and
Sociology of Science, Technology, Medicine, and related fields
Contacts: MePHiSTos, Attn.: Karen F. Gracy, Department of Library and 
Information Science, GSE&IS Bldg., UCLA, Mailbox 951520, Los Angeles, 
CA 90095-1520, USA, E-mail: kgracy@ucla.edu or mephisto@scow.gslis.ucla.edu
URL: http://scow.gslis.ucla.edu/students_m-z/mephisto/HTML/home.html

8-11 May 1997, Delmenhorst, Germany
26th Annual Meeting of the Sundial Group [Arbeitskreises Sonnenuhren] in the
German Chronometric Society [Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer Chronometrie, DGC]
Fee: DGC members DM 45.00, non-members DM 55.00
Registration deadline: 31 January 1997
Contacts: Dieter Vornholz, Feldstr. 26, D-28203 Bremen, Germany,
Fax 0421-706882, e-mail: Dieter.Vornholz@t-online.de

6-10 July 1997, Lisbon, Portugal
17th International Conference on the History of Cartography
Conference themes: Cartography and Diplomacy, The Cartography of the 
Indian Ocean, The Cartography of sub-Saharan Africa,
Portuguese Cartography, Other subjects
Contacts: CNCDP, Casa dos Bicos, Rua dos Bacalhoeiros, 1100 Lisboa,
Portugal, Tel: (+351-1) 888 48 27, Fax: (+351-1) 887 33 80,
e-mail: cncdp@mail.telepac.pt

11-13 July 1997, Cambridge, UK
Natural Catastrophes during Bronze Age Civilisations:
Archaeological, Geological and Astronomical Perspectives
For further details, contact: Dr Benny J Peiser,
Liverpool John Moores University, School of Human Sciences,
Byrom Street, Liverpool L3 3AF, United Kingdom,
Tel 0151-231 2490, Fax 0151 298 1261, E-mail: B.J.Peiser@livjm.ac.uk
URL: http://www.knowledge.co.uk/xxx/cat/sis/cambconf.htm

15-18 September 1997, Munich, Germany
Workshop on History of Philosophy of Science
Information: Michael Heidelberger
Humboldt-Universitaet zu Berlin, Institut fuer Philosophie,
Unter den Linden 6, D-10099 Berlin, Germany
Tel.  +49-30-2093-2852 (Sekr.: -2206, Fax: -2209),
E-mail: michael=heidelberger@rz.hu-berlin.de
URL: http://scistud.umkc.edu/hopos/conf-call.html

6-19 October 1997, Pasadena, CA, USA
Society for the History of Technology Annual Meeting
Contacts: Prof. Miriam R. Levin, SHOT Program Chair,
Program in History of Technology and Science, History Department,
Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
Tel: 216-368-2380, Fax: 216-368-4681
URL: http://www.auburn.edu/academic/societies/shot/#Shot

12-15 March, 1998, Notre Dame, Indiana, USA
HOPOS `98: Second International History of Philosophy of Science Conference
Conference Registrar: James Maffie, Independent Scholar, 
3280 Sentinel Drive, Boulder, CO 80301-5498, USA, 
E-mail: maffiej@spot.colorado.edu
URL: http://scistud.umkc.edu/hopos/98call.html

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New Books
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Beitraege zum J. J. Bayer-Symposium, Berlin-Koepenick, 05. - 06. 11. 1994 
[Contributions to the Symposium in honor of J. J. Bayer, Berlin-Koepenick,
5-6 Nov. 1994]. Frankfurt am Main:  Verlag des Instituts fuer Angewandte 
Geodaesie, 1996. 179 pp., 21 x 29.5 cm, Pb DM 59.50 (Deutsche Geodaetische 
Kommission bei der Bayerischen Akad. d. Wiss. Reihe E: Geschichte und 
Entwicklung der Geodaesie, Heft Nr. 25)
[With contributions by V.Bialas, W.R.Dick, M.Engel, J.Hamel, E.Buschmann, 
H.Pieper, K.Reich, and others on J.J.Baeyer, F.W.Bessel, C.G.Gauss and on 
other items from the history and current situation of geodesy, in many 
cases with relations to the history of astronomy;
Distribution: Institut fuer Angewandte Geodaesie, Aussenstelle Berlin, 
Stauffenbergstrasse 13, D-10785 Berlin, Germany.]

Brosche, Peter; Tucholke, Hans-Joachim (Eds.): Peter Andreas Hansen (1795
- 1874). Gemeinsame Gedenkveranstaltung zum 200. Geburtstag von Peter
Andreas Hansen [Joint memorial meeting in occasion of the 200th birthday
of Peter Andreas Hansen]. Historische Sternwarten Gotha e.V., Arbeitskreis
Astronomiegeschichte in der Astronomischen Gesellschaft und Akademie
gemeinnuetziger Wissenschaften zu Erfurt. Gotha, 16-17 September 1995.
Erfurt: Akademie gemeinnuetziger Wissenschaften zu Erfurt, 1996. 132 pp.,
DM 12.00 + postage (Sonderschriften der Akademie gemeinnuetziger
Wissenschaften zu Erfurt, Bd. 5)
[With contributions by P.Brosche, M.Strumpf, O.Schwarz, W.R.Dick, J.Kiefer,
R.Bien, H.Lenhardt, H.J.Kummer und C.Hopf. Distribution: Dr. O.Schwarz,
Uthmannstr. 8, D-99867 Gotha, Germany.]

Brown, Laurie M.; Pais, Abraham; Pippard, Brian (Eds.): Twentieth century
physics. 3 volumes. Woodbury, N.Y.: American Institute of Physics, 1995.
Pp. 2576, ISBN 1-56396-314-0, $ 375.00 
[Overview of the advancements in physics, including astrophysics,
throughout the 20th century, written by 31 authors. Includes several
page-long biographies of selected scientists.]

Dalitz, D.H. (Ed.): The collected works of P.A.M. Dirac 1924-1948.
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1995. Pp. 1310, ISBN
0-521-36231-8, GBP 175, $ 250
[includes also his work on cosmological constants]
   Review:  M.J.Seaton: The Observatory 116 (1996) 1134, 340-342

Daxecker, Franz: Das Hauptwerk des Astronomen P. Christoph Scheiner SJ
"Rosa Ursina sive Sol" - eine Zusammenfassung [The main work of the
astronomer P. Christoph Scheiner SJ "Rosa Ursina sive Sol": a summary]. 
Innsbruck: Universitaetsverlag Wagner, 1996. 82 pp., ISBN 3-7030-0300-6, 
Pb OeS 250.00, DM 35.00 (Berichte des Naturwissenschaftlich-Medizinischen 
Vereins in Innsbruck. Supplementum, 13)
[This work by Scheiners, originally of 784 pages in Latin, concerns
mainly solar observations and sunspots; Distribution:
Naturwiss.-Mediz. Verein, Technikerstr. 25, A-6020 Innsbruck, Austria]

Die 100 des Jahrhunderts: Naturwissenschaftler. [The 100 of the century:
Scientist] Reinbek bei Hamburg: Rowohlt Taschenbuch Verlag, 1994.                     
208 pp., illus., ISBN 3-499-16451-5, DM 16.90
[Edwin Hubble is the only astronomer who has been included.]
   Review:  H.J.Roeser: Sterne u. Weltraum 34 (1995) 5, 413

Ehtreiber, Joerg; Hohenester, Adolf; Rath, Gerhard: Originalliteratur von
Johannes Kepler und seiner Zeit [Original publications by Johannes Kepler 
and from his time]. Katalog zur Ausstellung an der Universitaetsbibliothek
der Karl-Franzens-Universitaet Graz [Catalogue of the exhibition at the
Karl Franzens University of Graz]. Graz: Foto- und Offsetstelle der 
Universitaetsbibliothek der Karl-Franzens-Universitaet Graz, 1994. 42 pp.
["In memoriam Johannes Kepler. 11 April 1594: Arrival of Johannes Kepler 
at Graz."]

Englisch, Brigitte: Die Artes liberales im fruehen Mittelalter (5.-9.Jh.)
[The Artes liberales in the early Middle Ages (5th-9th c.)].
Das Quadrivium und der Komputus als Indikatoren fuer Kontinuitaet und
Erneuerung der exakten Wissenschaften zwischen Antike und Mittelalter
[The Quadrivium and the Komputus as indicators for continuation and
renewal between antiquity and Middle Ages].
Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 1994. 494 pp. (Suddhoffs Archiv.
Beihefte, Heft 33)
[See particularly section 3.3, "Die Astronomie" (p. 182-279),
and section 4, "Der Komputus - Element oder Komplement des
Quadriviums?" (p. 280-469).]

Fantoli, Annibale: Galileo. For copernicanism and for the church. 2nd
edition. Vatican City: Vatican Observatory and University of Notre Dame,
IN, 1996. Pp. 567, ISBN 0-268-01032-3, $ 22.95 (pb)
   Review:  A.Chapman: The Observatory 116 (1996) 1134, 318-319

Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel. Beitraege ueber Leben und Werk des bekannten
Astronomen [Contributions on life and work of the well-known astronomer]. 
Redaktion [Editors]: Klemens Adam, Gerd Huneke, Heinrich Rademacher.
Minden: Besselgymnasium der Stadt Minden, 1996. 150 pp., 21 x 24 cm, 
Pb DM 20.00 including postage (100. Besseljubilaeum - Band II)
[with several new findings and partially using previously not or less
known sources; Distribution: Besselgymnasium, Hahler Str. 134, 
D-32427 Minden, Germany, Tel.: 0571/22869, Fax 25329]

Herbst, Klaus-Dieter: Die Entwicklung des Meridiankreises 1700 -1850
[The development of the meridian circle 1700 -1850].
Genesis eines astronomischen Hauptinstrumentes unter Beruecksichtigung des
Wechselverhaeltnisses zwischen Astronomie, Astro-Technik und Technik
[Genesis of a main astronomical instrument considering the interaction
between astronomy, astronomical technology and technology].
Bassum, Stuttgart: Verlag fuer Geschichte der Naturwissenschaften und der
Technik, 1996. 255 pp., 63 illus., ISBN 3-928186-21-3, Pb DM 70.00

Iven, Mathias (Ed.): "Seid nicht 'gerecht', sondern guetig!" 
["Be not 'righteous', but kindhearted!"]. Beitraege von und ueber Bruno 
H. Buergel [Contributions by and about Bruno H. Buergel. Berlin, Milow:
Schibri-Verlag, 1996. 242 pp., ISBN 3-928878-45-X, Pb DM 24.80
[Selective readings from the works of Buergel (especially on general and
philosophical questions); letters and documents; articles on Buergel by
M.Iven, A.Zenkert, O.Luehrs, R.Koenig, W.R.Dick, and others.]

Klare, Gerhard (Ed.): Astronomische Gesellschaft. Portraetgalerie.
Hamburg, 1996. 118 pp., Pb DM 15,00
[Short biographies and portraits of c. 500 from 800 members of the
Astronomische Gesellschaft. Distribution: J. Gochermann,
Optikzentrum NRW, Universitaetsstr. 141, D-44799 Bochum, Germany]

Moore, Patrick: The Guinness book of astronomy. Enfield: Guinness, 1995.
Pp. 288, ISBN 0-851-12643-X, GBP 17.95 (hb)
[includes also sections on "The history of astronomy" and "Astronomers"]
   Review:  R.Pickard: The Observatory 116 (1996) 1134, 325

Neal, Valerie (Ed.):  Where next Columbis? The future of space
exploration. New York: Oxford University Press, 1994. Pp. 231, index, 
$ 35.00
["In the opening piece, Stephen Pyne puts the space program in its
historical context: the continuation of a tradition of geographical
discovery embarked upon by Western civilization half a millenia ago."
(R.Landis)]
   Review:  R.Landis: Mercury 25 (1996) 5, 33-34

Nones, Giacomo: Al Sol Misuro I Passi. Arte e Tecnica dell' Orologio
Solare. Trento (Italia): Edizione Arco, 1994. Pp. 154, 86 illus., 
22 x 23 cm, Lire 38000
[In Italian. Sundials of the Province Trento, and introduction into
gnomonics.]

Reeves, Robert: The superpower space race: An explosive rivalry through
the inner solar system. New York: Plenum Press, 1994. Pp. 437,
endnotes, index, $ 28.95
   Review:  R.Landis: Mercury 25 (1996) 5, 33-34

Schramm, Jochen: Sterne ueber Hamburg. Die Geschichte der Astronomie in
Hamburg [Stars over Hamburg. The history of astronomy in Hamburg]. 
Hamburg: Kultur- & Geschichtskontor, 1996. 278 pp., 247 illus., 
20 x 26.5 cm, ISBN 3-9803192-6-1, Pb DM 29.80
[The history of astronomy in Hamburg, Altona und Hamburg-Bergedorf from
1538 to 1996, partially on the basis of archival documents; with many
illustrations.]

Schroeder, Wilfried (Ed.): Physics and geophysics with special historical
case studies. (A Festschrift in honour of K.-H. Wiederkehr).
Bremen-Roennebeck, 1996. Pp. 400, illus., tabls., Pb DM 30.00
[With contributions by S.Debarbat, K.v.Meyenn, H.-J.Treder and others about
physics and history of physics, geophysics, meteorology, astronomy,
astrophysics, teaching of science, history and philosophy of science.
Distribution: Dr. W.Schroeder, Hechelstr. 8, D-28777 Bremen, Germany]

Schroeder, Wilfried (Ed.): Catalogue of Aurorae Borealis (502 to 1735).
[Bremen-Roennebeck], 1996. 43 pp., 2 illus., DM 15.00 + postage 
(Mitteilungen des Arbeitskreises Geschichte der Geophysik 
[der Deutschen Geophysikalischen Gesellschaft] 15 (1996) 5)
[Contains: Einleitung [introduction] (p. 6-7), Christfried Kirch 
"Catalogus von Nordscheinen, zur Historia Aurora borealis dienlich"
(Facsimile of the manuscript from Kirch's nachlass in the Archives of the
Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences; without transcription, without 
exact indication of the source; p. 10-34), Christfried Kirch "Beschreibung
des besondern Nord-Scheins, welcher in der Nacht zwischen dem 16 und 17 
Novemb. anno 1729 erschienen [...]", Berlin s.a. (facsimile, p. 35-43).
Distribution: Dr. W.Schroeder, Hechelstr. 8, D-28777 Bremen, Germany]

Sharratt, Michael: Galileo: Decisive innovator. Cambridge:
Cambridge University Press, 1996. Pp. 247; ISBN 0-521-56219-8,
GBP 35.00, $ 54.95 (hb); ISBN 0-521-56671-1, GBP 12.95, $ 18.95 (pb)
   Review:  D.W.Hughes: The Observatory 116 (1996) 1134, 319

Teichmann, Juergen: Wandel des Weltbildes. Astronomie, Physik und
Messtechnik in der Kulturgeschichte [Change of the world view. Astronomy,
physics and measuring techniques in cultural history]. (1) Stuttgart, 
Leipzig: B.G.Teubner Verlagsgesellschaft; (2) Zuerich: vdf, 
Hochschulverlag an der ETH; 1996. 231 pp., 106 illus., 20,5 x 13,7 cm, 
(1) ISBN 3-8154-2508-5, (2) ISBN 3-7281-2312-9, Pb DM 24.80
(Einblicke in die Wissenschaft: Astronomie)

Patkos, Laszlo; Vargha, Magda: St. Gellert's Hill Observatory's
chronicle. The correspondence of Johann Pasquich and of Paul Tittel.
Budapest:  Konkoly Observatory, 1996. Pp. 231, ISBN 963-8361-46-8
(Konkoly Observatory of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. 
Monographs, No. 2)
[Letters from and to Gauss, Littrow, Schumacher, and others, as well as
other documents; introduction and comments in English, dokuments in their
original language (mostly German, partially also in French or Latin);
published letters and articles as facsimiles.]

Vornholz, Dieter: Bremer Sonnenuhren. Bremen: Verlag H. M. Hauschild,
1995. 32 pp., 37 illus., 16 x 23.5 cm, ISBN 3-929902-89-3, DM 9.80
[Description of historically valuable and gnomonically interesting 
sundials in and around Bremen, Germany.]

Walker, Christopher (Ed.): Astronomy before the telescope. With a
foreword by Patrick Moore. London: British Museum Press, 1996. Pp. 352,
130 illus., 10 maps, 25 x 19 cm, ISBN 0-7141-1746-3, GBP 25.00 (hb)
[An account for the non-specialist reader, written by 18 experts. From
archaeoastronomy to the Renaissance, also about traditional astronomical
knowledge.]

Williams, Kay: Under an English Heaven (A biography of G. E. D.
Alcock). Guildford (UK): Genesis Publications, 1996. Pp. 229, 
ISBN 0-904351-55-6, GBP 29.95
   Review:  M.Mobberley: J. Brit. Astron. Assoc. 106 (1996) 5, 288

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Acknowledgements
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For information we thank: 

Klemens Adam (Bad Oynhausen), Michael J. Crowe (Notre Dame), Franz
Daxecker (Innsbruck), Steven J. Dick (Washington, D.C.), Klaus-Dieter
Herbst (Jena), Eckehard Schmidt (Nuremberg), Jochen Schramm (Hamburg),
Wilfried Schroeder (Bremen), William H. van Altena (New Haven), Magda
Vargha (Budapest), Dieter Vornholz (Bremen).

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