October 13, 2010 #084 - The Astronomical Register

Over the past year I have been reading Astronomical Literature on Google Books. If you like to read old periodicals on astronomy then this is a treasure trove waiting to be discovered. One of the first series I downloaded was "The Astronomical Register". It started publication in 1863 as "A medium of communication for Amateur Observers, and all others interested in the science of Astronomy". I found all Volumes published from 1863 through 1886. (listed below to aide in your search) It is interesting to see how things have changed and how they have remain unchanged for almost 150 years. I am finding a lot of observational gems as I go through the volumes and possibly you will too.

Clear Sky - Rich

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