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The February edition of The Society for the History of Astronomy's e-News is now out: https://societyforthehistoryofastronomy.files.wordpress.com/2016/07/sha-enews-2017-01.pdf

Some really interesting stuff in there about the Mary Blagg exhibition in Cheadle, our hunt for blue plaques relating to astronomers, the trip to the Paris Observatory, SHA Library news, new books on the history of astronomy, and more.

The SHA's Spring Conference is in April in Cambridge, more information here: https://societyforthehistoryofastronomy.files.wordpress.com/2016/12/sha-spring-con-april-2017.pdf

James

 

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Interesting as usual. I couldn't help notice that the book cover illustration for 'The Rise of Radio Astronomy in the Netherlands' on page 7 is the same as that for 'John Tebbutt' on page 8. I'd imagine the latter is correct. Also there's something strange about the dates for Mary Blagg, they don't add up to 89.

Sorry for being such a pedant!

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I'll pass these observations on to the editor. 

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