Published Articles


These are my published articles:-
 


1 Flagstaff Arizona and the Outer Solar System Practical Astronomy, June 1995
2 Camera Obscuras Practical Astronomy, July 1995
See also Camera Obscuras
3 Bode's Law and the Celestial Police Practical Astronomy, July 1995
4 Twinkling Practical Astronomy, August 1995
5 Blue Sky, Red Sun, Green Flash Astronomy Now, November 1996
See also The Green Flash
6 The Last Eclipse Astronomy Now, June 1997
7 How to Lose Weight Astronomy Now, February 1998
8 Unveiling the Sun (Norman Lockyer) Astronomy Now, February 1999 
See also Norman Lockyer
9 The Death of an Anarchist Astronomy Now, April 1999
See also The Accidental Death of an Anarchist
10 Under African Skies (Tswaing Meteor Crater) Astronomy Now, January 2002
11 Catching The Wave (Tidal Bores) Astronomy Now, March 2002
12 A Warwickshire Eclipse

SHA Newsletter, November 2004

See also A Warwickshire Eclipse
13 Transit Tales

- A Very Curious Astronomer (Jeremiah Horrocks)

- Sailing to Philadelphia (Mason & Dixon)

- A Penguin Called Venus (Kerguelen)

BAA Journal, June 2005  
See also Jeremiah Horrocks - A Very Curious Astronomer and Drawing the Line

 

14 J.Norman Lockyer, The Early Years

Antiquarian Astronomer, December 2005

See also Norman Lockyer
15 The Rector of South Kilworth

SHA Newsletter, Summer 2006

See also The Rector of South Kilworth
16 Samuel Foster and His Circle

Antiquarian Astronomer, December 2006

See also Jeremiah Horrocks, Samuel Foster, Nathaniel Nye - a Detective Story
17

Revd Doctor William Pearson and South Kilworth

Antiquarian Astronomer, December 2006

18 Biography of J.Norman Lockyer

Biographical Encyclopedia of Astronomers, 2007

See also Norman Lockyer

19 John Twysden and John Palmer – Seventeenth Century Northamptonshire Astronomers

Antiquarian Astronomer, December 2007

See also Two Northamptonshire Astronomers

20 Gulliver and the Moons of Mars BAA Historical Section Newsletter, Autumn 2010
21 The Pearson Papers

BAA Historical Section Newsletter, Autumn 2010
See also The Rector of South Kilworth

22 Christopher Columbus's Eclipses BAA Historical Section Newsletter, Spring 2010
23 Camera Obscuras, an Update BAA Historical Section Newsletter, Spring 2012
See also Camera Obscuras
24 Nathaniel Nye BAA Historical Section Newsletter, Autumn 2012
See also Jeremiah Horrocks, Samuel Foster, Nathaniel Nye - a Detective Story
25 Jeremiah Horrocks and New England BAA Historical Section Newsletter, Spring 2013
See also Jeremiah Horrocks and New England
26 Getting Started in the History of Astronomy BAA Journal, October 2013
27 The Battle of the Three Suns BAA Historical Section Newsletter, Spring 2014
28 Henry Beighton and Astronomy in the Ladies' Diary BAA Journal, June 2014
See also A Warwickshire Eclipse
29 The Receding Moon BAA Historical Section Newsletter, Autumn 2014
30 Yerkes Observatory BAA Historical Section Newsletter, Spring 2015
31 Henry Beighton's Eclipse Chart New Insights from Recent Studies in Historical Astronomy:
Following in the Footsteps of F. Richard Stephenson, 2015
See also A Warwickshire Eclipse
32 Hunting Halley BAA Historical Section Newsletter, Autumn 2015
33 The Reverend Doctor William Pearson's Sundial Astronomy and Geophysics, December 2015
See also The Rector of South Kilworth
34 The View from 1969 BAA Historical Section Newsletter, Spring 2016
35 Gerhana Matahari Total - 2016 Mar 09 (with Phillipe Lopez) BAA Journal, April 2016 See also Gerhana Mata Hari
36 Mira - The Wonderful Star BAA Historical Section Newsletter, Autumn 2016
37 You Cannot be Sirius BAA Historical Section Newsletter, Spring 2017
38 In the Footsteps of Verne BAA Historical Section Newsletter, Autumn 2017
See also The Green Flash
39 Some Pioneering Lady Astronomers Yearbook of Astronomy 2018 (Pen and Sword)
See also Pioneering Women of the BAA
40 In the Footsteps of Henry Miller BAA Historical Section Newsletter, Spring 2018
41 Astronomy in Minas Gerais SHA Bulletin, Spring 2018
See also Astronomy in Minas Gerais
42 Piet Hein: Pirate Chalkdust Magazine Blog
43 Kirriemuir Camera Obscura SHA Bulletin, Spring 2019
See also Camera Obscuras
44 The Revd Dr William Pearson Yearbook of Astronomy 2020 (Pen and Sword)
45 The Revd Dr William Pearson and the Foundation of the RAS BAA Historical Section Newsletter, Autumn 2019
46 When the Dust Settles BAA Historical Section Newsletter, Spring 2020
47 A Plaque for the Revd Pearson BAA Journal, April 2020
See also The Rector of South Kilworth
48 Fiammetta Wilson: a Centennial Appreciation (with Bill Barton) BAA Journal, June 2020
See also Pioneering Women of the BAA
49 Celebrating the 125th Birthday of Sydney City Skywatchers (formerly the BAA New South Wales branch) BAA Journal, August 2020
50 Mary Acworth Evershed and Sheila Anne Boulter: the two female directors of the Historical Section (with Bill Barton) BAA Journal, December 2020
See also Pioneering Women of the BAA
51 A Patagonian eclipse (with Nick James) BAA Journal, February 2021
See also Against the odds: a Pataonian eclipse
52 Three Girton Astronomers (with Bill Barton) BAA Journal, April 2021
See also Pioneering Women of the BAA


You might also have spotted letters and book reviews in Astronomy Now, Mathematics Today and the BAA Journal; and contributions to the Guardian's Notes and Queries!

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