Ian ridpath geographer and geologist royal astronomical society 2020 insights guest lecturers. Papers should be prepared using the guidelines to authors available for download in pdf format, and sent in electronic form to ian ridpath, the editor of the antiquarian astronomer, who can be contacted by email via this link. Star tales is the first modern guide to combine all the fascinating myths. And when i say editor, it is not in the sense of the word you are familiar with. The sirius mystery is a pseudoarchaeology book by robert k. Blog posts about the creation of picture books written andor illustrated by debbie ridpath ohi for simon. An obsolete method of specifying the date of astronomical events. The antiquarian astronomer society for the history of astronomy. Members and others wishing to submit material for future issues of the antiquarian astronomer should contact ian at ian.
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