|Edited by||David Stickland, Bob Argyle and Steve Fossey|
Self published by the editors (United Kingdom)
The Observatory is a publication, variously described as a journal, a magazine and a review, devoted to astronomy. It appeared regularly starting in 1877, and it is now published every two months. The current editors are David Stickland, Bob Argyle and Steve Fossey.
Although it is not published by the Royal Astronomical Society, it publishes the reports of its meetings. Other features are the extensive book reviews and "Here and There", a collection of misprints and ridiculous statements of astronomical interest.
- Arthur Eddington (1913–19)
- Harold Spencer Jones (1915–23)
- Richard van der Riet Woolley (1933–39)
- William McCrea (1935–37)
- Margaret Burbidge (1948–51)
- Antony Hewish (1957–61)
- Donald Lynden-Bell (1967–69)
- Carole Jordan (1968–73)
- Jocelyn Bell Burnell (1973–76)
- "The Observatory Magazine: Contact Information". Retrieved 21 May 2018.
- Stickland, D. J. (2003), Heck, André (ed.), "The Observatory Magazine: Linking Three Centuries", Organizations and Strategies in Astronomy: Volume 4, Astrophysics and Space Science Library, Dordrecht: Springer Netherlands, pp. 205–220, doi:10.1007/978-94-010-0049-9_14, ISBN 978-94-010-0049-9, retrieved 2020-10-24
- "Jubilee Number of The Observatory". Nature. 139 (3528): 1013–1013. 1937-06-01. doi:10.1038/1391013d0. ISSN 1476-4687.
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