Mr Brian Jones. Is the current author of the Astronomy yearbook . It was previously collated by Patrick Moore. Mr Jones was the guest presenter at the November society meeting, with another instalment of his ‘Astronomy Scrapbook’. His mixture of small unrelated astronomical subjects.
The title of the presentation came from American astronomer Joseph Ashbrooke. He received a doctorate from Harvard University in 1947 and taught at Yale University from 1946 to 1950, and at Harvard from 1950 to 1953. He started to work for the’ Sky and Telescope magazine in 1953, where he wrote the column “Astronomical Scrapbook” from 1954 to 1980, and remained on its staff until his death; he also edited the magazine from 1964 on wards.