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n MNASSA : Monthly Notes of the Astronomical Society of South Africa - Amateurs in the antipodes : the common denominators of nineteenth and early twentieth century South African, Australian and New Zealand astronomy : based on a paper, presented at the aahs

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Extracted from text ... mnassa vol 65 nos 9 & 10 148 based on a paper, presented at the aahs Amateurs in the Antipodes: The Common Denominators of Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Century South African, Australian and New Zealand Astronomy Wayne Orchiston Centre for Astronomy, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland 4811, Australia (Wayne.Orchiston@jcu.edu.au) 1. Introduction This paper provides a comparison of amateur astronomy in South Africa, Australia and New Zealand during the critical period 1850-1935, when international astronomy witnessed the transition from positional astronomy to astrophysics. In the positional era, amateur astronomers were able to make a major contribution, but ..

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