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At the January 2007 meeting, the decision was made to discontinue HORIZON as the newsletter of the WCAC. It was felt that HORIZON had outlived its usefulness. See link below for more details. Horizon Winter Solstice 2006.pdf (1.2 MB) Adobe Acrobat file.

Horizon Autumn 2006.pdf (4.7 MB) Adobe Acrobat file.

Horizon_Summer06.pdf (2.4MB) Adobe Acrobat file.

Horizon_Winter06.pdf (2.7 MB) Adobe Acrobat file.

Emmons_Horizon.pdf - (18.3 MB) Horizon 2005 Dick Emmons Memorial Issue parts 1 and 2, Eulogy and Memorial.

Dick Emmons passed away at his home on Wednesday, June 29, 2005, Below are some more articles about Dick.
Horizon_Summer05.pdf - (20.7MB) Horizon Summer Solstice, 2005 Newslette. Adobe Acrobat file.

Horizon_summer04.pdf - (1.6MB) Horizon Summer Solstice, 2004 Newsletter. Adobe Acrobat file.

Horizon_winter04.pdf - (306KB) Winter Solstice, 2002/2003 Horizon Newsletter. Adobe Acrobat file.

Horizon_spring03.pdf - (2MB) Horizon Vernal Equinox, 2003 Newsletter. Adobe Acrobat file.

Horizon_winter03.pdf - (401KB) Winter Solstice, 2002/2003 Horizon Newsletter. Adobe Acrobat file.
 

Articles featured in past Horizon newsletters or in other publications

Welcom.pdf - (139KB) New member packet with club info, history and more.

Congratulations - Congrats to Phil Creed for his article "Clear(er) Skies Ahead" about dark skies in the August, 2008 issue of Sky and Telescope magazine.

October's Ashen Skies - by Dave Ross. In 2007 the pre-dawn skies of late October and early November offer an opportunity to glimpse a celestial scene that found its way into a poem written 160 years ago by Edgar Allan Poe...

What Did Poe Know About Cosmology? Nothing But He Was Right. NY Times article. From deep within the Shadows of the Night, in spirit anyway, comes this update to Dave Ross' articles on Edgar Allan Poe in the pages of Horizon last year (see link below).  It comes by way of Dave Gill who spotted this out on the New York Times web page.

5391 Emmons index - Notes, observations, images, plots and articles of  "Dick's Pet Rock" from the Horizon and Canton Repository.

Darrell Romick: Genuine Space Pioneer - Article in the Canton Repository,
Friday, November 8, 2002 By DENISE SAUTTERS Repository Living section writer.

Critical Collimation for Planetary Observing, By Philip Hoyle

The Cosmic Perspective, By Dave Gill. Given what is happening in the world right now...

The Bird, The Cross And The Emperor,  By Dave Ross. The full text of this essay, complete with footnotes and illustrations, was published in Culture and Cosmos

http://www.cultureandcosmos.com, v. 4, no.2 (Autumn/Winter 2000).  My thanks to the editor, Mr. Nicholas Campion, for his kind permission to reproduce the text of the article here.  -dr

Through an Eyepiece Darkly, By Dave Gill. Notes on limiting magnitudes visible in scopes of various size. A table for estimating the unaided eye limiting magnitude is also given.

Joann Ballbach's "What's Up?" By Matt Oltersdorf. An In-house Astronomy Education Program at The Wilderness Center.

Bittersweet, By Dave Gill. Fond memories of the old Interpretive Building. This article first appeared in the September 2000  issue of The Wilderness Center Newsletter.

The Lure Of The Unexpected, By Dave Gill. One of the joys of astronomy is the surprising things we see. This article first appeared in the Vernal Equinox, 1997  issue.

Beside The Sky, By Phillip J. Creed. A trip report about Spruce Knob, West Virginia. This article first appeared in the Autumnal Equinox 1999 issue.

More Power! By Bill Castro. A trip report about an individuals first time up "The Big Hill". This article first appeared in the Autumnal Equinox 1999 issue.

TWC Astronomy Programs For Kids: A History, By Joann Ballbach. The Wilderness Center and the WCAC involvement in astronomy programs for kids. This article first appeared in the Winter Solstice, 1999/2000 issue.

Just A Little Project, By Rev. David J. Ross. WCAC and the Canton City Schools.

Under The Small Sky, By Dave Gill. Comments about the Old Hayden Planetarium in New York. This article first appeared in the Summer Solstice 1998 issue.

The Lunar Rover, The Grazers’ Gazette, By Dave Gill. Trip report about Lunar grazing occultations. This article first appeared in the Autumnal Equinox, 1998 issue.

Hey, At Least It's Better Than Bespin! By Phillip J. Creed. A study about how cloudy it is in Northeast Ohio. This article first appeared in the Autumnal Equinox, 1998 issue.

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