Seeking information from Spaceflight, Vol 1, No. 6, Jan 1958

From: Ted Molczan (ssl3molcz@rogers.com)
Date: Thu Oct 13 2011 - 18:42:58 UTC

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    In my search for astronomical photos of Sputnik 1's rocket body, I came across an excerpt of Spaceflight, Vol. 1, No. 6
    (Jan 1958), the cover of which appears to bear a photo taken from the Mount Stromlo Observatory:
    
    http://epizodsspace.no-ip.org/bibl/inostr-yazyki/spaceflight/1958/1/sputnik-1-no6-1958.pdf
    
    Based upon other sources, I believe the photo may have been taken by a member of the observatory's staff, Mr. Kurt
    Gottlieb, on 1957 Oct 08 UTC; however, I am seeking any additional information that may have appeared in the issue of
    Spaceflight in question, specifically on pg. 194, under the heading "Our Cover". That page is not included in the above
    excerpt. If any has access to that issue, I would appreciate learning the text of description.
    
    As a separate exercise, I am attempting to identify the star background in the photo via astrometry.net, so far to no
    avail, but it's early in the process.
    
    Ted Molczan
    
    
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