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Astronomy in Canada

Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow

Edited by Ruth Northcott

With this volume the RASC joined other Canadian institutions in presenting to the Canadian public—and the world—projects marking the centenary of Canada's confederation (1867-1967). Originating as a themed collection of nine articles describing the state of Canadian astronomy in the centennial year, it appeared in both JRASC, and under separate covers as a book issued by the University of Toronto Press. The articles are available online via ADS using the links below. Copies of the book version can occasionally be found in antiquarian book stores.
In the Society's Archives is a copy of the book version with the autographs of the authors on the table of contents. Curiously enough, Ruth J. Northcott, editor of the volume and a contributor, did not sign the book, perhaps because this copy belonged to her. The signatures are reproduced at the bottom of this web page.

Contents


Astronomy in Canada K.O. Wright Astronomy in Canada
The Growth of the R.A.S.C. and its Guiding Mentor C.A. Chant Ruth J. Northcott
Astronomy of Time and Position Malcolm M. Thomson
Of Stars and the Galaxy Alan H. Batten
Astronomy at the David Dunlap Observatory
 
John F. Heard
and Helen Sawyer Hogg
Stars Fall Over Canada
 
Peter M. Millman
and D.W.R. McKinley
Impact Craters of the Earth and Moon
 
C.S. Beals
and Ian Halliday
The Development of Solar Microwave Radio Astronomy in Canada A.E. Covington
Recent Developments of Radio Astronomy in Canada J.L. Locke

 

Autographed Table of Contents