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Ken Chilton Prize

Background

This prize is named after the late Kenneth E. Chilton of the Hamilton Centre (1939-1976). He was active in the Hamilton Centre for over 10 years and received a National Service Award in 1976.

The prize is awarded annually to an amateur astronomer resident in Canada, in recognition of a significant piece of astronomical work carried out or published recently. Any member of a Centre may submit nominations for the prize. Nominations should reach National Office by December 31st.

 

Right: Ken Chilton, circa 1969.
Image copyright Hamilton Public Library, Special Collections.

Ken Chilton

Recipients


Links to relevant JRASC pages are provided where available. Citations (PDF) are provided for those not published in JRASC.

2012

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  • Holly Ayles (New Brunswick)

2010

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  • Brian Battersby (Prince George)
  • Ted Dunphy (New Brunswick)
  • Paul Gray (New Brunswick)
  • Don Kelly (New Brunswick)
  • Chris Weadick (New Brunswick)
  • Kim Hay (Kingston)
  • Marc Keelan-Bishop (Belleville)
  • Rémi Lacasse (Unattached)
  • Lise Charlebois (Unattached)
  • Dave Lane (Halifax)
  • Damien Lemay (Québec)
  • Ron Macnaughton (Toronto)
  • Jennifer West (Winnipeg)

2009

2008

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  • Eric Briggs (Toronto)
  • Debra Ceravolo (Ottawa)
  • Peter Ceravolo (Ottawa)
  • Lou Cox (Ottawa)
  • Steve Gauthier (London)
  • Doug George (Ottawa)
  • Paul Gray (New Brunswick)
  • Walter MacDonald (Kingston)
  • Jack Newton (Victoria)
  • Ajai Sehgai (Ottawa)
  • Jennifer Tigner (Victoria)
  • Dave Toth (London)*

2005

 

 

2003

  • Glenn Ledrew (Ottawa)
  • Peter Ceravolo (Ottawa)
  • Paul Boltwood (Ottawa)
  • Doug George (Ottawa)
  • Jon Buchanan (Ottawa)

2002

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1995

1990

1989

1988

1983

1981

1979

1978

  • Jack Newton (Victoria)

*Deceased