1920s

Peter Millman

(1906-90) Dominion Observatory/NRC astronomer with an interest in meteors; RASC President (1960-62).

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Robert Petrie

(1906-66) DAO astronomer and member of the Victoria Centre.

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Clarence Chant

(1865-1956) Professor of Astronomy at University of Toronto, President of the Society (1904-07), editor of the Journal and Handbook for 50 years, and an important figure in the creation of the David Dunlap Observatory.

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Boyd Brydon

(187?-1947) An active member of the Victoria Centre and winner of the Chant Medal in 1941.

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John Stanley Plaskett

(1865-1941) J.S. Plaskett played a pivotal role in the establishment of astrophysical research in Canada and helped to confirm the rotation rate of the Milky Way. He was an active member of the Ottawa Centre between 1907 and 1918, acted as an Associate Editor of the Journal for 28 years, and Society President (1914-15).

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Robert Stupart

(1857-1940) F.R.S.C., F.R.A.S.C. Director of the Toronto Observatory and Superintendent of the Dominion Meteorological Service (1894-1929), and President of the Society (1902-03). He was knighted in 1916.

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Bert Topham

(1893–1962) Toronto Centre member; a prominent observer of his day; first Chant Medal recipient.

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John Paterson

(1846-1930) Math teacher at Upper Canada College, later a lawyer; Society President (1896-97).

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Chant Slide 063

63. An Amateur and his telescope. (A. R. Hassard, Toronto with his 9½-inch reflector)

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Russell Toronto Lectures

SYNOPSIS OF A COURSE OF LECTURES

By PROFESSOR H. N. RUSSELL

At the University of Toronto during February, 1924


Two or more lectures will be devoted to each division

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