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1930s

Bert Topham Sidereal Clock

Bert Topham Sidereal Clock

Bert Topham's sidereal clock, dated 1936.  Kindly donated to the Society by Lynn Kirk in October 2013.

Bert Topham Sextant

Bert Topham Sextant

Bert Topham's nautical sextant. Kindly donated to the Society by Lynn Kirk in October 2013.

Peterson VarStar Report

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AAVSO report form for observations of variables stars by R.J. Peterson (AAVSO observer code PTR) for August 1939.

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1939
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1

Frederic Troyer

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(1912-99) An active 75-year member of the Toronto Centre. He received the Service Award in 1960.

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Troyer, Frederic L.
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Harold Kingston

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(1886-1963) Mathematician at U of Manitoba and Western U. Involved with Winnipeg and London Centres.

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Kingston, Harold R.
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Michael Burke-Gaffney

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(1896-1979) Civil engineer and Jesuit astronomer; member of the Halifax Centre; received the Service Award in 1964.

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Burke-Gaffney, Michael W.
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Frank DeKinder

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(1892-1970) An active Montreal Centre member and observer (meteor/solar). Received the Chant Medal in 1955. AAVSO president (1967-69).

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DeKinder, Frank J.
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DeLisle Garneau

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(1906-67) First President of the Centre Français de Montreal (1947) and an active observer. Received the Chant Medal in 1951.

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Garneau, DeLisle
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Arthur Crooker

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(1909-90) UBC Physicist. Service Award 1965.

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Crooker, Arthur M.
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Robert Peters

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(1872-1965) An longtime active Victoria Centre member; Service Award 1961.

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Peters, Robert
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