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Cronyn Oby Opening

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THE OPENING OF THE HUME CRONYN MEMORIAL
OBSERVATORY - reprint from the Journal of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada.

Year: 
1940
Pages: 
22

H.R. Kingston 1940

H.R. Kingston 1940

H.R. Kingston at the observatory, probably in October 1940.

RASC-AAVSO 1940 #4

RASC-AAVSO 1940 #4

Group photo, RASC-AAVSO meeting at DDO, 1940. An Image map with names is available. Frank Hogg appears in both photos!

Report & photo key: JRASC, 34, 224.

Mercury Transit 1940

Mercury Transit 1940

Victoria Centre members preparing for the transit of Mercury on 1940 November 11.

Observers:  Stilwell, Wright, Everall, Mrs. Ley, Miss Humeston, Shaw.

Telescopes: Hopkins, Shaw, DAO, Peters.

Photograph by L. Hopkins. Original print at DDO. Published in JRASC, 35, 1 (1941).

Meeting 19401126

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Evening Meeting for RASC Ottawa Centre, Dominion Observatory, November 26, 1940.

Year: 
1940
Pages: 
2

RASC-AAVSO 1940 #3

RASC-AAVSO 1940 #3

Joint RASC-AAVSO meeting in at DDO, 1940 June 1.

Upper row: Helen Federer, ..., Edwin[?] Fadler, Marie Thompson.

Lower row: Charles Elmer, R.K. Young, Mrs. C.A. Chant, Dr. C.A. Chant, Leon Campbell, H.S. Hogg (hat), S.C. Brown, David Pickering.

RASC-AAVSO 1940 #2

RASC-AAVSO 1940 #2

Joint RASC-AAVSO meeting in at DDO, 1940 June 1.

RASC-AAVSO 1940

RASC-AAVSO 1940

Joint RASC-AAVSO meeting in at DDO, 1940 June 1.

RASC-AAVSO Joint Dinner

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RASC-AAVSO Joint Dinner 1 June 1940

Spring 1940 was the first occasion the American Association of Variable Star Observers held their meetings outside of the United States. The meetings were held at the University of Toronto, and included a paper session at the David Dunlap Observatory and a garden party (by special invitation) at Don Alda Farm hosted by Mrs. Dunlap. The meetings concluded with a formal dinner in the Great Hall of Hart House jointly hosted by the AAVSO and the RASC.

Year: 
1940
Pages: 
2
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