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1950s

Andrew McKellar

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(1910-60) DAO astronomer and Victoria Centre member.

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Marie Fidler

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(?-1996) Executive Secretary of the RASC (1958-72).

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Fidler, Marie
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John Heard

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(1907-76) Director of the David Dunlap Observatory (1951-65), RASC President (1953-54).

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Heard, John F.
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Clarence Chant

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(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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Chant, Clarence A.
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Malcolm Thomson

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(1908-2002) RASC National President (1966-1968) during Canada's Centenary, Chief of the Positional Astronomy and Time Service (1957-1966), and Chief of the Astronomy Division (1966-1970) at the Dominion Observatory. When the DO closed, he became head of the NRC's Time and Frequency Section of the Physics Division (for more information, see http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2002BAAS...34.1385H.) —RAR

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Thomson, Malcolm M.
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Bert Topham

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(1893-1962) Bert Topham (Toronto Centre) was a prominent observer of his day, and the first recipient of the Society's Chant Medal.

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Topham, Bert
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Castlefield Observatory

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(1938-62) Bert Topham's observatory at 1250 Castlefield Ave., Toronto.

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The Poor Man's Telescope

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THE POOR MAN'S TELESCOPE
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F.W. Henshaw and F.T. Matthews

A series of articles first appearing in THE MONITOR under the feature column of the Montreal Centre — "Observatory Activities."

Note: The actual year of publication is not known.

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1950
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14

Members 1958

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1958
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56

RASC Brochure

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THE ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY OF CANADA The Royal Astronomical Society of Canada is an organization devoted to the advancement of astronomy and allied sciences. Membership in the Society is open to anvone in the world interested in astronomy. Most of the professional astronomers in Canada are members, but amateurs contribute largely to the total membership.

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1958
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