1958

Bert Topham Nov 1958 #2

Bert Topham at his Collingwood cottage in November 1958.  Photo courtesy of Lynn Kirk.

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Bert Topham Nov 1958

Bert Topham at his Collingwood cottage in November 1958. Photo courtesy of Lynn Kirk.

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Members 1958

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RASC Brochure

 

 

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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11 February 1958 Synoptic Auroral Map

By early 1958, under the auspices of the International Geophysical Year, the National Research Council had compiled a list of amateur contributors to an auroral research program. The period of maximum solar activity in an 11-year cycle had peaked in late 1957, and Helen Sawyer Hogg reported in her Toronto Star column of June 7th, 1958 that the relative sunspot number for December 24th and 25th was 355. This was the highest value ever observed, exceeding the value of 353 on May 17th 1778.

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