1960s

John Heard

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

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Malcolm Thomson

(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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Bert Topham

(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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Castlefield Observatory

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

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Gold Medal 1961

Peter Millman (r) presents the Gold Medal to Richard Henry in 1961 at RASC National Office (252 College Street). This photo appears in Looking Up, p. 56.

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Malcolm Thomson 19680518

Malcolm Thomson. RASC President 1966-68. Photo taken at Calgary on 1968 May 18. Photo by Norman Green.

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252 College St. 19661025

National Office RASC (252 College Street, Toronto). Photo taken on 1966 October 25. Photo by Norman Green.

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C.S. Beals 19650522

Dr. C.S. Beals. Dominion Astronomer Ret'd 1964. RASC President 1951-52. Died 1979. Photo taken at Toronto on 1965 May 22. Photo by Norman Green.

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Ruth Northcott 19640517

Miss Ruth Northcott. Professor of Astronomy at University of Toronto. RASC President 1962-4. Editor of RASC publications. Died 1969 July 29. Photo taken at Ottawa on 1964 May 17. Photo by Norman Green.

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Kenneth Wright 19640517

Dr. Kenneth Wright. Director, Dominion Astrophysical Observatory (Victoria, BC). RASC President 1964-66. Photo taken at Ottawa on 1964 May 17. Photo by Norman Green.

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