1970s

Burke-Gaffney, Eaton, Sagan

AN HISTORIC OCCASION

Our honorary president, Rev. M.W. Burke- Gaffney, Cyrus Eaton,and Carl Sagan meet at Wallace Bridge, Nova Scotia, the birth place of Simon Newcomb, on July 9 1972, one day prior to the last total eclipse in this province for 107 years. (photo by R.L. Bishop; from Nova Notes, Nov-Dec 1977.)

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Richard Tanner

RASC Gold Medal winner (1948) and Dominion Observatory astronomer.

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Ephemerides Astronomique 1977

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Almanach-Graphique 1977

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Almanach-Graphique 1976

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Geoffrey Bell

(1899-1982) A Paris, Ontario member and noted solar observer.

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Robert Jedicke

Robert is a Canadian astronomy researcher working at the Institute for Astronomy of the University of Hawaii. Jedicke's expertise is analysing observations and theoretical dynamics of the population of asteroids in the solar system, particularly mini-moons near Earth's orbit. Recently, his search for mini-moons took him to the control room of the Subaru telescope on the summit of Mauna Kea, where he had an observing run with an 8-metre telescope.

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RASC National Office

The RASC's headquarters has moved around Toronto over the years:

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Eclipse, Solar - 19720710

This eclipse was notable for an expedition to Tuktoyaktuk, NWT.

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Eclipse, Solar - 19790226

Southern Manitoba was ground zero for this highly-anticipated eclipse.

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