1978

ACA 15th Minutes

MINUTES
OF THE
FIFTEENTH MEETING
OF THE
ASSOCIATE COMMITTEE ON
ASTRONOMY

SASKATOON
27 MAY 1978

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Helen Hogg 1978

Dr. Helen Hogg. RASC President 1957-59. Photo taken at the Edmonton GA, May 1978. Photo by Norman Green.

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Alan Batten 1978

Dr. Alan Batten. RASC President 1976-78. Photo taken at the Edmonton GA, May 1978. Photo by Norman Green.

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John Percy 1978

Dr. John Percy. RASC President 1978-80.  Photo taken at the Edmonton GA in May 1978. Photo by Norman Green.

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Batten Presentation 1978

Presentation to retiring president Dr. Alan Batten from Edmonton Centre, inscribed:

BRUDERHEIM METEORITE
MARCH 4, 1960

— In appreciation —

Dr. Alan Batten

President 1976-78
Royal Astronomical Society of Canada

This is a mounted portion of the Bruderheim meteorite presented to him by the Edmonton Centre in appreciation of his service to the Society. (ref: Looking Up, p.92)

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Comet Meier 1978f #2

Photo of Comet Meier (1978f) taken May 10.78 by Jack Newton of the Toronto Centre using his 32-cm (12½)
f/4.6 reflector and a 20-minute exposure on 103aF film. A short tail nine minutes long is just visible.

This photo was published in the National Newsletter, June 1978, page L33.

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Comet Meier 1978f

Comet Meier, 1978f, discovered visually by Rolf Meier of the Ottawa Centre on April 26, 1978.
Comet was about 10th magnitude and moving through the constellation Lynx. Photo taken on
April 27th with 40-cm. telescope of the Indian River Observatory. Photo by Rolf Meier.

This photo was published on the front cover of the June 1978 National Newsletter.

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Hamilton Discussion Group

The Hamilton Centre Discussion Group meets at the home of Valley Defrancisco in Brantford, March 1978.

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GA 1978 Article

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GA Group Photo - 1978

Photo courtesy of Eric Clinton.

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