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1991 Eclipse Quiz

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THE ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY OF CANADA

      1991 SOLAR ECLIPSE EXPEDITION



SOLAR ECLIPSE OUIZ



1.   The term "eclipse" of the sun is actually a complete misnomer for the
     event that we will see tomorrow. The proper name of the phenomenon is
     a(n) _____________________ of the sun.


2.   The English translation of the Latin word that is our name for the sun's
     atmosphere that we see during the total phase of a solar eclipse is
     _______________________.

3.   Annular eclipses are more frequent than total eclipses.  True or false?

Year: 
1991
Pages: 
2

1991 Eclipse Guide

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             THE ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY OF CANADA
             LA SOCIETE ROYALE D'ASTRONOMIE DU CANADA



                          (RASC Seal)




	136 DUPONT STREET	TORONTO, ONTARIO M5R 1V2



10 July 1991



Dear Expedition Member,

	We take pleasure in welcoming you to The Royal Astronomical
Society of Canada 1991 Solar Eclipse Expedition. This endeavour is a
project of the National Council of the Society, and the Expedition has
been more than two years in preparation and planning.

	Astronomers around the world have been waiting eagerly for this
Year: 
1991
Pages: 
8

1991-06 Update

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1991 SOLAR ECLIPSE EXPEDITION
THE ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY OF CANADA

26 June 1991

Dear Expedition Member:

          This is the final mailing to all Expedition members before the big
day.  Many of you have been calling over the past 10 days to enquire about
the current status of the Expedition, and I am pleased to report that all of
our planning is proceeding better than we could ever have hoped for.

JUNE SITE PREVIEW TRIP

          On Sunday, 23 June I returned from one week in Mexico with J. Randy
Year: 
1991
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2

1991-05 Update

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                 THE ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY OP CANADA

                       1991 SOLAR ECLIPSE EXPEDITION
                                                                   7 May 1991

Dear Registrant(s) No.:	______________________________


          We are writing to provide an update on the status of the Expedition
and to provide additional information to assist in your 
preparations.


STATUS OF EXPEDITION

          We continue to be extremely pleased with Expedition planning. The
contract between La Tur Airlines (our carrier) and Sunquest Incentive Travel
Year: 
1991
Pages: 
9

1991-03 Update

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              THE ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY OF CANADA
                   1991 SOLAR ECLIPSE EXPEDITION

           14 MARCH 1991 REPORT TO EXPEDITION PARTICIPANTS


Dear Registrant(s) No. ____________

       We are writing to provide an update on the status of the 1991
RASC Solar Eclipse Expedition for which you are registered. We are
delighted to advise that, since our last report, we have received
confirmation of a commitment from La Tur Airlines of Mexico, through our
travel agent, Sunquest Incentive Travel of Toronto, to provide a new MD-
Year: 
1991
Pages: 
4

Release Form

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ACKNOWLEDGEMENT AND RELEASE


          THE UNDERSIGNED (referred to hereafter as the "Expedition Member"
or the "Member") acknowledges the following facts:

1.        The Royal  Astronomical  Society  (hereinafter referred to as the
"RASC")  is a non-profit corporation without share capital that consists of
volunteer amateur and professional  astronomers  and that is devoted to the
advancement of astronomy and allied sciences.

2.       The  RASC  has  volunteered  to  organize,  for the benefit of its
Year: 
1991
Pages: 
2

Info Circular

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THE ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY OF CANADA
1991 SOLAR ECLIPSE EXPEDITION
INFORMATION CIRCULAR


	At its meeting in January 1989, the National Council of
The Royal Astronomical Society of Canada established a Solar
Eclipse Committee for the purpose of organizing a national solar
eclipse expedition to Baja California, Mexico to observe the great
eclipse of 11 July 1991. Michael S.F. Watson, an experienced
astrophotographer and veteran of six previous solar eclipse
expeditions, was appointed Committee Chairperson and Expedition
Year: 
1990
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4

GA Guide 1991

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Guide for the 1991 GA in Vancouver.

Year: 
1991
Pages: 
16

Eclipse Decal

Eclipse Decal

1991 eclipse decal.

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