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Topham Small Refractor

Topham Small Refractor

Bert Topham's small refractor, as it appeared circa 2010.  Photo courtesy of Lynn Kirk.

This may be Robert Ridgeway's 3-inch telescope, which Topham purchased about 1930 in Whitevale, Ontario from Ridgeway's daughter (see JRASC v35, p.92).

105 Regent St - Back

105 Regent St - Back

105 Regent Street, Toronto (rear view) as it appeared in 2010.

Bert Topham's first dome, "Topham's Top" which he purchased second-hand and trucked across Toronto, was perched above the sunroom (see Scientific American, November 1937).

Photo courtesy of Lynn Kirk.

105 Regent St - Front

105 Regent St - Front

105 Regent Street, Toronto as it appeared in 2010.  John Pilkington and Bert Topham built this house.  Bert's first observatory, "Topham's Top" was perched above a sunroom at the rear of this house. Photo courtesy of Lynn Kirk.

Harlan Creighton

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(1946-) An educator and active member of the Toronto Centre. Received the Service Award in 1981.

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David Levy

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(1948-) Possibly the RASC's most famous member and most active observer. Received the Chant Medal in 1980 and the Simon Newcomb Award in 2002.

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James Wright

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(1931-) A founding member of the Calgary Centre; involved with planetaria in Calgary and Vancouver; received the Service Award (1967).

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Christopher Aikman

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(1943-) DAO astronomer; member of the Quebec and Victoria Centres; Service Award 1983.

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Doug Hube

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(1941-) University of Alberta astronomer; Service Award, 1982; Society President (1994-95).

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James Winger

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(1922-) An active Hamilton Centre member; received the Service Award in 1984.

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William McCallion

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(1918-) Professor of Mathematics at McMaster; Hamilton Centre member and founder of the planetarium at McMaster.

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