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.

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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.

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Harlan Creighton

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

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David Levy

(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

(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

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

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Doug Hube

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

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James Winger

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

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William McCallion

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

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Ian Halliday

(1928-) DO/NRC astronomer, Journal Editor (1970-75), Society President (1980-82), Honorary President (1989-93), Service Award recipient (1974).

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