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Wray Refractor

A.F. Miller's 4-inch refractor (manufactured by Wray & Co., London) in Boyd Brydon's observatory.

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Mars 19180329-2130

Key to Objects on the Drawings

    North polar cap
  1. Ceraunius
  2. Tharsis
  3. Tithonius Lacus
  4. Solis Lacus
  5. Thaumasia
  6. Aonius Sinus
  7. Bosphorus Gemmatus
  8. Auroræ Sinus
  9. Ophir
  10. Ganges
  11. Lunæ Lacus
  12. Tempe

Sketch published in JRASC, 1918.

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Mars 19180324-2100

Key to Objects on the Drawings

    North polar cap
  1. Indistinct shadings in Eden and Arabia
  2. Sinus Sabæus
  3. Solis Pons
  4. Syrtis Major
  5. Osiridis Prom.
  6. Nili Pons
  7. White region
  8. Neith Regio

Sketch published in JRASC, 1918.

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Mars 19180322-2115

Key to Objects on the Drawings

    North polar cap
  1. Mare Acidalium
  2. Eden
  3. Edom
  4. Sinus Sabæus
  5. Deucalionis Regio
  6. Syrtis Major
  7. Osiridis Prom.
  8. Nili Pons
  9. White region

Sketch published in JRASC, 1918.

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Mars 19180320-2130

Key to Objects on the Drawings

    North polar cap
  1. Mare Acidalium
  2. Baltia
  3. Tempe
  4. Hydaspes
  5. Indus
  6. Aromatum Promontory
  7. Auroræ Sinus
  8. Margaritifer Sinus
  9. Deucalionis Regio
  10. Fastigium Arya
  11. Sinus Sabæus
  12. White Region

Sketch published in JRASC, 1918.

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Allan Miller 1800s

Allan F. Miller, Charter Member (1890) of the Astronomical and Physical Society of Toronto.

Photo published in JRASC, 1917.

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Allan Miller

(1851-1947) An early member of the Society and an accomplished observer. Society President (1918-19).

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TAS 1880s #2

At Mr. Howell's house, 218 Bleecker Street, Toronto. (About 1888).  The object shown on the table is a Wimshurst influence machine made by Mr. Moore.  With this machine and Leyden jars, they were able to get a spark about 13 inches long, which they photographed.

Left to right: Mr. Baters, A. Elvins, A.F. Miller, G.G. Pursey, W.J. Moore.

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TAS 1880s

Photograph taken at a meeting of the Toronto Astronomical Society (probably 1888).  This meeting was held at the home of Samuel E. Roberts, 1 Avenue Street (a short street that ran from the head of Elizabeth Street to University Avenue), Toronto.

From left to right: G.G. Pursey, A. Elvins, S. Roberts, D.J. Howell, A.F. Hunter, A.F. Miller.

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Sunspot 18901130

A sunspot as seen on 1890 November 30th, as sketched by A.F. Miller.

This was scanned from the original at RASC national office.

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