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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 DrawingsNorth polar capCerauniusTharsisTithonius LacusSolis LacusThaumasiaAonius SinusBosphorus GemmatusAuroræ SinusOphirGangesLunæ LacusTempeSketch published in JRASC, 1918.

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Mars 19180324-2100

Key to Objects on the DrawingsNorth polar capIndistinct shadings in Eden and ArabiaSinus SabæusSolis PonsSyrtis MajorOsiridis Prom.Nili PonsWhite regionNeith RegioSketch published in JRASC, 1918.

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Mars 19180322-2115

Key to Objects on the DrawingsNorth polar capMare AcidaliumEdenEdomSinus SabæusDeucalionis RegioSyrtis MajorOsiridis Prom.Nili PonsWhite regionSketch published in JRASC, 1918.

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Mars 19180320-2130

Key to Objects on the DrawingsNorth polar capMare AcidaliumBaltiaTempeHydaspesIndusAromatum PromontoryAuroræ SinusMargaritifer SinusDeucalionis RegioFastigium AryaSinus SabæusWhite RegionSketch 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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