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Wray Refractor

Wray Refractor

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

Mars 19180329-2130

Mars 19180329-2130

Drawing of Mars by A.F. Miller, Toronto, using a 4-inch Wray Refractor, Power 300.

Key to Objects on the Drawings

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

Sketch published in JRASC, 1918.

Mars 19180324-2100

Mars 19180324-2100

Drawing of Mars by A.F. Miller, Toronto, using a 4-inch Wray Refractor, Power 300.

Key to Objects on the Drawings

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

Sketch published in JRASC, 1918.

Mars 19180322-2115

Mars 19180322-2115

Drawing of Mars by A.F. Miller, Toronto, using a 4-inch Wray Refractor, Power 300.

Key to Objects on the Drawings

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

Sketch published in JRASC, 1918.

Mars 19180320-2130

Mars 19180320-2130

Drawing of Mars by A.F. Miller, Toronto, using a 4-inch Wray Refractor, Power 300.

Key to Objects on the Drawings

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

Sketch published in JRASC, 1918.

Allan Miller 1800s

Allan Miller 1800s

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

Photo published in JRASC, 1917.

Allan Miller

WMacDonald's picture

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

Description: 
Miller, Allan F.
Type: 
Person

TAS 1880s #2

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.

TAS 1880s

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.

Sunspot 18901130

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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