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Castlefield Observatory

Bert Topham #7

Bert Topham #7

Bert Topham with his 6" refractor in Castlefield Observatory, circa 1940.  Photo courtesy of Lynn Kirk.

Bert Topham #5

Bert Topham #5

Bert Topham at his telescope, circa 1940. Photo courtesy of Lynn Kirk.

Castlefield Observatory #6

Castlefield Observatory #6

Bert Topham and his nautical sextant at Castlefield Observatory, circa 1940.  Photo courtesy of Lynn Kirk.

Castlefield Observatory #5

Castlefield Observatory #5

Bert Topham's Castlefield Observatory, circa 1940.  Photo courtesy of Lynn Kirk.

Castlefield Observatory #4

Castlefield Observatory #4

Bert Topham with his nautical sextant at his Castlefield Observatory, circa 1940.  Photo courtesy of Lynn Kirk.

Castlefield Observatory #1

Castlefield Observatory #1

Bert Topham's observatory in Toronto (received 1938 June 1).

Castlefield Observatory Sketch

Castlefield Observatory Sketch

Bert Topham's Castlefield Observatory in Toronto, at the end of its life.

Sketch by Eugene Fedorenko (Toronto Centre).

Photos of this observatory from the RASC Archives.

A short bio on Bert Topham (1893-1962) appears on page 148 of Looking Up.

Note from Geoff Gaherty:

Castlefield Observatory #2

Castlefield Observatory #2

Bert Topham's observatory in Toronto (picture received 1938 June 1).

Castlefield Observatory #3

Castlefield Observatory #3

Bert Topham's observatory in Toronto (picture received 1938 June 1).

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