(1892-1970) An active Montreal Centre member and observer (meteor/solar). Received the Chant Medal in 1955. AAVSO president (1967-69).
Front: E.S. Keeping, Frank de Kinder.
Middle row: David Sands, Klaus Brasch, ?
Back row: George Wedge, C. L. Drolet.
Stellafane, August 1948. Mr. A.V. Whipple's prize-winning telescope. F. de Kinder, the two judges, Mr. & Mrs. Whipple.
Sent by Louie Bernstein, Montreal Centre.
Jupiter on 1959 May 16/17 at 22:50 EDT (02:50 UT) as sketched by Frank J. DeKinder. C.M.(1) 172°, C.M.(2) 333°. 6½" refractor at 100x. Seeing good. Transparency good.
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