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John S. Plaskett

John S. Plaskett

John S. Plaskett, B.A., D.Sc.  RASC President 1914-15.

Photo published in JRASC, 1917.

John Stanley Plaskett

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(1865-1941) J.S. Plaskett played a pivotal role in the establishment of astrophysical research in Canada and helped to confirm the rotation rate of the Milky Way. He was an active member of the Ottawa Centre between 1907 and 1918, acted as an Associate Editor of the Journal for 28 years, and Society President (1914-15).

Plaskett, John S.
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