Skip to main content

kingston

Leo Enright

WMacDonald's picture

(1943-2009) A longtime active observer and member of the Kingston Centre. He brought Astronomy Day to Canada and developed the Beginner's Observing Guide. Leo received the Service Award in 1986.

Description: 
Enright, Leo
Type: 
Person

David Levy

WMacDonald's picture

(1948-) Possibly the RASC's most famous member and most active observer. Received the Chant Medal in 1980 and the Simon Newcomb Award in 2002.

Description: 
Levy, David
Type: 
Person

Arthur Covington

WMacDonald's picture

(1913-2001) Canada's first radio astronomer; RASC Honorary President (1986-89).

Description: 
Covington, Arthur E.
Type: 
Person

Alice Douglas

WMacDonald's picture

(1894-1988) Professor of Astronomy and Dean of Women at Queen's University (1939-63). She studied Physics under Sir Arthur Eddington and later wrote his biography. President of the Society (1943-44) and founder of the RASC Kingston Centre in 1961.

Description: 
Douglas, Alice V.
Type: 
Person

Astronomy Day 1984 #9

Astronomy Day 1984 #9

Astronomy Day 1984 (May 5) in Kingston, Ontario.  Centre display at the Cataraqui Mall.

Astronomy Day 1984 #8

Astronomy Day 1984 #8

Astronomy Day 1984 (May 5) in Kingston, Ontario.  Centre display at the Cataraqui Mall.  Hein van Asperen (holding his scope), Leo Enright on right.

Astronomy Day 1984 #7

Astronomy Day 1984 #7

Astronomy Day 1984 (May 5) in Kingston, Ontario. Hein van Asperen with his home-made 10" Newtonian on Dobsonian mount.  Leo Enright is on the right.

Astronomy Day 1984 #6

Astronomy Day 1984 #6

Astronomy Day 1984 (May 5) in Kingston, Ontario.  Centre display at the Cataraqui Mall.

Astronomy Day 1984 #5

Astronomy Day 1984 #5

Astronomy Day 1984 (May 5) in Kingston, Ontario.  Centre display at the Cataraqui Mall, including the centre's 10" Newtonian.

Astronomy Day 1984 #4

Astronomy Day 1984 #4

Astronomy Day 1984 (May 5) in Kingston, Ontario.  Centre display at the Cataraqui Mall.

Syndicate content