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The Poor Man's Telescope

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THE POOR MAN'S TELESCOPE
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F.W. Henshaw and F.T. Matthews

A series of articles first appearing in THE MONITOR under the feature column of the Montreal Centre — "Observatory Activities."

Note: The actual year of publication is not known.

Year: 
1950
Pages: 
14
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GA 1960 Audio

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1960 June 6

Jack—

This is Earl Milton's tape report on observing on a National Scale. It has not been heard by anyone in Toronto.

RJN

Year: 
1960
Pages: 
1251
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RASC IAU Display 1979

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Photos of the RASC display at the 1979 IAU meeting in Montreal.

Year: 
1979
Pages: 
6
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Letter to Levy

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All's Well That Ends Well

 

In 1967 the nineteen-year-old David Levy was an enthusiastic observer, and an observationally active member of the Montreal Centre, pursuing his life-long quest for comets, and an ever deeper familiarity with the night sky (activities which he knowledgably, imaginatively, and fruitfully pursues to this day).

Year: 
1967
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2
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Jupiter 196011242035

Jupiter 196011242035

Jupiter on 1960 November 23/24 at 15:35+10m EST (20:35 UT) as sketched by Jim Low. C.M.(1) 8°, C.M.(2) 241°. 4" reflector at 65x & 130x. Seeing 4. Transparency 3. North is down. This is a day observation, made about 0.9h before sunset. Jupiter was a faint object compared to the bright sky, and it could not be seen definitely in the 4x20mm finder.

Jupiter 196011212131

Jupiter 196011212131

Jupiter on 1960 November 20/21 at 16:31+10m EST (21:31 UT) as sketched by Jim Low. C.M.(1) 289°, C.M.(2) 185°. 4" reflector at 130x, 167x. Seeing 4. Transparency 3. North is down.

Jupiter 196011202145

Jupiter 196011202145

Jupiter on 1960 November 19/20 at 16:45+5m EST (21:45 UT) as sketched by Jim Low. C.M.(1) 140°, C.M.(2) 43°. 4" reflector at 130x. Seeing 2. Transparency 4. North is down.

Jupiter 196010112243

Jupiter 196010112243

Jupiter on 1960 October 10/11 at 17:43+19m EST (22:43 UT) as sketched by Jim Low. C.M.(1) 355°, C.M.(2) 203°. 4" reflector at 130x and 167x. Seeing 6/10. Transparency 4/5. North is down. This was the best "seeing" I have seen around this part of Canada.

Jupiter 196009040315

Jupiter 196009040315

Jupiter on 1960 September 3/4 at 19:15+4m PST (03:15 UT) as sketched by Jim Low. C.M.(1) 78°, C.M.(2) 207°. 4" reflector at 65x. Seeing 2/10. Transparency 5/5.

Jupiter 196009030316

Jupiter 196009030316

Jupiter on 1960 September 2/3 at 19:16+15m PST (03:16 UT) as sketched by Jim Low. C.M.(1) 281°, C.M.(2) 58°. 4" reflector at 130x. Seeing 4/10. Transparency 5/5.

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