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Brydon Observatory

Brydon Observatory

Boyd Brydon's Oak Bay Observatory, located at 2390 Oak Bay Avenue, Victoria, BC.  This observatory was later moved to the grounds belonging to Mr. & Mrs. Peters of the Victoria Centre.

Castlefield Observatory

WMacDonald's picture

(1938-62) Bert Topham's observatory at 1250 Castlefield Ave., Toronto.

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Observatory, Castlefield
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Centennial Oby #2

Centennial Oby #2

Ken Chilton and Centennial Observatory.

North Star Observatory #2

North Star Observatory #2

E.K. White's North Star Observatory at Kimberley, B.C. in 1947.

Published in JRASC, 41, 188 (1947).

North Star Observatory

North Star Observatory

E.K. White's North Star Observatory at Kimberley, B.C. in 1947.

Published in JRASC, 41, 188 (1947).

Greenwich Observatory

Greenwich Observatory

A late-Georgian engraving of Flamsteed House, Greenwich Observatory. If one can speak of an operational nerve centre of the 18th-century British ToV campaign - including observations made in Canada - it would be of this building, the "seat" of the Astronomer Royal. Image courtesy of Specula astronomica minima (©Specula astronomica minima).

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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