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Map Showing Wales' & Dymond's 1769 Transit Station

Map Showing Wales' & Dymond's 1769 Transit Station

This retrospective map in 18th-century style shows the general location of William Wales' and Joseph Dymond's transit of Venus station, where they wintered over in 1768-1769. Image courtesy of Specula astronomica minima (©Specula astronomica minima).

1769 ToV portable observatory Hudson Bay

1769 ToV portable observatory Hudson Bay

Recreation of the pre-fab observatory brought to the Prince of Wales transit of Venus station by William Wales and Joseph Dymond. The observatory was designed by John Smeaton, the "father of civil engineering". Note the ice; according to the observers, the extreme cold was a challenge. Image courtesy of Specula astronomica minima (©Specula astronomica minima).

Toronto Observatory Telescope

Toronto Observatory Telescope

Toronto Observatory Telescope and Transit Instrument

This photo was published in the RASC Selected Papers and Proceedings, 1902-03.

Miller Observatory

Miller Observatory

Miller Observatory

Mr. A.F. Miller's observatory in Toronto.

This photo was published in the RASC Selected Papers and Proceedings, 1902-03.

Marsh Telescope

Marsh Telescope

Marsh Telescope

Interior view of Dr. Marsh's observatory showing the Brashear 5-inch telescope.

This photo was published in the RASC Selected Papers and Proceedings, 1902-03.

Marsh Observatory

Marsh Observatory

Marsh Observatory

Rev. Dr. Marsh's observatory in Hamilton.

This photo was published in the RASC Selected Papers and Proceedings, 1902-03.

Springhill Ob'y

Springhill Ob'y

Group visit to Springhill Meteor Observatory at the RASC GA 1964.

Montreal Ob'y 1955

Montreal Ob'y 1955

RASC Montréal Centre Observatory in 1955.

Regina 1955

Regina 1955

A general view of the Regina Astronomical Society's operations centre in 1955.
The clubroom on the left is fully equipped for meetings during winter or summer.
The barrels stock coal and wood as well as water and garbage disposal.

Regina 1955

Regina 1955

RASC Regina Centre observatory in 1955.

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