Frank Schneider

RASC Hamilton Centre member Frank Schneider with his telescope.

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Hamiltonians and Scope

L to R: ?, ?, ?, Frank Schneider.

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McMaster 1946 June

At McMaster University, June 1946.

L to R: 1, 2, George Campbell, hidden-unknown, 5, Dr. Johns.

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Stewart Telescope

Telescope used by W.D. Stewart, Hamilton Centre; made in 1943 by Mr. Frank Sisman. (1944 Mar 28)

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Mercury Transit 1940

Victoria Centre members preparing for the transit of Mercury on 1940 November 11.

Observers:  Stilwell, Wright, Everall, Mrs. Ley, Miss Humeston, Shaw.

Telescopes: Hopkins, Shaw, DAO, Peters.

Photograph by L. Hopkins. Original print at DDO. Published in JRASC, 35, 1 (1941).

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Stellafane 1948

Stellafane, August 1948. Mr. A.V. Whipple's prize-winning telescope. F. de Kinder, the two judges, Mr. & Mrs. Whipple.

Sent by Louie Bernstein, Montreal Centre.

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Early Star Party #3

The refracting telescope at left survives, and is resident in the Society's national office in Toronto.

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ToV Reflector with Heliometer 1760s-1770s

The Heliometer was a split-image micrometer which fit on the objective end of a telescope. It was used to measure angles. It was pretty much the most advanced such instrument for measuring angles at the time of the 1761 and 1769 transits of Venus. Image courtesy of Specula astronomica minima (©Specula astronomica minima).

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Wadsworth Telescope

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Lantern 18

The 8-inch telescope camera. Louiseville P.Q., 1932 Aug 31.

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