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Aurora 19170821 #3

Aurora Borealis: Display of August 21, 1917, JRASC 11,365 (Nov. 1917, Plate XVI) by A. Steadworthy.

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Aurora 19170821 #2

Aurora Borealis: Display of August 21, 1917, JRASC 11,365 (Nov. 1917, Plate XV) by A. Steadworthy.

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Aurora 19170821 #1

Aurora Borealis: Display of August 21, 1917, JRASC 11,365 (Nov. 1917, Plate XV) by A. Steadworthy.

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19600502 Ariadaeus Rill

Ariadaeus Rill (Hyginus Rill on right).  8 reflector at 180x.  Sketched by Lorne Jewitt (Toronto Centre) on 1960 May 2 at 1:00 UT.  Col. 341.17°.  Willowdale, Ontario.

Photo published in JRASC, 1962.

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Mars 19180329-2130

Key to Objects on the Drawings

    North polar cap
  1. Ceraunius
  2. Tharsis
  3. Tithonius Lacus
  4. Solis Lacus
  5. Thaumasia
  6. Aonius Sinus
  7. Bosphorus Gemmatus
  8. Auroræ Sinus
  9. Ophir
  10. Ganges
  11. Lunæ Lacus
  12. Tempe

Sketch published in JRASC, 1918.

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Mars 19180324-2100

Key to Objects on the Drawings

    North polar cap
  1. Indistinct shadings in Eden and Arabia
  2. Sinus Sabæus
  3. Solis Pons
  4. Syrtis Major
  5. Osiridis Prom.
  6. Nili Pons
  7. White region
  8. Neith Regio

Sketch published in JRASC, 1918.

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Mars 19180322-2115

Key to Objects on the Drawings

    North polar cap
  1. Mare Acidalium
  2. Eden
  3. Edom
  4. Sinus Sabæus
  5. Deucalionis Regio
  6. Syrtis Major
  7. Osiridis Prom.
  8. Nili Pons
  9. White region

Sketch published in JRASC, 1918.

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Mars 19180320-2130

Key to Objects on the Drawings

    North polar cap
  1. Mare Acidalium
  2. Baltia
  3. Tempe
  4. Hydaspes
  5. Indus
  6. Aromatum Promontory
  7. Auroræ Sinus
  8. Margaritifer Sinus
  9. Deucalionis Regio
  10. Fastigium Arya
  11. Sinus Sabæus
  12. White Region

Sketch published in JRASC, 1918.

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19180300 Mars

Published in JRASC, 1918.

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Great Comet of 1882?

R.A. Rosenfeld (RASC Archivist) and Clark Muir (KW Centre)

Unidentified comet in starfield, anon., late 19th-early 20th century. Watercolours on black paper. 6.5''x7.69''. There are no annotations on the image or the page on which it is mounted to aid in the identification of either the comet, or the artist, and no details of the instrument used (if any), or the circumstances of the observation. The image is quite competently done, and is comparable to similar Victorian and Edwardian images of comets.

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