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Bert Topham Nov 1958 #2

Bert Topham at his Collingwood cottage in November 1958.  Photo courtesy of Lynn Kirk.

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Bert Topham Nov 1958

Bert Topham at his Collingwood cottage in November 1958. Photo courtesy of Lynn Kirk.

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Bert Topham #7

Bert Topham with his 6" refractor in Castlefield Observatory, circa 1940.  Photo courtesy of Lynn Kirk.

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Castlefield Observatory #4

Bert Topham with his nautical sextant at his Castlefield Observatory, circa 1940.  Photo courtesy of Lynn Kirk.

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The Poor Man's Telescope

THE POOR MAN'S TELESCOPE
by
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.

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1899 Musson

scope diagram

A sketch of the Collins brothers' "Monoplane Achromatic Telescope",
from Musson in Knowledge 1900 November 1, 252 (star on the right added for clarity)

 

NEW FORMS OF TELESCOPES.

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Chant Slide 063

63. An Amateur and his telescope. (A. R. Hassard, Toronto with his 9½-inch reflector)

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Astronomy Day 1984 #5

Astronomy Day 1984 (May 5) in Kingston, Ontario.  Centre display at the Cataraqui Mall, including the centre's 10 Newtonian.

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HCO Open House #13

The refractor in the dome.

RASC Hamilton Centre
Scanned by Colin Haig 2006-04-08 to 2006-04-09
Scanned with Nikon Coolpix V ED slide/film scanner.

These photos were taken at the 1986 open house event held at the Hamilton Centre's Leslie V. Powis Observatory in Flamborough.

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Centennial Oby #2

Ken Chilton and Centennial Observatory.

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