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McLaughlin Planetarium

The McLaughlin Planetarium of the Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, Canada

The McLaughlin Planetarium opened to the public November 2, 1968. It took two years to build and cost $2,250,000. Among the largest and most modern planetariums in thw world, it was a gift to the Royal Ontario Museum for the people of Toronto and Ontario from R.S. McLaughlin of Oshawa, Ontario. Mr. McLaughlin, Chairman of the Board of General Motors of Canada, was a pioneer in the automobile industry.

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Astronomy Week Toronto 1992

 

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Miller Observatory

Mr. A.F. Miller's observatory in Toronto.This photo was published in the RASC Selected Papers and Proceedings, 1902-03.

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Kuiper Public Lecture at AAS Toronto Meeting 1959

At the invitation of Dr. John F. Heard, Director of the David Dunlap Observatory, the 103rd Meeting of the American Astronomical Society (AAS) was held at the University of Toronto, August 30th - September 3rd, 1959. The AAS had not met in Toronto since 1935, the year the Dunlap Observatory was completed. The meeting was the biggest in the AAS's history being attended by approximately two hundred astronomers together with their families and guests.

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GA Group Photo - 1969

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GA Group Photo - 2008

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GA Group Photo - 1999

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GA Group Photo - 1987 Cropped

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GA Group Photo - 1987 Full

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GA Group Photo - 1977

Photo courtesy of Eric Clinton.

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