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GA Guide 1988

The 100th Annual Meeting
of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific

The 1988 General Assembly
of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada

The 1988 Summer Meeting
of the Western Amateur Astronomers

June 28 to July 3, 1988
University of Victoria
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

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Evans Telescope Presentation

Presentation of the Evans telescope in 1963.

Left of door (L to R): W. Simpson Baikie, E.K. Lee, G.J. Odgers, unknown.
Right of door (L to R): unknown, J.M. Fletcher (facing camera), Pam Odgers, W.G. Milne(? behind Pam), F.R. Williams (in hat), unknown, R.M. Petrie, N.O. Hutchings(?).

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GA Group Photo - 2014

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GA Guide 1981

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J.A. Pearce Interview

Interview with Dr. Joseph A. Pearce in Victoria on August 31, 1981 by Christopher Aikman (DAO, Victoria Centre Secretary) and Muriel Enock (Victoria Centre SkyNews Editor).

Note from Muriel Enock:

I should explain the tape gaps.  The first gap was when the first (of my three shorter) sides finished.  Dr. Pearce startled, and by the time he had got back on track, so I had the second side.  So here you really don't miss anything.

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Christopher Spratt

A horticulturist and active asteroid, comet and variable star observer. Chilton Prize 1983, Chant Medal 1988.

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Jack Newton

Victoria Centre member and avid astrophotographer, speaker, writer. Chant Medal 1989.

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Christopher Aikman

(1943-) DAO astronomer; member of the Quebec and Victoria Centres; Service Award 1983.

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George Ball

(1910-2007) A well-known Victoria Centre member with a gift for design and fabrication. Received the Service Award in 1968.

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Robert Peters

(1872-1965) An longtime active Victoria Centre member; Service Award 1961.

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