Boyd Brydon

(187?-1947) An active member of the Victoria Centre and winner of the Chant Medal in 1941.

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John Stanley Plaskett

(1865-1941) J.S. Plaskett played a pivotal role in the establishment of astrophysical research in Canada and helped to confirm the rotation rate of the Milky Way. He was an active member of the Ottawa Centre between 1907 and 1918, acted as an Associate Editor of the Journal for 28 years, and Society President (1914-15).

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Victoria Programme 1943-44

Royal Astronomical Society of Canada
of Lectures
SEASON 1943·44
Wednesday, October 13 "Straight Lines and Circles in Navigation"
Lt. Cmdr. C.A. McDonald,
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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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GA Group Photo - 1998

We need a higher resolution version of this picture (say a 300 dpi colour scan). If you can provide one, it would be much appreciated.

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GA Group Photo - 1988

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GA Group Photo - 1981

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GA Group Photo - 1972

Photo courtesy of Vic Gaizauskas.

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GA Graphic - 1981

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