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1980s images from the national archives.

Astronomy Day 1984 #7

Astronomy Day 1984 #7

Astronomy Day 1984 (May 5) in Kingston, Ontario. Hein van Asperen with his home-made 10" Newtonian on Dobsonian mount.  Leo Enright is on the right.

Astronomy Day 1984 #6

Astronomy Day 1984 #6

Astronomy Day 1984 (May 5) in Kingston, Ontario.  Centre display at the Cataraqui Mall.

Astronomy Day 1984 #5

Astronomy Day 1984 #5

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

Astronomy Day 1984 #4

Astronomy Day 1984 #4

Astronomy Day 1984 (May 5) in Kingston, Ontario.  Centre display at the Cataraqui Mall.

Astronomy Day 1984 #3

Astronomy Day 1984 #3

Astronomy Day 1984 (May 5) in Kingston, Ontario.  Centre display at the Cataraqui Mall.  Leo Enright is on the left, the centre's 10" reflector is in the background.

Astronomy Day 1984 #2

Astronomy Day 1984 #2

Astronomy Day 1984 (May 5) in Kingston, Ontario.  Centre display at the Cataraqui Mall.  Hein van Asperen with his home-made Newtonian on Dobsonian mount.

Astronomy Day 1984 #1

Astronomy Day 1984 #1

Astronomy Day 1984 (May 5) in Kingston, Ontario.  Centre display at the Cataraqui Mall.

HQ 19860703

HQ 19860703

Peter Broughton, Ken ?, Rosemary Freeman, Osao Shigehisa at RASC head office on 1986 July 3.  Photo by O. Shigehisa.

Ken was the summer assistant in the office.  Osao is an RASC member from Japan; he often attends General Assemblies.

Supernova Wild in NGC 4490

Supernova Wild in NGC 4490

Supernova Wild in NGC 4490, photographed by Jack Newton of Victoria Centre. This prediscovery
photograph (by 17 days, on March 29.24) was taken through Mr. Newton’s 40 cm f/5 reflector on Ektachrome 400, and shows the magnitude 14.8 supernova immediately to the right of the galaxy’s nucleus on the evening of 29 March
1982.

This photo appeared on the cover of the August 1982 National Newsletter.

P. Millman, 1980s

P. Millman, 1980s

Dr. Peter Millman in the 1980s.

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