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Peter Broughton

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Toronto Centre member, active on National Council, author of Looking Up. Service Award 1987.

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Jack Newton

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

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Fredrick Dalton

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Engineer at Ontario Hydro and a Toronto Centre member. Chant Medal recipient for 1950.

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Frank Sisman

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Hamilton Centre telescope maker. Chant Medal 1949.

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Herbert Fox

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Served on Hamilton Centre council for 38 years. Service Award 1968.

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Niagara Whirlpool Jan-Feb 2015

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Niagara Whirlpool Jan Feb 2015
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Niagara
Year: 
2015
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Jan-Feb
Month #: 
01-02
Volume: 
33
Number: 
1
Pages: 
7

Calgary 201412

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Inside the StarSeeker:

  • Editor’s Message.....................................2
  • President’s Message ................................2
  • 2014 Annual Banquet & Awards Night ..3
  • RASC Calgary Centre Contact List.........4
  • Astro-Imaging Round Up 2014...............5
  • New Members .........................................5
  • Observing Groups Report........................6
  • Discover The Universe............................6
  • What to Ask Santa for Christmas?
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Calgary
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2014
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Dec
Month #: 
12
Volume: 
55
Number: 
11
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12

Back to Astronomy After a 28 Year Absence

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It had been some 28 years since I last had my last look through a telescope.  When I was younger I was very fortunate to have a neighbour with a love for astronomy.  He had an 8" C8 SCT, an 8" Dobsonian, 17.5" Dobsonian and a little 3 inch telescope.  He also had a very nice assortment of lenses.  It was he, who let me use the equipment and took the time to show me the ropes of amateur astronomy, for which I am eternally grateful.  Unfortunately, like many good things it came to an end when I left the small town to go to College.  I

Kingston 2014 Dec

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In this issue:

  • Reports & Other Items . . . . . . . 1
  • Letter of Thanks / ISS Pass. . . . 2
  • President’s Message . . . . . . . . . 3
  • CAVE Lecture: Nov 14 . . . . . . . 3
  • Meeting Report: Nov 13 . . . . . . 3
  • Observing Reports: Nov-Dec . . 4
  • Dark Sky Questions. . . . . . . . . . 6
  • Secretary’s Report 2014 . . . . . . 7
  • President’s Report 2014. . . . . . . 8
  • Auditor’s Report 2014. . . . . . . . 8
  • KAON Report 2014. . . . . . . . . . 8
  • Thoughts on KAON. . . . . . . . . 9
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Kingston
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2014
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Dec
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12
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2014
Number: 
6
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10

2015 Award winners announced!

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The RASC Board of Directors has accepted the 2015 report of the Awards Committee for nominations in the following categories:

Fellows: (recognizing exemplary long service and outstanding contributions to the Society)

  • Robert Dick (Ottawa)
  • David J. Lane (Halifax)
  • Dr. John Percy (Toronto)
  • Mary Lou Whitehorne (Halifax)

Service Awards: (recognizing 10 or more years of service to the Society)

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