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THE ECLIPSE SPECIAL sponsored by THE ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY OF CANADA MONTREAL CENTRE DATE: Saturday, July 20, 1963 DESTINATION: Grand'mere, Quebec For members and their friends who would like to see the total eclipse of the sun on JuJy 20th but have no private means of transportation or are concerned about the traffic there will be on that day, the Montreal Centre is sponsoring a spoial train to Grand'mere, which is located close to the centre of the path of totality. ___________________________________________________________________________________ TIMETABLE ___________________________________________________________________________________ TRIP TO GRAND'MERE RETURN TRIP TO MONTREAL E.D.T. E.D.T. Leaves: Windsor Station 12:10 p.m. Leaves: Grand'mere 7:30 p.m. Westmount 12:17 Arrives: Park Avenue 10:30 Montreal West 12:25 Montreal West 10:45 Park Avenue 12:40 Westmount 10:52 Arrives: Grand'mere 3:30 p.m. Windsor Station 11:00 p.m. OBSERVING THE ECLIPSE In the Grand'mere area, totality will last about 65 seconds and will occur at apprctci- mately 5:39 pun. E.D,T. The partial phase will begin about an hour earlier and will end at appraximate]y 6:45 pan. (Information leaflets will be given to everyone boarding the train and in each coach will be members of the Montreal Centre prepared to answer questions) The Eclipse Special win arrive at Grand'mere in plenty of tine to see the whole show. Arrangements have been made for this group to have the use of the recreation grounds which are about ten minutes' walk from the railway station. The field has a good western horizon and there will be ample room to set up camera tripods. REFRESHMENTS As there will be no restaurant car on the train, some people will want to take along picnic lunches. However, there is a lunch counter at the recreation field, and there will also be an opportunity to purchase light refreshments when the train makes a half-hour stop at Trois Rivieres both on the way to Grand'mere and on the return trip. _____________________________________________________________________________________ FARES: Return Trip: Adults $4.50. Children under 12 years of age $2.25. TICKETS: May be obtained at the Centre's Observatory any Wednesday or Saturday evening or by contacting either - Karl McNamara, c/o The Imperial Life, 625 Dorchester West, Telephone 866-1471 (or evenings 489-2657) Joyce Hulley, c/o Lytle Engineering Specialties Ltd., 438 St.Peter Street, Telephone 849-4151 (or evenings 737-4305) (Please make cheques Or money orders payable to The Royal Astronomical Society of Canada)