1950s

Baker-Schmidt Camera #2

Further Reading: The Meanook-Newbrook Meteor Observatories, JRASC, Vol.53, p.15 (February 1959).

Continue Reading

Baker-Schmidt Camera #1

Further Reading: The Meanook-Newbrook Meteor Observatories, JRASC, Vol.53, p.15 (February 1959).

Continue Reading

Meteor Observatory Site

This is the site of either the Meanook or Newbrook Meteor Observatory.

Further Reading: The Meanook-Newbrook Meteor Observatories, JRASC, Vol.53, p.15 (February 1959).

Continue Reading

Newbrook Observatory #3

This photo is similar to the one published in JRASC v.53, pp.17, which is captioned:

The Newbrook Meteor Observatory looking south. This shows the enlarged observatory as photographed from the radio-communications tower. The glass cupola is used for visual observing in cold weather. A tri-camera spectrograph mount can be seen on the far side of the observatory building.

Continue Reading

Charles Haldenby

(1897-1985) WWI veteran. Chemical engineer and botanist. Toronto Centre member from 1940-85.

Continue Reading

Frank Hogg Tribute

Tribute to
DR. FRANK S. HOGG
Delivered by
Rev. Mr. C.B. Brethen, Minister
Richmond Hill United Church

January 4, 1951

Continue Reading

Regarding Sputnik

Regarding Sputnik
by
John F. Heard, Ph. D.
Director
David Dunlap Observatory
University of Toronto

Continue Reading

Alfred Donnelly #2

Alfred Donnelly with telescope. Graetz Bros. Ltd. print no. 33903. Undated.

Continue Reading

Alfred Donnelly #1

Alfred Donnelly with 12½" mirror blank and grinding machine. Graetz Bros. Ltd. print no. 33902. Undated.

Continue Reading

Super-Schmidt Meteor Camera

John M. Grant and Peter Millman with a Super-Schmidt meteor camera.

Continue Reading

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - 1950s