Moon 18960222

The Moon, photographed on 1896 February 22nd by J.J. Wadsworth of Simcoe, Ontario.

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Leonids 1833

Woodcut of Leonid meteor shower over Niagara Falls, November 1833. This reproduction appeared on the front cover of Astronomy in Canada.

See also: Canada and the 1833 Leonids, Clark Muir, JRASC, April 2014.

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Comet 1893b

Comet 1893b, by Connon.

First observation
Monday, July 10th at 10 p.m.
Wednesday, July 12th at 10 p.m.
Thursday, July 13th at 12 p.m.
Saturday, July 15th at 10 p.m.
Sunday, July 16th at 10.30 to 11 p.m.
Monday, July 17th at 9.30 p.m.
Tuesday, July 18th at 10 p.m.

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John A. Paterson 1890s

John A. Paterson, M.A. (1846-1930)

Obituary in JRASC.

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J.J. Wadsworth

This photo was published in the RASC 1905 Transactions.

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R.F. Stupart

Director of the Toronto Observatory and Superintendent of the Dominion Meteorological Service, F.R.A.S.C., and president 1902-03.This photo was published in the RASC 1904 Selected Papers and Proceedings.

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George Lumsden 1902

President of the Toronto Astronomical Society 1900-01.This photo was published in the 1902 Transactions.

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Larratt Smith 1901

Ex-Vice-Chancellor, University of Toronto and a Past-President of the Toronto Astronomical Society.This photo was published in the 1901 Transactions of the Astronomical and Physical Society of Toronto.

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Saturn Sketch 1895


Saturn, as seen in Dr. J.J. Wadsworth’s Reflector, Simcoe Ont. in July 1895.
Drawn by Miss Eva M. Brook. Published in TAPST, 1895.

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O.C. to HSH 1969

Helen S. Hogg Awarded O.C. by GG Roland Michener 1969

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