Encyclopedia Uranica

Welcome to Urania's Encyclopedia—your reference source for information on everything RASC.

  • (1906-67) First President of the Centre Français de Montreal (1947) and an active observer. Received the Chant Medal in 1951.

  • (1875-1962) Assistant Professor of Physics at the University of Toronto; Society President (1934-35).

  • John Goldie (1822-96) was a life member of the APST and had an observatory in Galt, Ontario.

  • (1902-80) An active observer and Montreal Centre member. Received the Service Award in 1960.

  • (1913-2007) Anglican minister. Hamilton Centre member; Service Award (1970); NNL Editor (1973-74); National Secretary (1964-71, 1978-80).

  • (1927-96) Worked at Geodetic Survey of Canada, DO, and NMST. Society President (1986-88); Service Award (1990).

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

  • (1906-88) The main founder of the Windsor Centre; received the Service Award in 1984.

  • (1928-) DO/NRC astronomer, Journal Editor (1970-75), Society President (1980-82), Honorary President (1989-93), Service Award recipient (1974).

  • (1878-1940) DO and DAO astronomer; first winner of the RASC Gold Medal (1906); Society President (1928-29).

  • (1834-1905) F.R.S.C., F.R.A.S.C. President of the society (1898-99); Honorary President and Director, La Institutio Solar Internacional (Monte Video, Uruguay).

  • (1907-76) Director of the David Dunlap Observatory (1951-65), RASC President (1953-54).

  • (1937-) Radio astronomer, JRASC Editor (1976-80), Society President (1988-90).

  • (1904-51) DAO/DDO astronomer; Toronto Star columnist; Society President (1941-42).

  • (1905-93) A well-known DDO astronomer (specializing in globular cluster variables) and popularizer of astronomy. She wrote an astronomy column in The Toronto Star for 30 years. Served as President (1957-58) and Honorary President (1977-81) of the Society.

  • (1892-1978) A Toronto physics teacher and principal; Society Treasurer for 30 years; recieved the Service Award in 1960.

  • (1941-) University of Alberta astronomer; Service Award, 1982; Society President (1994-95).

  • (1863-1940) President of the Society (1926-27).

  • (1880-1962) A specialist in terrestrial magnetism, and President of the Society (1922-23).

  • Hyperactive London Centre member. Service Award 1984. National President (2004-06).

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