1910s

Clarence Chant

(1865-1956) Professor of Astronomy at University of Toronto, President of the Society (1904-07), editor of the Journal and Handbook for 50 years, and an important figure in the creation of the David Dunlap Observatory.

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John Stanley Plaskett

(1865-1941) J.S. Plaskett played a pivotal role in the establishment of astrophysical research in Canada and helped to confirm the rotation rate of the Milky Way. He was an active member of the Ottawa Centre between 1907 and 1918, acted as an Associate Editor of the Journal for 28 years, and Society President (1914-15).

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Robert Stupart

(1857-1940) F.R.S.C., F.R.A.S.C. Director of the Toronto Observatory and Superintendent of the Dominion Meteorological Service (1894-1929), and President of the Society (1902-03). He was knighted in 1916.

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John Paterson

(1846-1930) K.C., M.A., F.R.A.S.C. A math teacher at Upper Canada College, later a lawyer, and President of the Society (1896-97).

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Andrew Elvins

(1823-1918) One of the founding members of the society in 1868.

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Lowell Lecture

Toronto Meetings 1916
The Meetings Are Open To The Public

A SPECIAL MEETING will be held in the Auditorium of the

CENTRAL TECHNICAL SCHOOL,
Harbord and Lippincott Sts.,
on THURSDAY, APRIL 27th, 1916, at 8 o'clock.

Professor Percival Lowell
A.B., L.L.D.,
Director of the Lowell Observatory, Flagstaff, Ariz.,

will give an illustrated lecture on

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RASC Library 1911

1911 catalogue of the RASC's books, periodicals, and lantern slides.

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Carnegie Eclipse Lecture

THE UNIVERSITY OF TORONTOANDTHE ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY OF CANADAYOU ARE INVITED TO ATTEND A LECTURE ON TUESDAY.DECEMBER 2. AT 8 P.M. IN ROOM 43. PHYSICS BUILDING.By LOUIS A. BAUER, PH.D.DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF TERRESTRIAL MAGNETISM OFTHE CARNEGIE INSTITUTION OF WASHINGTON, D.C.SUBJECT: OBSERVATIONS OF THE TOTAL ECLIPSE OF THESUN. MAY 29, 1919,IN LIBERIA. WEST AFRICA; ANDTHE MAGNETIC WORK OF THE SHIP CARNEGIE.ILLUSTRATED WITHPICTURES.LANTERN SLIDES AND MOVING.CHAIRMAN,SIR ROBERT FALCONER.W. E. W. JACKSON.SECRETARY R.A.S.C.

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