1940s

Miller-Waddington Observatory

(1900?–ca. 1953) An observatory owned (sequentially) by two Toronto members.

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Wates, C.G. #2

Cyril Wates with a 12½-inch Newtonian reflector and a 4-inch RFT.

This photo was published in JRASC, 37, 265.

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Wates, C.G. #1

Opening of the Wates Telescope at the University of Alberta observatory, 1943. Cyril Wates presents the eyepiece to President Robert Newton.

This photo was published in JRASC, 37, 265.

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Guimont, Naubert 1947

J. Edgar Guimont (l) and Jean Naubert (r) on duty at an exposition in the parish hall of the Immaculate Conception, Montreal, November 1947. (This photo appeared on p.234 of Looking Up.

Kiosque astronomique de M.J. Edgar Guimont et de son assistant M. Jean Naubert, lors d'une exposition en la salle paroissiale de l'Immaculée Conception, Montréal.

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Charles Haldenby

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

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William Colgrove #1

Rev. W.G. Colgrove at work in the instrument shop of the Hume Cronyn Memorial Observatory, University of Western Ontario. This photo was published in JRASC 37, 97 (1943). Original print at DDO.

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Chant Medal Docs

Chant Medal documents, circa late 1940s.

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Richard Tanner

RASC Gold Medal winner (1948) and Dominion Observatory astronomer.

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Geoffrey Bell

(1899-1982) A Paris, Ontario member and noted solar observer.

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RASC National Office

The RASC's headquarters has moved around Toronto over the years:

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