Encyclopedia Uranica

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  • (1943-) DAO astronomer; member of the Quebec and Victoria Centres; Service Award 1983.

  • (1905-) An active member of the Centre français de Montréal.

  • (1952-) A longtime unattached member of the Society, and organizer of the 1989 General Assembly.

  • (1910-2007) A well-known Victoria Centre member with a gift for design and fabrication. Received the Service Award in 1968.

  • (1933-) DAO astronomer (1959-91); Society President (1976-78); JRASC Editor (1980-88).

  • (1900-81) An active member of the Windsor Centre; received the Service Award in 1965.

  • (1899-1979) Dominion Astronomer (1946-64); Society President (1951-52); Service Award 1964.

  • Active members of the Winnipeg Centre.

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

  • Longtime physicist at Acadia University, active on National Council. Handbook editor (1982-2000). Service Award 1988.

  • (1890-1988) An active member of the Montreal and Victoria Centres.

  • Ottawa and Halifax Centre member. Service Award 1986.

  • Toronto Centre member, active on National Council, author of Looking Up. Service Award 1987.

  • (1832-1927) A prominent Hamilton Centre observer.

  • (187?-1947) An active member of the Victoria Centre and winner of the Chant Medal in 1941.

  • (1896-1979) Civil engineer and Jesuit astronomer; member of the Halifax Centre; received the Service Award in 1964.

  • (1902-97) DO astronomer and Ottawa Centre member; received the Service Award in 1963.

  • (1889-1955) Mathematics Professor at U of Alberta; founder of the Edmonton Centre; Society President (1947-48).

  • (1846-94) M.A., F.R.A.S., F.R.S.C. Director of the Magnetic Observatory (Toronto), and Superintendent of the Dominion Meteorological Service (1876-94). President of the Society (1890-94).

  • (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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