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  • (1908-2002) RASC National President (1966-1968) during Canada's Centenary, Chief of the Positional Astronomy and Time Service (1957-1966), and Chief of the Astronomy Division (1966-1970) at the Dominion Observatory. When the DO closed, he became head of the NRC's Time and Frequency Section of...

  • (1893-1962) Bert Topham (Toronto Centre) was a prominent observer of his day, and the first recipient of the Society's Chant Medal.

  • (1912-99) An active 75-year member of the Toronto Centre. He received the Service Award in 1960.

  • (1842-1905) B.A., M.A., M.B. A school inspector by trade. He built the 12½" reflector (the largest in Canada at the time) that he used to observe the heavens from his observatory on Talbot Street in Simcoe, Ontario.

  • (1902-) An active observer in the Montreal Centre; received the Service Award in 1966.

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