Encyclopedia Uranica

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

  • Rev. D.B. Marsh, an active observer and promoter of astronomy with the Guelph, Peterboro, and Hamilton Centres.

  • (1918-) Professor of Mathematics at McMaster; Hamilton Centre member and founder of the planetarium at McMaster.

  • (1910-60) DAO astronomer and Victoria Centre member.

  • An active Ottawa Centre member and visual discoverer of four comets. He received the Chant Medal in 1979.

  • (19??-) A school principal and charter member of the Calgary Centre. Received the Service Award in 1971.

  • (1851-1947) An early member of the Society and an accomplished observer. Society President (1918-19).

  • (1906-90) Dominion Observatory/NRC astronomer with an interest in meteors; RASC President (1960-62).

  • (1936-1999) An active observer and Edmonton Centre member; received the Chant Medal in 1959 at age 23.

  • From 1956-1975, the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory's Moonwatch program issued ephemerides for artificial satellites and collected observations from amateur astronomers.

  • A Kingston Centre member and active variable star observer. Chilton Prize 1979. Chant Medal 1986.

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