Encyclopedia Uranica

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  • A longtime Ottawa Centre member, Librarian, eclipse chaser and meteor observer. Service Award 1980.

  • (1865-1947) Society President (1908-09).

  • (1910-90) An active observer and astronomy popularizer; received the Chant Medal in 1945.

  • (1888-1968) A founder of the Centre français de Montréal; received the Chant Medal in 1953.

  • Victoria Centre member and avid astrophotographer, speaker, writer. Chant Medal 1989.

  • (1913-1969) Society President (1962-64), Journal editor (1957-69), Handbook editor (1958-70); Service Award (1967).

  • (1951-62?) Dan Bawtenheimer's observatory near the Windsor, Ontario airport.

  • (1938-62) Bert Topham's observatory at 1250 Castlefield Ave., Toronto.

  • (1904-90) An active member of the Hamilton Centre.

  • (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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