The Royal Astronomical Society of Canada, Hamilton Centre
Meetings held the first Thursday of each month at 8:15 PM in the Physical Science Building, McMaster University, Room 102 (or Room 143)
Membership is open to all persons interested in astronomy. Fee for the year is Five Dollars, which includes the Observer's Handbook and the bi-monthly Journal. Students' Fee is Three Dollars.
Thursday, Oct. 5th, 1961, 8.15 p.m.
Annual Meeting Election of Officers.
Recent Movies on Auroras and Cosmic Rays ~. W.J; McCallion, M.A.
Thursday, November 2nd, 1961, 8.15 p.m.
"Interesting Nearby Stellar Objects" - E. Ostrosser
"The Great Meteor Crater of Arizona" - G. M. Vansickle.
Thursday, Dec. 7th, 1961, 8.15 p.m.
"Reports From the International Astronomical Union Meeting of 1961" and Mt. Palomar and Mt· Wilson pictures -;- Dr. Helen S. Hogg
Thursday, Jan. 4th, 1962, 8.15 p.m.
"Gravitation and Its Effects" - L. V. Powis
Setting Circles and the Telescope - S. Buntain
Thursday, Feb. 1st, 1962, 8.15 p.m,
"Relativity Since Michaelson-Morley" - P. W. Bennington
"Asteroids Can ;Be Unusual" - J. A. Winger
Thursday, March 1st, 1962, 8.15 p.m,
"Closed Circuit Television and Astronomy" - Speaker to be arranged.
"Spectroscopic Binaries" - H. B. Fox
Thursday, April 5th, 1962, 8.15 p.m,
With Tomorrows' Astronomers
- Talks by three junior members.
Amateur Astronomical Shots in 35mm
Thursday, May 3rd, 1962, 8.15 rp.m.
"Members Night" - with R. Neilson, A. Robinson and Mrs. R. Neilson, on "Astronomical Subjects,"

Officers of the Society, 1961-1962

Honorary President W.T. Goddard, B.S., E.E.

President L.V. Powis

First Vice-President W.K. Harris

Second Vice-President F.R. Letson

Curator G. Vansickle

Secretary-Treasurer Mr. George Murchie

77 Fennel Ave. West, FU-5-1350

Council Members


S. J. Swannie
R. Neilson
J. G. Craig
A. Robinson
F. Schneider
F. Dorosh
V. DiFrancisco
E. Ostrosser
T. Norton
H. Cornfield
H. B. Fox
W. J. Slied
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