Alfred Donnelly #1

Alfred Donnelly with 12½" mirror blank and grinding machine. Graetz Bros. Ltd. print no. 33902. Undated.

Continue Reading

Super-Schmidt Meteor Camera

John M. Grant and Peter Millman with a Super-Schmidt meteor camera.

Continue Reading

Richard Tanner

RASC Gold Medal winner (1948) and Dominion Observatory astronomer.

Continue Reading

Ann. Mtg. 1959

The Annual Meeting and At-Home was the forerunner to the General Assembly.  This document contains:

  • Announcement and Schedule
  • Information for Members
  • Agenda
  • Financial Statement
  • Report of the Librarian 1958
  • Report of the Secretary 1958
  • Paper Session Program
Continue Reading

Gaherty #16

The Moon, age 6 days (colongitude 340.3°) on 1959 April 14 at 02:10 U.T. [South is up in this view.] Taken with an 8-inch cave reflector, projection by 32mm Erfle eyepiece, Asahi Pentax body. 1/10s exposure on Panatomic-X. Photo by Geoff Gaherty.

Continue Reading

Moon 19590517

The Moon, aged 9.3 days on 1959 May 17. Photographed with the 6-inch refractor of the RASC Montreal Centre. 1/10s at f/15, Panatomic-X. Photo by Geoff Gaherty.

Continue Reading

Geoffrey Bell

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

Continue Reading

RASC National Office

The RASC's headquarters has moved around Toronto over the years:

Continue Reading

Stan Mott

Longtime Ottawa Centre member, Librarian, eclipse chaser, meteor observer. Service Award 1980.

Continue Reading

Jack Newton

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

Continue Reading


Subscribe to RSS - 1950s