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  • This was a mid-day annular eclipse tracking through southern Ontario.

  • This was a total eclipse with the path of totality running across the US from Oregon to South Carolina.

  • (1823-1918) One of the founding members of the society in 1868; VP 1890-91.

  • (1943-2009) A longtime active observer and member of the Kingston Centre. He brought Astronomy Day to Canada and developed the Beginner's Observing Guide. Leo received the Service Award in 1986.

  • (1917-2009) An active member of the Calgary Centre. Received the Service Award in 1985.

  • (1933-) DDO Director (1978-88); Society President (1974-76).

  • (?-1996) Executive Secretary of the RASC (1958-72).

  • (1874-1953) Professor of Mathematics at McMaster University; Society President (1938-39).

  • (1930-) An active observer and Toronto Centre member. National Secretary (1974-77). Received the Service Award in 1975.

  • Served on Hamilton Centre council for 38 years. Service Award 1968.


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