Helen Hogg

(1905-93) A well-known DDO astronomer (specializing in globular cluster variables) and popularizer of astronomy. She wrote an astronomy column in The Toronto Star for 30 years. Served as President (1957-58) and Honorary President (1977-81) of the Society.


Further Reading

  • Notes on Helen Sawyer Hogg's Globular Cluster Research (2021)
  • Obituary, JRASC (December 1993)
  • A Memorial in Honour of Helen Sawyer Hogg, JRASC (December 1993)
  • The Stars are in Her Eyes (memorial lecture, December 1993)
  • Asteroid (2917) Sawyer-Hogg
  • Dr. Helen Sawyer Hogg: Double Honours, JRASC (August 2004)
  • Astronomy in Canada (YouTube; 29:58), Astronomy Toronto episode AT05 (June 1981)
  • Book Reviews:
    • Helen Sawyer Hogg: A Lifetime of Stargazing, JRASC (October 1991)
    • The Stars Belong To Everyone, JRASC (June 1976)
  • Listing: Out of Old Books, and other JRASC articles by HSH (1935-88)
  • Honour for Dr. Helen Sawyer Hogg, JRASC (February 1950)
  • American Institute of Physics Oral History Interviews with Helen Hogg: the first in 1979, conducted by Dr. David DeVorkin; and the second (pt. I, & pt. II)  in 1987, conducted by Prof. Owen Gingerich


Astronomy in Canada
Helen Sawyer Hogg: One Woman's Journey with the Stars
Hogg, Helen S.