The David Dunlap Observatory has a 78-yr old 1.88m telescope. We deal with Canadian astronomical and historical issues.
Another RR Broadfoot oil painting of Horsehead Nebula, on display at @RASC office 'Presented to RCASC June 1956'
Bode's Galaxy oil painting by 1961 RASC Toronto president RR Broadfoot once bequeathed to DDO http://bit.ly/MSI0BY
@Astro_YYZ Here's the Bjarni Tryggvason @RASC crest carried on the Space Shuttle STS-85, mounted at the @RASC National Office
Only time for 1 cellphone photo of eclipse thru Coronado Personal Solar Telescope. Lost Sun for 5 mins in a cloud
Saturn, considerably smaller than Venus, but 20x further away
After eclipse, the next act. Evening Star Venus will get difficult to view zooming toward encounter w/ Sun June 5
@Efstonscience observing station for May 20th Eclipse at Forks of the Credit
Eclipse from Forks of the Credit as deep as it got before sunset took over
Eclipse just after 1st Contact at Forks of the Credit
Eclipse 1st contact @ Forks of the Credit. 20cm C8 Kendrick sun filter 40mm Plossl, Scopetronix afocal MiniDV tape
Solar Eclipse observing rig at Forks of the Credit Provincial Park this evening
Saturn cellphone photo taken with University of Toronto 10-inch LX200 telescope at tonight's event
Venus cellphone photo taken with University of Toronto Questar telescope at tonight's event
Big prominence at 11 o'clock on the Sun this morning with Hydrogen-Alpha Coronado Personal Solar Telescope
@NoisyAstronomer nobody asked me to leave (20-foot Horn Antenna, Alcatel Bell Labs, Holmdel NJ)
Cellphone camera photo of #Supermoon through my telescope at David Dunlap Observatory quickie
Also @ROMToronto frag from the Shelburne Meteorite which fell on Dufferin County 1904 Aug 13, Your 20 @nomegaquarry
Also @ROMToronto prime piece of the Manitouwabing Meteorite. 85lbs. found in Parry Sound District in 1962, 16yrs after if was observed falling
On display @ROMToronto heavy fragment of the Bruderheim Meteorite which fell on Alberta 4Mar 1960. Over 300kg of material was recovered.
http://www.theddo.ca Some eyepiece drawings kids have made using the 74-inch telescope at David Dunlap Observatory
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