Dunlap Observatory

@Dunlap_Obs

The David Dunlap Observatory has a 78-yr old 1.88m telescope. We deal with Canadian astronomical and historical issues.

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Another RR Broadfoot oil painting of Horsehead Nebula, on display at office 'Presented to RCASC June 1956'

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Bode's Galaxy oil painting by 1961 RASC Toronto president RR Broadfoot once bequeathed to DDO http://bit.ly/MSI0BY

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Here's the Bjarni Tryggvason crest carried on the Space Shuttle STS-85, mounted at the National Office

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Only time for 1 cellphone photo of eclipse thru Coronado Personal Solar Telescope. Lost Sun for 5 mins in a cloud

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Saturn, considerably smaller than Venus, but 20x further away

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After eclipse, the next act. Evening Star Venus will get difficult to view zooming toward encounter w/ Sun June 5

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observing station for May 20th Eclipse at Forks of the Credit

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Eclipse from Forks of the Credit as deep as it got before sunset took over

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Eclipse just after 1st Contact at Forks of the Credit

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Eclipse 1st contact @ Forks of the Credit. 20cm C8 Kendrick sun filter 40mm Plossl, Scopetronix afocal MiniDV tape

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Solar Eclipse observing rig at Forks of the Credit Provincial Park this evening

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Saturn cellphone photo taken with University of Toronto 10-inch LX200 telescope at tonight's event

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Venus cellphone photo taken with University of Toronto Questar telescope at tonight's event

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Big prominence at 11 o'clock on the Sun this morning with Hydrogen-Alpha Coronado Personal Solar Telescope

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nobody asked me to leave (20-foot Horn Antenna, Alcatel Bell Labs, Holmdel NJ)

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Cellphone camera photo of #Supermoon through my telescope at David Dunlap Observatory quickie

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Also frag from the Shelburne Meteorite which fell on Dufferin County 1904 Aug 13, Your 20

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Also prime piece of the Manitouwabing Meteorite. 85lbs. found in Parry Sound District in 1962, 16yrs after if was observed falling

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On display heavy fragment of the Bruderheim Meteorite which fell on Alberta 4Mar 1960. Over 300kg of material was recovered.

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http://www.theddo.ca Some eyepiece drawings kids have made using the 74-inch telescope at David Dunlap Observatory

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