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The David Dunlap Observatory, Toronto

Naturevolume 135page1082 (1935) | Download Citation



A LTHOUGH most of the astronomers of Canada XjL are graduates of the University of Toronto, hitherto the University has possessed no observatory. This want has been recently supplied by the munificence of Mrs. D. A. Dunlap, who has presented the University with a 74-inch reflecting telescope, as well as a handsome administrative building. The inauguration ceremony took place on May 31, the chair being taken by the president of the University, Canon Cody, in the presence of the Lieutenant -Governor, Dr. Bruce, Sir Robert Falconer (a former president of the University), Mr. Mackenzie King (a former Prime Minister of the Dominion), professors of the University, and astronomers from Great Britain, Canada and the United States, and a thousand interested visitors.


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