Astronomy news in Montreal Newspapers in 1960.
Eclipse of the Moon 1960 March 13.
Publicity about Montreal Centre, Royal Astronomical Society of
Reference to the "St. Lambert Station" was the back deck on the second
of the duplex rented by my parents. The then President of the
A.R. Maclennan and others met at my house (I was 19 years old) where my
were gracious hosts and provided refreshments on a cold night that was
and with snow falling on our telescopes most of the time.
The 1960 General Assembly
Royal Astronomical Society of Canada.
This was the first meeting where the term "General Assembly" was
and the first time a general meeting of the RASC was held outside of
This was preceded by an "At Home" in 1958 in Hamilton where the
annual meeting of the RASC
was held outside Toronto for the first time, and in 1959 in Toronto
where papers were presented.
The multi-day meeting was back in Toronto in 1961, but the term
"General Assembly" was not used
for that meeting. The term has been in constant use since the
General Assembly in Edmonton in 1962.