Ken Chilton Prize

Ken Chilton Background

This prize is named after the late Kenneth E. Chilton of the Hamilton Centre (1939-1976). He was active in the Hamilton Centre for over 10 years and received a National Service Award in 1976.

The prize is awarded annually to an amateur astronomer resident in Canada, in recognition of a significant piece of astronomical work carried out or published recently. Any two Society members may submit nominations for the prize. Nominations should be sent to the Awards Committee chair by December 31. Use the fillable form below.

Right: Ken Chilton, circa 1969.
Image copyright Hamilton Public Library, Special Collections.

Recipients

Links to relevant JRASC pages are provided where available. Citations (PDF) are provided for those not published in JRASC.

2014 - View Citation

  • Kathryn Gray (Halifax)
  • Nathan Gray (Halifax)

2012 - Holly Ayles (New Brunswick)

2010 - View Citation

  • Brian Battersby (Prince George)
  • Ted Dunphy (New Brunswick)
  • Paul Gray (New Brunswick)
  • Don Kelly (New Brunswick)
  • Chris Weadick (New Brunswick)
  • Kim Hay (Kingston)
  • Marc Keelan-Bishop (Belleville)
  • Rémi Lacasse (Unattached)
  • Lise Charlebois (Unattached)
  • Dave Lane (Halifax)
  • Damien Lemay (Québec)
  • Ron Macnaughton (Toronto)
  • Jennifer West (Winnipeg)

2009 - Brian Battersby (Prince George)

2008 - View Citation

  • Eric Briggs (Toronto)
  • Debra Ceravolo (Ottawa)
  • Peter Ceravolo (Ottawa)
  • Lou Cox (Ottawa)
  • Steve Gauthier (London)
  • Doug George (Ottawa)
  • Paul Gray (New Brunswick)
  • Walter MacDonald (Kingston)
  • Jack Newton (Victoria)
  • Ajai Sehgai (Ottawa)
  • Jennifer Tigner (Victoria)
  • Dave Toth* (London)

2005 - Attilla Danko (Ottawa)

2003

  • Glenn Ledrew (Ottawa)
  • Peter Ceravolo (Ottawa)
  • Paul Boltwood (Ottawa)
  • Doug George (Ottawa)
  • Jon Buchanan (Ottawa)

2002 - Vance Petriew (Regina)

2003 - Michael E. Boschat (Halifax)

1997 - Heather T. Cameron (Halifax)

1996 - Raymond Thompson* (Toronto)

1995 - Paul Gray / Dave Lane (Halifax)

1990 - Doug George (Ottawa)

1989 - Lucian Kemble* (Calgary)

1988 - P. Teece (Victoria)

1983 - Chris Spratt (Victoria)

1981 - C. McCaw (Vancouver)

1979 - Warren Morrison (Kingston)

1978 - Jack Newton (Victoria)

*Deceased

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