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Recreational Astronomy Night

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - 7:30pm

Join us for our monthly recreational astronomy night meeting at the Ontario Science Centre.

City Skies Observing

Monday, January 26, 2015 (All day)

Hover above the moon like an astronaut and get eye-to-eye with the planets. Find colourful stars, star clusters, bright nebulae and even another galaxy.

Image by Lynn Hilborn taken from the Canaveral National Seashore January 20, 2015.   An Atlas V rocket launches; in the frame comet Lovejoy, Orion and the Pleiades are also seen.

The great planet Jupiter is the brightest object in the east and southeastern sky all evening this winter.

 

 

Launch of SpaceX Falcon 9 from Canaveral National Seashore Apollo Beach, by Lynn Hilborn January 10, 2015, 4.47am

 

Don't miss your best chance to view comet Lovejoy - our New Year's comet.

Sunchie presented tips for getting started with night-time timelapse photography at our recent recreational astronomy night. Below is his presentation in PDF format.