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Star Trails by Steve McKinney
Monday, January 20, 2020 to Thursday, January 23, 2020

See the Milky Way and galaxies with the unaided eye. Point your telescope to find the many dim deep space objects that sprinkle the sky. Away from Toronto's light polution, there is so much to see.

The Know Show
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 8:00pm to 9:00pm

Calling all kids raised by Bill Nye, David Attenborough and John Acorn!

ROM After Dark - Lunar
Friday, January 24, 2020 - 7:00pm to 11:30pm
Expect the Unexpected
Experience our brand new event series for the very first time at ROM After Dark: Lunar and explore the celestial world like never before.
Bob McDonald
Sunday, January 26, 2020 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm

Join us for a special space-filled event with Bob McDonald, host of CBC Radio’s Quirks and Quarks science program and former Ontario Science Centre Host.

City Star Party
Monday, January 27, 2020 to Thursday, January 30, 2020

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.

An Evening in Support of Space Place
Tuesday, January 28, 2020 - 5:30pm to 8:00pm

Space Place Planetarium Canada invites you to a special evening featuring a presentation and book-signing by special guest, Bob McDonald, host of CBC’s Quirks & Quarks.

Ontario Science Centre at Night
Wednesday, January 29, 2020 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm

Join us for our monthly recreational astronomy night meeting. This is where our members get to show their latest projects or give tutorials and tips on just about everything to do with astronomy.

Solar Observing at the Ontario Science Centre by Katrina Ince
Saturday, February 1, 2020 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Join us at the Ontario Science Centre for our monthly Solar Observing on the TELUSCAPE.
Evening Telescope Observing
Saturday, February 1, 2020 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Have you ever looked through a telescope? Take a tour of the night sky through a telescope and snap a photo or two of your favourite celestial body.

Bryan Gaensler
Wednesday, February 5, 2020 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Science fiction and science both inspire wonder and awe, albeit in very different ways.

International Day of Women and Girls in Science
Sunday, February 9, 2020 - 11:00am to 4:00pm

Join us on February 9 for special hands-on activities, speakers and presentations to mark International Day of Women and Girls in Science.

Ontario Science Centre at Night
Wednesday, February 12, 2020 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Join us for our monthly Speaker's Night where a professional astronomer gets to tell us about their latest research.
The End of the Universe by Dr. Katie Mack
Thursday, February 27, 2020 - 6:00pm to 10:00pm

During her public talk, Dr. Mack will take the audience on a tour over the history of the universe!

Richmond Hill DDO
Check out the DDO Astronomy Series in Richmond Hill's Fall 2019 / Winter 2020 Community Recreation Guide.
Paul Delaney and Allan I. Carswell Observatory 1-metre telescope
Observe the night sky on Wednesdays with a 1-metre astronomical telescope.
Paul Delaney
Wednesday, January 15, 2020 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Watch the recorded video: https://youtu.be/fjlFuBtd_u8
Astrophotography Down Under - with a defective mount!

Michael Watson recently came back from an astrophotography trip to Australia and discussed the difficulty he had with his new polar mount and the solutions he used to work around this problem.

Trying to Observe Dark Matter 2 km Deep: The PICO Experiment at SNOLAB

Ron Macnaughton gives a brief overview of what is happening at SNOLAB and its new PICO experiment that they are building to observe the elusive dark matter.

Illuminating the Dark Universe with Things That Go Bang in the Night

Dr. Renée Hložek, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Astronomy & Astrophysics at the University of Toronto, gave a presentation on why supernovae are important in learning how the universe is accelerating.

Black Holes - From Speculative to Spectacular

Black holes are perhaps the strangest thing in a very strange universe.

Imaging Emission Nebulae from your Backyard

Jim Chung shows us how we can image emission nebulae from our backyard without driving 1 or 2 hours to a dark site.

A Cruise and a Collection of Conjunctions

Between Tobermory and South Baymouth on Manitoulin Island, Ontario, the Chi-Cheemaun ferry travels through some of the darkest skies in North America.

A High Resolution View of Icy Mars with Dr. Isaac Smith

Ever wondered what Mars will look like close up? Well Dr. Isaac Smith gave a presentation about his research using high resolution images of Mars and what he has learned from them.

What You Never Knew about Cleaning Optics

Jim Chung shows us some interesting facts about cleaning our telescopic optics that we didn't know.

Quality Astrophotography on a Budget

Ever feel disheartened about the lack of a budget to get into astrophotography? Well, Adrian Aberdeen gives us a few ideas on how to get into astrophotography in a way that is less painful to your wallet.

Heavenly Help to the Rescue with Major Ted King (ret.)

Major Ted King (ret.), a pioneer and operations expert in COSPAS-SARSAT, presented the history and development of this program and the key role Canada played in its evolution.

Pegasus Pocket Powerbox Review

RASC, Toronto Centre member Denis Grey reviewed the Pegasus Pocket Powerbox at the Recreational Astronomy Night meeting held on September 11, 2019 at the Ontario Science Centre.

Eclipse Argentina 2019

Dr. Ralph Chou, a veteran of over 26 solar eclipse expeditions, got a chance to add one more to his record—the 2019 Eclipse in Argentina.

RASC GA 2019

Here are recordings of the talks given at the RASC/AAVSO 2019 General Assembly which was held at York University in Toronto from June 13-16, 2019.