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The RASC, Toronto Centre is seeking an Outreach Coordinator for its activities at the David Dunlap Observatory. Deadline for applications is October 31, 2021.
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Information for the 2021 Annual Meeting

This members-only page contains information regarding the upcoming Annual Meeting of the RASC Toronto Centre.

The Insider's Guide to the Galaxy
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The Sky This Month October 6 - November 3, 2021

Andy Beaton takes another swing at the bat with The Sky This Month for October 6 - November 3, 2021. Andy even includes an observation to look out for on his birthday, the Lunar X.

The attached PDF contains the full notes for The Sky This Month presentation delivered by Chris Vaughan at the Recreational Astronomy Night Meeting on Wednesday, September 8, 2021. 

The Sky This Month for September 8 - October 6, 2021

If you want to know what is going on, celestial speaking, look no further than this month's The Sky This Month with Chris Vaughan.

Weighing the Earth 2½ Centuries Ago - Part One

Ron Macnaughton has a passion for understanding how scientists in the past were able to accomplish accurate measurements with crude and limited instruments.

Selenophile or Lunatic

The definition of a Selenophile is a person who loves the Moon. The definition of a Lunatic is someone affected with a severely disordered state of mind. Randy Enkin is definitely a selenophile and not a lunatic.

The Sky This Month August 4 - September 7, 2021

Would you like to find some key celestial objects to put on your observers list for the month of August 2021? Well, seasoned astronomer Andy Beaton will help you out.

the Sky This Month presentation by Arnold Brody delivered on July 7, 2021

The attached PDF contains the slides for the Sky This Month presentation by Arnold Brody delivered during the July 7, 2021 Recreational Astronomy Night Meeting.

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