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The latest astronomical and RASC Toronto Centre news.
Virtual Star Party

Do you miss those wonderful Star Parties hosted by RASC, where you get to look at the night sky and learn about what's up there? We do too! That's why we're hosting online star parties for the next 2 months!

morning planets April 2020

Venus, dominating the evening sky, will glide through the Pleiades star cluster at the beginning of the month and it will be stunning. Use whatever you have: eyes, binoculars, or telescope.

Homebound Astronomy
Join us online to learn basic astronomy that you can do on your own from your backyard! We'll be hosting introductory astronomy courses on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:30-4:30pm EDT.
Astro at Home

In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, as a way to help parents at home with their young ones, Discover the Universe is offering daily astronomy activities for children aged 8-12.

Message from Dr. B. Ralph Chou, President of the Toronto Centre.
The Sky This Month - 26 Feb 2020
The content for The Sky This Month presented by Andy Beaton at the Recreational Astronomy Night on 26 Feb 2020, including event dates and times, sky charts, and observing targets.
Richmond Hill DDO
Check out the DDO Astronomy Series in Richmond Hill's Spring and Summer 2020 Community Recreation Guide.
Robotic Telescope Project: Information Session
Curious about what’s happening with the Robotic Telescope Project? Here is the recording of the webinar streamed live on Feb 19, 2020 discussing details of the project.
Now is Not the Time with Richard Bloch
We think of time as an ever-flowing phenomenon that brings us from the past to the future through the present. But over a century ago Einstein showed us that this is not the structure of time, and in the ensuing years it has become clear that time is very different from our familiar understanding.
Sunrise

The Royal Astronomical Society of Canada, Toronto Centre, invites new members and their family who are also members, to join an orientation get together – First Light 2020.

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