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The latest astronomical and RASC Toronto Centre news.
Richmond Hill DDO
Check out the DDO Astronomy Series in Richmond Hill's Fall 2019 / Winter 2020 Community Recreation Guide. Registration opens August 28 (residents) and September 3 (non-residents).
University of Toronto GeoDome Planetarium
Explore the night sky over Toronto and travel to the farthest reaches of space and time in a fascinating planetarium show presented by the Dunlap Institute for Astronomy & Astrophysics.
York University Allan I. Carswell Observatory
Year-round weekly programming:
Monday nights: York Universe and Online Public Viewing
Wednesday nights: Public Viewing
Funtastic Stories title slide

The content for 10+ Funtastic Stories of the Night Sky - Public Outreach to Kids, Teens and Adults presented by Bryon Czarnik at the Recreational Astronomy Night on August 14, 2019.

The Sky This Month Aug 14 - Sept 10, 2019

On August 14, 2019, Andy Beaton, a member of the Toronto Centre presented the astronomical highlights of the upcoming month. He spoke at the Recreational Astronomical Night meeting held at the Ontario Science Centre.

RASC-TC Awards Picnic 2019
On July 28, 2019, the Toronto Centre held its annual Awards Picnic to honour the outstanding contributions of its members in the previous year.
Summer of Space
Join us for a Summer of Space with new space-themed exhibitions, IMAX® films and a planetarium show. Throughout the summer, enjoy special monthly programming on Canada’s contribution to space, the Moon and the future of space exploration.
Owen Maynard
July 20, 2019 - September 2, 2019
Learn about the remarkable story of a Canadian engineer whose influence on the Apollo program led to landing a human on the Moon.

The attached PDF contains notes and details for Chris Vaughan's presentation of the The Sky This Month - the Lazy, Hazy, Dog Days of Summer Edition, presented at the RAN meeting on Wednesday, July 17, 2019.

The Sky This Month July 17 - August 14, 2019

On July 17, 2019, Chris Vaughan outlined the astronomical highlights in the next month during "the dog days of summer," with a "celestial" explanation.

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