The latest astronomical and RASC Toronto Centre news.
"Drop the Drought", "Yes I Can" and Canadian Space Agency Visit

Arushi Nath presented his award-winning science project "Drop the Drought," and Artash Nath her "Yes I Can" project at RASC's Recreational Astronomy Night meeting, which was held on October 11, 2017 at the Ontario Science Centre.

Harmony of the Rings

Recorded live stream of Dr. Matt Russo's talk “Harmony of the Rings” and live performance of Saturn's B Ring at the Ontario Science Centre “Celebration of Saturn” Star Party on October 7, 2017.

Jill Tarter - A Cosmic Perspective

On September 23, 2017, Dr. Jill Tarter discussed the SETI Institute's search for extraterrestrial intelligence and how it reflects on ourselves in Ontario Science Centre's Great Conversation Series.

Sky This Month Sept 13th - Oct 13th 2017

Andy Beaton presented the up-coming Sky This Month for Sept 13th to October 13th 2017. He covered The Big Picture, Planetary Highlights, Globular Clusters, Comets and Meteors, A Variable Star Campaign and Spaceflight Highlights.

RASC-TO Total Solar Eclipse Expedition Report Aug 21st 2017

On September 13th 2017, Dr. Ralph Chou presented his report of the expedition to Salem, Oregon to view the total eclipse of the sun, at the Recreational Astronomy Night.

Solar Eclipse Trip Roundup - Part 1

In late August some members of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada - Toronto Centre headed west and south to view the total eclipse of the sun on August 21st, 2017.

Sky This Month - August 2017

Denis Grey outlined the coming month's Celestial Highlights at the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada - Toronto Centre's Recreational Astronomy Night Meeting on August 9th 2017 at the Ontario Science Centre.

Time Lapse 3D Imaging in the Antarctic Dry Valleys

Prof. David Nobes of the Department of Geophysics at the East China University of Technology led a team of scientists to Antarctica to study Polygonal Patterned Ground in the McMurdo Dry Valley.

How Ancients Predicted Eclipses

Ever wonder how past civilizations predicted eclipses and how accurate they were?

How to use solar filters and make photos of the eclipse with a telescope and DSLR

Essential information for the upcoming eclipse. Dr. Ralph Chou shows how to use solar filters for your telescope safely and make photos.