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Astrophotography - a personal journey

Manu Mukerji wanted to expand his photography hobby and decided to try astrophotography. In this presentation, Manu explains the joys and the frustrations in becoming a better astrophotographer.

Aurora Chase of October 30, 2021

Malcolm Park is an avid chaser of astronomical phenomena. He is particularly interested in chasing auroras and gives a detailed account of one aurora chase that he wanted to photograph.

Stacking and Processing

Reza Mohamed gives us a step-by-step overview of processing astrophotography images by comparing two different types of stacking software: Deep Sky Stacker and Sequator.

From Canada to the Moon
Thursday, November 18, 2021 - 8:30pm to 10:30pm
Watch the recorded video: https://youtu.be/yRG5ecE0HMM
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Join us for one of our talks!

Speakers from across the country will be joining us to share their areas of astronomical expertise. Check back here regularly to see who will be speaking next.

Big Binoculars - Prepare to be AMAZED!

Ever wondered how far using binoculars can take you in astronomical observations? Well, Darren Hennig is prepared to show you just how far you can take it.

NASA Solar System Data Visualization and Analysis Portals

You say you are not Elon Musk and don't have a few billion dollars to go to other parts of our Solar System. This may be true, but the NASA Solar System Treks Project has you covered!

My First Star Party Up North

Ever wondered what it's like to go to a star party for the first time? Well, Mayvis Rebeira details her first experiences at two different star parties in the summer of 2021 despite the pandemic.

An Introduction to Asteroid Occultations with Tom Luton

Do you want something that challenges your astronomy skills yet is very rewarding and contributes to Citizen Science? Well, why not try Asteroid Occultations? Tom Luton explains the ins and outs to get you started and on your way.

Planet Party!
Saturday, September 11, 2021 - 8:30pm to 10:30pm
Watch the recorded video: https://youtu.be/MR8CTh-mwSo
OccultWatcher Software Demonstration by Denis Grey

If you would like to contribute to Citizen Science with your astronomy activities, Denis Grey would like you to consider Occultations. Denis explains what they are and why they're important to science.

Perseids Meteor Shower
Thursday, August 12, 2021 - 7:30pm to 8:30pm
Watch the recorded video: https://youtu.be/2hvqrmzzDtg
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.

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.

Among Us
Wednesday, July 28, 2021 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Watch the recorded video: https://youtu.be/8rmANPW8kak
Elite Dangerous
Wednesday, July 21, 2021 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Watch the recorded video: https://youtu.be/s7glaOuGsSY
Out of Space
Wednesday, July 14, 2021 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Watch the recorded video: https://youtu.be/7brjjmJF7-U
Astronomy Cafe
Monday, July 12, 2021 - 10:30pm to 11:30pm
Watch the recorded video: https://youtu.be/KArBL3dsNl8
Deep Space Astrophotography with Trevor Jones from astrobackyard.com

Trevor Jones, from astrobackyard.com and astrobackyard YouTube channel, takes us through the different methods he uses to capture deep sky objects (DSOs).