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Solar Observing

Saturday, February 7, 2015 - 10:00am

Join us at the Ontario Science Centre for our monthly Solar Observing on the TelusScape observing pad. This is the area in front of the Science Centre's entrance. We use specialized telescopes that are safe to aim at the Sun.

DDO Members' Night

Saturday, February 7, 2015 - 5:30pm
Bring along your best tips for sharing and show and tell for how to make an evening under the stars more enjoyable.

Image by Lynn Hilborn taken from the Canaveral National Seashore January 20, 2015.   An Atlas V rocket launches; in the frame comet Lovejoy, Orion and the Pleiades are also seen.

The great planet Jupiter is the brightest object in the east and southeastern sky all evening this winter.

Don't miss your best chance to view comet Lovejoy - our New Year's comet.

Sunchie presented tips for getting started with night-time timelapse photography at our recent recreational astronomy night. Below is his presentation in PDF format.

Speaker's Night - Space Projects – From Concept to Reality

Wednesday, February 11, 2015 - 7:30pm

Eric Choi, Vice President, Responsive Space at Canadensys Aerospace Corporation