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Dedicated Astronomers Given Canada's Largest Telescope David Dunlap Observatory donated to Toronto Centre of Royal Astronomical Society of Canada

Solar Observing*

Saturday, April 18, 2015 - 10:00am

Join us this Saturday if skies are clear!

Astronomy Week Solar Observing

Monday, April 20, 2015 - 10:00am

Join us this week if skies are clear!

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.
If you have joined RASC Toronto Centre in the years of 2014

Image courtesy Sharmin Chowdhury


Congratulations to Aidan Aird, Mélanie Seabrook and Emma Seabrook on winning gold medals last weekend in the York Region Science and Technology Fair.  

On Wednesday, March 25, Chris Vaughan presented the astronomical highlights for the next month. The presentation content, with selected charts and diagrams, is in the PDF below.

Sometimes objects like the moon, planets or asteroids move in front of a star. An observer in the right location can see the star disappear or dim for a few seconds then brighten again.

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Lynn Hilborn created this image from deep in the heart of the constellation Orion.

From the Horsehead Nebula to M78 and onward to Bernard's loop.

Total Solar Eclipse Tour Indonesia 2016

Sunday, March 6, 2016 (All day)

The RASC Toronto Centre and Bestway Tours & Safaris are pleased to announce that reservations are being accepted for the Centre’s expedition to observe the total solar eclipse on 9 March 2016 from Pangkalan Bun on the island of Born

Recreational Astronomy Night

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 - 7:30pm

Join us for our monthly recreational astronomy night meeting.