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At the Members Night held at the DDO on February 6, 2016, Chris Vaughan presented some suggested targets for February observing. The list is available as a PDF and a Sky Safari observing List. Clear skies!

City Star Party (first clear night)

Monday, February 15, 2016 (All day) to Thursday, February 18, 2016 (All day)

Hover above the moon like an astronaut and get eye-to-eye with the planets. Find colourful stars, star clusters, bright nebulae and even another galaxy.

RASCTO Astrophotography Club Session #3

Saturday, February 20, 2016 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm
Planetary Photography: Beginner & Advanced Techniques
Presenter: Jim Chung

Recreational Astronomy Night

Wednesday, February 24, 2016 -
7:30pm to 9:30pm

Join us for our monthly recreational astronomy night meeting.

Solar Observing

Saturday, March 5, 2016 -
10:00am to 12:00pm

Join us at the Ontario Science Centre for our monthly Solar Observing on the TELUSCAPE 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.

Members Night

Saturday, March 5, 2016 -
5:30pm to 9:00pm
Join us on Saturday, March 5th to learn why spring is called galaxy season, how to get the most out of planetary observing, and how to prepare for the upcoming transit of Mercury.

Dark Sky Star Party (first clear night)

Monday, March 7, 2016 (All day) to Thursday, March 10, 2016 (All day)

See the milky way and galaxies with the unaided eye. Point your telescope to find the many dim deep space objects that sprinkle the sky. Away from Toronto's light polution, there is so much to see.

A panel of researchers from Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics will discuss the meaning and implications of LIGO's announcement regarding the search for gravitational waves.

London RASC General Assembly and AstroCATS 2016

Thursday, May 19, 2016 (All day) to Monday, May 23, 2016 (All day)

Astrophotography Astroart Display and Competition
Guest Judge: Erika Rix, Astronomy Magazine