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Winners of the 2015 Bert Winearls Award
Announcing the Toronto Centre 2015 awards.

Venus and Saturn put on a great show at dusk near the end of the month. The Moon joins the fun in early November and on the 4th forms a long line with Mars. Mercury is visible for a few more mornings. Uranus is at opposition; study it closely.

Members and their families enjoyed a beautiful day and evening at the Carr Observatory during the 2016 Star-B-Q.

Dark Sky Star Party (first clear night: Monday, Tuesday or Thursday)

Monday, October 31, 2016 (All day) to Thursday, November 3, 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.

Speaker's Night: Forecasting Ontario’s Weather

Wednesday, November 2, 2016 -
7:30pm to 9:30pm

From tornadoes to snow squalls, from heat waves to freezing rain...Ontario experiences 4 full seasons of weather.

Solar Observing

Saturday, November 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.

Recreational Astronomy Night

Wednesday, November 9, 2016 -
7:30pm to 9:30pm

Join us for our monthly recreational astronomy night meeting. This is where our members get to show their latest projects, or give tutorials and tips on just about everything to do with Astronomy.

City Star Party (first clear night)

Monday, November 14, 2016 (All day) to Thursday, November 17, 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.

RCIS/RASC Lecture: Travelling to an Asteroid

Sunday, November 27, 2016 -
2:00pm to 3:30pm

The OSIRIS REx spacecraft has an ambitious mission – to travel to an asteroid, land, grab some samples and return. How difficult was it to plan a mission like this?