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The attached PDF contains the notes for the Sky This Month presented by Chris Vaughan at the Recreational Astronomy Night Meeting on January 6, 2021.

The Sky This Month for January 6, 2021 to February 2, 2021

Chris Vaughan gives us a detailed overview of important historical astronomy dates, special Moon features to look out for as well as interesting deep sky objects for the month of January 6 - February 2, 2021.

Apply now for the new position of RASC Toronto Centre Outreach Coordinator at the David Dunlap Observatory. Deadline for applications is January 4, 2021.
Astronomy In Depth - Saturn-Jupiter Conjunction
Blake Nancarrow and Chris Vaughan do a deep dive into what all the fuss is about with this Saturn and Jupiter Conjunction of 2020. Is all the hype worth it?
The Insider's Guide to the Galaxy
Join us online to learn basic astronomy that you can do on your own from your backyard! We'll be hosting introductory astronomy courses on Tuesdays from 3:30-5:00pm EDT.
The Sky This Month for Dec 4, 2020 - Jan 7, 2021

Ron Macnaughton gives us a packed agenda as to what to look for in the coming night sky, which includes the Saturn and Jupiter conjunction on December 21, 2020.

The Stars Belong to Everyone: Gender and Sexual Diversity in Astronomy

The RASC Inclusivity and Diversity Committee presents a profile of gender-diverse members of the astronomy and astrophysics communities.

The Sky This Month for November 11 - December 9, 2020

Denis Grey takes us through this coming month's astronomy highlights, bringing attention to one of his special interest in astronomy; that is, an excellent occultation happening in the upcoming month.

Unravelling the Mysterious Fast Radio Burst with CHIME

Dr. Cherry Ng is a post-doctoral researcher at the Dunlap Institute for Astronomy & Astrophysics. During her PhD study, she discovered 60 rapidly-spinning neutron stars with the Parkes Radio Telescope in Australia.

group shot awards picnic summer 2019 at the David Dunlap Observatory by Peter Visima

2019 RASC Toronto Centre Award Recipients