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The latest astronomical and RASC Toronto Centre news.

The content for the Sky This Month presented by Chris Vaughan at the Recreational Astronomy Night on June 20, 2018, including event dates and times, sky charts, and observing targets can be found in the accompanying PDF document.

Video: The Sky This Month June 20 - July 18, 2018

On June 20, 2018 at the Recreational Astronomy Night meeting, Chris Vaughan highlighted the celestial events for the night sky in the upcoming month.

Predicting Asteroid Collision

Artash and Arushi Nath presented their project on predicting asteroid collisions to the Toronto Centre at the Recreational Astronomy Night meeting held at the Ontario Science Centre on June 20, 2018.

Barn Door Tracker

Blake Nancarrow presented his trials and tribulations of building a Barn Door Tracker at the Recreational Night Meeting of the Toronto Centre on June 20, 2018 at the Ontario Science Centre.

History of the RASC at the David Dunlap Observatory

On June 9, 2018, at the Official Opening of the David Dunlap Observatory under the stewardship of the city of Richmond Hill, Toronto Centre member Eric Briggs gave a brief lecture on the history of the RASC at the DDO.

DDO Dome and Administration Building

It is a pleasure to announce that the RASC Toronto Centre is back at the David Dunlap Observatory after a nearly two-year hiatus.

Session Planning with SkyTools

On May 23, 2018, RASC member Blake Nancarrow demonstrated why SkyTools can be an important tool in your observing arsenal.

Atacama As

Toronto Centre member Charline Norgrove gave a talk on her recent trip to San Pedro de Atacama, Chile to visit the Llano de Chajnantor Observatory.

The Sky This Month May 23 - June 19, 2018

At the Recreational Astronomy Night meeting of May 23, 2018 Andy Beaton presented the upcoming highlights of the night sky and the astronomical world. This meeting was held by the Toronto Centre at the Ontario Science Centre.

Out Of This World

2018 marks a century-and-a-half of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada's promotion of astronomy and allied sciences in Canada.

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