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The latest astronomical and RASC Toronto Centre news.
Triffid and Lagoon Nebular (Credit: RASC member Lynn Hilborn)

On Wednesday, August 7, Chris Vaughan presented the Sky. Below are the events he discussed. At the bottom of the page you will also find a PDF with maps.

New flower garden around well cap; Niels Walkau, Risa Horowitz, Tom Luton (Credit: Phil Chow)

It’s a great combination when we can blend two nights of excellent astronomy with the annual Summer Work Party at the Toronto Centre’s Carr Astronomical Observatory (CAO), and we were served up a heavy dose of both pristine conditions for observin

Below is a document with Chris Vaughan's highlights and important dates from his Sky this Month presentation at the Recreational Astronomy Night. There is lot's going on in the sky!

CAO Work Party 2013 Silhouette

Could it have been a more perfect weekend at the CAO Spring Work Party held at the Toronto Centre’s E.C. Carr Astronomical Observatory in the Blue Mountains from May 24 - 26, 2013? 

Double Cluster - NGC 884 and NGC 869 by Bill Longo

We had a great time last night at the Long Sault Conservation Area. Twilight lingered but was followed by an amazing pass of the International Space Station.

SNO LAB is an underground science laboratory specializing in neutrino and dark matter physics.

You and your family are cordially invited to attend the 16th Annual E.C. Carr Astronomical Observatory (CAO) Open House and RASC Toronto Centre Awards Picnic on Saturday, June 1, 2013.

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Well the comet was the star last night, so to speak. On the way to Long Sault Conservation Area I stopped on Island Rd. just east of Port Perry and had excellent views of Comet PanSTARRS.

For the month of March and into April, we in the Northern Hemisphere will be graced by what could be the brightest comet since the 1990’s.

Royal Astronomical Society of Canada, Toronto Centre invites all new members and associate members, who have and will come aboard between January 1st 2012 and May 15th 2013, to join an orientation get together – First Light.

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