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Certificate Program: Teaching Astronomy Through Fun Hands-on Activities Inspired by the Latest Discoveries

For the first time, the David Dunlap Observatory will be offering science/arts day camps this summer. We're partnering with the wonderful people at Logics Academy and The Director's Cut to offer kids an amazing experience.

Although conditions were not good at the Carr Astronomical Observatory on Saturday June 13, member Steven Fanutti captured this image of Deneb with part of the Milky Way and a hint of the North American Nebula.  

 

The Helix Summer Science Institute is an enrichment program designed for Grade 9 to 12 students who are genuinely excited about science and mathematics.

On Wednesday, June 3, 2015, Chris Vaughan presented The Sky This Month covering the period from June 3 to July 8, 2015. The attached PDF document contains detailed notes and additional information. There's lots to see!

For our June, July, and August 2015 meetings, we will be meeting at a new location on the University of Toronto downtown campus.
- Earth Sciences Centre
- 5 Bancroft Avenue
- Room B142

On Wednesday evening's Recreational Astronomy Night meeting, Chris Vaughan presented The Sky This Month.

The DDO at night by Tom Glinos
Dedicated Astronomers Given Canada's Largest Telescope David Dunlap Observatory donated to Toronto Centre of Royal Astronomical Society of Canada
Sunrise
Royal Astronomical Society of Canada, Toronto Centre invites new members and their family who are also members, to join an orientation get together – First Light.
If you have joined RASC Toronto Centre in the years of 2014 a

On Wednesday, March 25, Chris Vaughan presented the astronomical highlights for the next month. The presentation content, with selected charts and diagrams, is in the PDF below.

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