Some telescopes need electricity to work properly and that electricity is often supplied by batteries. To prevent having to end your observing prematurely because you ran out of juice, RASC member Peter D.
In the next few weeks, the moon can be seen close to all the bright planets. No telescope needed and visible in Toronto's night sky. See the attached presentation below for many more upcoming celestial events.
Royal Astronomical Society of Canada, Toronto Centre, invites all members and family members to join an orientation get together, named First Light. This is for all members who have not participated in this event before.
From mid-February to mid-March, there will be opportunities to see Jupiter, Mars, Saturn, Venus, and Mercury. Mars, in particular, will draw closer to us and get bigger and brighter, as it heads toward opposition in April.