The latest astronomical and RASC Toronto Centre news.

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
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.

Image courtesy Sharmin Chowdhury


Congratulations to Aidan Aird, Mélanie Seabrook and Emma Seabrook on winning gold medals last weekend in the York Region Science and Technology Fair.  

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Lynn Hilborn created this image from deep in the heart of the constellation Orion.

From the Horsehead Nebula to M78 and onward to Bernard's loop.

Beautiful Image of the planet Jupiter by Jim Chung.  The Great Red Spot is also visible.  Click on the image to embiggen.