RASC, Mississauga Centre: Speaker Night - Adventures in Moongazing: Making the Most of Moonlit Nights (ONLINE)
Speaker: Chris Vaughan
Chris will discuss his experiences while observing the Moon: for fun, for outreach, and for completing RASC’s lunar observing programs. He’ll share observing tips and target suggestions, and highlight some of the best books, apps, and web tools for exploring the Moon from your driveway.
Chris Vaughan is an award-winning Astronomer and Earth Scientist with a lifelong passion for visual astronomy. He operates the David Dunlap Observatory’s 1.88m telescope, volunteers for the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada, hosts The Insider’s Guide to the Galaxy show on YouTube, and visits schools and groups with his portable Digital Starlab planetarium. His weekly Astronomy Skylights blog at www.AstroGeo.ca is enjoyed by readers worldwide, and he is a regular contributor to SkyNews magazine, Space.com, and several popular astronomy apps. In summer, 2021 he co-authored the book, 110 Things to See with a Telescope.
Who can attend: Everyone
Registration: Not required
Organized by: RASC, Mississauga Centre