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The latest astronomical and RASC Toronto Centre news.
The Insider's Guide to the Galaxy
Join us online to learn basic astronomy that you can do on your own from your backyard! We'll be hosting introductory astronomy courses on Tuesdays from 3:30-5:00pm EDT.
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The attached PDF contains the notes for the Sky This Month presented by Chris Vaughan at the Recreational Astronomy Night Meeting on January 6, 2021.

The Sky This Month for January 6, 2021 to February 2, 2021

Chris Vaughan gives us a detailed overview of important historical astronomy dates, special Moon features to look out for as well as interesting deep sky objects for the month of January 6 - February 2, 2021.

Artemis: A Thin Meniscus Mirror Telescope
After Tom Otvos gave a successful presentation on April 25, 2018 (see link below) regarding his progress on the construction of his thin meniscus mirror telescope, he returned to our online Recreational Astronomy Night meeting of January 6, 2021.
Apply now for the new position of RASC Toronto Centre Outreach Coordinator at the David Dunlap Observatory. Deadline for applications is January 4, 2021.
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Join us for one of our talks!

Speakers from across the country will be joining us to share their areas of astronomical expertise. Check back here regularly to see who will be speaking next.

Astronomy In Depth - Saturn-Jupiter Conjunction
Blake Nancarrow and Chris Vaughan do a deep dive into what all the fuss is about with this Saturn and Jupiter Conjunction of 2020. Is all the hype worth it?
The Sky This Month for Dec 4, 2020 - Jan 7, 2021

Ron Macnaughton gives us a packed agenda as to what to look for in the coming night sky, which includes the Saturn and Jupiter conjunction on December 21, 2020.

The Stars Belong to Everyone: Gender and Sexual Diversity in Astronomy

The RASC Inclusivity and Diversity Committee presents a profile of gender-diverse members of the astronomy and astrophysics communities.

The Sky This Month for November 11 - December 9, 2020

Denis Grey takes us through this coming month's astronomy highlights, bringing attention to one of his special interest in astronomy; that is, an excellent occultation happening in the upcoming month.

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