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The latest astronomical and RASC Toronto Centre news.
Virtual Star Party

Do you miss those wonderful Star Parties hosted by RASC, where you get to look at the night sky and learn about what's up there? We do too! That's why we're hosting online star parties for the next 2 months!

Cosmos From Your Couch

Looking for a way to connect with the wider world–or maybe the wider universe–during the pandemic? The Dunlap Institute and our partners from across the University of Toronto want to connect with you!

Message from Dr. B. Ralph Chou, President of the Toronto Centre (updated April 4, 2020)
morning planets April 2020

Venus, dominating the evening sky, will glide through the Pleiades star cluster at the beginning of the month and it will be stunning. Use whatever you have: eyes, binoculars, or telescope.

The Sky This Month - April 2020

In these times of social isolation and social distancing, Blake Nancarrow gives us some good advice - turn off the TV and go outside and look at the night sky.

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 and Thursdays from 3:30-4:30pm EDT.
Astro at Home

In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, as a way to help parents at home with their young ones, Discover the Universe is offering daily astronomy activities for children aged 8-12.

The Sky This Month - 26 Feb 2020
The content for The Sky This Month presented by Andy Beaton at the Recreational Astronomy Night on 26 Feb 2020, including event dates and times, sky charts, and observing targets.
Richmond Hill DDO
Check out the DDO Astronomy Series in Richmond Hill's Spring and Summer 2020 Community Recreation Guide.
Robotic Telescope Project: Information Session
Curious about what’s happening with the Robotic Telescope Project? Here is the recording of the webinar streamed live on Feb 19, 2020 discussing details of the project.

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