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The latest astronomical and RASC Toronto Centre news.
Paul Delaney and Allan I. Carswell Observatory 1-metre telescope
Starting October 2, 2019
Observe the night sky on Wednesdays with a 1-metre astronomical telescope.
Life of the Earth (2019). Rendering by Simon Clemo
September 22, 2019 - January 5, 2020
Immerse yourself in this massive multimedia work by Canadian contemporary artist Director X, renowned director/producer of popular music videos and feature films.
the little constellations near the Summer Triangle

The gas giants—Jupiter, Saturn, Neptune, and Uranus—are on display in evenings for the next few weeks. There are a number of interesting eclipse, transit, and shadow transit events at Jupiter.

The Sky This Month September 11 - October 9, 2019

Blake Nancarrow, a member of the RASC, Toronto Centre, takes us on a space tour of the Universe for the upcoming month.

Caecilia Tripp: Going Space and Other Worlding
September 11, 2019 - December 1, 2019
Working at the intersection of artistic and scientific inquiry, Paris- and New York-based Caecilia Tripp creates immersive film, participatory performance, and sculptural installations that transgress fixed identities and trespass bounded geographies in the service of more ethereal and inter-connected forms expression: from the depths of earth to the interstellar beyond.
RASC Colour Seal
The RASC’s Toronto headquarters is experiencing significant growth and requires a seasoned, experienced executive to work with its small, committed staff to take astronomy programming, partnerships and outreach to the next level. Application deadline: September 18, 2019.
Richmond Hill DDO
Check out the DDO Astronomy Series in Richmond Hill's Fall 2019 / Winter 2020 Community Recreation Guide.
Farewell Moon
Wednesdays, August 21 - September 11, 2019, 4:00pm to 8:00pm
Enjoy a magical moment under Luke Jerram’s ethereal Moon sculpture! The exhibition, The Moon: A Voyage Through Time has closed, but this five-metre wide replica of the moon has been extended until September 15.
University of Toronto GeoDome Planetarium
Explore the night sky over Toronto and travel to the farthest reaches of space and time in a fascinating planetarium show presented by the Dunlap Institute for Astronomy & Astrophysics.
York University Allan I. Carswell Observatory
Year-round weekly programming:
Monday nights: York Universe and Online Public Viewing
Wednesday nights: Public Viewing

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