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June 12 2022 at 1014 pm Moon occults Dschubba

The attached PDF contains the notes for The Sky This Month presented by Chris Vaughan at the June 1, 2022 Recreational Astronomy Night meeting. It covers the period June 1 to July 6, 2022, and includes more material than was presented.

High School Astronomy in the Digital Age

Have you ever wondered what it would have been like if you had a high school astronomy class that really went all-in for astronomy in this digital world?

Upgrade Options for Schmidt Cassegrain Telescopes

Denis Grey takes us through a couple of upgrades he made to his Celestron SCT telescope and thought other amateur astronomers would be interested in what he did.

The Sky This Month, June 1 - July 6, 2022 with Chris Vaughan

Chris Vaughan, a member of the Toronto Centre, gives us an in-depth look at the highlights worth viewing in the night sky for the upcoming month.

RASC General Assembly 2022
The RASC is now accepting proposals for the General Assembly, running from June 24-27, 2022. The submission deadline is May 15, 2022.
Encouraging Durable Astronomy Clubs in High School

Ron Macnaughton, a member of the Toronto Centre, has taken on the worthy task of encouraging more astronomy clubs in high schools.

Retro Look at the 2009 Texas Star Party

Even though star parties are coming back again after the pandemic, Denis Grey reminisces about a trip he took in 2009 when he visited the Texas Star Party.

The Sky This Month, May 4 - May 31, 2022

Arnold Brody, with his May the 4th greeting, highlights which celestial gems to look out for this month in the day and night sky.

What's in a Name? - minor planet edition

Dave Chapman, supported by Peter Jedicke, gives us an overview as to how minor planets (asteroids) are named and how the naming procedure can also be used to honour people or places on Earth.

The Sky This Month, Apr 6 - May 4, 2022

If the skies will ever be clear this month, Andy Beaton has picked out some celestial gems to watch out for from April 6 - May 4, 2022.