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The latest astronomical and RASC Toronto Centre news.
Robotic Telescope for Classrooms

Introducing the RASC’s newest outreach program, Robotic Telescope for Classrooms! This brand new program gives students and teachers the opportunity to work with real exoplanet transit data collected by the RASC’s robotic telescope.

Allan I. Carswell Observatory
Join the Allan I. Carswell Observatory for weekly Online Public Viewing, York Universe and TeleTube
Astronomy today, Framing the future

Dark matter. Humans on the Moon. Black holes and exoplanets. They’re hot topics in the news, and it just so happens women are discussing them.

The Sky This Month for February, 2021

The attached PDF contains the notes for The Sky This Month presented by Arnold Brody on Wednesday, February 3, 2021

Weather Forecasting for the Amateur Astronomer

If you love to practise your astronomy skills, you will also need to practise your weather predicting skills. Blake Nancarrow shows us how with various weather apps and weather related websites.

DIY Asteroid Astrometry using Python

Ever felt frustrated when trying to use your astronomy skills to find an asteroid in the night sky? Well, Arushi and Artash Nath have come to your rescue with their DIY Asteroid Astrometry using Python.

The Sky This Month for Feb 3 - Mar 2, 2021

Arnold Brody gives us a detailed overview as to what to look for in the world of astronomy from February 3 to March 2, 2021, highlighting what is happening in the night sky.

RASC Colour Seal
The RASC is hiring! The Society's National Office in Toronto is looking for a Sales and Marketing Coordinator. Job application deadline: February 5, 2021
Golden Handle

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.

Football and Astronomy - The Making of the Giant Magellan Telescope Mirrors

Ever wondered where the Giant Magellan Telescope mirrors are built? Would you believe that it has a connection to football?

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