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The latest astronomical and RASC Toronto Centre news.
Scattering Throughout the Solar System

On March 13, 2019 Brittney Cooper, an Earth and Space Science MSc candidate at York University, gave a presentation on scattering of light throughout the Solar System.

The Moon: A Voyage Through Time
March 9, 2019 - August 18, 2019
Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first human steps on the moon by discovering the wonder, knowledge, and beauty the moon has inspired through the ages.
NASA - Apollo 16, 23 April 1972
June 28, 2019 - August 31, 2019
This exhibition celebrates the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, and our enduring fascination with what lies beyond our atmosphere.
2019-02-27 The Sky This Month

Despite the Recreational Astronomy Night meeting of February 27, 2019 being cancelled due to bad weather, Bryon Czarnik prepared a Sky This Month presentation for the month of March. Here is a PDF of that presentation.

Should Humans Go To Mars?

What can we learn with humans that the much safer robotic explorers cannot tell us? Is it worth the risk? Is there really any reason to go to Mars other than "because it's there?"

Flight into Totality - 1979 Total Solar Eclipse Expedition

On February 26, 1979, the Toronto Centre mounted one of its biggest expeditions to see the total eclipse of the sun at Gimli, Manitoba.

Sunrise

The Royal Astronomical Society of Canada - Toronto Centre, invites new members and their family who are also members, to join an orientation get together – First Light 2019.

The Sky This Month, January 30 - February 27, 2019
On January 30, 2019 at the Recreational Astronomy Night (RAN) meeting of the Toronto Centre, Andy Beaton gave a presentation on the astronomical highlights of the upcoming month.
A New Planetarium for Toronto

Henry Lotin spoke at the Recreational Astronomy Night meeting of the Toronto Centre about his upcoming project for a new planetarium in Toronto and why Toronto needs one.

Total Lunar Eclipse: January 20-21 2019

Follow #rasclunareclipse on social media for near-live photos of the moon on January 20th and 21st!

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