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The latest astronomical and RASC Toronto Centre news.
CAO Work Party 2013 Silhouette

Could it have been a more perfect weekend at the CAO Spring Work Party held at the Toronto Centre’s E.C. Carr Astronomical Observatory in the Blue Mountains from May 24 - 26, 2013? 

Double Cluster - NGC 884 and NGC 869 by Bill Longo

We had a great time last night at the Long Sault Conservation Area. Twilight lingered but was followed by an amazing pass of the International Space Station.

SNO LAB is an underground science laboratory specializing in neutrino and dark matter physics.

You and your family are cordially invited to attend the 16th Annual E.C. Carr Astronomical Observatory (CAO) Open House and RASC Toronto Centre Awards Picnic on Saturday, June 1, 2013.

Retro Futures
May 18, 2019 - July 28, 2019
The 50th anniversary of NASA's first successful lunar landing, the Apollo 11 mission of 1969, is the inspiration for this nostalgic trip back to futures-that-might-have-been, as seen from the starry eyes of early science fiction writers.
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Well the comet was the star last night, so to speak. On the way to Long Sault Conservation Area I stopped on Island Rd. just east of Port Perry and had excellent views of Comet PanSTARRS.

For the month of March and into April, we in the Northern Hemisphere will be graced by what could be the brightest comet since the 1990’s.

Royal Astronomical Society of Canada, Toronto Centre invites all new members and associate members, who have and will come aboard between January 1st 2012 and May 15th 2013, to join an orientation get together – First Light.

Stargazer's Delight 2019
August 2, 2019 - August 4, 2019
August 10, 2019 - August 13, 2019
Once the sun sets on the MS Chi-Cheemaun, the starry panorama of the night will unfold before your eyes.

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