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The latest astronomical and RASC Toronto Centre news.
Robotic Telescope Project: Information Session
Curious about what’s happening with the Robotic Telescope Project? Here is the recording of the webinar streamed live on Feb 19, 2020 discussing details of the project.
Now is Not the Time with Richard Bloch
We think of time as an ever-flowing phenomenon that brings us from the past to the future through the present. But over a century ago Einstein showed us that this is not the structure of time, and in the ensuing years it has become clear that time is very different from our familiar understanding.
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 2020.

Immersive Astronomy

Ron Macnaughton visited the Immersive Van Gogh exhibit in Montreal and was inspired to ask if its method of presenting Van Gogh's art could be used to capture the astronomical experience one would have under a clear, dark, luminous sky.

The Sky This Month January 30 - February 26, 2020
At the recent Recreational Astronomy Night (RAN) meeting, Arnold Brody presented the upcoming astronomical highlights for January 30 - February 26, 2020, covering occultations by the Moon, what's happening with our Sun, space launch activity, and how to check on the dimming star Betelgeuse.
Stargazing Travels in New Mexico

Is the winter cloudy weather getting you down? Are you affected by increasing light pollution? Well Frank Dempsey gives us his secret New Mexico locations and tips for a wintertime stargazing excursion.

Predicting Exoplanetary Atmospheres using Machine Learning
Artash Nath, a grade 8 student and member of the RASC, Toronto Centre, takes simulation data from the future ARIEL Space Telescope to show how he uses Machine Learning Software to filter out the noise from the Telescope's Exoplanet Observations.
Exoplanets Update with Professor Paul Delaney
What are the latest discoveries with Exoplanets? Prof. Paul Delaney of York University brings us up to date on the fast-breaking advancements in our knowledge of planets in other solar systems.
The Sky This Month Holiday 2019-20 Edition

Here's the 2019-2020 Holiday Edition of TSTM!

The Sky This Month Dec 11, 2019 - Jan 15, 2020

Bryon Czarnik presents the Holiday Edition for the astronomical sky highlights for the upcoming month at the Recreational Astronomy Night meeting on Dec 11, 2019. The meeting was held at the Ontario Science Centre.

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