The latest astronomical and RASC Toronto Centre news.
Sara Seager
Recording of the November 20, 2018 live stream of the UofT Dept. of Physics J. Tuzo Wilson Lecture "Exoplanets and the Search for Habitable Worlds" by Professor Sara Seager of MIT.
RASC Colour Seal

In preparation for the Annual Meeting scheduled for Wednesday, 12 December, this year’s Council is pleased to propose the following slate of candidates for the RASC Toronto Centre Council for the fiscal yea

Hoba Meteorite in Namibia

Charline Norgrove recently took a trip to Namibia, Africa to see the Hoba Meteorite, which is the largest known meteorite (as a single piece) in the world.

Deep Sky Musical

Arushi and Artash Nath gave a presentation on Hubble Space Telescope photographs and how they converted their image data to music.

The Sky This Month Nov 7 - Dec 11, 2018

On November 7, 2018, Andy Beaton presented the astronomical highlights of the coming month's night sky. (If only it was clear outside). He spoke at the Recreational Astronomy Night, which was held at the Ontario Science Centre.

New Occultation Technology Showcase

On November 7, 2018, Denis Grey gave a presentation on why amateur astronomers should consider getting into observing and recording occultations especially with the new technology that is available.

History of the Hubble Space Telescope

Chris Gainor is National RASC President and an historian who specializes in the history of space flight and aeronautics.

The Sky This Month Oct 10 - Nov 6, 2018

On October 10, 2018 the Toronto Centre hosted its monthly Recreational Astronomical Night at the Ontario Science Centre, where Ed Treijs presented what we can see in the evening sky during the upcoming month.

Video: Using the Robotic Burke-Gaffney Observatory

On October 10, 2018, Blake Nancarrow presented the ease and advantages of using the remote features of the Burke-Gaffney Observatory at Saint Mary's University, Halifax.

In the Footsteps of Nicolaus Copernicus

On October 10, 2018, Dan Falk, a Toronto Centre member, gave a presentation on his recent trip to the historical sites where Nicolaus Copernicus lived and worked in Poland.