The latest astronomical and RASC Toronto Centre news.
The Sky This Month March 21 - April 30, 2018

Michael Watson, a member of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada, presented the coming highlights of the night sky for the coming month at the March 21, 2018 Recreational Astronomy Night meeting held at the Ontario Science Centre.

Making Lunar Lemonade
As Chris Vaughan, a Toronto Centre RASC member says, he has "tips, tricks, and targets for observing the full moon." He gave this presentation on March 21, 2018 at the Recreational Astronomy Night meeting held at the Ontario Science Centre.
Dual Solar and Lunar ISS Transit Capture

Jim Chung, a Toronto Centre RASC member, spoke of how he got a world first by capturing the International Space Station's solar and lunar transit on the same day at the same location within a time frame of 90 minutes.

Observing Report on "A Sunset"

On March 21, 2018, Ron Macnaughton gave a report on his observations of a simple sunset.

NOVA (New Observers to Visual Astronomy) is the public introduction to astronomy course that is designed to show the novice astronomer the wonders of the night sky and how to enjoy them.

Gravitational Waves

Catherine Woodford, a PhD Candidate at UofT Physics and the Canadian Institute for Theoretical Astrophysics presented a talk on Gravitational Waves at the RASC - Toronto Centre Speaker's Night held on March 7, 2018 at the Ontario Science


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.

The Sky This Month February 21 - March 20, 2018

Andy Beaton, a member of the Toronto Centre, presented the upcoming highlights in the night skies for the month of March 2018.

Balcony Astro-Imaging, Reaching New Heights

Adrian Aberdeen gave an inspiring presentation on his successful astro-imaging from the second floor balcony of his apartment in the light polluted City of Toronto.

Double Stars, Unnoticed Treasures

Blake Nancarrow, a Toronto Centre member, laid out a very convincing case that double stars have been unloved for far too long and need to be on your next observing list.