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Thirty Meter Telescope

Denis Zaytsev, a Toronto Centre member and a TMT Software QA Engineer, takes us through some marvellous and mind-blowing features that we can look forward to once the TMT is in full operation.

110 Things to See with a Telescope by John Read and Chris Vaughan
John Read, with Chris Vaughan, set out to write the definitive book on how to view the 110 Messier astronomical objects. We think they succeeded.
Astronomy Logbook

Have you had trouble recording and organising your astronomical observations? Well, Krishna Vedela has you covered.

Newcastle Observatory - Relocation and Expansion

Michael Cook wanted to relocate his original "Newcastle Observatory" in Newcastle, Ontario to a new location in the country, north of Port Hope.

Sunna Withers
Wednesday, January 19, 2022 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Watch the recorded video: https://youtu.be/Nl0Lw56-AgU
Automate your telescope with Remote Desktop and N.I.N.A.

With these winter months making astro imaging difficult, Claudio Oriani shows us how he solved this problem with a hardware and software solution.

Astrophotography - a personal journey

Manu Mukerji wanted to expand his photography hobby and decided to try astrophotography. In this presentation, Manu explains the joys and the frustrations in becoming a better astrophotographer.

Aurora Chase of October 30, 2021

Malcolm Park is an avid chaser of astronomical phenomena. He is particularly interested in chasing auroras and gives a detailed account of one aurora chase that he wanted to photograph.

Stacking and Processing

Reza Mohamed gives us a step-by-step overview of processing astrophotography images by comparing two different types of stacking software: Deep Sky Stacker and Sequator.

From Canada to the Moon
Thursday, November 18, 2021 - 8:30pm to 10:30pm
Watch the recorded video: https://youtu.be/yRG5ecE0HMM
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Join us for one of our talks!

Speakers from across the country will be joining us to share their areas of astronomical expertise. Check back here regularly to see who will be speaking next.

Big Binoculars - Prepare to be AMAZED!

Ever wondered how far using binoculars can take you in astronomical observations? Well, Darren Hennig is prepared to show you just how far you can take it.

NASA Solar System Data Visualization and Analysis Portals

You say you are not Elon Musk and don't have a few billion dollars to go to other parts of our Solar System. This may be true, but the NASA Solar System Treks Project has you covered!

My First Star Party Up North

Ever wondered what it's like to go to a star party for the first time? Well, Mayvis Rebeira details her first experiences at two different star parties in the summer of 2021 despite the pandemic.

An Introduction to Asteroid Occultations with Tom Luton

Do you want something that challenges your astronomy skills yet is very rewarding and contributes to Citizen Science? Well, why not try Asteroid Occultations? Tom Luton explains the ins and outs to get you started and on your way.

Planet Party!
Saturday, September 11, 2021 - 8:30pm to 10:30pm
Watch the recorded video: https://youtu.be/MR8CTh-mwSo
OccultWatcher Software Demonstration by Denis Grey

If you would like to contribute to Citizen Science with your astronomy activities, Denis Grey would like you to consider Occultations. Denis explains what they are and why they're important to science.

Perseids Meteor Shower
Thursday, August 12, 2021 - 7:30pm to 8:30pm
Watch the recorded video: https://youtu.be/2hvqrmzzDtg