News

The latest astronomical and RASC Toronto Centre news.
The Insider's Guide to the Galaxy
Join us online to learn basic astronomy that you can do on your own from your backyard! We'll be hosting introductory astronomy courses on Tuesdays from 3:30-5:00pm EDT.
Robotic Telescope for Classrooms

Introducing the RASC’s newest outreach program, Robotic Telescope for Classrooms! This brand new program gives students and teachers the opportunity to work with real exoplanet transit data collected by the RASC’s robotic telescope.

Allan I. Carswell Observatory
Join the Allan I. Carswell Observatory for weekly Online Public Viewing, York Universe and TeleTube
Astronomy today, Framing the future

Dark matter. Humans on the Moon. Black holes and exoplanets. They’re hot topics in the news, and it just so happens women are discussing them.

The Sky This Month for February, 2021

The attached PDF contains the notes for The Sky This Month presented by Arnold Brody on Wednesday, February 3, 2021

The Sky This Month for Feb 3 - Mar 2, 2021

Arnold Brody gives us a detailed overview as to what to look for in the world of astronomy from February 3 to March 2, 2021, highlighting what is happening in the night sky.

RASC Colour Seal
The RASC is hiring! The Society's National Office in Toronto is looking for a Sales and Marketing Coordinator. Job application deadline: February 5, 2021
Golden Handle

The attached PDF contains the notes for the Sky This Month presented by Chris Vaughan at the Recreational Astronomy Night Meeting on January 6, 2021.

The Sky This Month for January 6, 2021 to February 2, 2021

Chris Vaughan gives us a detailed overview of important historical astronomy dates, special Moon features to look out for as well as interesting deep sky objects for the month of January 6 - February 2, 2021.

Artemis: A Thin Meniscus Mirror Telescope
After Tom Otvos gave a successful presentation on April 25, 2018 (see link below) regarding his progress on the construction of his thin meniscus mirror telescope, he returned to our online Recreational Astronomy Night meeting of January 6, 2021.

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