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The Sky This Month July 15 - August 19, 2020

Chris Vaughan takes us on a "spritzer" summer light edition of the Sky This Month for July 15-August 19, 2020.

Imaging from my Backyard

Ever wished you could do astro-imaging from your backyard and do so in comfort? David Robitaille wanted to do just that and he shows you the success he had in accomplishing this goal through frustration and perseverance.

Astronomy In Depth - Comet C/2020 F3 NEOWISE

Blake Nancarrow and Chris Vaughan, two resident experts of the RASC, Toronto Centre, take an in depth look at the new comet C/2020 F3 NEOWISE. This recording was made on July 8, 2020.

Extraordinary Exoplanets with Emily Deibert

Over 4000 exoplanets have been discovered to date—but what do we really know about them, and how do we know it?

Loony Moons - Christa Van Laerhoven

The collections of moons that orbit our giant planets are very like miniature planetary systems, each with their own dramatic history.

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This PDF contains the content of Arnold Brody's The Sky This Month presentation delivered during the online Recreational Astronomy Night meeting on June 17, 2020.

The Sky This Month for June 17 - July 15, 2020
As part of the Recreational Astronomy Night online meeting of June 17, 2020, Arnold Brody presents the celestial highlights for the upcoming month.
Rapid Polar Alignment with SharpCap Software

Ever had problems doing a polar alignment with your equatorial mount and had something obstruct your view of Polaris? Denis Grey, an RASC, Toronto Centre member, was faced with this very problem.

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