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The Sky This Year 2022

For our first meeting of 2022, instead of doing The Sky This Month, Chris Vaughan presented The Sky This Year.

JWST: Infrared Eyes on the Universe
Tuesday, January 25, 2022 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm

Learn more from an expert astronomer on the James Webb Space Telescope on January 25! The guest speaker will be Dr. David Law at the Space Telescope Science Institute.

Dr. Lea Hirsch
Friday, January 28, 2022 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm

Speaker: Dr. Lea Hirsch, University of Toronto – Mississauga

The Insider's Guide to the Galaxy
Tuesday, February 1, 2022 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
This episode is all about nebulas! The winter sky hosts one of the most famous and easily seen nebulas for Canadians – M42 in Orion.
Ontario Science Centre at Night
Wednesday, February 2, 2022 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm

Join us for our monthly recreational astronomy night meeting. This is where our members get to show their latest projects or give tutorials and tips on just about everything to do with astronomy.

Why haven’t I heard of her? Stories of women in astronomy.
Thursday, February 3, 2022 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm
This month's event is themed after the International Day of Women and Girls in Science. Taylor Kutra will be talking about contributions by women and gender minorities in astronomy.
ASX - Stellar Spectacles
Thursday, February 10, 2022 - 6:30pm to Saturday, February 12, 2022 - 10:00pm
ASX's 18th annual symposium, Stellar Spectacles, explores the cutting-edge technology that allows us to examine the objects of the cosmos.
2022-02-11 Astronomy Speakers Night
Friday, February 11, 2022 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm

Join us, from the comfort of your home! This program will feature live-stream views from the DDO's 74-Inch telescope (Weather permitting). Explore breaking news from space and current research into what lies beyond our home planet!

2022-02-13 Sunday Sungazing
Sunday, February 13, 2022 - 12:30pm to 1:00pm
Safely observe the Sun with us, from the comfort of your home! During these family-friendly sessions, a DDO Astronomer will answer your questions about our closest star: the Sun!
Ontario Science Centre at Night
Wednesday, February 16, 2022 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Speaker: Vivian Yun Yan Tan
2022-02-19 Up in the Sky
Saturday, February 19, 2022 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm

Join us, from the comfort of your home! This program provides an illustrated one-hour presentation and discussion about what exciting celestial events to look for each season.

2022-03-13 Ask an Astronomer
Sunday, March 13, 2022 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Explore the Universe - from the comfort of your home!

Professor Brian Cox
Wednesday, May 4, 2022 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

World-renowned physicist Professor Brian Cox brings his immersive live experience, “Horizons: A 21st Century Space Odyssey,” to North America as part of his 2022 World Tour.

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

This article was prepared for people attending the telescope clinic, organised by the RASC, Toronto Centre. But it contains information useful for any new or novice telescope user.

Sunna Withers
Wednesday, January 19, 2022 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Watch the recorded video: https://youtu.be/Nl0Lw56-AgU
The Insider's Guide to the Galaxy
Join us online to learn basic astronomy that you can do on your own from your backyard!
RAN ONLINE - January 05, 2022
Wednesday, January 5, 2022 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm
Watch the recorded video: https://youtu.be/u4al1vcm5x0
RAN ONLINE - December 01, 2021
Wednesday, December 1, 2021 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm
Watch the recorded video: https://youtu.be/4o2-Q7ptoKI
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.

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