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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.

Explore the Universe
Join us online as we Explore the Universe together! We'll be hosting sessions every other Thursday from 3:30-4:30pm EDT.
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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.
RASC Virtual GA 2020

Even more virtual astronomy events are scheduled on the two weekends following the Virtual GA, June 13-14 and June 20-21. The talks are free, open to the public, and family friendly.

Royal Astronomical Society of Canada, Toronto Centre affirms our commitment to increasing diversity and inclusion in our membership and public outreach services.
Astronomy Night at the DDO
Tonight's program has been postponed until August. Instead, we have devoted this time to provide space for and to amplify the voices of Black, Indigenous and other minority groups in science and astronomy. We've prepared a short video examining diversity in astronomy and how to support astronomers from these communities.
How to Share Observations and Photos

On May 27, 2020, Blake Nancarrow presented his ideas on why and how to share your astronomical observations and photos. He spoke at the online version of the monthly Recreational Astronomy Night meeting.

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