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The latest astronomical and RASC Toronto Centre news.
Homebound Astronomy

Join us online to learn basic astronomy that you can do on your own from your backyard!

Message from Dr. B. Ralph Chou, President of the Toronto Centre.
The Sky This Month - 26 Feb 2020
The content for The Sky This Month presented by Andy Beaton at the Recreational Astronomy Night on 26 Feb 2020, including event dates and times, sky charts, and observing targets.
Richmond Hill DDO
Check out the DDO Astronomy Series in Richmond Hill's Spring and Summer 2020 Community Recreation Guide.
Robotic Telescope Project: Information Session
Curious about what’s happening with the Robotic Telescope Project? Here is the recording of the webinar streamed live on Feb 19, 2020 discussing details of the project.
Now is Not the Time with Richard Bloch
We think of time as an ever-flowing phenomenon that brings us from the past to the future through the present. But over a century ago Einstein showed us that this is not the structure of time, and in the ensuing years it has become clear that time is very different from our familiar understanding.
Sunrise

The Royal Astronomical Society of Canada, Toronto Centre, invites new members and their family who are also members, to join an orientation get together – First Light 2020.

The Sky This Month January 30 - February 26, 2020
At the recent Recreational Astronomy Night (RAN) meeting, Arnold Brody presented the upcoming astronomical highlights for January 30 - February 26, 2020, covering occultations by the Moon, what's happening with our Sun, space launch activity, and how to check on the dimming star Betelgeuse.
Stargazing Travels in New Mexico

Is the winter cloudy weather getting you down? Are you affected by increasing light pollution? Well Frank Dempsey gives us his secret New Mexico locations and tips for a wintertime stargazing excursion.

Predicting Exoplanetary Atmospheres using Machine Learning
Artash Nath, a grade 8 student and member of the RASC, Toronto Centre, takes simulation data from the future ARIEL Space Telescope to show how he uses Machine Learning Software to filter out the noise from the Telescope's Exoplanet Observations.

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