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.
The Stars Belong to Everyone: Gender and Sexual Diversity in Astronomy

The RASC Inclusivity and Diversity Committee presents a profile of gender-diverse members of the astronomy and astrophysics communities.

The Sky This Month for November 11 - December 9, 2020

Denis Grey takes us through this coming month's astronomy highlights, bringing attention to one of his special interest in astronomy; that is, an excellent occultation happening in the upcoming month.

Unravelling the Mysterious Fast Radio Burst with CHIME

Dr. Cherry Ng is a post-doctoral researcher at the Dunlap Institute for Astronomy & Astrophysics. During her PhD study, she discovered 60 rapidly-spinning neutron stars with the Parkes Radio Telescope in Australia.

group shot awards picnic summer 2019 at the David Dunlap Observatory by Peter Visima

2019 RASC Toronto Centre Award Recipients

Halloween Virtual Star Party

Are you ready to be bewitched? Join us for spellbinding stargazing at our Halloween Virtual Star Party! For the first time since 1944, a full Moon will light the Halloween sky.

Water, water everywhere? with Paul Delaney

Our understanding of our own solar system has changed significantly since the advent of spacecraft exploration. Water was once believed very scarce in our corner of the galaxy but we now realize this is not the case.

council of the Sun

Information for the 2020 Annual Meeting

This members-only page contains information regarding the upcoming Annual Meeting of the RASC Toronto Centre.

The Sky This Month Oct 14 to Nov 10, 2020
The attached PDF contain the notes for The Sky This Month presentation by Arnold Brody, delivered at the RASC Toronto Centre Recreational Astronomy Night Meeting on October 14, 2020. Watch the recorded video: https://youtu.be/M6gckC2UqJg
Self-Isolation Star Parties

Do you miss those wonderful Star Parties hosted by RASC, where you get to look at the night sky and learn about what's up there? We do too! That's why we're hosting online star parties!

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