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The latest astronomical and RASC Toronto Centre news.
The Sun setting during the partial phase of an annular eclipse. (Don Hladiuk)

How can you see this summer’s solar eclipse in Canada? What is an annular eclipse, anyway? SkyNews has the details here.

Moon at Noon

We're back with our next online observing program! This time we'll be bringing you the Explore the Moon Observing Program. Anyone can join as we dive into craters and climb mountain ranges on our nearest neighbour.

Eastern Bright Stars

The attached PDF contains the note for The Sky This Month presented by Chris Vaughan during the Recreational Astronomy Night Meeting on June 2, 2021.

The Sky This Month for June 2 - July 7, 2021

Chris Vaughan takes us on a tour of the upcoming highlights in the night sky, such as interesting targets to look at on the moon, the coming partial solar eclipse, and deep sky objects.

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.
Creation Station

Are you curious about the universe? Do you spend your nights watching the Moon and the stars, dream about being an astronaut or finding alien life? We want you to let your imagination run wild!

Dunlap Institute eclipse viewer
Early in the morning of June 10, 2021, viewers in Canada’s north will be treated to a spectacular sight–an annual solar eclipse. Order a free eclipse viewer before May 10, 2021.
The Sky This Month May 05 - June 01, 2021

Andy Beaton, a popular presenter for the Sky This Month, finally got back into the saddle for the May 2021 online version.

The period of 18 to 24 April 2021 is National Volunteer Week. RASC Toronto Centre is supported by a great number of generous and helpful volunteers.

The Astro-Video Learning Curve

As you get older and your eyesight is diminishing or light pollution is encroaching on your neighbourhood and you are not getting as much out of astronomy anymore, is there an alternative? Yes, there is!

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