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The latest astronomical and RASC Toronto Centre news.
30 Years of the Hubble Space Telescope

The Hubble Space Telescope has provided amazing images of the universe from its location in Earth orbit for three decades.

Message from Dr. B. Ralph Chou, President of the Toronto Centre (updated June 4, 2020)
Is There Intelligent Life Beyond Earth

"Is there intelligent life beyond Earth?" is a question that mankind has been asking for eternity.

Apollo 13, The Flight That Failed
Fifty years ago, the third mission was launched to land two people on the Moon. On the third day of the flight, a problem occurred which cancelled the plans for the lunar landing and instead, started a race to get the astronauts home alive.
The Sky This Month - April 2020

In these times of social isolation and social distancing, Blake Nancarrow gives us some good advice - turn off the TV and go outside and look at the night sky.

morning planets April 2020

Venus, dominating the evening sky, will glide through the Pleiades star cluster at the beginning of the month and it will be stunning. Use whatever you have: eyes, binoculars, or telescope.

Astro at Home

In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, as a way to help parents at home with their young ones, Discover the Universe is offering daily astronomy activities for children aged 8-12.

Jellyfish I Have Known: The Aquatic and the Nebulous

Jenna Hinds, the Youth Outreach Coordinator at the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada, gave a spirited presentation describing how she developed her interest in Astronomy and the varied route she took to get there.

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.

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