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The latest astronomical and RASC Toronto Centre news.
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.
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!

Cosmos From Your Couch

Looking for a way to connect with the wider world–or maybe the wider universe–during the pandemic? The Dunlap Institute and our partners from across the University of Toronto want to connect with you!

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.

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.

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.
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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