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The latest astronomical and RASC Toronto Centre news.
What You Never Knew about Cleaning Optics

Jim Chung shows us some interesting facts about cleaning our telescopic optics that we didn't know.

The Sky This Month Oct 9 - Nov 12, 2019
Denis Grey highlights the upcoming month's celestial wonders with an emphasis on the November 11 transit of Mercury with the Sun.
Paul Delaney and Allan I. Carswell Observatory 1-metre telescope
In keeping with York University’s intent to keep its community and guests safe in the current situation, effective immediately all Public Viewing and tour activities are suspended until April 30, 2020.
Heavenly Help to the Rescue with Major Ted King (ret.)

Major Ted King (ret.), a pioneer and operations expert in COSPAS-SARSAT, presented the history and development of this program and the key role Canada played in its evolution.

Life of the Earth - Director X
September 22, 2019 - January 5, 2020
Immerse yourself in this massive multimedia work by Canadian contemporary artist Director X, renowned director/producer of popular music videos and feature films.
Life of the Earth - Director X
Saturday, October 5, 2019 - 7:00pm to 7:00am
Immerse yourself in this massive multimedia work by Canadian contemporary artist Director X, renowned director/producer of popular music videos and feature films.
Caecilia Tripp: Going Space and Other Worlding
September 11, 2019 - December 1, 2019
Working at the intersection of artistic and scientific inquiry, Paris- and New York-based Caecilia Tripp creates immersive film, participatory performance, and sculptural installations that transgress fixed identities and trespass bounded geographies in the service of more ethereal and inter-connected forms expression: from the depths of earth to the interstellar beyond.
the little constellations near the Summer Triangle

The gas giants—Jupiter, Saturn, Neptune, and Uranus—are on display in evenings for the next few weeks. There are a number of interesting eclipse, transit, and shadow transit events at Jupiter.

The Sky This Month September 11 - October 9, 2019

Blake Nancarrow, a member of the RASC, Toronto Centre, takes us on a space tour of the Universe for the upcoming month.

Pegasus Pocket Powerbox Review

RASC, Toronto Centre member Denis Grey reviewed the Pegasus Pocket Powerbox at the Recreational Astronomy Night meeting held on September 11, 2019 at the Ontario Science Centre.

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