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The latest astronomical and RASC Toronto Centre news.

This PDF contains the content of Arnold Brody's The Sky This Month presentation delivered during the online Recreational Astronomy Night meeting on June 17, 2020.

The Sky This Month for June 17 - July 15, 2020
As part of the Recreational Astronomy Night online meeting of June 17, 2020, Arnold Brody presents the celestial highlights for the upcoming month.
Rapid Polar Alignment with SharpCap Software

Ever had problems doing a polar alignment with your equatorial mount and had something obstruct your view of Polaris? Denis Grey, an RASC, Toronto Centre member, was faced with this very problem.

Build a Custom Dew Heater for your Telescope

Do you have trouble with dew fogging up your eyepieces? Are you on a budget? Are you fed up with having to replace a recently purchased broken dew heater?

RASC Virtual GA 2020

Even more virtual astronomy events are scheduled on the two weekends following the Virtual GA, June 13-14 and June 20-21. The talks are free, open to the public, and family friendly.

Royal Astronomical Society of Canada, Toronto Centre affirms our commitment to increasing diversity and inclusion in our membership and public outreach services.
Astronomy Night at the DDO
Tonight's program has been postponed until August. Instead, we have devoted this time to provide space for and to amplify the voices of Black, Indigenous and other minority groups in science and astronomy. We've prepared a short video examining diversity in astronomy and how to support astronomers from these communities.
How to Share Observations and Photos

On May 27, 2020, Blake Nancarrow presented his ideas on why and how to share your astronomical observations and photos. He spoke at the online version of the monthly Recreational Astronomy Night meeting.

The Dance of Venus, the Moon and the Sun

On May 27, 2020, Ron Macnaughton presented a talk about the special interaction of Venus, the Moon and the Sun. Ron is a member of the RASC, Toronto Centre and was speaking at the online Recreational Astronomy Night meeting.

The Sky This Month for June 2020

On May 27, 2020, Denis Grey gave a presentation at our Recreational Astronomy Night Online meeting, highlighting what to look for in the upcoming The Sky This Month from May 27 - June 17, 2020.

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