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The latest astronomical and RASC Toronto Centre news.
Nicolaus Copernicus
Jerry Vila gives us an overview of Nicolaus Copernicus' life and work and why it launched the start of the scientific revolution.
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!

Virtual Star Party

Stargaze with us during our first ever virtual Star Party on YouTube!

The Sky This Month July 15 - August 19, 2020

Chris Vaughan takes us on a "spritzer" summer light edition of the Sky This Month for July 15-August 19, 2020.

Imaging from my Backyard

Ever wished you could do astro-imaging from your backyard and do so in comfort? David Robitaille wanted to do just that and he shows you the success he had in accomplishing this goal through frustration and perseverance.

From Outer Space to Sub Surface

On July 15, 2020, Artash Nath gave a presentation on Seismic Vibrations, how to measure them and on what impact the COVID-19 lockdown has had on these vibrations.

Astronomy In Depth - Comet C/2020 F3 NEOWISE

Blake Nancarrow and Chris Vaughan, two resident experts of the RASC, Toronto Centre, take an in depth look at the new comet C/2020 F3 NEOWISE. This recording was made on July 8, 2020.

Extraordinary Exoplanets with Emily Deibert

Over 4000 exoplanets have been discovered to date—but what do we really know about them, and how do we know it?

Loony Moons - Christa Van Laerhoven

The collections of moons that orbit our giant planets are very like miniature planetary systems, each with their own dramatic history.

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