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The latest astronomical and RASC Toronto Centre news.
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.
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Join us for one of our talks!

Speakers from across the country will be joining us to share their areas of astronomical expertise. Check back here regularly to see who will be speaking next.

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.
Robotic Telescope Project: Information Session
Curious about what’s happening with the Robotic Telescope Project? Here is the recording of the webinar streamed live on Feb 19, 2020 discussing details of the project.

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