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Imaging Planets at Latitude 10°
Manuel Guerrero, a planetary Imager and a member of the RASC, Mississauga Centre, felt a degree of frustration when imaging planets at northern latitudes due to their low elevation in the sky and the increased effect of the earth's atmosphere.
Fiddling with Focus the DIY Way

Ever get frustrated trying to focus your telescope and having to wait till it stops jiggling to make another adjustment? Well Richard Blackman decided to put his DIY skills to the task and solve the problem.

Teaching Neil to Land

Ever wonder how Neil Armstrong learned to land the lunar module on the Apollo 11 expedition when he couldn't practice due to the differences between the Earth and the Moon's gravity?

Sherry Boyer and her mother, Charline Norgrove
The RASC, Toronto Centre lost a longtime member, Charline Norgrove, on May 27, 2019. Here is a loving tribute from her daughter, Sherry Boyer.
Swinging to Stability
After watching Dr. Rainer Weiss' lecture, Artash and Arushi Nath wanted to test the theory behind the quadruple pendulum system that was used in the LIGO Observatory to isolate vibrations and help detect Gravitational Waves.
CAO, Recycling and You

Ed Treijs, a Councillor for the RASC, Toronto Centre, presented how important it is to know and follow the individual recycling rules of specific jurisdictions.

How to Build Your Own 10" CHiefspeigler Telescope

On May 22, 2019, Jim Chung, author of the book Astro-Imaging Projects for Amateur Astronomers: A Maker's Guide, gave a presentation on a telescope building project that is not in his book.

Big Galaxies and the Big Places in Which They Live with Dr. Marshall McCall
Ever wondered how big some galaxies are or how far away they are from our own solar system?
Alien Landscapes with Elizabeth Tasker

Ever wondered what it would actually be like to be on some of the new exoplanets that have been discovered recently? Well, Elizabeth Tasker has wondered about this as well.

It's Sirius O'Clock: Astronomical Timekeeping in Ancient Egypt

Ever wondered how the Ancient Egyptians kept time? Well, Dr. Sarah Symons from McMaster University wondered about this too.

Should Humans Go To Mars?

What can we learn with humans that the much safer robotic explorers cannot tell us? Is it worth the risk? Is there really any reason to go to Mars other than "because it's there?"

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