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Crowd Gathers to Worship the Sun

Eclipsed Sun with Plane ~ Randy Atwood

This past week a crowd of 20-30 members of the Mississauga RASC gathered to watch a Partial Solar Eclipse at Centennial Park in Etobicoke. The location that was chosen was at the top of a 60 foot ski hill so as to provide an excellent perspective as the sun set. Despite this detail many of […]

Fri Oct 10 – Astronomy Potpourri Night

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Potpourri meetings feature a series of short presentations on various astronomy and space topics given by members of the Mississauga Centre. The meeting is open to the public and is free. Enter off of Mississauga Road. Park in lot 4 or the parkade, across from the fitness centre south of the
 Davis Building. Enter through […]

Cancelled – Oct 1 7:30 Riverwood

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Due to the unexpected weather conditions, no observing will happen at Riverwood. Our next scheduled observing night is on November 4.

Wed Oct 1 – 7:30 pm Riverwood Park Observing Night

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Observe the Moon and planets through large telescopes Come out and observe the universe at the Riverwood Conservancy! Join members of the Mississauga Centre of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada as they set up large telescopes to look at the Moon, planets and stars. Observing will take place on the green in front of […]

Friday September 26: The Science of Shakespeare

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The September 26 meeting of the RASC Mississauga Centre will feature a talk on the Science of Shakespeare.  The meeting will be held from 8:00 to 10:00 p.m. at The University of Toronto, Mississauga Campus, in lecture hall SE2082 in the William Davis Building. The meeting is open to the public and is free. Speaker: […]

Starfest 2014

Over 30 members of the Mississauga Centre attended Starfest August 21-24 at Mount Forest.  The talks were very interesting, the skies were clear at least part of 2 evenings and everyone had a great opportunity to make new friends and spend time with fellow astronomy enthusiasts.  A big thank you to Dave Mitchell and his […]

Fri Sep 12 – Astronomy Potpourri Night

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Potpourri meetings feature a series of short presentations on various astronomy and space topics given by members of the Mississauga Centre. The meeting is open to the public and is free. Enter off of Mississauga Road. Park in lot 4 or the parkade, across from the fitness centre south of the
 Davis Building. Enter through […]

Tues Sept 2 – 8:30 Riverwood Observing Night

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Observe the Moon and planets through large telescopes Come out and observe the universe at the Riverwood Conservancy! Join members of the Mississauga Centre of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada as they set up large telescopes to look at the Moon, planets and stars. Observing will take place on the green in front of […]

Fri Aug 15 – Astronomy Potpourri Night

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Short talks on various astronomical topics – using the RASC Observer’s Handbook, what to look for in the spring skies, and more! Potpourri meetings feature a series of short presentations on various astronomy and space topics given by members of the Mississauga Centre. The meeting is open to the public and is free. Enter off […]

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