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Fri Mar 13 – 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 […]

Feb 27 8pm – Michael Watson, Astrophotography

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THE FEBRUARY 27 MEETING OF THE RASC MISSISSAUGA CENTRE WILL FEATURE A TALK ON ASTROPHOTOGRAPHY. Talk Title: Astrophotography with Portable Mounts Speaker: Michael Watson, RASC (Unattached) Astronomy magazines are filled with stunning images made by astrophotographers using expensive permanent pier telescopes in private observatories.  But aspiring astrophotographers with more modest budgets – or who live in […]

Feb 13 8 pm Astronomy Talk and 2014 Annual General Meeting

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The next Astronomy Potpourri Night of the RASC Mississauga Centre will be held this Friday February 13 from 8:00 to 10:00 p.m. at The University of Toronto, Mississauga Campus, in lecture hall SE2082 in the William Davis Building (AKA the South building). The presentations will be followed by the RASC Mississauga Centre Annual General Meeting. Documents related to the […]

Fri Jan 23 8 pm – Chandrasekhar’s Limit

This talk by Keith Jarvie examines (at the level of an amateur enthusiast with minimal math skills) the interplay between the birth of quantum mechanics, and its application to understanding the life cycles of the stars’. The historical record is traced through the lives of the scientists who contributed to the field, each of whom […]

Chris Malicki awarded 2015 RASC Service Award

It is my pleasure to announce that Chris Malicki has been chosen to receive an RASC Service Award for 2015. The RASC explains the award on its website: “The Service Award is a major award of the Society given to a member in recognition of outstanding service, rendered over an extended period of time, where […]

Fri Jan 9 – 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 […]

Fri Dec 11 – 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 […]

Fri Nov 28 8 pm – Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array

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Talk Title: New eyes on our origins: the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array Speaker: Dr Rachel Friesen, David Dunlap Institute With 66 radio dishes operating as a single telescope located 5 km above sea level on the Chajnantor plateau in northern Chile, the ALMA observatory was designed to probe fundamental questions about our universe, from the […]

Fri Nov 14 – 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 – Nov. 5 7:30 Riverwood

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Due to the unexpected weather conditions, no observing will happen at Riverwood. Riverwood observing nights will resume in March 2015.

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