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Fri July 18 – 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. This Month: […]

Tues July 8 8:30pm – 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 June 20 – 8 pm CHIME: Mapping the Universe with Canada’s newest Radio Telescope

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CHIME: Mapping the Universe with Canada’s newest Radio Telescope Speaker: Professor Keith Vanderlinde, Dunlap Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics, University of Toronto Cosmologists from across Canada have recently undertaken the construction of a huge new radio telescope, a 100m x 100m array of dishes, designed to unravel some of the deepest mysteries in modern cosmology. […]

Fri June 6 – 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 […]

Tues June 3 9pm – 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 May 23 – 8 pm Gas Falling Into Black Holes: A Surprising Discovery

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Gas Falling Into Black Holes: A Surprising Discovery Pat Hall from York University will be our speaker. A black holes is inferred to exist at the center of every massive galaxy, including our own Milky Way. We cannot see such a black hole directly, but we can see light from hot gas orbiting the black hole. This […]

Fri May 9 – Astronomy Potpourri Night

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Andrew Opala – Using the RASC Observer’s Handbook Simon Claughton – Astronomical Stamps Randy Attwood – The Sky This Spring   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 […]

Tues May 6 9pm – 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 […]

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