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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.

Tue Nov 4 – 7:00 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 […]

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

caution

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: […]

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