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May 22: Prof. Bryan M. Gaensler PhD FAA

The May 22nd meeting of the RASC Mississauga Centre will feature a talk on the ways the universe could kill you. SPEAKER: Dr Bryan Gaensler, Director Dunlap Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics, University of Toronto TITLE: How The Cosmos Will Kill You ABSTRACT: The stars of the night sky appear gentle, peaceful and unchanging. But […]

Tue April 28 – 8:00 pm Riverwood Park Observing Night

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 Chappelle House. The event starts at dusk is […]

April 24: Phil Mozel – The Stars of 1812

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THE April 24 MEETING OF THE RASC MISSISSAUGA CENTRE WILL FEATURE A TALK ON THE STARS OF 1812. The last two years have seen numerous celebrations to commemorate the bicentennial of the War of 1812.  Many battles took place very close to the venue of Mississauga Centre meetings.  Of possible interest to amateur astronomers is the state […]

Fri Apr 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 […]

March 27 Dr Michael Reid – Misconceptions of the Big Bang

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THE MARCH 27 MEETING OF THE RASC MISSISSAUGA CENTRE WILL FEATURE A TALK ON THE BIG BANG The Big Bang Theory is one of the crowning achievements of modern science.  The basic premise–that the universe began expanding about 14 billion years ago from a very hot, dense state–has been independently verified many times over.  And yet there is […]

Tue Mar 24 – 8:00 pm Riverwood Park Observing Night

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Observing is a GO This Tuesday Kicks off our Public Riverwood Observing Nights for 2015. 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 […]

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 […]

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