Riverwood Public Star Party

Riverwood Park, Mississauga 4300 Riverwood Park Lane, Mississauga

Join us at Riverwood Park for a night under the stars.  This event is open to the public and there is no charge.  Weather permitting, we will have a variety of telescopes set up and have a variety of objects to view. Please check back after 4pm on the day of the event to see […]

Astronomy Course Night 1 – Riverwood

Riverwood Park Astronomy Course 4300 Riverwood Park Lane, Mississauga

Arrive at 8:00pm to become involved in setting up telescopes while there is still daylight.

Astronomy Course Night 2 – Riverwood

Riverwood Park Astronomy Course 4300 Riverwood Park Lane, Mississauga

Arrive at 8:00pm to become involved in setting up telescopes while there is still daylight.

Astronomy Course Night 3 – Riverwood

Riverwood Park Astronomy Course 4300 Riverwood Park Lane, Mississauga

Arrive at 8:00pm to become involved in setting up telescopes while there is still daylight.

Riverwood Public Star Party

Riverwood Park, Mississauga 4300 Riverwood Park Lane, Mississauga

Join us at Riverwood Park for a night under the stars.  This event is open to the public and there is no charge.  Weather permitting, we will have a variety of telescopes set up and have a variety of objects to view. Please check back after 4pm on the day of the event to see […]

Astronomy Course Night 4 – Riverwood

Riverwood Park Astronomy Course 4300 Riverwood Park Lane, Mississauga

Arrive at 8:00pm to become involved in setting up telescopes while there is still daylight.

Potpourri Meeting

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View this talk on YouTube Presentations Chris Malicki & Noelle Starzynski: "Observing and taking Astrophotos from British Columbia" Liz and Chris spent 2 weeks with their niece, Noelle, who lives near Osoyoos BC, 10 km from Mt. Kobau. (In 1966, this location was considered for the Queen Elizabeth II telescope.) They will talk about observing and astrophotography […]

Speaker Night – Paul Delaney

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Speaker: Professor Paul Delaney, York University. Topic: "Water, water everywhere?" View this talk on YouTube Our understanding of our own solar system has changed significantly since the advent of spacecraft exploration.  Water was once believed very scarce in our corner of the galaxy but we now realize this is not the case.  From understanding where our […]

Speaker Night – Gary Crawford

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From The Weird to the Inspired in the World of Archaeoastronomy View this talk on YouTube This presentation introduces the great divide between pseudoscience and science that exists in the world of archaeoastronomy, just as it does in other fields. Archaeology uses the material record excavated from sites such as Cahokia and Stonehenge, information from […]

Speaker Night: Leslie J Sage

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Leslie J. Sage is an Astronomy Editor for NATURE magazine and Contributing Editor to the RASC JOURNAL (Second Light column) . Talk Title: My life with Nature Magazine View this talk on YouTube Abstract:  In mid-July 1993 I flew to London to start my new job as the astronomy editor of Nature. I spent almost […]