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Speaker Series: The Canadian comet sleuth

Join Canadian comet discoverer David Levy as he speaks about major events of his life — like finding one of the most popular comets in our lifetimes.

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Speaker Series: The art and science of observational astronomy

Learn that the journey can be more rewarding than the destination (and hone your star hopping skills) in Robert Conrad’s one-hour workshop.

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A nod to Canada’s lunar leanings

Working with the High Commission, the U.K.-based Moon Festival is set to focus on Canada and its peoples’ connections to the Moon.

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From lanterns to e-commerce

The technologies for displaying the wonders of the heavens to earthbound audiences have changed over the years. Here’s one example.

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Star Party Calendar 2020

Star parties and dark-sky festivals across Canada offer a chance to enjoy astronomy in the company of fellow enthusiasts, whether in person or online.

Speaker Series events

Learn more about important issues and hot topics in the skies through The RASC and SkyNews’ Speaker Series.

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Speaker Series: Truth at the eyepiece

Join RASC archivist Randall Rosenfeld as he explores why hand-drawn astronomical pictures look odd to us, and the implications for what “truth at the eyepiece” may really mean.

Virtual International Astronomy Day events

The ability to meet virtually allows anyone anywhere to view the skies and participate in International Astronomy Day events this year.

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Recap: 30 Years of the Hubble Space Telescope

Thirty years after Hubble’s launch, we marked the anniversary with the news chief and the author of its official book.

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Recap: Apollo 13, The Flight That Failed

April 13, 1970. An explosion in space set off a race to get three astronauts back to Earth. SkyNews and The RASC partnered to present this talk on the mission.

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Introducing a new Speaker Series

The Royal Astronomical Society of Canada and SkyNews are teaming up to co-host a new Speaker Series online.

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RASC to host virtual star party

Join The RASC on Wednesday, March 25 for a virtual star party.

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RASC Robotic Telescope Live!

Watch the live demonstration of the RASC Robotic Telescope on YouTube.

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