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RASC Mississauga Centre Meeting March 28

  • University of Toronto Mississauga 3359 Mississauga Road Mississauga Ontario L5L 1C6 (map)

The March 28 meeting of the RASC Mississauga Centre will feature a talk on the upcoming April 15 Total Lunar Eclipse. This is the first eclipse visible from Southern Ontario for over three years.  The Moon will pass through the shadow of the Earth in the early morning hours of April 15.

The December 2010 Total Lunar Eclipse as seen from Mississauga.

The December 2010 Total Lunar Eclipse as seen from Mississauga.

What can we expect to see? What causes eclipses? How often do they occur? How can I photograph the eclipse.  All of this and more will be covered during this presentation.

Observing the April Total Lunar Eclipse

Speaker: Randy Attwood, Past President Mississauga Centre

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.  

Enter off of Mississauga Road. Park in lot 4 or the parkade, across from the fitness centre south of the 
Davis Building. Enter through the Fitness centre, walk up the stairs until
you reach the main corridor then turn right. (If you need an elevator,
follow the corridor to the right of the stairs, then go up to the main
floor.) Look for the Mississauga Centre sign in front of the lecture room.

Post meeting plans: we usually continue the discussion post-meeting at a local bar – please join us!