Astronomy Evening at Riverwood May 6

  • Riverwood Conservancy

This event is a GO for Tuesday May 6. See you at dusk - 8:30

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 Moon will look like this through our telescopes - a half-Moon.

The Moon will look like this through our telescopes - a half-Moon.

The event starts at dusk is free and open to everyone.

Large telescopes will be set up and pointed at the Moon, the planets Jupiter, Mars and Saturn and other objects beyond our solar system.

  Views of Saturn like this should be a highlight of the evening.

 

Views of Saturn like this should be a highlight of the evening.

Look for meteors, artificial satellites and anything else in the skies over Mississauga.


Note: If the weather is cloudy, the observing will be delayed one day. Check this web site for GO/NO GO information on the afternoon of the May 6th.

Weather permitting, members of the Mississauga Centre of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada will be setting up telescopes to show members of the public spectacular views of the Universe.

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