Astronomy Evening at Riverwood June 3

  • The Riverwood Conservancy 300 Riverwood Park Ln Mississauga ON L5C 2S7

Skies seem to be clearing for tonight - we are GO for observing Tuesday evening 9:00 pm at Riverwood.

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. Here are directions. 

The event starts at dusk - around 9:00 pm - is free and open to everyone.

At the last Riverwood Astronomy evening on May 6, there were 12 telescopes set up.

At the last Riverwood Astronomy evening on May 6, there were 12 telescopes set up.

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

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

The Moon as seen from Riverwood on May 6, 2014

The Moon as seen from Riverwood on May 6, 2014

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 3rd.

 

An evening of observing at Riverwood, lit up by moonlight.

An evening of observing at Riverwood, lit up by moonlight.