RASC Mississauga Centre astronomy potpourri meeting July 18

  • University of Toronto Mississauga 3359 Mississauga Rd Mississauga, ON, L5L 1C6 Canada

The July 18 meeting of the RASC Mississauga Centre will feature talks on the recent General Assembly in Victoria, the upcoming Starfest weekend, light pollution in Mississauga and the centre's new solar telescope.

Leslie Strike - RASC GA Update 
John Marchese - Review of Chris Hadfield's book - "An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth
Andrew Opala - Prepping for the Perseid Meteor Shower  
Chris Malicki & Allan Connery - Our new Solar Telescope Show & Tell.  
Leslie Strike & John Marchese - Starfest Update  

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.

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Potpourri meetings feature a series of short presentations on various astronomy and space topics given by members of the Mississauga Centre. 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 theDavis Building. Enter through the Fitness centre, walk up the stairs untilyou 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 mainfloor.) Look for the Mississauga Centre sign in front of the lecture room.

The centre's new solar telescope is checked out by Chris Maliicki and Gerard Foraie.

The centre's new solar telescope is checked out by Chris Maliicki and Gerard Foraie.

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