Astronomy Evening at Riverwood Tuesday, July 8

  • Riverwood COnservancy 4300 Riverwood Park Ln Mississauga, ON, L5C 2S7 Canada

Observing will take place tonight - Wednesday July 9 @9:00 pm

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.

Telescopes set up at Riverwood in the Moonlight.

Telescopes set up at Riverwood in the Moonlight.

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.

A view of Saturn through a telescope.

A view of Saturn through a telescope.

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 8th.

The Moon will look like this through telescopes at Riverwood July 8.

The Moon will look like this through telescopes at Riverwood July 8.