Astronomy Evening at Riverwood August 6

  • The Riverwood Conservancy Riverwood Park Ln Mississauga, ON, L5C Canada

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.

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. Observing will take place on the green in front of Chappelle House.  The event starts at dusk is free and open to everyone. 

The Maxing Gibbous Moon will be visible through telescopes at our session Wednesday evening.

The Maxing Gibbous Moon will be visible through telescopes at our session Wednesday evening.

Large telescopes will be set up and pointed at the Moon, the planets Mars and Saturn and other objects beyond our solar system.  We also expect to see a pass by the International Space Station!

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


Several telescopes will be set up to give views of the Moon and planets.

Several telescopes will be set up to give views of the Moon and planets.

Note: If the weather is cloudy, the observing will be not be run. Check this web site for GO/NO GO information on the afternoon of the 6th.