Astronomy event at Riverwood March 24th at 8 pm.

  • The Riverwood Conservancy 300 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 looks good for tonight, Tuesday March 24th so it is a GO. It will be COLD so dress accordingly. See you at 8:00 pm.

Visitors look at the Moon and planets through telescopes at a previous Riverwood astronomy event. 

Visitors look at the Moon and planets through telescopes at a previous Riverwood astronomy event. 

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.

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The great planet Jupiter will be nicely positioned to observed on March 24.

The great planet Jupiter will be nicely positioned to observed on March 24.

Large telescopes will be set up and pointed at the Moon, the planets Venus and Jupiter and other objects beyond our solar system.   Look for meteors, artificial satellites and anything else in the skies over Mississauga.

The four-day old crescent Moon will be visible high in the west on March 24th.

The four-day old crescent Moon will be visible high in the west on March 24th.

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 24th.