Astronomy Event at Riverwood Park April 28th at 8:30 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 so we are GO tonight (Tuesday) 8:30 pm for observing at Riverwood.

Riverwood observing - nice and dark with many telescopes.

Riverwood observing - nice and dark with many telescopes.

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 sky on Tuesday April 28 - the Moon will be in the constellation Leo.

The sky on Tuesday April 28 - the Moon will be in the constellation Leo.

Need directions to Riverwood? Look here.

THe Moon will be in its waxing gibbous phase April 28.

THe Moon will be in its waxing gibbous phase April 28.

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.

Jupiter will be nicely placed for observation April 28.

Jupiter will be nicely placed for observation April 28.

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 April 28th.