Astronomy Evening at Riverwood Park June 23rd at 9:00 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 June 23).  Observing will start when it gets dark - just before 9:30.  See you there.  Might be a good idea to bring bug spray.

Telescopes will be set up for members of the public to observe the Moon and planets.

Telescopes will be set up for members of the public to observe the Moon and planets.

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 Moon will be near the first quarter phase

The Moon will be near the first quarter phase

Large telescopes will be set up and pointed at the Moon, the planets Venus, Jupiter and Saturn and other objects beyond our solar system.  

Jupiter and its moons

Jupiter and its moons

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

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 23rd.