Astronomy Evening at Riverwood Tuesday, May 17

  • Riverwood Conservancy 300 Riverwood Park Lane Mississauga, ON, L5C Canada

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Weather looks good for Tuesday night - see you at 9:00 pm. Dress warmly.

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.

Telescopes set up at Riverwood to look at the Moon.

Telescopes set up at Riverwood to look at the Moon.

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

Jupiter as seen through a telescope. Photo by Dan Doolan

Jupiter as seen through a telescope. Photo by Dan Doolan

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 17th.