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The Stars Are Out Again This Weekend

This weekend will be a great time for heading out of town to the great outdoors, especially at night. This is the weekend of the annual Perseid meteor shower and during the peak nights of August  11/12 and August 12/13;

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Watch A Live Stream Of The Longest Lunar Eclipse In A Century

The moon will turn blood red in the shadow of the Earth on Friday night, treating most of the world to the longest lunar eclipse in a century. Unfortunately, the rare cosmic event won’t be visible to skywatchers in Canada,

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It’s A Mars Attack ;)

According to our good friend Gary Boyle, this is going to be hands down, the biggest celestial event of the year. This event will take place on the night of July 27th and that event is that this is the

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Celebrate With The Stars And More This Saturday

This Saturday is International Astronomy Day and there are many ways to celebrate and one of them is in the Chapters Parking Lot at  City Park Drive  in Gloucester. It’s a free outdoor family event from 10am to 10pm with

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Its Four Moons In One

Its a rare thing that doesn’t happen too often so when it does, you stand up and take notice.  Not only is it a full moon tonight but also throw in a Blood Moon and Blue Moon and the Lunar

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Ending The Month With A Lunar Blue Moon

A total lunar eclipse will occur on the morning of January 31st and with this being the second full moon of the same month, it is called the “Blue Moon”. Unlike a solar eclipse, a lunar eclipse is a very

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Stars In Your Eyes Tonight

Heading into a gorgeous October weekend and no better way to kick it off then hanging with the stars….and whatever else is out there 😉 Its the final public star party of 2017 taking place tonight. Dedicated members of the

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Another Close Shave, Astronomically Speaking

Astronomers around the world be keeping a close eye on a roughly 20-metre-wide (house sized) asteroid on Thursday as it flies well within the moon’s orbit, about 50,000 kilometres above Earth. While this asteroid currently poses no threat to Earth,

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More Stars Out To Celebrate

The Ottawa Centre of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada is pleased announce its next public star party of 2017. This free event will take place (weather permitting) tomorrow in the parking lot of the Carp library starting at sunset. This special

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Northern Lights Anyone

I remember that great eighties line-up with their song called Tears Are Not Enough but alas not the same Northern Lights we are talking about here, these ones are the real deal, the Aurora Borealis. Northern Lights are a natural

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The Stars Are Coming Out Tomorrow Night

Look up, look way up and see all the stars as they come out tomorrow night as the Ottawa Centre of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada is pleased to announce their first public star party of 2017. This free

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Its Time For A Much Needed Shower

We may not be getting the showers we need to moisten things up a bit but we will see a shower of another kind.  While this shower does last from July 23 to August 23, one of the best meteor

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Look Up….Way Up

Weather looks great for a special viewing on Parliament Hill today. The Royal Astronomical Society of Canada has been invited by the Minister of Science to the grounds of Parliament Hill for a very special daytime event. The inner most planet

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