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Giant Baked Beans with Sausage Meatballs

by Susan Hanna This is another great recipe...

Ukrainian pysanky egg workshops at St. Andrew’s in Pakenham

Join Rev. Sheryl McLeod in the spiritual...

Proceeds from St George’s breakfasts support school food programs

Prior to the pandemic, the parishioners of...

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October – Look East to the Pleiades

by Pat Browne The Pleiades - a naked eye Open Star Cluster (also known from Greek mythology as the Seven Sisters) We first encountered the Pleiades setting in the West in the...

August 2018 Mars Bright and Large but Low in the Sky

by Pat Browne Recently, a Night Sky Friend recently wrote me to me...: Looking at Mars lately and wondering if you have already or are intending to open up the telescope...

Ice Cube – Astrophysics In July

by Pat Browne Detection of Cosmic Ray Source Galaxy - a chilling discovery On July 12 2018, the Ice Cube neutrino Laboratory at the Amundsen–Scott South Pole Station announced the results...

Observing the Transit of Venus – What we learned…

by Pat Browne   The Transit 'to' Venus event was graced with perfect weather for viewing the last Transit of Venus for this century. Because...

Transit of Venus – Some information

Tuesday June 5 2012, the Transit of Venus will start at 6:03 PM for this latitude. It is best to view this through a telescope...

First quarter moon watching

by Pat Browne We have had beautiful first quarter moon watching .Here is Stephen Collie's presentation on the moon. Download Moon 2012 It was  followed by...

Sanjeev Sivarulrasa to be guest speaker at Mill of Kintail

On Friday May 4, 2012, guest speaker Sanjeev Sivarulrasa will give a lecture on imaging the night sky. Sivarulrasa is an emerging Canadian photographer...

Night Sky Conservation

Make Mercury a priority in early March

Use the dazzling planets Jupiter and Venus to locate Mercury near the horizon Make Mercury a priority in early March, for the first week of...

The night sky at the Mill of Kintail

The Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority will once again be offering its astronomy course at the Mill of Kintail on Friday evenings commencing April 13....

Venus and Jupiter aligned on February 26, 2012

Pat Browne captured this photo of Jupiter, Venus and the moon on February 26,showing the moon nuzzling closer to  Jupiter. In the foreground you...

A brilliant show in the night sky this weekend as Venus and Jupiter line up

If you look up in the night sky this evening, you will see  Venus, Jupiter and Earth's moon converge for a spectacular show. Venus and...

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