The Stargazers Group of Mississauga

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International Year of Astronomy 2009 - 2 254 Galileo Moments at 45 Observing Sessions!

Link to IYA Canada 2009 - Graphic Courtesy of IYA Canada


The Stargazers' Group of Mississauga is pleased to be actively promoting the International Year of Astronomy 2009 as declared by the United Nations, celebrating 400 years since Galileo turned his telescope to the heavens.

RASC Support

Note: We would like to thank the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada ( for their generous support by providing material to promote the International Year of Astronomy.

100 Hours of Astronomy

100 Hours of Astronomy was a global astronomy event from 2 to 5 April when you can discover the Universe with the rest of the world! A project of the International Year of Astronomy, there were  free public activities happening all around the world.  The website of the 100 Hours of Astronomy is

Saturday April 4, Loblaws in Port Credit
We were at Loblaws in Port Credit at 7:15 to 8:30. 20 people saw the moon. Six stargazers met at Saddington Park, observed the moon and parts of Orion and Auriga through the clouds. It was cool and a bit windy.

Thursday April 2 at Applewood Mall - the 100 Hours of Astronomy begins

Tom, Paul and Mike showed Saturn and the Moon to about 60 people. It was a bit cloudy but the skies cleared enough for us to start off the 100 Hours of Astronomy right. Thanks to everyone who stopped to take a look. Send us an email or leave a guest signature.


Certificate from the 100 Hours of Astronomy Task Group


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