At the David Dunlap Observatory (DDO)

Richmond Hill DDO

DDO Speaker Night

Saturday, September 22, 2018 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm

This weekend program provides visitors with an opportunity to listen to an astronomy talk and enjoy stargazing.

Richmond Hill DDO Official Opening

Richmond Hill David Dunlap Observatory Official Opening

Saturday, June 9, 2018 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm

Visit the website for event schedule, tour registration and details.

Richmond Hill DDO

DDO Family Lecture Night - Observe the Moonlight (WAITLIST)

Saturday, October 20, 2018 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm

International Observe the Moon Night (InOMN) is a NASA-hosted annual worldwide public event that aims to celebrate our appreciation and understanding of Earth's nearest neighbour through art, culture, and science.

Richmond Hill DDO

DDO Family Event - Perseid Meteor Shower Eve (WAITLIST)

Saturday, August 11, 2018 -
8:00pm to 10:00pm

The Perseids are the most reliably visible meteor shower at the most favorable part of the summer, the weekend of August 11th, at New Moon.

Richmond Hill DDO

DDO Family Event - Mars Opposition (WAITLIST)

Saturday, July 28, 2018 -
9:00pm to 11:00pm
The Mars Opposition is our best opportunity to observe the Red Planet for the next several years. Join us at the David Dunlap Observatory to stage the next Martian Invasion of Richmond Hill.
Richmond Hill DDO

DDO Family Night (WAITLIST)

Saturday, October 27, 2018 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm

This weekend tour introduces families to the wonders of astronomy through an indoor planetarium experience, craft activities for younger visitors and stargazing.

Richmond Hill DDO

DDO Family Night (WAITLIST)

Saturday, September 15, 2018 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm

This weekend tour introduces families to the wonders of astronomy through an indoor planetarium experience, craft activities for younger visitors and stargazing.

Richmond Hill DDO

DDO Speaker Night - The Search for Planet 9 (WAITLIST)

Saturday, June 2, 2018 -
9:00pm to 11:00pm
Speaker: Paul Delaney, University Professor, Physics & Astronomy, York University
The DDO at night by Tom Glinos

DDO Perseid Meteor Shower (SOLD OUT)

Thursday, August 11, 2016 - 9:00pm to Friday, August 12, 2016 - 12:00am

Join us to view the Perseid Meteor shower on Thursday evening August 11, 2016  WEATHER PERMITTING

DDO Star Talk and Stargazing (SOLD OUT)

Saturday, August 20, 2016 -
8:15pm to 10:15pm

Star Talk nights offer great talks by great speakers on astronomy, space science and sometimes, science fiction.

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