General Public

Ontario Science Centre at Night

Recreational Astronomy Night

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 -
7:30pm to 9:30pm

Join us for our monthly recreational astronomy night meeting. This is where our members get to show their latest projects or give tutorials and tips on just about everything to do with astronomy.

Observing from the city

City Star Party (first clear night: Tuesday or Thursday)

Tuesday, April 24, 2018 to Thursday, April 26, 2018

Hover above the moon like an astronaut and get eye-to-eye with the planets. Find colourful stars, star clusters, bright nebulae and even another galaxy.

Discover the Universe

Discover the Universe: Astronomy Teachers Workshop in Toronto

Saturday, April 28, 2018 -
9:00am to 4:00pm
Discover the Universe is pleased to offer a full-day astronomy workshop hosted at the Dunlap Institute at the University of Toronto
H.L. Welsh Distinguished Lecturer Series

UofT Physics: The H.L. Welsh Distinguished Lecturer Series Program 2018

Thursday, May 3, 2018 -
1:30pm to 5:00pm

The Department of Physics invites faculty, students and the public to its 44th annual celebration of physics.

Illustris Simulation

UofT AstroTour: Simulating the Universe

Thursday, May 3, 2018 -
8:00pm to 10:00pm

The life of a single galaxy is an extremely complicated affair and understanding the origin and evolution of the roughly 100 billion galaxies in our universe is even more so.

Dunlap Institute: Astronomy on Tap T.O.

Friday, May 4, 2018 -
8:00pm to 11:00pm

Quench your thirst for astronomy!

On Friday, May 4, at The Great Hall! It'll be another fun evening of pints, astronomy news, mind-expanding talks, games, prizes, and Dunlap merchandise for sale!

Janakan Sivasubramanium

Speaker's Night: Active Galaxies: A Hunt to Understand What Feeds These Galactic Monsters

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 -
7:30pm to 9:00pm

In the 1940s, as the catalog of known galaxies grew, astronomers soon noticed a group of outliers that showed substantially different galactic cores.

Star Trails by Steve McKinney

Dark Sky Star Party (first clear night: Monday to Thursday)

Monday, May 14, 2018 to Thursday, May 17, 2018

See the milky way and galaxies with the unaided eye. Point your telescope to find the many dim deep space objects that sprinkle the sky. Away from Toronto's light polution, there is so much to see.

RASC Mississauga: Earth's Battered Moon

Friday, May 11, 2018 -
8:00pm to 10:00pm

Just like the Earth, the Moon is about 4.5 billion years old. It has been and continues to be constantly bombarded by meteorites. Some suggest that this rate of bombardment has remained constant in the past couple of billion years.

Millennium Square

Millennium Square Stargazing Night

Friday, May 18, 2018 -
6:00pm to 11:00pm

Everyone is invited to join us and Durham Skies on May 18 for stargazing at the edge of Lake Ontario.