Observing

Observing from the city

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

Monday, October 23, 2017 to Thursday, October 26, 2017

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.

Millennium Square Stargazing Night

Friday, October 27, 2017 -
6:00pm to 11:00pm

Everyone is invited to join us and Durham Skies on October 27 for stargazing at the edge of Lake Ontario.

Solar Observing at the Ontario Science Centre by Katrina Ince

Solar Observing

Saturday, November 4, 2017 -
10:00am to 12:00pm

Join us at the Ontario Science Centre for our monthly Solar Observing on the TELUSCAPE observing pad. This is the area in front of the Science Centre's entrance. We use specialized telescopes that are safe to aim at the Sun.

Star Trails by Steve McKinney

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

Monday, November 20, 2017 to Thursday, November 23, 2017

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: Astronomy Evening at the Riverwood Conservancy

Monday, October 30, 2017 -
8:00pm to 9:30pm

Come out and observe the universe at the Riverwood Conservancy!

Kortright Centre Astronomy Night

Kortright Centre: Astronomy Night

Saturday, November 25, 2017 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm
Learn about the night sky, with Astronomy in Action’s portable planetarium, a slide show in the theatre, followed by an observing session outside.
Kortright Centre Astronomy Night

Kortright Centre: Astronomy Night

Friday, November 24, 2017 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm
Learn about the night sky, with Astronomy in Action’s portable planetarium, a slide show in the theatre, followed by an observing session outside.
International Observe the Moon Night 2017

BeSpatial: International Observe the Moon Night

Saturday, October 28, 2017 -
6:30pm to 9:30pm

International Observe the Moon Night (InOMN) is an annual world-wide public event that NASA organizes to help celebrate, appreciate, and understand our Moon.

Gerrard/Ashdale Library: Star-Gazing

Thursday, October 12, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm

Join two University of Toronto astronomers for an evening of star-gazing. We'll teach you the basics of how to find your way around the night sky, finding constellations, planets, and more.

Explore the Night Sky Astronomy Course

RASC Mississauga: Explore the Night Sky Astronomy Course

Thursday, September 7, 2017 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm

Earthshine Astronomy and Space Science Organization and The Riverwood Conservancy (TRC) present this four night course open to budding astronomers ages 12 and up.

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