Events

Observing from the city

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

Monday, May 21, 2018 to Thursday, May 24, 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.

Ontario Science Centre at Night

Recreational Astronomy Night

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 -
7:30pm to 9:30pm
Watch the recorded video: https://youtu.be/bvFdSzp5B7g
Riverside Telescope Makers' Conference

RTMC Astronomy Expo

Thursday, May 24, 2018 to Monday, May 28, 2018
Grand Tour of the Cosmos

UofT Planetarium: Grand Tour of the Cosmos

Friday, May 25, 2018 -
7:00pm to 10:15pm

Showtimes: 7:00pm, 8:10pm, 9:15pm

CAO 2018 Spring Work Party - No more volunteers required.

Saturday, May 26, 2018 - 8:00am to Sunday, May 27, 2018 - 12:00pm

Due to an enthusiastic response, we are no longer accepting volunteers for the Spring Work Party as we have reached our capacity in being able to provide a place to sleep as well as cooking for everyone.

Solar Observing at the Ontario Science Centre by Katrina Ince

Solar Observing

Saturday, May 26, 2018 -
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.

Kim Tait

ROM Daytime: Journey to Mars: Rocks, Rovers, Results and the ROM

Thursday, May 31, 2018 -
11:00am to 1:15pm

Discover ground breaking research and fascinating advances in art, culture, and nature as our experts share their cutting edge work in this engaging series of daytime lectures.

Solar Observing at the Ontario Science Centre by Katrina Ince

Solar Observing*

Saturday, June 2, 2018 -
10:00am to 12:00pm

This event is held if the previous event did not happen because of overcast skies.
Join us at the Ontario Science Centre for our monthly Solar Observing on the TELUSCAPE observing pad.

Grand Tour of the Cosmos

UofT Planetarium: Grand Tour of the Cosmos

Friday, June 8, 2018 -
7:00pm to 10:15pm

Showtimes: 7:00pm, 8:10pm, 9:15pm

Star Trails by Steve McKinney

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

Monday, June 11, 2018 to Thursday, June 14, 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.

UofT Planetarium: The Life and Death of Stars

Friday, June 15, 2018 -
7:00pm to 10:15pm

Showtimes: 7:00pm, 8:10pm, 9:15pm

Observing from the city

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

Monday, June 18, 2018 to Thursday, June 21, 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.

RASC Mississauga: Astronomy Night at the Riverwood Conservancy

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 -
9:00pm to 10:30pm

Explore the universe with members of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada. Telescopes will be set up to give you amazing views of the Moon, the planets and more! Meet at the Chappell House Lawn.

Ontario Science Centre at Night

Recreational Astronomy Night

Wednesday, June 20, 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.

Millennium Square

Millennium Square Stargazing Night

Friday, June 22, 2018 -
6:00pm to 11:00pm

Everyone is invited to join us and Durham Skies on June 22 for stargazing at the edge of Lake Ontario.

Our Musical Universe

UofT Planetarium: Our Musical Universe

Friday, June 22, 2018 -
7:00pm to 9:15pm
What is the sound of a twinkling star? Can planets keep a beat? How loud was the big bang?

OSC Star Party

Saturday, June 23, 2018

Details to be announced

Solar Observing at the Ontario Science Centre by Katrina Ince

Solar Observing

Saturday, June 23, 2018 -
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.

RASC Seal

2018 RASC General Assembly in Calgary

Thursday, June 28, 2018 to Tuesday, July 3, 2018
Grand Tour of the Cosmos

UofT Planetarium: Grand Tour of the Cosmos

Friday, June 29, 2018 -
7:00pm to 10:15pm

Showtimes: 7:00pm, 8:10pm, 9:15pm

CPSX Space Camp

Western: Summer Space Camp 2018

Tuesday, July 3, 2018
In the summer months of July and August, the Centre for Planetary Science & Exploration (CPSX) at Western University offers a Space Science and Technology themed summer camp for children ages 9 to 11.
Katrina Ince Lum with Award

Open House and Awards Picnic at the E.C. Carr Astronomical Observatory

Saturday, July 7, 2018

This year’s Awards Picnic and Open House is on July 7th. We will be celebrating our 20th anniversary with some special events so mark your calendars everyone and plan to attend!

Solar Observing at the Ontario Science Centre by Katrina Ince

Solar Observing*

Saturday, July 7, 2018 -
10:00am to 12:00pm

This event is held if the previous event did not happen because of overcast skies.
Join us at the Ontario Science Centre for our monthly Solar Observing on the TELUSCAPE observing pad.

Star Trails by Steve McKinney

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

Monday, July 9, 2018 to Thursday, July 12, 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.

ALCON 2018

ALCON 2018

Wednesday, July 11, 2018 to Saturday, July 14, 2018
Observing from the city

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

Monday, July 16, 2018 to Thursday, July 19, 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.

Ontario Science Centre at Night

Recreational Astronomy Night

Wednesday, July 18, 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.

Millennium Square

Millennium Square Stargazing Night

Friday, July 20, 2018 -
6:00pm to 11:00pm

Everyone is invited to join us and Durham Skies on July 20 for stargazing at the edge of Lake Ontario.

Roberto Abraham

S. Walter Stewart Library: Finding Your Place in Space and Time

Tuesday, July 24, 2018 -
6:30pm to 7:30pm

In this talk, Prof. Roberto Abraham will will try to give you a "cosmic perspective," by describing what we know about the nature of the Universe and your place in it.

RASC Mississauga: Astronomy Night at the Riverwood Conservancy

Tuesday, July 24, 2018 -
9:00pm to 10:30pm

Explore the universe with members of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada. Telescopes will be set up to give you amazing views of the Moon, the planets and more! Meet at the Chappell House Lawn.

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