Events

Texas Star Party

Sunday, May 21, 2017 to Sunday, May 28, 2017

Prude Ranch near Fort Davis, Texas
https://texasstarparty.org/

Vicky Kalogera

CITA Sackler Lecture: Einstein’s Waves: New Cosmic Sounds (POSTPONED)

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 -
7:30pm to 9:00pm

This event has been postponed to the fall. A new date will be set at a later time.

UofT Planetarium: The Life and Death of Stars

Friday, May 26, 2017 -
7:00pm to 10:00pm

Showtimes: 7:00pm, 8:00pm and 9:00pm

RASC Mississauga: Exoplanetary Update: Proxima Centauri b

Friday, May 26, 2017 - 8:00pm

Speaker: Professor Paul Delaney, York University

Millennium Square Stargazing Night

Friday, June 2, 2017 -
6:00pm to 11:00pm

Everyone is invited to join us and Durham Skies on June 2 for stargazing at the edge of Lake Ontario.

Artist's concept of a near-Earth object

Solar System Social: Asteroids, Beer & Meteorites

Saturday, June 3, 2017 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm

Solar System Social is a space-themed speaker series that brings exciting ideas and research from the field of planetary science to the general public in form of short, informative, and interesting talks that last about 15 minutes each.

Cheryl Bartlett

UTM: We, Together: Integrative Science and Two-Eyed Seeing

Monday, June 5, 2017 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm
Prof. Cheryl Bartlett was co-developer of "Integrative Science" and of "Two-Eyed Seeing," and was one of the organizers of International Year of Astronomy in Canada. In this sesquicentennial year, when Aboriginal culture and education require our attention, her work is of special interest.

RASC Mississauga: Astronomy Evening at Riverwood

Tuesday, June 6, 2017 -
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 our Moon, the planets and more!
Rouge Valley Conservation Centre

Rouge Valley Conservation Centre: Astronomy Night Hike

Saturday, June 10, 2017 -
7:00pm to 11:00pm
Take a look through a telescope and learn about the stars and galaxies that are high above.

AstroNuts: Sixth Annual "What's Up in Space?" Camp & STEM Contest

Sunday, June 11, 2017 -
11:00am to 4:00pm

It's AstroNuts' annual kids' space club fundraiser!

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Annette Street Library: Finding Your Place in Space and Time

Monday, June 12, 2017 -
6:30pm to 7:30pm

Learn about the upcoming launch of the James Webb Space Telescope that will help reveal our cosmic origins.

Richview Library: Cosmology, Cell Phones and Video Games

Thursday, June 15, 2017 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm

Prof. Keith Vanderlinde has spent the last decade building and using telescopes to study the Universe: its composition, history, and eventual fate.

Thorncliffe Library: Grand Discovery of Gravitational Waves

Thursday, June 15, 2017 -
6:30pm to 7:30pm

Join us to learn about the grand discovery of gravitational waves, whose existence was first predicted by Albert Einstein a hundred years ago.

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Deer Park Library: Canada 150: Canada's Amazing Astronomical Achievements, 1867-2017

Thursday, June 15, 2017 -
6:30pm to 7:45pm

If astronomy was an Olympic sport, Canada would surely be a medallist.

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2017 RASC General Assembly in Ottawa

Thursday, June 29, 2017 to Monday, July 3, 2017

Join the Ottawa Centre during Canada's 150th anniversary for the 2017 RASC General Assembly. See the GA website for more details.

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