Events

M51: Whirlpool Galaxy (0.8m Schulman Telescope)

UofT Planetarium: A Grand Tour of the Cosmos

Friday, April 28, 2017 -
7:00pm to 10:00pm

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

Mars

Solar System Social: Jordan Bimm & David Hamilton

Friday, April 28, 2017 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm

Solar System Social is a speaker series about planetary science which is geared to the general public.

Ontario Science Centre at Night

Recreational Astronomy Night

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 -
7:30pm to 9:30pm
Star Trails

First light spring 2017 (1/3)

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 -
7:30pm to 9:30pm

If you have joined RASC Toronto Centre in the years of 2016 and 2017 and have yet to attend an orientation get-together, we would like to formally welcome you to the society and to provide information about the activities and opportunities within

New Moon

New Moon - 8:16am EDT

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

The moon is between us and the sun. Without the moon in the sky at night, deep sky objects are easier to observe.

Star Trails by Steve McKinney

Dark Sky Star Party (GO for Monday)

Monday, April 24, 2017 -
8:30pm to 11:30pm

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.

Hamilton Amateur Astronomers: Gaze at the Stars

Monday, April 24, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm

Join John Gauvreau of the Hamilton Amateur Astronomers as he takes us on a virtual tour of the universe.

March for Science Toronto 2017

March for Science Toronto 2017

Saturday, April 22, 2017 -
11:00am to 1:00pm

See the website or Facebook page for more details

Earth

Earth Day

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Earth Day is an annual event, celebrated on April 22, on which day events worldwide are held to demonstrate support for environmental protection.

Total Solar Eclipse, Second Contact/Diamond Ring, March 2016, Side, Turkey, Photo by Randy Attwood

RASC Mississauga: Observing and photographing the August total solar eclipse

Friday, April 21, 2017 -
8:00pm to 10:00pm

Speakers: Randy Attwood, Mississauga Centre Honourary President; Michael Watson, Toronto Centre

UofT Planetarium: Voyager’s Odyssey: A Small Probe’s Adventures into Interstellar Space

Friday, April 21, 2017 -
7:00pm to 10:00pm

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

M51: Whirlpool Galaxy (0.8m Schulman Telescope)

UofT Planetarium: A Grand Tour of the Cosmos (SOLD OUT)

Saturday, April 15, 2017 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm

Showtimes: 7:00pm and 8:00pm

The Planetary Society/STEAMLabs - Yuri's Night

The Planetary Society/STEAMLabs: Yuri's Night

Thursday, April 13, 2017 -
7:00pm to 10:00pm

The day after the anniversary of the first human in space (often called Yuri’s Night after the Russian who accomplished the feat) you might be suffering from a bit of space withdrawal sickness.

York Woods Library: Astronomy and the Extinction of Dinosuars

Thursday, April 13, 2017 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm

Join us in the Youth Hub as Prof. McCall from York University talks about what caused the extinction of dinosaurs and what could happen to us in the future.

GW150914 gravitational wave event

Speaker's Night: Colliding black holes and gravitational waves: Seeing the universe through bizarre messengers

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 -
7:30pm to 10:00pm

Prof. Harald Pfeiffer, Canadian Institute for Theoretical Astrophysics

Video of the talk

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