Events

RASC Mississauga: Exoplanetary Update: Proxima Centauri b

Friday, May 26, 2017 - 8:00pm

Speaker: Professor Paul Delaney, York University

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

New Moon

New Moon - 3:44pm EDT

Thursday, May 25, 2017

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

Ontario Science Centre at Night

Recreational Astronomy Night

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 -
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.

Star Trails

First light spring 2017 (3/3)

Wednesday, May 24, 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

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.

Texas Star Party

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

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

UofT Planetarium: The Life and Death of Stars

Friday, May 19, 2017 -
7:00pm to 10:00pm

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

Millennium Square Stargazing Night (GO for Friday)

Friday, May 19, 2017 -
6:00pm to 11:00pm

Everyone is invited to join us and Durham Skies on May 19 for stargazing at the edge of Lake Ontario.

Michael De Robertis

S. Walter Stewart Library: Pseudoscience and the Paranormal

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm

Though we live in the most technologically advanced society in history, belief in pseudoscience and the paranormal has never been more popular.

Untangling the Cosmos

CIFAR: Untangling the Cosmos: How Research is Changing Our Understanding of the Universe

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 -
9:00am to 4:30pm

“The most incomprehensible thing about the Universe is that it is comprehensible.”
 — Albert Einstein

S. Walter Stewart Library: Science At The South Pole

Monday, May 15, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm

The quest for ever-clearer views of the sky has driven astronomers to put telescopes in some pretty remote places, ranging from arid deserts, to the tops of mountains, and even the middle of Antarctica.

SCOPE Logo

Deadline for Jun/July SCOPE Newsletter

Monday, May 15, 2017

Submit your articles for the SCOPE newsletter to the SCOPEeditor@rascto.ca.

Science Slam

SciCommTO: Science Slam for Science Rendezvous After Dark

Saturday, May 13, 2017 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm

Come out and join us for an evening of laughs and science! Hear science enthusiasts to talk about their passion for science in a unique way. A song, stand-up, comedy skit, spoken word; The possibilities are endless!

Heritage Toronto

Heritage Toronto: Campus & Cosmos: Toronto’s Astronomical Heritage

Saturday, May 13, 2017 -
1:30pm to 3:00pm
A Heritage Toronto walking tour of significant astronomical sites on and around the University of Toronto's St. George Campus.

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