Events

Grand Tour of the Cosmos

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

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

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

RASC Seal

2018 RASC General Assembly in Calgary

Thursday, June 28, 2018 to Tuesday, July 3, 2018
Richmond Hill DDO

DDO Family Night (WAITLIST)

Saturday, June 23, 2018 -
9:00pm to 11:00pm

This weekend tour introduces families to the wonders of astronomy through an indoor planetarium experience, craft activities for younger visitors and stargazing.

Shoot the Moon Star Party

OSC: Shoot the Moon Star Party

Saturday, June 23, 2018 -
7:00pm to 11:00pm

To the Moon and back! Show the Earth’s only natural satellite a little love by taking its picture with your smartphone or digital camera.

Millennium Square

Millennium Square Stargazing Night (NO GO for Saturday)

Saturday, June 23, 2018 -
6:00pm to 11:00pm

Everyone is invited to join us and Durham Skies on June 23 for stargazing at the edge of Lake Ontario.

Solar Observing at the Ontario Science Centre by Katrina Ince

Solar Observing (NO GO)

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.

Our Musical Universe

UofT Planetarium: Our Musical Universe (SOLD OUT)

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?
Observing from the city

City Star Party (GO for Thursday)

Thursday, June 21, 2018 -
8:30pm to 11:00pm

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, June 20, 2018 -
7:30pm to 9:30pm
Watch the recorded video: https://youtu.be/h3kGSv45ChI

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.

UofT Planetarium: The Life and Death of Stars

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

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

Star Trails by Steve McKinney

Dark Sky Star Party (GO for Monday)

Monday, June 11, 2018 - 9:30pm to Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 12:00am

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.

Richmond Hill DDO Official Opening

Richmond Hill David Dunlap Observatory Official Opening

Saturday, June 9, 2018 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm

Visit the website for event schedule, tour registration and details.

IC405-410-417

Hamilton Amateur Astronomers: Introduction to Deep-Sky Image Processing with PixInsight

Friday, June 8, 2018 -
7:30pm to 9:30pm

PixInsight has become a popular image processing software package in recent years, especially for deep-sky astrophotography.

Grand Tour of the Cosmos

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

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

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

Doughnut-shaped cloud surrounds black hole

UofT AstroTour: The Energetic Lives of Supermassive Black Holes

Thursday, June 7, 2018 -
9:00pm to 11:30pm

Join us for our June AstroTour, starting with a talk by Dr. Rachael Alexandroff at 9:00pm on June 7th! After the talk, we will have planetarium shows, telescope observing (weather dependent), and more astronomy activities.

David L. Clark

RASC Hamilton: June Monthly Meeting – the Solar System

Thursday, June 7, 2018 -
8:00pm to 10:00pm

The June 7 Monthly meeting will feature guest speaker David L. Clark, who is a software developer, technical director and astronomy researcher.

Richmond Hill DDO

DDO Speaker Night - The Search for Planet 9 (WAITLIST)

Saturday, June 2, 2018 -
9:00pm to 11:00pm
Speaker: Paul Delaney, University Professor, Physics & Astronomy, York University
Solar Observing at the Ontario Science Centre by Katrina Ince

Solar Observing (GO for Saturday)

Saturday, June 2, 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.

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 (NO GO)

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.

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.

Grand Tour of the Cosmos

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

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

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

Observing from the city

City Star Party (GO for Thursday)

Thursday, May 24, 2018 -
8:30pm to 11:00pm

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.

Riverside Telescope Makers' Conference

RTMC Astronomy Expo

Thursday, May 24, 2018 to Monday, May 28, 2018
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

RASC Mississauga: Astronomy Night at the Riverwood Conservancy

Tuesday, May 22, 2018 -
9:00pm to 10:30pm

Explore the universe with members of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada. Telescopes will be set up to provide amazing views of the Moon, the planets and more!

Our Musical Universe

UofT Planetarium: Our Musical Universe (SOLD OUT)

Saturday, May 19, 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?
Millennium Square

Millennium Square Stargazing Night (GO for Friday)

Friday, May 18, 2018 -
6:00pm to 11:00pm

Everyone is invited to join us and Durham Skies on May 18 for stargazing at the edge of Lake Ontario.

Star Trails by Steve McKinney

Dark Sky Star Party (GO for Wednesday)

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 -
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.

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