Events

UofT AstroTour: On Pulsars: Ultra-Dense Material Spinning Dizzyingly Fast

Thursday, December 1, 2016 -
8:00pm to 10:00pm

Pulsars are magnetized spinning neutron stars that emit a beam of radiation. Since the first pulsar was discovered in 1967, thousands have been detected since, and they continue to be one of the most interesting objects in the sky.

New Moon - 7:18am EST

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Moonless night allowing to see deep sky objects

Brentwood Library: Einstein Was Right! : The Discovery of Gravitational Waves

Monday, November 28, 2016 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm

Presenter: Heather Fong, Graduate Student, Canadian Institute for Theoretical Astrophysics.

Star Trails by Steve McKinney

Dark Sky Star Party (NO GO)

Monday, November 28, 2016 to Thursday, December 1, 2016

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.

RCIScience/RASC Lecture: Travelling to an Asteroid

Sunday, November 27, 2016 -
2:00pm to 3:30pm

The OSIRIS REx spacecraft has an ambitious mission – to travel to an asteroid, land, grab some samples and return. How difficult was it to plan a mission like this?

Kortright Centre: Astronomy Night (SOLD OUT)

Saturday, November 26, 2016 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm
Enjoy and learn about the night sky through an engaging presentation delivered by an astronomer. Learn about history, mythology and how to identify star constellations overhead.

RASC Mississauga: Space Medicine

Friday, November 25, 2016 -
8:00pm to 10:00pm

When looking at happy & floating astronauts aboard the ISS, all may look calm, but it is certainly not. Come and hear about the myriad hazards to the body in near earth orbit.

ASX Star Talk: The Quest for 1%: Measuring Expansion of the Universe

Thursday, November 24, 2016 -
8:00pm to 10:00pm

Almost a century ago, Edwin Hubble discovered that galaxies appear to be moving away from us and that farther galaxies moved at faster rates.

Speaker's Night and Annual Meeting: Exoplanetary update: Proxima Centauri b

Wednesday, November 23, 2016 -
7:30pm to 10:00pm
Paul Delaney will summarize the state of exoplanetary research and look at the likelihood of exploring the Proxima Centauri star system in the relatively near future.

Globe at Night

Sunday, November 20, 2016 to Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Measuring light pollution of your sky, see www.globeatnight.org

Hamilton Amateur Astronomers: Public Scope Clinic & Open House Event

Saturday, November 19, 2016 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm

Come join the Hamilton Amateur Astronomers this November 19th between 1 and 4pm for their Telescope Clinic and Open House!

Kortright Centre: Astronomy Night

Friday, November 18, 2016 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm
Enjoy and learn about the night sky through an engaging presentation delivered by an astronomer. Learn about history, mythology and how to identify star constellations overhead.

UofT Planetarium: New Horizons of Exploration

Thursday, November 17, 2016 -
7:00pm to 10:00pm

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

Leonid Meteors

Thursday, November 17, 2016
Meteor Shower

Deadline for Dec/Jan SCOPE Newsletter

Thursday, November 17, 2016

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