Events

Starfest

Thursday, July 20, 2017 to Sunday, July 23, 2017

River Place Park, Ayton
http://www.nyaa.ca/starfest.html

Pluto & Charon

UofT Planetarium: The Underdogs of the Solar System – Moons, asteroids, comets and other small rocky objects

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

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

OSC Summer of Space

National Star Party

Saturday, July 29, 2017 -
7:30pm to 10:30pm

On this date, public star parties will be held across the country in honour of the 150th anniversary of the Confederation of Canada.

Dunlap Institute observing

UofT: Canada 150 Star Party

Saturday, July 29, 2017 -
8:30pm to 10:30pm

The Canada 150 Star Party at the University of Toronto will take place on Saturday, July 29, 2017. Join us for this FREE telescope viewing night!

Jennifer West

Beaches Library: Solar Eclipses with Dr. Jennifer West

Wednesday, August 2, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm

Join Dr. Jennifer West as she discusses the phenomenon of solar eclipses in preparation for the solar eclipse on Monday August 21st.

Butterfly Nebula NGC 6302

UofT Knox College: An Astronomical Potpourri

Tuesday, August 8, 2017 - 11:30am to Friday, August 11, 2017 - 12:30pm
Now in its 24th year, the Knox College Summer Program is a non-degree morning lecture series for the curious mind. The series focuses on diverse subjects with lectures presented by experts in their fields.
Ontario Science Centre at Night

Recreational Astronomy Night

Wednesday, August 9, 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.

RASC Hamilton: How the Cosmos Will Kill You

Thursday, September 7, 2017 -
8:00pm to 9:30pm

The stars of the night sky appear gentle, peaceful and unchanging. But this is a lie. The Universe is a violent and catastrophic place, with dozens of tools at its disposal to wipe out all life on Earth with almost no warning.

Ontario Science Centre at Night

Recreational Astronomy Night

Wednesday, September 13, 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.

Northern District Library: Science At The South Pole

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm

Imagine viewing the leftover light from the Big Bang while stationed at the Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station in Antarctica. Professor Keith Vanderlinde from the University of Toronto has done just that.

Artist's concept of a near-Earth object

Solar System Social #6

Saturday, September 23, 2017 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Solar System Social (@SolarSystemTO) is a space-themed speaker series that brings exciting ideas and research from the field of planetary science to the general public in the form of short, informative, and interesting talks that last about 20 minutes each.
Ontario Science Centre at Night

Speaker's Night

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 -
7:30pm to 10:00pm

Join us for our monthly Speaker's Night meeting where professional astronomers get to tell us about their latest research.

John Percy

Pape/Danforth Library: Archaeoastronomy: The Astronomy of Civilizations Past

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 -
6:30pm to 8:00pm

Join us as Dr. John Percy discusses how and why astronomy was important to early civilizations ranging from the seagoing Polynesians, to the builders of Stonehenge and the Great Pyramids, to our own First Nations.

Patrick Hall

Danforth/Coxwell Library: Chronicles of a Peculiar Universe: Quasar, Quasar, Burning Bright

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 -
6:30pm to 7:30pm

Quasars are the brightest objects in our Universe and are formed when matter spirals into supermassive black holes. They contain rotating disks as big as our solar system and hotter than the Sun.

Ontario Science Centre at Night

Recreational Astronomy Night

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 -
7:30pm to 10:00pm

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.

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