Events

Kortright Centre Astronomy Night

Kortright Centre: Astronomy Night (SOLD OUT)

Friday, November 24, 2017 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm
Learn about the night sky, with Astronomy in Action’s portable planetarium, a slide show in the theatre, followed by an observing session outside.
Tanya Harrison

RASC Mississauga: The Past and Present of Water on Mars

Friday, November 24, 2017 - 8:00pm
From reading article comments online, many people seem to think that scientists are constantly discovering “water on Mars.” This talk summarizes of our current understanding of water in the Martian past and present, and the implications of that for the habitability of the Red Planet.
Kortright Centre Astronomy Night

Kortright Centre: Astronomy Night (SOLD OUT)

Saturday, November 25, 2017 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm
Learn about the night sky, with Astronomy in Action’s portable planetarium, a slide show in the theatre, followed by an observing session outside.
Space Center Houston

S. Walter Stewart Library: Journey through the Solar System

Monday, November 27, 2017 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm

Climb aboard NASA’s various spacecraft and probes to experience our Solar System in a whole new light.

Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter

ASX Star Talk: Computer Vision on Mars

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm

Modern computer vision technologies have been key to improving our understanding of the Red Planet over the past 15 years.

Speaker's Night and Annual Meeting

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 -
7:30pm to 10:00pm

Join us for our monthly Speaker's Night, this month featuring Dr. Rachel Ward-Maxwell speaking about astronomy projects at the Science Centre.

Polar Environment Atmospheric Research Laboratory

RCIS Lecture: Research at the Northern Edge of the Canadian Arctic

Sunday, December 3, 2017 -
2:00pm to 3:30pm

Perched on a ridge in the remote polar desert of Ellesmere Island sits an atmospheric research facility, the Polar Environment Atmospheric Research Laboratory (PEARL).

Cataclysmic Collision - Simonnet

UofT AstroTour: Gravitational Waves: The Sirens of the Universe

Thursday, December 7, 2017 -
8:00pm to 10:00pm

Get an up-close and personal take on the several Gravitational Waves discoveries that have changed science for the better.

Ontario Science Centre at Night

Recreational Astronomy Night

Wednesday, December 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.

John Percy

Pape/Danforth Library: The Birth, Life, and Bizarre Death of Stars

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 -
6:30pm to 8:00pm

We owe our existence to the sun and stars. The atoms in our body are created by stars. The sun's energy makes life possible.

John Percy

Pape/Danforth Library: Misconceptions about the Universe: From Everyday Life to the Birth of the Universe

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 -
6:30pm to 8:00pm

People have deeply-held misconceptions about the most basic of astronomical topics, such as the cause of the seasons.