Events

Stella Kafka

DRAA: An Evening with Dr. Stella Kafka

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm
Learn about how the AAVSO coordinates, evaluates, compiles, processes, publishes, and disseminates variable star observations to the astronomical community throughout the world, and other topics on variable star observation and how it contributes to astrophysics.
GW150914 gravitational wave event

Speaker's Night: Colliding black holes and gravitational waves: Seeing the universe through bizarre messengers

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 -
7:30pm to 10:00pm

Prof. Harald Pfeiffer, Canadian Institute for Theoretical Astrophysics

York Woods Library: Astronomy and the Extinction of Dinosuars

Thursday, April 13, 2017 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm

Join us in the Youth Hub as Prof. McCall from York University talks about what caused the extinction of dinosaurs and what could happen to us in the future.

Total Solar Eclipse, Second Contact/Diamond Ring, March 2016, Side, Turkey, Photo by Randy Attwood

RASC Mississauga: Observing and photographing the August total solar eclipse

Friday, April 21, 2017 -
8:00pm to 10:00pm

Speakers: Randy Attwood, Mississauga Centre Honourary President; Michael Watson, Toronto Centre

Earth

Earth Day

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Earth Day is an annual event, celebrated on April 22, on which day events worldwide are held to demonstrate support for environmental protection.

Earth at Night (NASA)

Earth Hour

Saturday, April 22, 2017 -
8:30pm to 9:30pm

Earth Hour is a worldwide movement for the planet organized by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF).

Star Trails by Steve McKinney

Dark Sky Star Party (first clear night: Monday, Tuesday or Thursday)

Monday, April 24, 2017 to Thursday, April 27, 2017

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.

Hamilton Amateur Astronomers: Gaze at the Stars

Monday, April 24, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm

Join John Gauvreau of the Hamilton Amateur Astronomers as he takes us on a virtual tour of the universe.

New Moon

New Moon - 8:16am EDT

Wednesday, April 26, 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, April 26, 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.

Star Trails

First light spring 2017 (1/3)

Wednesday, April 26, 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

Kid on the Moon team

Toronto Space Apps Challenge 2017

Friday, April 28, 2017 to Sunday, April 30, 2017

On the weekend of April 28-30, 2017, developers, makers, engineers and entrepreneurs will take on NASA-designed challenges, creating solutions that range from silly to serious, fantastical to feasible.

International Astronomy Day

Saturday, April 29, 2017
Observing from the city

City Star Party (first clear night)

Monday, May 1, 2017 to Thursday, May 4, 2017

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.

John Percy

Northern District Library: The Amazing Universe

Tuesday, May 2, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm

Discover the story behind alien worlds, black holes, dark matter, dark energy, the birth and death of stars, and more!

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