Events

ASX: What ifs: Scientific Poster Competition

ASX: What ifs: Scientific Poster Competition

Saturday, May 13, 2017 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
What ifs Scientific Poster Competition is a competition organized by the Astronomy and Space Exploration Society (ASX) to provide students in grades 9-12 with an opportunity to explore the field of astronomy and space science.
UofT Science Rendezvous

UofT: Science Rendezvous 2017

Saturday, May 13, 2017 -
11:00am to 5:00pm

This year, the University of Toronto (St. George Campus) has a phenomenal festival in store to commemorate Canada’s 150th Birthday and Science Rendezvous’ 10th Anniversary!

Heritage Toronto

Heritage Toronto: Campus & Cosmos: Toronto’s Astronomical Heritage

Saturday, May 13, 2017 -
1:30pm to 3:00pm
A Heritage Toronto walking tour of significant astronomical sites on and around the University of Toronto's St. George Campus.
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Deadline for Jun/July SCOPE Newsletter

Monday, May 15, 2017

Submit your articles for the SCOPE newsletter to the SCOPEeditor@rascto.ca.

S. Walter Stewart Library: Science At The South Pole

Monday, May 15, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm

The quest for ever-clearer views of the sky has driven astronomers to put telescopes in some pretty remote places, ranging from arid deserts, to the tops of mountains, and even the middle of Antarctica.

Untangling the Cosmos

CIFAR: Untangling the Cosmos: How Research is Changing Our Understanding of the Universe

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 -
9:00am to 4:30pm

“The most incomprehensible thing about the Universe is that it is comprehensible.”
 — Albert Einstein

Texas Star Party

Sunday, May 21, 2017 to Sunday, May 28, 2017

Prude Ranch near Fort Davis, Texas
https://texasstarparty.org/

Ontario Science Centre at Night

Recreational Astronomy Night

Wednesday, May 24, 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.

Star Trails

First light spring 2017 (3/3)

Wednesday, May 24, 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

Vicky Kalogera

CITA Sackler Lecture: Einstein’s Waves: New Cosmic Sounds

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 -
7:30pm to 9:00pm

One century following Einstein’s prediction of spacetime disturbances and gravitational waves, the laser-enabled special detectors LIGO achieved the most accurate measurement ever made by humans across science and engineering and reveal

New Moon

New Moon - 3:44pm EDT

Thursday, May 25, 2017

The moon is between us and the sun. Without the moon in the sky at night, deep sky objects are easier to observe.

CAO 2017 Spring Work Party

Saturday, May 27, 2017 to Sunday, May 28, 2017

Mark your calendars.  Detailed information will be posted approximately one month before the Work Party.

Star Trails by Steve McKinney

Dark Sky Star Party (first clear night)

Monday, May 29, 2017 to Thursday, June 1, 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.

Solar Observing at the Ontario Science Centre by Katrina Ince

Solar Observing

Saturday, June 3, 2017 -
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.

RASC Mississauga: Astronomy Evening at Riverwood

Tuesday, June 6, 2017 -
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 our Moon, the planets and more!

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