Events

RASC Mississauga: Astronomy Evening at Riverwood

Tuesday, April 4, 2017 -
8:30pm to 10:00pm
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!
Rina Piccolo

Beaches Library: Fun with Physics: A Cartoon Look at the Nature of Reality

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm

What would happen to you if you fell into a black hole? Why is Dark Matter so mysterious? These are some questions that will be explored with a visual showcase of cartoons and comics. A presentation by Rina Piccolo.

North-East Astronomy Forum

North-East Astronomy Forum

Saturday, April 8, 2017

See RAC's NEAF website rocklandastronomy.com/neaf.

Solar Observing at the Ontario Science Centre by Katrina Ince

Solar Observing*

Saturday, April 8, 2017 -
10:00am to 12:00pm

This event is held if the previous event did not happen because of overcast skies.
Join us at the Ontario Science Centre for our monthly Solar Observing on the TELUSCAPE observing pad.

John Percy

Riverwood Conservancy: Toronto’s Astronomical Heritage

Tuesday, April 11, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm

Join Professor Emeritus John Percy for a look at how Toronto has become a world centre for astronomy research, education, and public outreach, in parallel with the development of our country, our city, and the University of Toronto.

Yuri Gagarin

Yuri's Night

Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Ontario Science Centre at Night

Speaker's Night

Wednesday, April 12, 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.

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.

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.

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

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