Events

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!
Solar Observing at the Ontario Science Centre by Katrina Ince

Solar Observing*

Saturday, June 10, 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.

Star Trails by Steve McKinney

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

Monday, June 19, 2017 to Thursday, June 22, 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.

Summer Solstice

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

This is the first day of summer in the northern hemisphere, and the first day of winter in the southern hemisphere. The Sun will have reached its northernmost position in the sky, with the north pole tilting towards the sun.

Ontario Science Centre at Night

Recreational Astronomy Night

Wednesday, June 21, 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.

New Moon

New Moon - 10:31pm EDT

Friday, June 23, 2017

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

Katrina Ince Lum with Award

Awards Picnic

Saturday, June 24, 2017

It is time to honour those members within the RASC-TC who have made significant contributions in the past year.   All RASC-TC members and their family are invited to the Awards Picnic. 

Observing from the city

City Star Party (first clear night)

Monday, June 26, 2017 to Thursday, June 29, 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.

Ottawa GA logo

2017 RASC General Assembly in Ottawa

Thursday, June 29, 2017 to Monday, July 3, 2017

Join the Ottawa Centre during Canada's 150th anniversary for the 2017 RASC General Assembly. See the GA website for more details.

RASC Mississauga: Astronomy Evening at Riverwood

Tuesday, July 4, 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!
Solar Observing at the Ontario Science Centre by Katrina Ince

Solar Observing

Saturday, July 8, 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.

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