Events

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!

RASC Mississauga: Astronomy Evening at Riverwood

Tuesday, May 2, 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!
John Percy

Pape/Danforth Library: A Trip to the Edge of the Universe

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 -
1:30pm to 2:30pm
Dr. John Percy will take you on an illustrated, guided tour of the universe.
Solar Observing at the Ontario Science Centre by Katrina Ince

Solar Observing

Saturday, May 6, 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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AstroCATS 2017

Saturday, May 6, 2017 - 10:00am to Sunday, May 7, 2017 - 4:00pm

AstroCATS is a 2-day event featuring the largest commercial display and sale of telescopes and related astronomical products held in Canada.

Beaches Library: The Science of Shakespeare

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm

William Shakespeare lived in a remarkable time, a period we now recognize as the first phase of the scientific revolution.

Ontario Science Centre at Night

Speaker's Night

Wednesday, May 10, 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.

Science Rendezvous Day at University of Toronto

Saturday, May 13, 2017
Solar Observing at the Ontario Science Centre by Katrina Ince

Solar Observing*

Saturday, May 13, 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.

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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.

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 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 - 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

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