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Solar Observing

Saturday, July 4, 2015 - 10:00am

Join us at the Ontario Science Centre for our monthly Solar Observing on the TelusScape 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.

Recreational Astronomy Night

Wednesday, July 8, 2015 - 7:30pm

Join us for our monthly recreational astronomy night meeting.

Dark Skies Observing

Monday, July 13, 2015 (All day)

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.

City Skies Observing

Monday, July 20, 2015 (All day)

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.

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Member Ian Wheelband on June 21, "I did some imaging from our Carr Astronomical Observatory (CAO) near Collingwood earlier this week, using my telescope.

Certificate Program: Teaching Astronomy Through Fun Hands-on Activities Inspired by the Latest Discoveries

For the first time, the David Dunlap Observatory will be offering science/arts day camps this summer. We're partnering with the wonderful people at Logics Academy and The Director's Cut to offer kids an amazing experience.

Although conditions were not good at the Carr Astronomical Observatory on Saturday June 13, member Steven Fanutti captured this image of Deneb with part of the Milky Way and a hint of the North American Nebula.  


On Wednesday, June 3, 2015, Chris Vaughan presented The Sky This Month covering the period from June 3 to July 8, 2015. The attached PDF document contains detailed notes and additional information. There's lots to see!

For our June, July, and August 2015 meetings, we will be meeting at a new location on the University of Toronto downtown campus.
- Earth Sciences Centre
- 5 Bancroft Avenue
- Room B142