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Dark Sky Star Party (first clear night)

Monday, September 26, 2016 (All day) to Thursday, September 29, 2016 (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.

Speaker's Night: New eyes on our origins: the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 -
7:30pm to 9:30pm
With 66 radio dishes operating as a single telescope located 5 km above sea level on the Chajnantor plateau in northern Chile, the ALMA observatory was designed to probe fundamental questions about our universe.

Solar Observing

Saturday, October 1, 2016 -
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.

City Star Party (first clear night)

Monday, October 3, 2016 (All day) to Thursday, October 6, 2016 (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.

UofT: Helen Sawyer Hogg Distinguished Visitorship Public Lecture

Wednesday, October 5, 2016 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm
Join Prof. Sheila Rowan—Director of the Institute for Gravitational Research in the School of Physics and Astronomy in the University of Glasgow—as she presents a free public lecture Gravitational Waves, a New Astronomy

Public Stargazing at Millennium Square, Pickering

Friday, October 7, 2016 -
6:00pm to 11:00pm

Everyone is invited to join us and Durham Skies on October 7 for stargazing at the edge of Lake Ontario.

Recreational Astronomy Night

Wednesday, October 12, 2016 -
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.

Generator Toronto 2016: Chris Hadfield's The Explorers at Home

Saturday, November 12, 2016 -
8:00pm to 11:00pm
A science-based variety show aimed at blending knowledge, music and comedy