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

Dark Sky Star Party (first clear night)

Monday, June 27, 2016 (All day) to Thursday, June 30, 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.

Solar Observing

Saturday, July 9, 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, July 11, 2016 (All day) to Thursday, July 14, 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.

Public Stargazing at Millennium Square, Pickering

Friday, July 15, 2016 -
6:00pm to 11:00pm

Everyone is invited to join us and Durham Skies on July 15 for stargazing at the edge of Lake Ontario.

CAO Star-B-Que

Saturday, July 16, 2016 -
1:00pm to 8:00pm

Want to spend a day out of the city in the fresh air of the country, hiking a portion of the Bruce Trail, flying kites, launching rockets and spending time with old friends and making new ones?

Ontario Science Centre: Festival of Flight and Star Party

Saturday, July 16, 2016 -
8:00pm to 11:30pm

Join us to mark the arrival of NASA’s Juno spacecraft at the planet Jupiter with a musical performance, activities and special presentations on space flight and exploration - including observing the sky through telescopes (weather permitting).

Recreational Astronomy Night

Wednesday, July 20, 2016 -
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.