General Public

Chasing Exoplanets

Lillian H. Smith Library: Chasing Exoplanets: Stories from the Centre of the Universe

Tuesday, April 23, 2019 -
6:00pm to 8:30pm

Join us for a conversation about weird planets, the search for life in the universe, and how the language of science can help tell stories about human relationships.

Ontario Science Centre at Night

Recreational Astronomy Night

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 -
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.

Discover the Universe

Discover the Universe: On-Site: Astronomy Teachers Workshop in Toronto

Saturday, April 27, 2019 -
9:00am to 4:00pm
Full-day workshop hosted by the Dunlap Institute at the University of Toronto
Star Trails by Steve McKinney

Dark Sky Star Party (first clear night: Monday to Thursday)

Monday, April 29, 2019 to Thursday, May 2, 2019

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.

First image of a black hole

UWaterloo: See the unseeable: A black hole discovery conversation with physicist Avery Broderick

Tuesday, April 30, 2019 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Join us to hear the once-in-a-lifetime story of how Avery Broderick, a professor at University of Waterloo and the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, peered thousands of light-years across space helping solve one of the greatest mysteries in the cosmos — that black holes are real.
Welsh Poster 2019

UofT Physics: 2019 H.L. Welsh Lectures in Physics

Thursday, May 2, 2019 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm
Prof. Anny Cazenave: Climate Change, Ocean Warming, Land Ice Melt and Sea Level Rise
Prof. Donna Strickland: Generating High-Intensity Ultrashort Optical Pulses
City Star Party

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

Monday, May 6, 2019 to Thursday, May 9, 2019

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.

Ontario Science Centre at Night

Speaker's Night

Wednesday, May 8, 2019 -
7:30pm to 9:00pm
Join us for our monthly Speaker's Night where a professional astronomer gets to tell us about their latest research.
Millennium Square

Millennium Square Stargazing (first clear night: Friday or Saturday)

Friday, May 10, 2019 -
6:00pm to 11:00pm

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

OSC Astronomy Day 2019

Ontario Science Centre: International Astronomy Day

Saturday, May 11, 2019 -
10:00am to 10:00pm
Celebrate International Astronomy Day at the Ontario Science Centre!