Observing

Moon Landing Festival

Aga Khan Museum: Moon Landing Festival (Sunday)

Sunday, July 21, 2019 - 12:00pm to 6:00pm

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the lunar landing with live music, dancing, art, a food fair, and an artisan market!

Katrina Ince Lum with Award

Toronto Centre Awards Picnic 2019

Sunday, July 28, 2019 - 1:00pm to 7:00pm

This year’s Awards Picnic for RASC members and their families will be held on Sunday, July 28, 2019 from 1:00pm until 7:00pm at the David Dunlap Observatory.

Star Trails by Steve McKinney

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

Monday, July 29, 2019 to Thursday, August 1, 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.

Millennium Square

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

Friday, August 2, 2019 - 6:00pm to 11:00pm

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

City Star Party

City Star Party (first clear night: Monday to Thursday)

Monday, August 5, 2019 to Thursday, August 8, 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.

Solar Observing at the Ontario Science Centre by Katrina Ince

Solar Observing (GO for Saturday)

Saturday, July 13, 2019 - 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

City Star Party (GO for Monday)

Monday, July 8, 2019 - 9:00pm to 11:00pm

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.

Solar Observing at the Ontario Science Centre by Katrina Ince

Solar Observing (NO GO)

Saturday, July 6, 2019 - 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.

Magellan Telescope

UofT AstroTour: Stargazing from Chile: Exotic Supergiants at the Magellan Telescope

Thursday, July 4, 2019 - 9:00pm to 11:00pm
Much of modern astronomy research is performed at our computers; even observations at telescopes are now often controlled remotely. However, there are still observatories around the world where astronomical discoveries are made in-person.
Millennium Square

Millennium Square Stargazing (GO for Saturday)

Saturday, July 6, 2019 - 6:00pm to 11:00pm

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

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