Observing

Shooting for the Moon
Saturday, May 7, 2022 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Celebrate humanity’s return to the Moon and International Astronomy Day with the RASC!
Tuesday, May 10, 2022 - 8:30pm to 10:00pm

Explore the universe with members of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada. Telescopes will be set up to provide stellar views of the Moon, the planets and more.

Twists and Turns while Searching for Strange Stars
Thursday, June 2, 2022 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm

Join us for our first in person AstroTours in two years! The event will feature a talk by Anna O'Grady about searching for strange stars!

Thursday, June 9, 2022 - 9:00pm to 10:30pm

This event has been cancelled due to bad weather.

Black Holes in 2020
Wednesday, January 29, 2020 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

It's time for our first event of 2020! Black holes are everywhere in popular science and science fiction, but what do we really know about these ultra-dense objects?

City Star Party
Thursday, July 7, 2022 - 8:00pm to 10:30pm

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.

Tuesday, July 5, 2022 - 9:00pm to 10:30pm

Explore the universe with members of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada. Telescopes will be set up to provide stellar views of the Moon, the planets and more.

Allan I. Carswell Observatory
Wednesday, July 6, 2022 - 9:30pm to 10:30pm
We are running *limited* in person shows. These sessions will only go ahead if the weather is CLEAR.
Filamentary, My Dear Watson: How the cosmic web can help us solve the universe’s mysteries
Thursday, July 7, 2022 - 8:30pm to 11:00pm

Join us for AstroTours! The event will feature a talk by Martine Lokken about the cosmic web! After the talk we will have a variety of demos and the opportunity to use telescopes on the roof of the McLennan Physical Laboratories.

City Star Party
Tuesday, August 2, 2022 - 8:00pm 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.

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