Organized by Astronomical Community

Cosmos From Your Couch
Tuesday, July 21, 2020 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Shortly after the big bang, the universe was a cold, dark place, barely recognizable to those of us used to seeing beautiful telescope images of a sky filled with brilliant lights.
Explore the Universe
Thursday, July 23, 2020 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm
This week we're looking for the constellations that make up the Summer Triangle, an easy-to-find asterism in our night sky. We'll also look at a few more objects on the Moon, and if you're feeling adventurous you can try to spot Jupiter and Saturn right next to the Moon too.
Cosmos From Your Couch
Tuesday, August 4, 2020 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Eighty-five percent of the matter in our universe is made up of a mysterious invisible substance scientists call “dark matter.”
The Insider's Guide to the Galaxy
Tuesday, July 28, 2020 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
We're diving into some more constellations this week! We'll go over Cygnus, Lyra and Aquila, the three constellations that contain the bright stars in the Summer Triangle, and some of the cool objects you can find in those constellations!
Cosmos From Your Couch
Tuesday, July 28, 2020 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Do you have a question for one of our astronomers? Our expert team will be live on Tuesday, July 28th at 7pm EDT for a “Cosmos From Your Couch” – Q and A edition!

Space Educators Institute Conference 2020
Wednesday, August 5, 2020 - 12:00pm to Friday, August 7, 2020 - 4:00pm

The Space Educators Institute is 3-day conference focused on providing training in space-themed resources for formal and informal educators from across Canada.

Explore the Universe
Thursday, August 6, 2020 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm
It's the Perseids Meteor Shower! This week we will be passing through a cloud of dust left behind by comet Swift-Tuttle, which means we'll have the chance to see shooting stars.
The Insider's Guide to the Galaxy
Tuesday, August 11, 2020 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
The skies down under (and in South America and Africa) host amazing sights not visible from Canada. We'll use Stellarium to travel to the Southern Hemisphere and see the sights.
Cosmos From Your Couch
Tuesday, August 11, 2020 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Misconceptions are deeply-held beliefs which are incorrect. People have misconceptions about the most basic of astronomical topics, such as the cause of the seasons.
ASX - How to Measure the Unverse's Oldest Light
Wednesday, August 12, 2020 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

It may surprise you to know that we can still observe the Big Bang, in a way! In fact, every time you accidentally flip to TV static, you're watching a fragment of it right there!

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