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5 April

The Sky This Month - April 2023

Arnold Brody takes his turn at showing us the celestial highlights for the month of April and doesn't miss a chance to remind us about the Millennium Square Public Stargazing Event on April 28 that he is organizing. Arnold is a member of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada - Toronto Centre and gave his presentation to the Recreational Astronomy Night Hybrid meeting held April 5, 2023 at the Ontario Science Centre.
26 November

DDO: Sunday Sungazing - November 2023

Safely observe the sun with us! During these family-friendly sessions, a DDO Astronomer will answer your questions about our closest star: the sun!
25 November

Astronomy Speaker's Night - Impact Structures in Ontario

Join us at the DDO as Dr. Mary-Helen Armour speaks about various impact structures in Ontario.
17 November

DDO: Sun Fun! November 2023

Join the David Dunlap Observatory Astronomers for an interactive session where participants will see live and pre-recorded telescope views of the solar surface, learn about our nearest star, and practice safe solar observing by making their own pinhole projector.
22 November

The Giant Planets at the Richmond Hill Public Library

Join us to learn about the surprising features of the gas giants, Jupiter and Saturn, and ice giants, Uranus and Neptune.
16 November

Speaker's Night: Galactic Evolution: Unveiling the Structure of Galaxies

Join us as Rajveer Seehra, an Astrophysics student at University of Manitoba, delves into the world of galaxy formation and evolution, focusing sharply on the structures that define these grand celestial objects.
27 October

Astronomy Speaker's Night - The Universe Seen in the Eyes of a Fast Radio Burst

Visit a unique historical site in Richmond Hill and experience an engaging presentation led by experts and researchers in astronomy, covering a variety of exciting astronomy topics. After the presentation, participants will tour the observatory and see a demonstration of the 74” telescope pointed to an interesting celestial object for the visitors to view (weather-dependent). Please wear / bring appropriate supplies for being outside. A registered adult must accompany all registered participants under the age of 16.
18 October

Speaker's Night: When worlds collide: asteroids, comets and the Earth

Join us as Margaret Campbell-Brown, Professor at University of Western Ontario, presents about asteroids, comets and the Earth!
20 September

Speaker's Night: The Adventure of Space Science and Exploration: A Canadian Perspective (ONLINE)

Join us as John E. Moores, York Research Chair in Space Exploration, presents about Canadian Space Science and Exploration!
29 August

RASC National Society: The Insider's Guide to the Galaxy FINALE

Join us online to learn basic astronomy that you can do on your own from your backyard! The spring sky hosts both very bright stars and very dim galaxies. We'll talk about the system astronomers use to measure and report the brightness of celestial objects - from luminosity to absolute and apparent brightness, to surface brightness. Please note, this will be the last episode of Insider's Guide to the Galaxy.