Events

UofT Planetarium: The Life and Death of Stars (SOLD OUT)

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 -
7:00pm to 9:15pm

Showtimes: 7:00pm, 8:10pm

Astronomical Alchemy

ASX Star Talk: Astronomical Alchemy

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm
Calling all space enthusiasts! Come on down to ASX's first Star Talk of the school year on Wednesday, September 26th where U of T astrophysicist Dr. Maria R. Drout will be illuminating the origins of all the elements in the universe!
The Centre of the Milky Way Galaxy

RASC Mississauga: Under Southern Skies

Friday, September 28, 2018 -
8:00pm to 10:00pm

In this talk and slide show, Michael Watson will discuss his recent month-long trip to Australia, which included several nights of stargazing and astrophotography from the dark skies of the Australian Outback.

SYSTEM Sounds - One Sky

SYSTEM Sounds: Nuit Blanche 2018 - One Sky

Saturday, September 29, 2018 - 7:00pm to Sunday, September 30, 2018 - 7:00am

You may have seen the wonders of the night sky but during Nuit Blanche Toronto on September 29th you’ll be able to hear them too.

Nuit Blanche Toronto

OSC: Nuit Blanche 2018 - STEAM-Powered Stories

Saturday, September 29, 2018 - 7:00pm to Sunday, September 30, 2018 - 7:00am

Enter into a world where science, technology, engineering, art and math collide to create STEAM-Powered Stories.

Avery Broderick

Perimeter Institute: The Event Horizon Telescope (WEBCAST)

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm

Dr. Avery Broderick will provide a highly accessible and interesting lecture on the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) and international efforts to interpret horizon-resolving images of numerous supermassive black holes.

UofT Planetarium: The Life and Death of Stars

Saturday, October 6, 2018 -
7:00pm to 9:15pm

Showtimes: 7:00pm, 8:10pm

Millennium Square

Millennium Square Stargazing Night

Friday, October 12, 2018 -
6:00pm to 11:00pm

Everyone is invited to join us and Durham Skies on October 12 for stargazing at the edge of Lake Ontario.

Grand Tour of the Cosmos

UofT Planetarium: Grand Tour of the Cosmos

Friday, October 12, 2018 -
7:00pm to 10:15pm

Showtimes: 7:00pm, 8:10pm, 9:15pm

York University Meteor Showers 2018

York University Observatory: Orionid Meteor Shower (first clear weeknight)

Monday, October 15, 2018 - 8:30pm to Friday, October 19, 2018 - 10:30pm

Come view the 2018 Orionid Meteor Shower with the Allan I. Carswell Observatory Team at York University!

Toronto Space Apps Challenge 2018 Hackathon

Toronto Space Apps Challenge 2018 Hackathon

Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 6:00pm to Sunday, October 21, 2018 - 7:00pm

On the weekend of October 19th - 21st 2018, developers, makers, engineers and entrepreneurs will take on NASA-designed challenges, creating solutions that range from silly to serious, fantastical to feasible.

Grand Tour of the Cosmos

UofT Planetarium: Grand Tour of the Cosmos

Saturday, October 20, 2018 -
7:00pm to 10:15pm

Showtimes: 7:00pm, 8:10pm, 9:15pm

Aurora Public Library - The Milky Way

Aurora Public Library: The Milky Way

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm

Join Ian Wheelband of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada for this engaging presentation, followed by a telescope viewing of the night sky (weather permitting).

UofT Planetarium: The Life and Death of Stars

Friday, October 26, 2018 -
7:00pm to 9:15pm

Showtimes: 7:00pm, 8:10pm

Laura Parker

RASC Mississauga: The Dark Universe

Friday, October 26, 2018 -
8:00pm to 10:00pm

Observational astronomers use telescopes that look at the furthest distances in the Universe to look back in time and trace the growth of structure in the cosmos.

Toronto Space Apps Challenge 2018 Hackathon

Toronto Space Apps Challenge 2018 Youth Program

Saturday, October 27, 2018

Come use your hands and brains to learn about and explore through NASA's Space Apps Toronto Youth Program.

Beyond the Horizon: The Hadfield Experience

Ryerson University: Beyond the Horizon: The Hadfield Experience

Friday, November 2, 2018 -
7:00pm to 10:00pm

For the first time ever, Ryerson University will be hosting the world-renowned astronaut, Chris Hadfield! “Beyond the Horizon: The Hadfield Experience” aims to inspire, motivate and guide you to becoming changemakers of society.

Dunlap Institute: Astronomy on Tap T.O.

Friday, November 9, 2018 -
8:00pm to 11:00pm

Quench your thirst for astronomy!

On Friday, November 9, at The Great Hall! It'll be another fun evening of pints, astronomy news, mind-expanding talks, games, prizes, and Dunlap merchandise for sale!

York University Meteor Showers 2018

York University Observatory: Leonid Meteor Shower (first clear weeknight)

Monday, November 12, 2018 - 8:30pm to Friday, November 16, 2018 - 10:30pm

Come view the 2018 Leonid Meteor Shower with the Allan I. Carswell Observatory Team at York University!

John Percy

Deer Park Library: The Amazing Universe

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm

In this profusely-illustrated, non-technical presentation, you will see the universe, as revealed by astronomy, is just as exciting as the universe of science fiction and video games - and it's real!

Generator 2018

Chris Hadfield's Generator 2018

Thursday, November 15, 2018 -
8:00pm to 10:30pm

Generator is back! Chris Hadfield’s famed comedy, music and ideas extravaganza is returning to Roy Thomson Hall.

Sara Seager

UofT Physics: 2018 Tuzo Wilson Lecture

Tuesday, November 20, 2018 -
7:30pm to 9:00pm

Exoplanets and the Search for Habitable Worlds
Dr. Sara Seager, Professor of Planetary Science and Physics, MIT

Kortright Astronomy

Kortright Centre: Astronomy Night - A Night with the Stars!

Thursday, November 22, 2018 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm

Enjoy and learn about the night sky through an engaging presentation delivered by an astronomer. Learn about history, mythology and how to identify star constellations overhead.

This is a family-friendly event.

Kortright Astronomy

Kortright Centre: Astronomy Night - A Night with the Stars!

Friday, November 23, 2018 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm

Enjoy and learn about the night sky through an engaging presentation delivered by an astronomer. Learn about history, mythology and how to identify star constellations overhead.

This is a family-friendly event.

Poon Hill, Histan Mandali, Nepal, Image Credit: Brandon Siu

RCIScience/RASC Lecture: Beyond Earth

Thursday, December 6, 2018 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm

Several space agencies have launched orbital missions over several decades, and the volume of data and imagery they have acquired is staggering.

Earthrise as seen from Apollo 8 in lunar orbit December 24, 1968

RASC Mississauga: Stories From Apollo 8

Friday, December 7, 2018 -
8:00pm to 10:00pm

December 2018 marks the 50th anniversary of the famous Apollo 8 Moon mission.