Events

Dr. Renée Hložek

Dunlap Institute: Astronomy on Tap T.O.

Friday, March 22, 2019 -
8:00pm to 11:00pm

Join on us on Friday March 22, at The Great Hall for an evening of pints, astronomy news, and mind-expanding talks from University of Toronto astronomers.

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

Saturday, March 23, 2019 -
6:15pm to 8:30pm

Showtimes: 6:15pm, 7:30pm

UofT Earth Hour

UofT AstroTour: Earth Hour 2019: Imagining the Earth as an Exoplanet

Saturday, March 30, 2019 -
7:00pm to 10:00pm

Astronomers have discovered nearly 4000 planets beyond our Solar System, but for most of these exoplanets our knowledge is limited to their size and how far they orbit from their stars.

Earth Hour

Earth Hour

Saturday, March 30, 2019 -
8:30pm to 9:30pm
Ele Willoughby

Danforth/Coxwell Library: Being an Astronaut Candidate

Tuesday, April 2, 2019 -
6:30pm to 7:30pm

Ele Willoughby, PhD, talks about her experience of being part of the Canadian Space Agency's Astronaut Recruitment Program.

Chad Hanna

Perimeter Institute: Windows on the Universe: Chad Hanna public lecture webcast

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm

For thousands of years, astronomy was restricted to what we could see with our eyes. But visible light makes up only a tiny fraction of a spectrum emitted by celestial objects.

Grand Tour of the Cosmos

UofT Planetarium: Grand Tour of the Cosmos

Thursday, April 4, 2019 -
7:00pm to 9:15pm

Showtimes: 7:00pm, 8:15pm

Explore the Night Sky Astronomy Course

RASC Mississauga: Explore the Night Sky Astronomy Course

Thursday, April 4, 2019 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm

There’s an endless expanse of wonder right above us. Get a better understanding of it all from Randy Attwood, Executive Director of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada.

Laurence Harris

CRAM Toronto: York | Prisoners of Gravity

Friday, April 5, 2019 -
6:00pm to 9:45pm

Gravity is a given. We as humans have evolved in the constant presence of the gravitational pull of Earth. Most of us may not realize it, but gravity is an essential influence on our behaviour and our perceptions.

Grand Tour of the Cosmos

UofT Planetarium: Grand Tour of the Cosmos

Friday, April 5, 2019 -
7:00pm to 10:15pm

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

Keith Vanderlinde

CRAM Toronto: U of T | Unravelling the History and Mysteries of Our Universe

Friday, April 5, 2019 -
8:00pm to 8:45pm

Can you imagine living in a house that’s so big you’ll never see it all? And even stranger - it keeps expanding! That’s the way it is with our home, the Universe.

Matt Russo

CRAM Toronto: U of T | Music of the Cosmos: Sonic Space Exploration Reveals the Voice of the Universe

Friday, April 5, 2019 -
10:00pm to 10:45pm

I used to think that music and astronomy had almost nothing in common and that I would eventually need to choose between my two passions to find a career.

NEAF show floor

North-East Astronomy Forum

Saturday, April 6, 2019 to Sunday, April 7, 2019

RASC Mississauga: Astronomy Night at the Riverwood Conservancy

Tuesday, April 9, 2019 -
8:30pm to 10:00pm

Explore the universe with members of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada. Telescopes will be set up to give you amazing views of the Moon, the planets and more! Meet at the Chappell House Lawn.

UofT Planetarium: The Life and Death of Stars

Thursday, April 11, 2019 -
7:00pm to 9:15pm

Showtimes: 7:00pm, 8:15pm

Millennium Square

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

Friday, April 12, 2019 -
6:00pm to 11:00pm

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

Grand Tour of the Cosmos

UofT Planetarium: Grand Tour of the Cosmos

Friday, April 12, 2019 -
7:00pm to 10:15pm

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

Kepler planetary discoveries

UofT Planetarium: Kid friendly – Grand Tour of the Cosmos Show

Saturday, April 20, 2019 -
11:00am to 1:30pm

Showtimes: 11:00am, 12:30pm

Grand Tour of the Cosmos

UofT Planetarium: Grand Tour of the Cosmos

Thursday, April 25, 2019 -
7:00pm to 9:15pm

Showtimes: 7:00pm, 8:15pm

UofT Planetarium: The Life and Death of Stars

Friday, April 26, 2019 -
7:00pm to 9:15pm

Showtimes: 7:00pm, 8:15pm

Welsh Poster 2019

UofT Physics: 2019 H.L. Welsh Lectures in Physics

Thursday, May 2, 2019 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm
Prof. Anny Cazenave: Climate Change, Ocean Warming, Land Ice Melt and Sea Level Rise
Prof. Donna Strickland: Generating High-Intensity Ultrashort Optical Pulses
Millennium Square

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

Friday, May 10, 2019 -
6:00pm to 11:00pm

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

International Astronomy Day

Saturday, May 11, 2019
Millennium Square

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

Friday, June 7, 2019 -
6:00pm to 11:00pm

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

RASC Seal

2019 RASC General Assembly in Toronto

Thursday, June 13, 2019 to Sunday, June 16, 2019

The 2019 RASC General Assembly will be held in Toronto at York University from June 13–16, 2019. The theme of the General Assembly will be Education and Public Outreach.

Millennium Square

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

Friday, July 5, 2019 -
6:00pm to 11:00pm

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

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.

Starfest

Thursday, August 22, 2019 to Sunday, August 25, 2019
Millennium Square

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

Friday, September 6, 2019 -
6:00pm to 11:00pm

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

Millennium Square

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

Friday, October 4, 2019 -
6:00pm to 11:00pm

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