Events

Richmond Hill DDO

DDO Astronomy Family Night (WAITLIST)

Saturday, April 27, 2019 -
8:30pm to 11:00pm

Families will be introduced to the wonders of astronomy through a presentation on a variety of exciting astronomy topics, followed by age-appropriate celestial activities and a demonstration of the 74" telescope.

Star Trails by Steve McKinney

Dark Sky Star Party (first clear night: Monday to Thursday)

Monday, April 29, 2019 to Thursday, May 2, 2019

See the milky way and galaxies with the unaided eye. Point your telescope to find the many dim deep space objects that sprinkle the sky. Away from Toronto's light polution, there is so much to see.

Solar Observing at the Ontario Science Centre by Katrina Ince

Solar Observing

Saturday, May 4, 2019 -
10:00am to 12:00pm

Join us at the Ontario Science Centre for our monthly Solar Observing on the TELUSCAPE observing pad. This is the area in front of the Science Centre's entrance. We use specialized telescopes that are safe to aim at the Sun.

City Star Party

City Star Party (first clear night: Monday, Tuesday or Thursday)

Monday, May 6, 2019 to Thursday, May 9, 2019

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.

Astronomy Week Solar Observing

Monday, May 6, 2019 - 10:00am to Saturday, May 11, 2019 - 12:00pm

Join us at the Ontario Science Centre this week for solar observing on the TELUSCAPE observing pad. This is the area in front of the Science Centre's entrance. We use specialized telescopes that are safe to aim at the Sun.

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
OSC Astronomy Day 2019

Ontario Science Centre: International Astronomy Day

Saturday, May 11, 2019 -
10:00am to 10:00pm
Celebrate International Astronomy Day at the Ontario Science Centre!

RASC Mississauga: Astronomy Night at the Riverwood Conservancy

Tuesday, May 14, 2019 -
9:00pm to 10:30pm

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

Richmond Hill DDO

DDO Astronomy Night

Saturday, May 18, 2019 -
9:00pm to 11:30pm

Visit a unique historical site in Richmond Hill and experience an engaging presentation led by expert and researchers in astronomy, covering a variety of exciting astronomy topics.

Richmond Hill DDO

DDO Astronomy Family Night

Saturday, May 25, 2019 -
9:00pm to 11:30pm

Families will be introduced to the wonders of astronomy through a presentation on a variety of exciting astronomy topics, followed by age-appropriate celestial activities and a demonstration of the 74" telescope.

Solar Observing at the Ontario Science Centre by Katrina Ince

Solar Observing

Saturday, June 1, 2019 -
10:00am to 12:00pm

Join us at the Ontario Science Centre for our monthly Solar Observing on the TELUSCAPE observing pad. This is the area in front of the Science Centre's entrance. We use specialized telescopes that are safe to aim at the Sun.

Star Trails by Steve McKinney

Dark Sky Star Party (first clear night: Monday to Thursday)

Monday, June 3, 2019 to Thursday, June 6, 2019

See the milky way and galaxies with the unaided eye. Point your telescope to find the many dim deep space objects that sprinkle the sky. Away from Toronto's light polution, there is so much to see.

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.

Solar Observing at the Ontario Science Centre by Katrina Ince

Solar Observing*

Saturday, June 8, 2019 -
10:00am to 12:00pm

This event is held if the previous event did not happen because of overcast skies.
Join us at the Ontario Science Centre for our monthly Solar Observing on the TELUSCAPE observing pad.

City Star Party

City Star Party (first clear night: Monday to Thursday)

Monday, June 10, 2019 to Thursday, June 13, 2019

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.

Hands-on Astronomy Activities for Father’s Day

RASC GA: Hands-on Astronomy Activities for Father’s Day

Saturday, June 15, 2019 -
10:00am to 5:00pm

Learn all about being an amateur astronomer and join in on hands-on activities at this special weekend Father’s Day Family Astronomy activity fair.

Richmond Hill DDO

DDO Astronomy Night

Saturday, June 15, 2019 -
9:30pm to 11:45pm

Visit a unique historical site in Richmond Hill and experience an engaging presentation led by expert and researchers in astronomy, covering a variety of exciting astronomy topics.

Hands-on Astronomy Activities for Father’s Day

RASC GA: Hands-on Astronomy Activities for Father’s Day

Sunday, June 16, 2019 -
10:00am to 5:00pm

Learn all about being an amateur astronomer and join in on hands-on activities at this special weekend Father’s Day Family Astronomy activity fair.

Richmond Hill DDO

DDO Astronomy Family Night

Saturday, June 22, 2019 -
9:30pm to 11:45pm

Families will be introduced to the wonders of astronomy through a presentation on a variety of exciting astronomy topics, followed by age-appropriate celestial activities and a demonstration of the 74" telescope.

Star Trails by Steve McKinney

Dark Sky Star Party (first clear night: Monday to Thursday)

Monday, July 1, 2019 to Thursday, July 4, 2019

See the milky way and galaxies with the unaided eye. Point your telescope to find the many dim deep space objects that sprinkle the sky. Away from Toronto's light polution, there is so much to see.

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.

Solar Observing at the Ontario Science Centre by Katrina Ince

Solar Observing

Saturday, July 6, 2019 -
10:00am to 12:00pm

Join us at the Ontario Science Centre for our monthly Solar Observing on the TELUSCAPE observing pad. This is the area in front of the Science Centre's entrance. We use specialized telescopes that are safe to aim at the Sun.

City Star Party

City Star Party (first clear night: Monday to Thursday)

Monday, July 8, 2019 to Thursday, July 11, 2019

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.

Solar Observing at the Ontario Science Centre by Katrina Ince

Solar Observing*

Saturday, July 13, 2019 -
10:00am to 12:00pm

This event is held if the previous event did not happen because of overcast skies.
Join us at the Ontario Science Centre for our monthly Solar Observing on the TELUSCAPE observing pad.

Kortright Astronomy

Kortright Centre: Midnight Astronomy

Wednesday, July 17, 2019 - 8:30pm to Thursday, July 18, 2019 - 12:00am
Receive a detailed introduction to the basics of astronomy through an indoor presentation, an amazing portable planetarium, and outdoor viewing of the night sky through binoculars and telescopes.
Katrina Ince Lum with Award

Open House and Awards Picnic

Saturday, July 27, 2019

This year’s Awards Picnic and Open House will be held on July 27th.

More details will be announced as we get closer to the date.

Star Trails by Steve McKinney

Dark Sky Star Party (first clear night: Monday to Thursday)

Monday, July 29, 2019 to Thursday, August 1, 2019

See the milky way and galaxies with the unaided eye. Point your telescope to find the many dim deep space objects that sprinkle the sky. Away from Toronto's light polution, there is so much to see.

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.

City Star Party

City Star Party (first clear night: Monday to Thursday)

Monday, August 5, 2019 to Thursday, August 8, 2019

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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