Events

The Life Cycle of Massive Stars
Saturday, March 6, 2021 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

This talk will explore the evolution of massive stars, starting from their birth to how they end their life in the form of a supernova.

RAN ONLINE - March 03, 2021
Wednesday, March 3, 2021 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm
Watch the recorded video: https://youtu.be/h7QNtVJP1vs
The Invisible Universe: Priyamvada Natarajan live webcast
Wednesday, March 3, 2021 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

A hundred years ago, we believed that our own galaxy, the Milky Way, constituted the entire universe. We believed that the universe was stagnant.

The Insider's Guide to the Galaxy
Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm

Join us online to learn basic astronomy that you can do on your own from your backyard!

Strange Signals: Fast Radio Bursts
Sunday, February 28, 2021 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Watch the recorded video: https://youtu.be/O5ZfLXfm3J4
Ask an Astronomer Feb28
Sunday, February 28, 2021 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Join us, from the comfort of your home! Let us help you explore and understand the night sky!

Up in the Sky Feb27
Saturday, February 27, 2021 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Join us, from the comfort of your home! This program provides an illustrated one-hour presentation and discussion about what exciting celestial events to look for each season.

SEDS Ascension 2021
Friday, February 26, 2021 to Sunday, February 28, 2021

Are you ready to explore where your future in the space industry may be?

OSC Virtual Star Party
Thursday, February 18, 2021 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Watch the recorded video: https://youtu.be/itMDoTaIAdo
All About Mars
Wednesday, February 17, 2021 - 2:00pm to 2:30pm
Watch the recorded video: https://youtu.be/8j_KUPBP0PE
The Insider's Guide to the Galaxy
Tuesday, February 16, 2021 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm

Join us online to learn basic astronomy that you can do on your own from your backyard!

Mysteries of the Universe
Monday, February 15, 2021 - 11:30am to Wednesday, February 17, 2021 - 8:00pm

Learn astronomy from leading research scientists across the globe!

Astronomy today, Framing the future
Thursday, February 11, 2021 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Watch the recorded video: https://youtu.be/P36B8HWSPnA
Whispers From the Cosmos
Saturday, February 6, 2021 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Katie Breivik is a Flatiron Research Fellow at the Flatiron Institute's Center for Computational Astrophysics, where she works to understand how gravitational wave observations can be used to study how black holes and neutron stars form.

RAN ONLINE - February 03, 2021
Wednesday, February 3, 2021 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm
Watch the recorded video: https://youtu.be/3UPQ1QgcWnI
The Insider's Guide to the Galaxy
Tuesday, February 2, 2021 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm

Join us online to learn basic astronomy that you can do on your own from your backyard!

DDO - Ask an Astronomer
Sunday, January 24, 2021 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Join us, from the comfort of your home! Let us help you explore and understand the night sky!

Up in the Sky
Saturday, January 23, 2021 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Join us, from the comfort of your home! This program provides an illustrated one-hour presentation and discussion about what exciting celestial events to look for each season.

Water, Water Everywhere?
Wednesday, January 20, 2021 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Our understanding of our own solar system has changed significantly since the advent of spacecraft exploration. Water was once believed very scarce in our corner of the galaxy but we now realize this is not the case.

UTAT - Natalie Panek
Friday, January 15, 2021 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
The University of Toronto Aerospace Team invites you to attend our Women of Aerospace Speaker Series! Our next event will be held on January 15th, 2021 at 7:00pm EST with Natalie Panek, Senior Engineer in Systems Design at MDA.
Oak Ridges Community Centre
Saturday, January 9, 2021 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Just got a new ‘scope?' Already had one for years that’s been collecting dust? The Royal Astronomical Society of Canada is hosting a telescope clinic to help you get started.

RAN ONLINE - January 06, 2021
Wednesday, January 6, 2021 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm
Watch the recorded video: https://youtu.be/9Vx8hsgATgI
RASC Colour Seal
Monday, December 21, 2020 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm

RASC is partnering with Explore Scientific to bring you a star party of epic proportions!

Jupiter and Saturn - The Great Conjunction of 2020
Monday, December 21, 2020 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Announcing a Special Event at the Allan I. Carswell Observatory: Jupiter and Saturn - The Great Conjunction of 2020, Dec 21 from 4:00pm Toronto local time!

DDO - Ask an Astronomer
Sunday, December 20, 2020 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Join us, from the comfort of your home! Join science writer, astronomer, geophysicist, planetary scientist and RASC member Chris Vaughan in exploring the night sky!

Evening Telescope Observing
Saturday, December 19, 2020 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Have you ever looked through a telescope? Take a tour of the night sky through a telescope and snap a photo or two of your favourite celestial body.

Saturn and Jupiter Conjunction Live, December 18, 2020
Friday, December 18, 2020 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Rick Foster, Claudio Oriani and Blake Nancarrow will join Andrew Reid and Ward LeGrow with live views of Saturn and Jupiter conjunction on Dec 18, 2020.

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