Events

ASX - Boom to Bust

ASX Symposium: Boom to Bust - The Story of Our Universe

Friday, February 15, 2019 -
6:30pm to 10:00pm
Calling space enthusiasts near and far! It's your favourite event of the year: ASX's Annual Symposium is back for its 16th edition, and have we got a show for you!
1979 Total Solar Eclipse at Gimli Airport

Speaker's Night: The 1979 Total Solar Eclipse

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 -
7:30pm to 9:00pm
Watch the recorded video here: https://youtu.be/gvF9awBxdYs

UofT Planetarium: The Life and Death of Stars

Tuesday, February 12, 2019 -
6:15pm to 8:30pm

Showtimes: 6:15pm, 7:30pm

J.S. Plaskett

Toronto Reference Library: Canada Heads for Outer Space

Monday, February 11, 2019 -
6:00pm to 7:00pm

Canadian astronomer Peter Broughton talks about J.S. Plaskett, the scientist who brought Canada onto the world stage in astronomy.

City Star Party

City Star Party (NO GO)

Monday, February 11, 2019 to Thursday, February 14, 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.

Grand Tour of the Cosmos

UofT Planetarium: Grand Tour of the Cosmos (SOLD OUT)

Saturday, February 9, 2019 -
7:00pm to 10:15pm

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

Evening Telescope Observing

OSC: Evening Telescope Observing (GO)

Saturday, February 9, 2019 -
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.

Solar Observing at the Ontario Science Centre by Katrina Ince

Solar Observing (GO)

Saturday, February 9, 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.

Hamilton Amateur Astronomers: Planning a Successful Observing Session

Friday, February 8, 2019 -
7:30pm to 10:00pm

These cold, cloudy months have undoubtedly frustrated many a backyard observer. With warmer temperatures and spring skies just around the corner our talk this month addresses the topic of planning a successful observing session.

Galactic Archaeology with Stellar Siblings

UofT AstroTour: Galactic Archaeology with Stellar Siblings

Thursday, February 7, 2019 -
8:00pm to 10:30pm

While astronomers can understand how galaxies grow and evolve by looking out into the cosmos, the history of our own Milky Way is something of a mystery.

RASC Hamilton: February 7 Meeting – Observing the Moon

Thursday, February 7, 2019 -
8:00pm to 10:00pm

“Making Lunar Lemonade: Tips, Tricks, and Targets for Observing the Full Moon”

Clifford Johnson

Perimeter Institute: Graphic Talk about the Universe: Clifford V. Johnson public lecture webcast

Thursday, February 7, 2019 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Due to inclement weather, the February 6 public lecture and webcast with Clifford Johnson has been postponed to February 7 at 7:00 pm ET. The webcast will be streamed live at this time.
Star Trails by Steve McKinney

Dark Sky Star Party (GO for Tuesday)

Tuesday, February 5, 2019 -
7:00pm to 10:00pm

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.

Our Musical Universe

UofT Planetarium: Our Musical Universe (SOLD OUT)

Saturday, February 2, 2019 -
7:00pm to 9:15pm
What is the sound of a twinkling star? Can planets keep a beat? How loud was the big bang?

Hamilton Amateur Astronomers: Telescope Clinic & Open House

Saturday, February 2, 2019 -
1:00pm to 5:00pm

Find yourself the proud owner of a shiny new telescope this holiday season and not sure how to use it? Or perhaps thinking of buying one but have some questions? You’re in luck!

Solar Observing at the Ontario Science Centre by Katrina Ince

Solar Observing (NO GO)

Saturday, February 2, 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.

Grand Tour of the Cosmos

UofT Planetarium: Grand Tour of the Cosmos (SOLD OUT)

Friday, February 1, 2019 -
7:00pm to 10:15pm

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

Ontario Science Centre at Night

Recreational Astronomy Night

Wednesday, January 30, 2019 -
7:30pm to 9:30pm
Watch the recorded video here: https://youtu.be/u95NPvegD5o
Grand Tour of the Cosmos

UofT Planetarium: Grand Tour of the Cosmos (SOLD OUT)

Saturday, January 26, 2019 -
7:00pm to 10:15pm

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

1979 Gimli Total Solar Eclipse

RASC Mississauga: The 1979 Total Solar Eclipse

Friday, January 25, 2019 -
8:00pm to 10:00pm

Forty years ago, the Toronto Centre mounted an expedition to observe the February 26, 1979 total solar eclipse from Gimli, Manitoba.

Asteroid Bennu

ROM: Getting to Know Bennu: Updates on the OSIRIS-REx Asteroid Sample-Return Mission

Friday, January 25, 2019 -
6:00pm to 7:00pm
Join Canadian experts Mike Daly, Tim Haltigin, Kate Howells and Kim Tait as they provide the latest updates on OSIRIS-REx, the ongoing mission to return a sample from the surface of asteroid Bennu.
Total Lunar Eclipse January 2019

York University Observatory: Total Lunar Eclipse January 2019

Sunday, January 20, 2019 - 10:00pm to Monday, January 21, 2019 - 1:00am
Come join us to view the January 2019 Total Lunar Eclipse!

Hamilton Amateur Astronomers: Telescope Clinic & Open House (POSTPONED)

Saturday, January 19, 2019 -
1:00pm to 5:00pm

Please be advised that due to the bad winter storm forecast for Saturday, the scope clinic has been postponed to February 2 from 1:00-5:00pm.

Grand Tour of the Cosmos

UofT Planetarium: Grand Tour of the Cosmos (SOLD OUT)

Friday, January 18, 2019 -
7:00pm to 10:15pm

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

Paul Delaney

Speaker's Night: New Horizons: The Continuing Voyages

Wednesday, January 16, 2019 -
7:30pm to 9:00pm
Watch the recorded video here: https://youtu.be/-LGSlIYCEOQ
City Star Party

City Star Party (NO GO)

Monday, January 14, 2019 to Thursday, January 17, 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.

Grand Tour of the Cosmos

UofT Planetarium: Grand Tour of the Cosmos (SOLD OUT)

Saturday, January 12, 2019 -
7:00pm to 9:15pm

Showtimes: 7:00pm, 8:10pm

Evening Telescope Observing

OSC: Evening Telescope Observing (GO)

Saturday, January 12, 2019 -
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.

Solar System Social - Moon

Solar System Social: Space Fiction Costume Party and Science Talks

Saturday, January 12, 2019 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Solar System Social is a space-themed speaker series that brings exciting ideas and research from the field of planetary science to the general public.

Hamilton Amateur Astronomers: The Science of Shakespeare

Friday, January 11, 2019 -
7:30pm to 9:30pm

William Shakespeare lived at a remarkable time – a period we now recognize as the first phase of the Scientific Revolution – and yet “Shakespeare” and “science” are rarely uttered in the same breath.

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