Events

City Star Party
Monday, November 28, 2022 to Thursday, December 1, 2022

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.

The Insider's Guide to the Galaxy
Tuesday, November 22, 2022 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
We'll de-mystify the New General Catalogue of deep sky objects, better known as NGC.
Ismaël Moumen
Wednesday, November 16, 2022 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm

Speaker: Ismaël Moumen, Université Laval/CFHT

Sunday Sungazing
Sunday, November 13, 2022 - 12:30pm to 1:00pm
Safely observe the Sun with us, from the comfort of your home! During these family-friendly sessions, a DDO Astronomer will answer your questions about our closest star: the Sun!
Astronomy Speakers Night
Saturday, November 12, 2022 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

Speaker name: Maheen Hemani

Friday, November 11, 2022 - 8:00pm to 11:00pm

** NOTE: Pre-event tickets are sold out. We may have a small number of tickets at the door, available right before the event. In addition, if some other people who have tickets don't attend, there may be more capacity.

Origins Institute Public Lecture with Ryan Cloutier
Thursday, November 10, 2022 - 7:30pm to 8:30pm

Although we are likely still decades away from discovering signs of life on worlds outside of our own solar system, much progress is being made today to identify the best potential candidates for hosting such life.

Today's Leading Space Issues
Wednesday, November 9, 2022 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

The International Issues Discussion (IID) series at Toronto Metropolitan University is proud to present its third virtual talk of the Fall 2022 term: "Today's Leading Space Issues."

Jaba Adams
Tuesday, November 8, 2022 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm

Speaker: Jabavu "Jaba" Adams, York University

The Insider's Guide to the Galaxy
Tuesday, November 8, 2022 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
RASC President Charles Ennis has been creating a catalogue of the star patterns employed by a myriad of cultures around the world.
Ask an Astronomer
Sunday, November 6, 2022 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Explore the Universe - from the comfort of your home!

The Growth Spurt of the Early Universe
Thursday, November 3, 2022 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm

Join us for the November AstroTours! The event is free and no pre-registration is required!

RAN ONLINE - November 02, 2022
Wednesday, November 2, 2022 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm
Watch the recorded video: https://youtu.be/duaCA1AXp8w
City Star Party
Tuesday, November 1, 2022 - 8:00pm to 11:00pm

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.

A Haunted Herschel Halloween
Monday, October 31, 2022 - 9:00pm to 11:59pm
The lecture is followed by a fun event number two, a Halloween-themed tour of the Allan I. Carswell observatory 'Haunted Telescope' and viewing session of Uranus, discovered by Sir William Herschel in 1781.
Herschel 200th Anniversary Event
Monday, October 31, 2022 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Arriving from the Spooky Outer Solar System to York University this Halloween...

John Percy
Friday, October 28, 2022 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm

Speaker: Dr. John Percy, University of Toronto

Dark Matter Night
Tuesday, October 25, 2022 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm

Take a guided tour of the invisible universe on Dark Matter Night.

The Insider's Guide to the Galaxy
Tuesday, October 25, 2022 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
Recently, the team behind Stellarium has made major improvements to the mobile app version of the software, making it comparable to the gold standard SkySafari app.
Sunday Sungazing
Sunday, October 16, 2022 - 12:30pm to 1:00pm
Safely observe the Sun with us, from the comfort of your home! During these family-friendly sessions, a DDO Astronomer will answer your questions about our closest star: the Sun!
Ajax Pumpkinville
Saturday, October 15, 2022 - 11:00am to 5:00pm

The Toronto Centre is participating once again at the hugely popular (and entertaining!) Pumpkinville festival run by the Town of Ajax at beautiful Greenwood Conservation Area.

NASA's Largest & Loudest Test Chamber
Thursday, October 13, 2022 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Watch the recorded video: https://youtu.be/kmQySwLCGd8
The Insider's Guide to the Galaxy
Tuesday, October 11, 2022 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
The little constellation of Delphinus, the Dolphin, swims the autumn evening sky. It is easy to identify with unaided eyes, can be explored in binoculars, and has many interesting stars and deep sky targets for telescopes of any size.
Up in the Sky
Friday, October 7, 2022 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm

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.

RAN ONLINE - October 05, 2022
Wednesday, October 5, 2022 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm
Watch the recorded video: https://youtu.be/iqA8Wj4IRM8
Riverwood Astronomy Night
Tuesday, October 4, 2022 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm

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

Astro Trivia Night
Tuesday, October 4, 2022 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
The best kind of trivia is astronomy trivia!
City Star Party
Monday, October 3, 2022 - 8:00pm to 11:00pm

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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