Events

Sunna Withers
Wednesday, January 19, 2022 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm

Speaker: Sunna Withers, BSc (Honors), Currently MSc Candidate at York University

The Insider's Guide to the Galaxy
Tuesday, January 18, 2022 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
Working on an observing program is a great way to learn the sky and develop your observing skills.
2022-01-16 Ask an Astronomer
Sunday, January 16, 2022 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Explore the Universe - from the comfort of your home!

2022-01-15 Up in the Sky
Saturday, January 15, 2022 - 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.

Cosmology with galaxy clusters
Thursday, January 13, 2022 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm

Speaker: Ajay Gill

Astro Trivia Night - January 11th, 2022
Tuesday, January 11, 2022 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
The best kind of trivia is astronomy trivia!
2022-01-07 Astronomy Speakers Night
Friday, January 7, 2022 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Join us, from the comfort of your home! This program will feature live-stream views from the DDO's 74-Inch telescope (Weather permitting). Explore breaking news from space and current research into what lies beyond our home planet!

RAN ONLINE - January 05, 2022
Wednesday, January 5, 2022 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm
Watch the recorded video: https://youtu.be/u4al1vcm5x0
2021-12-17 Up in the Sky
Friday, December 17, 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.

SkyNews: Subs and Stars
Tuesday, December 14, 2021 - 8:00pm to 9:00pm
Register for the fourth session of Subs and Stars, an eight-part instructional online series that teaches people how astrophotos are built and edited.
2021-12-12 Sunday Sungazing
Sunday, December 12, 2021 - 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!
The Insider's Guide to the Galaxy
Tuesday, December 7, 2021 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
A new year brings new astronomical events! We’ll spend this session giving you a sneak peak of the best astronomy events coming in 2022 - meteor showers, elongations and conjunctions, eclipses and occultations, and the return of Mars.
Mi'kmaw Moons
Thursday, December 2, 2021 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Presented by Cathy LeBlanc, Holly, and Dave Chapman

RAN ONLINE - December 01, 2021
Wednesday, December 1, 2021 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm
Watch the recorded video: https://youtu.be/4o2-Q7ptoKI
Sunday Sungazing
Sunday, November 28, 2021 - 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!
John A. Read
Friday, November 26, 2021 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Join Nova Scotia author and astronomer John A. Read, author of 110 Things to See With a Telescope.
Exoplanet hunting from home
Thursday, November 25, 2021 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Presented by Laurie Sibbald

From Canada to the Moon
Thursday, November 18, 2021 - 8:30pm to 10:30pm
Watch the recorded video: https://youtu.be/yRG5ecE0HMM
SkyNews: Subs and Stars
Tuesday, November 16, 2021 - 8:00pm to 9:00pm
Register for the third session of Subs and Stars, an eight-part instructional online series that teaches people how astrophotos are built and edited.
Ask an Astronomer
Sunday, November 14, 2021 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Explore the Universe - from the comfort of your home!

Up in the Sky
Saturday, November 13, 2021 - 8:30pm to 10:00pm

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.

RASC Colour Seal
Tuesday, November 9, 2021 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Join Jean Dupuis and Nathalie Ouellette to learn more about the James Webb Space Telescope and Canada's role in this exciting project.

The Insider's Guide to the Galaxy
Tuesday, November 9, 2021 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm

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

RAN ONLINE - November 3, 2021
Wednesday, November 3, 2021 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm
Watch the recorded video: https://youtu.be/NfHnRTjZ__M
Secrets of the Universe
Wednesday, November 3, 2021 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
In this special webcast, physicist Manuel Calderón de la Barca Sánchez will share and discuss clips from the 3D giant-screen documentary Secrets of the Universe.
DDO: Up in the Sky
Friday, October 29, 2021 - 8:30pm to 10:00pm

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.

Dr. Michelle Thaller
Friday, October 29, 2021 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm

Space’s Scariest Monsters: Neutron Stars and Black Holes

OSC Family Trivia Night: Hallowe'en Fun
Friday, October 29, 2021 - 6:30pm to 7:15pm

Kick off your Halloween weekend and test your knowledge of spooky science, from creepy crawlies here on Earth to the mysterious depths of outer space.

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