Events

Astro Trivia Night!
Tuesday, September 6, 2022 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
The best kind of trivia is astronomy trivia!
Millennium Square
Friday, September 2, 2022 - 6:00pm to 11:00pm

Join us and our sponsor, Durham Skies, for an evening of free public stargazing along the north shore of Lake Ontario at Millennium Square.

The Shahnameh (The Book of Kings)
Thursday, September 1, 2022 - 8:00pm to 10:30pm
Join us for the AstroTours Keynote on September 1st! Mubdi Rahman, the Founder and Principal of Sidrat Research, will talk about Classical Islamic Astronomy.
Nathalie Ouellette
Sunday, August 28, 2022 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm

The first images from the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) have been released, and we’ve never been more curious about the celestial.

Thursday, August 25, 2022 to Sunday, August 28, 2022
The North York Astronomical Association invites you to attend its annual star party. Starfest 2022 presents “Deep Sky Treasures” on August 25-28, 2022.
Ask an Astronomer
Sunday, August 14, 2022 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Explore the Universe - from the comfort of your home!

Up in the Sky: Perseids Special
Saturday, August 13, 2022 - 9:00pm to 10:30pm
Watch the recorded video: https://youtu.be/NzE4mi09XCw
Professor Brad Gibson
Thursday, August 11, 2022 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm

The Hamilton RASC is proud to present Professor Brad Gibson, Head of the Department of Physics & Mathematics, and Director of the E.A. Milne Centre for Astrophysics, at the University of Hull in England.

Wednesday, August 10, 2022 - 8:30pm to 10:00pm

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.

Sunday Sungazing
Sunday, August 7, 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!
Millennium Square
Friday, August 5, 2022 - 7:00pm to 11:59pm

Join us and our sponsor, Durham Skies, for an evening of free public stargazing along the north shore of Lake Ontario at Millennium Square.

Tidal Disruption Events: When a Black Hole Destroys a Star
Thursday, August 4, 2022 - 8:30pm to 11:00pm

Join us for AstroTours! The event will feature a talk by Hannah Dykaar about when black holes destroy stars!

RAN ONLINE - August 03, 2022
Wednesday, August 3, 2022 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm
Watch the recorded video: https://youtu.be/Caac4A_h880
City Star Party
Tuesday, August 2, 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.

Hubble vs JWST. What’s the difference and why should we care?
Monday, July 18, 2022 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Join Dr. Laura Parker from the Department of Physics & Astronomy for a short and informative lunchtime talk where she will show stunning visuals of space and will discuss this new telescope and its importance to science.
Story Collider - Expectations
Monday, July 11, 2022 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm

Join us in Toronto for a night of true, personal stories about science and expectations! You’ll hear four stories about assumptions about people to experiments and everything in between.

Ask an Astronomer
Sunday, July 10, 2022 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Explore the Universe - from the comfort of your home!

Millennium Square
Saturday, July 9, 2022 - 7:00pm to 11:00pm

Join us and our sponsor, Durham Skies, for an evening of free public stargazing along the north shore of Lake Ontario at Millennium Square.

Filamentary, My Dear Watson: How the cosmic web can help us solve the universe’s mysteries
Thursday, July 7, 2022 - 8:30pm to 11:00pm

Join us for AstroTours! The event will feature a talk by Martine Lokken about the cosmic web! After the talk we will have a variety of demos and the opportunity to use telescopes on the roof of the McLennan Physical Laboratories.

City Star Party
Thursday, July 7, 2022 - 8:00pm to 10:30pm

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.

Allan I. Carswell Observatory
Wednesday, July 6, 2022 - 9:30pm to 10:30pm
We are running *limited* in person shows. These sessions will only go ahead if the weather is CLEAR.
RAN ONLINE - July 06, 2022
Wednesday, July 6, 2022 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm
Watch the recorded video: https://youtu.be/xOC1rdh8Ko0
Tuesday, July 5, 2022 - 9:00pm to 10:30pm

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, July 5, 2022 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
The best kind of trivia is astronomy trivia!
The Insider's Guide to the Galaxy
Tuesday, July 5, 2022 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
We'll highlight the objects in the sky that were discovered or researched by Canadians and describe some southerly summer Messier objects!
RASC General Assembly 2022
Friday, June 24, 2022 to Monday, June 27, 2022

Join us for The Royal Astronomical Society of Canada's 2022 General Assembly! Hosted by The RASC National Office, the four-day event is jam-packed with exciting events and fun for the entire family.

Sunday Sungazing
Sunday, June 19, 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!
Up in the Sky
Friday, June 17, 2022 - 9:30pm to 11:00pm

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.

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