Events

Ray Jayawardhana

RCI Mississauga Joint Lecture: Neutrino Hunters: A Thrilling Journey into a Shadowy World

Thursday, March 6, 2014 -
7:30pm to 8:30pm

Prof. Ray Jayawardhana

Square Kilometre Array

Speaker's Night: The Square Kilometre Array, World's Largest Telescope

Wednesday, March 5, 2014 -
7:00pm to 10:00pm

SKA: The Largest Telescope in the World 

City Star Party

City Star Party

Monday, March 3, 2014 to Thursday, March 6, 2014

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.

Solar Observing

Saturday, March 1, 2014 -
10:00am to 12:00pm

Join us at the Ontario Science Centre for our monthly Solar Observing on the TelusScape 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.

New Moon

Saturday, March 1, 2014

The moon is between us and the sun. Without the moon in the sky at night, deep sky objects are easier to observe.

Dark Sky Star Party

Monday, February 24, 2014 to Thursday, February 27, 2014

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 pollution, there is so much to see.

Winter Star Party

Sunday, February 23, 2014 to Sunday, March 2, 2014
David Dunlap Observatory main dome at night, outside (Bill Longo)

Members Nights at the DDO

Saturday, February 22, 2014 -
6:00pm to 10:00pm

Tonight's theme is Gemini - Leda's Children.

Recreational Astronomy Meeting

February Recreational Astronomy Night

Wednesday, February 19, 2014 -
7:00pm to 9:30pm
Our monthly recreational astronomy meeting at the Ontario Science Centre with the sky this month, a photographic Messier marathon and killing planets with a homemade reflector.

Globe at Night

Wednesday, February 19, 2014 to Friday, February 28, 2014
Measuring light pollution of your sky, See: www.globeatnight.org
Gravitational lensing of galaxies by NASA/Hubble

Public Planetarium Show - University of Toronto

Wednesday, February 12, 2014 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm

What and Where are Dark Matter and Dark Energy?

Copyright M. Ahmetvaleev

RCI Joint Lecture: The Chelyabinsk Airburst Decoded: Impact Hazards

Sunday, February 9, 2014 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm

The impact hazard from small asteroids is uncertain because of many poorly understood factors. These include how asteroids vaporize in the atmosphere together with the associated impact effects at the ground.

new owners at the telescope clinic (alt)

Learn how to use your telescope

Saturday, February 8, 2014 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm

Clinic is full, waiting list formed. Learn how to use your telescope with the Free Clinic for New Telescope Owners. Are you a new (or unintentional) telescope owner?

Credit: NASA

Astronomy Public Tour at the University of Toronto: Supernova Extravaganza

Thursday, February 6, 2014 -
8:00pm to 9:30pm

A supernova, SN 2014J, has just been discovered in M82, the Cigar Galaxy.

Thayne Currie

Directly Imaging Extrasolar Planets - Cancelled

Wednesday, February 5, 2014 -
7:00pm to 10:00pm

This meeting has been cancelled due to weather.

Ray Jayawardhana

Ghostly Messengers - with Dr Ray Jayawardhana

Monday, February 3, 2014 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm

A leading astrophysicist explains the pervasive, invisible particles key to understanding our cosmos.

Every second of day and night, many trillions of neutrinos pass through your body.

City Star Party

Monday, February 3, 2014 to Thursday, February 6, 2014

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.

Solar Observing

Saturday, February 1, 2014 -
10:00am to 12:00pm

Join us at the Ontario Science Centre for our monthly Solar Observing on the TelusScape 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.

New Moon

Thursday, January 30, 2014
The moon is between us and the sun. Withouth the moon in the sky at night, deep sky objects are easier to observe.

Dark Sky Star Party

Monday, January 27, 2014 to Thursday, January 30, 2014

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 pollution, there is so much to see.

David Dunlap Observatory main dome at night, outside (Bill Longo)

Members Nights at the DDO

Saturday, January 25, 2014 -
6:00pm to 10:00pm

Tonight's theme is Our Galactic Neighbours.

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ASX 11th Annual Symposium “Into the Cosmos”

Friday, January 24, 2014 -
7:00pm to 10:00pm

This is the 11th annual symposium organized by ASX. This event aims to educate the public on some aspects of cosmology, and encourage students and the public to get informed and involved in the exciting projects and discoveries in cosmology.

Recreational Astronomy Meeting

January Recreational Astronomy Night

Wednesday, January 22, 2014 -
7:00pm to 9:30pm

Join us for our monthly recreational astronomy night meeting at the Ontario Science Centre.

Globe at Night

Monday, January 20, 2014 to Wednesday, January 29, 2014
Measuring light pollution of your sky, See: www.globeatnight.org
Milky Way Galaxy - You are here

Public Planetarium Show - University of Toronto

Tuesday, January 14, 2014 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm

Our Cosmic Address

Comet ISON by Adam Block/Mount Lemmon SkyCenter/University of Arizona

The legacy of Comet ISON

Wednesday, January 8, 2014 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm

The Legacy of Comet ISON by Paul Delaney

City Star Party

City Star Party

Monday, January 6, 2014 to Thursday, January 9, 2014

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.

Jupiter clouds and red dot by NASA/JPL - Cassini mission

Jupiter at opposition

Sunday, January 5, 2014

Jupiter is closest to earth for the year, giving the best views in a telescope.

Solar Observing

Saturday, January 4, 2014 -
10:00am to 12:00pm

Join us at the Ontario Science Centre for our monthly Solar Observing on the TelusScape 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.

New Moon

Wednesday, January 1, 2014
The moon is between us and the sun. Withouth the moon in the sky at night, deep sky objects are easier to observe.

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