Events

Janakan Sivasubramanium

Speaker's Night: Active Galaxies: A Hunt to Understand What Feeds These Galactic Monsters

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 -
7:30pm to 9:00pm
Watch the recorded video: https://youtu.be/yVjYbLStU2A

Texas Star Party

Sunday, May 6, 2018 to Saturday, May 12, 2018
Grand Tour of the Cosmos

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

Saturday, May 5, 2018 -
7:00pm to 10:15pm

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

Solar Observing at the Ontario Science Centre by Katrina Ince

Solar Observing (GO)

Saturday, May 5, 2018 -
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.

Dunlap Institute: Astronomy on Tap T.O.

Friday, May 4, 2018 -
8:00pm to 11:00pm

Quench your thirst for astronomy!

On Friday, May 4, at The Great Hall! It'll be another fun evening of pints, astronomy news, mind-expanding talks, games, prizes, and Dunlap merchandise for sale!

Illustris Simulation

UofT AstroTour: Simulating the Universe

Thursday, May 3, 2018 -
8:00pm to 10:00pm

The life of a single galaxy is an extremely complicated affair and understanding the origin and evolution of the roughly 100 billion galaxies in our universe is even more so.

H.L. Welsh Distinguished Lecturer Series

UofT Physics: The H.L. Welsh Distinguished Lecturer Series Program 2018

Thursday, May 3, 2018 -
1:30pm to 5:00pm

The Department of Physics invites faculty, students and the public to its 44th annual celebration of physics.

Solar Observing at the Ontario Science Centre by Katrina Ince

Solar Observing (NO GO)

Saturday, April 28, 2018 -
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.

Discover the Universe

Discover the Universe: Astronomy Teachers Workshop in Toronto

Saturday, April 28, 2018 -
9:00am to 4:00pm
Discover the Universe is pleased to offer a full-day astronomy workshop hosted at the Dunlap Institute at the University of Toronto

UofT Planetarium: The Life and Death of Stars

Friday, April 27, 2018 -
7:00pm to 10:15pm

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

Observing from the city

City Star Party (GO for Thursday)

Thursday, April 26, 2018 -
7:30pm 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.

Ontario Science Centre at Night

Recreational Astronomy Night

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 -
7:30pm to 9:30pm
Watch the recorded video: https://youtu.be/uqam3Ewotyc

RASC Mississauga: Astronomy Night at the Riverwood Conservancy

Tuesday, April 24, 2018 -
8:30pm to 10:00pm

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

Our Musical Universe

UofT Planetarium: Our Musical Universe (SOLD OUT)

Saturday, April 21, 2018 -
7:00pm to 9:15pm
What is the sound of a twinkling star? Can planets keep a beat? How loud was the big bang?
Pluto & Charon

UofT Planetarium: Underdogs of the Solar System (SOLD OUT)

Saturday, April 21, 2018 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm

Showtime: 3:00pm

International Astronomy Day - April 21, 2018

Ontario Science Centre: International Astronomy Day

Saturday, April 21, 2018 -
10:00am to 11:00pm
Celebrate International Astronomy Day at the Ontario Science Centre!

International Astronomy Day

Saturday, April 21, 2018
NEAF show floor

North-East Astronomy Forum

Saturday, April 21, 2018 to Sunday, April 22, 2018
Grand Tour of the Cosmos

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

Friday, April 20, 2018 -
7:00pm to 10:15pm

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

Millennium Square

Millennium Square Stargazing Night (GO for Friday)

Friday, April 20, 2018 -
6:00pm to 11:00pm

Everyone is invited to join us and Durham Skies on April 20 for stargazing at the edge of Lake Ontario.

St. Volodymyr Ukrainian Catholic Church

Thornhill Star Gazing Night

Thursday, April 19, 2018 -
8:30pm to 10:30pm

Telescopes will be available to view the Moon, the planet Jupiter with its moons, the planet Venus, and various deep-sky wonders. A local astronomer with a sky pointer will be on hand to trace out constellations. Dress warmly!

John Percy

S. Walter Stewart Library: Toronto's Astronomical Heritage

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 -
6:30pm to 7:30pm
In this profusely-illustrated, non-technical presentation, you will discover how Toronto became a "centre of the universe" for astronomical research, education, and outreach, in parallel with the growth of our city and country, from 1840 to the present.

Astronomy Week Solar Observing

Monday, April 16, 2018 - 10:00am to Saturday, April 21, 2018 - 12:00pm
Join us this week if skies are clear!
Star Trails by Steve McKinney

Dark Sky Star Party (NO GO)

Monday, April 16, 2018 to Thursday, April 19, 2018

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.

Solar System Social Fest

David Hamilton's Solar System Social Fest

Sunday, April 15, 2018 - 6:00pm to Monday, April 16, 2018 - 8:30pm
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 in the form of short, informative, and interesting talks that last about 20 minutes each.
March for Science Canada logo

March for Science Toronto 2018

Saturday, April 14, 2018 -
11:00am to 1:15pm

See the website for more details

The Milky Way, Everett Cairns

Hamilton Amateur Astronomers: Archaeoastronomy: The Astronomy of Civilizations Past

Friday, April 13, 2018 -
7:30pm to 9:30pm

For millennia, people (including our First Nations) have used the sky as a clock, calendar, and compass. Astronomy thus became deeply rooted in their spirituality, mythology, and culture.

UofT Planetarium: The Life and Death of Stars (SOLD OUT)

Friday, April 13, 2018 -
7:00pm to 10:15pm

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

Shadows and Droplets: Timekeeping Instruments in Ancient Egypt

SSEA Toronto: Shadows and Droplets: Timekeeping Instruments in Ancient Egypt

Friday, April 13, 2018 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm

How were the ancient Egyptian day and night divided? What do we know about keeping time during the span of pharaonic history? Have many objects used for timekeeping survived? Do we know who made and used them and why?

Jake Kloos

Speaker's Night: The Search for Water in the Solar System

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 -
7:30pm to 9:00pm
Watch the recorded video: https://youtu.be/axQJ3WSckwM

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