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28 April

City Star Party - April 2023 (GO for Thursday)

Our monthly City Star Party is the place to catch universe from within the city limits at Bayview Village Park. If you don't have a telescope then you will find many astronomers who would love to share a view.
25 April

RASC National Society: The Insider's Guide to the Galaxy - De-Mystifying Magnitude and Brightness (ONLINE)

Join us online to learn basic astronomy that you can do on your own from your backyard! The spring sky hosts both very bright stars and very dim galaxies. We'll talk about the system astronomers use to measure and report the brightness of celestial objects - from luminosity to absolute and apparent brightness, to surface brightness.
19 April

Speaker's Night: "Intraterrestrial to Extraterrestrial: Deep Subsurface Microbial Communities and (Searching for) Life on Mars"

Join us as we discuss the philosophical definitions of life, the complexities of biosignature, and life as we don’t know it as we reach beyond Earth on our journey to discover if we’re alone in the universe.
18 April

Misconceptions about the Universe: From Everyday Life to the Big Bang

A gentle introduction to astronomy through the numerous misconceptions about all aspects of it.
11 April

RASC National Society: The Insider's Guide to the Galaxy - The Inner Planets (ONLINE)

Join us online to learn basic astronomy that you can do on your own from your backyard! We'll explain the dance of the inner planets in the evening sky, talk about conjunctions, elongations, and transits, and share some tips for safely viewing the inner planets. Galileo did it - so you can, too!
9 April

DDO: Sunday Sungazing (Online)

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!
5 April

Recreational Astronomy Night

Join us for our monthly recreational astronomy night meeting. This is where our members get to show their latest projects or give tutorials and tips on just about everything to do with astronomy.
5 April

The Sky This Month - April 2023

Arnold Brody takes his turn at showing us the celestial highlights for the month of April and doesn't miss a chance to remind us about the Millennium Square Public Stargazing Event on April 28 that he is organizing. Arnold is a member of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada - Toronto Centre and gave his presentation to the Recreational Astronomy Night Hybrid meeting held April 5, 2023 at the Ontario Science Centre.
26 March

DDO: Sunday Sungazing (Online)

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!
25 March

AstroTours - Earth Hour 2023 Event

Each year on the last Saturday of March, we at AstroTours honour Earth Hour and hope to bring awareness to issues impacting our planet. This year is no exception! Join us on March 25 for an evening of short talks and a Q&A panel with three scientists at the forefront of environmental research. Speakers: - Devon Gray, member of the Hydrometallurgy group at Hatch
22 March

Speaker's Night: "From dust grains to stars and shots in the Dark."

Star formation is incredibly inefficient. Compared to the available amount of gas in molecular clouds, only a few percent of the cloud forms stars. In this talk, I will talk about how dust is created, grows, and destroyed in the interstellar medium (ISM). Understanding the size and evolution of dust grains in ISM is significant in answering why star formation is a very inefficient process in the universe.
16 March

March Break 2023 - Out of this World: The Solar System

The Solar System with all its planets, moons, and asteroids are all around us -- even in your own home!