Events

SkyNews: Subs and Stars
Tuesday, February 15, 2022 - 8:00pm to 9:00pm
Register for the fifth session of Subs and Stars, an eight-part instructional online series that teaches people how astrophotos are built and edited.
The Insider's Guide to the Galaxy
Tuesday, February 15, 2022 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
Come and join us as we explore the night sky as the Anishinaabek understand it.
2022-02-13 Sunday Sungazing
Sunday, February 13, 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!
ASX - Stellar Spectacles
Thursday, February 10, 2022 - 6:30pm to Saturday, February 12, 2022 - 10:00pm
ASX's 18th annual symposium, Stellar Spectacles, explores the cutting-edge technology that allows us to examine the objects of the cosmos.
Cosmic Webb
Wednesday, February 9, 2022 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm

Get to know the James Webb Space Telescope

Why haven’t I heard of her? Stories of women in astronomy.
Thursday, February 3, 2022 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm
This month's event is themed after the International Day of Women and Girls in Science. Taylor Kutra will be talking about contributions by women and gender minorities in astronomy.
RAN ONLINE - February 02, 2022
Wednesday, February 2, 2022 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm
Watch the recorded video: https://youtu.be/xPA2aOq2MXI
The Insider's Guide to the Galaxy
Tuesday, February 1, 2022 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
This episode is all about nebulas! The winter sky hosts one of the most famous and easily seen nebulas for Canadians – M42 in Orion.
Dr. Lea Hirsch
Friday, January 28, 2022 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm

Speaker: Dr. Lea Hirsch, University of Toronto – Mississauga

JWST: Infrared Eyes on the Universe
Tuesday, January 25, 2022 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm

Learn more from an expert astronomer on the James Webb Space Telescope on January 25! The guest speaker will be Dr. David Law at the Space Telescope Science Institute.

2022-01-23 Sunday Sungazing
Sunday, January 23, 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!
Ascension 2022
Friday, January 21, 2022 - 5:00pm to Sunday, January 23, 2022 - 4:00pm
Ascension is an annual space conference that brings together students, researchers, and industry professionals over a 3-day event.
Sunna Withers
Wednesday, January 19, 2022 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Watch the recorded video: https://youtu.be/Nl0Lw56-AgU
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

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