Events

Grand Tour of the Cosmos

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

Saturday, April 7, 2018 -
7:00pm to 10:15pm

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

Hamilton Amateur Astronomers: Spring Telescope Scope Clinic

Saturday, April 7, 2018 -
1:00pm to 5:00pm
Join the Hamilton Amateur Astronomers this April 7 for their Spring telescope clinic.
Adam Muzzin

RASC Mississauga: The Most Distant Galaxies in the Universe

Friday, April 6, 2018 -
8:00pm to 10:00pm

The combined power of infrared observatories both in space and from the ground has allowed us to observe extraordinarily distant galaxies.

Grand Tour of the Cosmos

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

Friday, April 6, 2018 -
7:00pm to 10:15pm

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

SNO Detector

RASC Hamilton: Those Pesky Neutrinos

Thursday, April 5, 2018 -
8:00pm to 10:00pm

In the late 1990s, A Canadian research team played an important role in proving something we all should know about neutrinos: they are almost — but not quite — massless.

Explore the Night Sky Astronomy Course

RASC Mississauga: Explore the Night Sky Astronomy Course

Thursday, April 5, 2018 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm

This four-night course (April 5, 12, 19 & 26) is open to budding astronomers ages 12 and up! The course is taught by members of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada – Mississauga Centre.

Rob Moore

Perimeter Institute: A Material World – Building a Future from the Atoms Up (WEBCAST)

Wednesday, April 4, 2018 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm

From the Stone Age to the Silicon Age, nothing has had a more profound influence on the world than our understanding of the materials around us.

Our Musical Universe

UofT Planetarium: Our Musical Universe (SOLD OUT)

Thursday, March 29, 2018 -
7:00pm to 10:15pm
What is the sound of a twinkling star? Can planets keep a beat? How loud was the big bang?
Evolution of the Universe

York Science Forum: Evolution of the Universe

Wednesday, March 28, 2018 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm

Join us as particle physicist and Nobel Laureate Arthur McDonald takes us on a journey through the underground Sudbury Neutrino Observatory (SNOLAB) to measure the smallest and most elusive particles in the universe.

RASC Mississauga: Astronomy Night at the Riverwood Conservancy (CANCELLED)

Tuesday, March 27, 2018 -
8:00pm to 9:30pm

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!

Earth Hour

Earth Hour

Saturday, March 24, 2018 -
8:30pm to 9:30pm
Hamilton Amateur Astronomers

Hamilton Amateur Astronomers: Public Stargazing Night

Saturday, March 24, 2018 -
7:30pm to 11:00pm

Join the Hamilton Amateur Astronomers between 7:30 and 11:00pm on Saturday, March 24, 2018 at the Niagara Gateway Tourism Centre located just off Casablanca in Grimsby.

Oshawa Museum - Earth Hour

Oshawa Museum: Night at the Museum: Earth Hour

Saturday, March 24, 2018 -
7:30pm to 9:30pm

This Earth Hour, turn out the lights and turn up the lamplight. Visit Henry House after hours and learn about life before electricity. Costumed guides are on hand this evening to shed light on an earlier time.

Paradise Cave in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

UofT AstroTour: Special Earth Hour Event – Where Captain Nemo Got it Right, and Wrong – Life in the Deep Earth

Saturday, March 24, 2018 -
7:00pm to 10:00pm

Speaker: Prof. Barbara Sherwood Lollar

Millennium Square

Millennium Square Stargazing Night (GO)

Saturday, March 24, 2018 -
6:00pm to 11:00pm

Everyone is invited to join us and Durham Skies on Saturday, March 24 for stargazing at the edge of Lake Ontario.

Solar Observing at the Ontario Science Centre by Katrina Ince

Solar Observing (GO)

Saturday, March 24, 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.

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

Friday, March 23, 2018 -
7:00pm to 9:15pm

Showtimes: 7:00pm, 8:15pm

So You Want to Go to Mars

ASX Star Talk: "So, you want to go to Mars?" with Dr. John B. Charles

Friday, March 23, 2018 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm

For everyone who was dissapointed by our cancelled symposium, Dr. John B. Charles (one of the original symposium speakers) has agreed to come to Toronto to give a special Star Talk!

Ontario Science Centre at Night

Recreational Astronomy Night

Wednesday, March 21, 2018 -
7:30pm to 9:30pm
Watch the recorded video: https://youtu.be/sH2lKYIbbmg
Our Musical Universe

UofT Planetarium: Our Musical Universe (SOLD OUT)

Tuesday, March 20, 2018 -
7:00pm to 10:15pm
What is the sound of a twinkling star? Can planets keep a beat? How loud was the big bang?
Observing from the city

City Star Party (GO for Monday)

Monday, March 19, 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.

Grand Tour of the Cosmos

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

Friday, March 16, 2018 -
7:00pm to 10:15pm

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

Star Trails by Steve McKinney

Dark Sky Star Party (GO for Thursday)

Thursday, March 15, 2018 -
7:30pm to 10:30pm

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.

M51: Whirlpool Galaxy (0.8m Schulman Telescope)

UofT Planetarium: March Break Kids Show (SOLD OUT)

Tuesday, March 13, 2018 -
12:00pm to 3:00pm

Showtimes: 12:00pm, 2:00pm

M51: Whirlpool Galaxy (0.8m Schulman Telescope)

UofT Planetarium: March Break Kids Show (SOLD OUT)

Monday, March 12, 2018 -
11:00am to 12:00pm

Showtime: 11:00am

Alan Jackson

RASC Mississauga: Making The Moon

Friday, March 9, 2018 -
8:00pm to 10:00pm

The Moon is an important part of our everyday lives. It regulates the tides and stabilizes the tilt of Earth's rotation axis, playing an important role in making our planet the place it is today.

North America Nebula and Milky Way - John Gauvreau

Hamilton Amateur Astronomers: Astronomy 101 and your Guide to Note-taking

Friday, March 9, 2018 -
7:30pm to 9:30pm
Following up Jim Wamsley’s introduction to telescopes in Part 1, John Gauvreau now guides you through what a beginner can expect from their very first views through that scope.
Grand Tour of the Cosmos

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

Friday, March 9, 2018 -
7:00pm to 10:15pm

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

Space Industry Night

McMaster Space Initiative: Space Industry Night

Thursday, March 8, 2018 -
5:15pm to 8:30pm

Always wanted to work in the space industry? Looking to explore new and exciting career paths?

Inspiring Future Women in Science

Perimeter Institute: Inspiring Future Women in Science 2018 (WEBCAST)

Thursday, March 8, 2018 -
9:00am to 11:00am
Celebrate International Women’s Day with a live webcast event featuring inspiring talks by women currently working in science, technology, engineering, and math.

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