Events

Thursday, October 23, 2014

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

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 8:00pm to 9:30pm

Stephen Morris, J. Tuzo Wilson Professor of Geophysics, University of Toronto

2014 J. Tuzo Wilson Lecture

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 to Thursday, October 23, 2014
Monday, October 20, 2014 to Thursday, October 23, 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)
Saturday, October 18, 2014 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm

Speaker: Dr. Michael Reid, Dunlap Institute for Astronomy & Astrophysics, University of Toronto.
 

Saturday, October 18, 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.

Saturday, October 18, 2014 - 10:00am to 5:00pm

In honour of Robert J. Sawyer's receipt of the Lifetime Achievement Aurora Award from the Canadian Science Fiction and Fantasy Association, the Mississauga Public Library is pleased to present a FREE one-day science-fiction festival.

Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Robin Kingsburgh

Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 7:00pm to 8:15pm

Join the Toronto Public Library for the launch of Bob McDonald's exciting new book!

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 - 7:00pm to 8:15pm

Join the Toronto Public Library for the launch of Bob McDonald's exciting new book!

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 to Thursday, October 23, 2014
Measuring light pollution of your sky, See: www.globeatnight.org
DDO Children
Friday, October 10, 2014 - 7:30pm to 10:00pm

Family Nights are a great introduction to the night sky for our younger guests. Look through telescopes, make some space crafts, visit the Skylab and find out what's really up there! 

Thursday, October 9, 2014 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm

Dr. John Percy, U of T Professor Emeritus, Astronomy and Astrophysics

Thursday, October 9, 2014 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Dr. William Bottke, Southwest Research Institute

Wednesday, October 8, 2014 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm

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

Tuesday, October 7, 2014
Uranus is closest to earth for the year, giving the best views in a telescope.
City Star Party
Monday, October 6, 2014 to Thursday, October 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.

David Dunlap Observatory main dome at night, outside (Bill Longo)
Saturday, October 4, 2014 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm

Speaker: Randy Attwood, Executive Director, Royal Astronomical Society of Canada

Saturday, October 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.

Thursday, October 2, 2014 - 7:30pm to 8:30pm

Julielynn Wong, B.Sc. M.D., M.P.H., Founder, Center for Innovative Technologies and Public Health, RCI Council Member

Thursday, October 2, 2014 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Dr. Duy Cuong Nguyen, Postdoctoral Fellow, Dunlap Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm

Think the Canadarm and Chris Hadfield are the entire Canadian space program? Think again! Join Bill Nye in Toronto on the evening of October 1st to explore Canada’s exciting contributions to the exploration of our solar system and beyond.

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm

Explore the Universe with members of the Earthshine Astronomy and Space Science Organization and members of the Mississauga Centre of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada.

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

On Tuesday night, during the International Astronautical Congress, the Canadian

David Dunlap Observatory main dome at night, outside (Bill Longo)
Saturday, September 27, 2014 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm

Title: "Finding your Place in Space and Time"

Speaker: Dr. Roberto Abraham. Professor & Associate Chair, Dept of Astronomy and Astrophysics, University of Toronto.

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