Events

Wednesday, June 4, 2014 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm

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

Thursday, May 29, 2014 to Wednesday, May 28, 2014
Measuring light pollution of your sky, See: www.globeatnight.org
Wednesday, May 28, 2014

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

Monday, May 26, 2014 to Thursday, May 29, 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.

Sunday, May 25, 2014 to Sunday, June 1, 2014
Saturday, May 24, 2014

(Image courtesy Bill Longo)

Thursday, May 22, 2014 to Monday, May 26, 2014
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm

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

Saturday, May 10, 2014
Saturn is closest to earth for the year, giving the best views in a telescope.
Marshall L. McCall
Wednesday, May 7, 2014 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm

A talk by Marshall L. McCall
Department of Physics and Astronomy
York University

David Dunlap Observatory main dome at night, inside (Bill Longo)
Tuesday, May 6, 2014 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm

City Star Party
Monday, May 5, 2014 to Thursday, May 8, 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.

Saturday, May 3, 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, May 3, 2014 to Sunday, May 4, 2014
Thursday, May 1, 2014 - 1:30pm to 4:30pm

The Welsh Lectures in Physics have been held annually since 1975 in honour of H.L. Welsh, a distinguished former faculty member in the Physics Department.

David Dunlap Observatory main dome at night, inside (Bill Longo)
Tuesday, April 29, 2014 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm

A good description of the First Light program is on this page.

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

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

Monday, April 28, 2014 to Thursday, May 1, 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, April 26, 2014 - 6:00pm to 10:00pm

Tonight's theme is Catch a Falling Star - A New Meteor Shower.

Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm

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

Joseph Silk
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm

Astronomers peer back into the past with the world's largest telescopes. They see billions of galaxies, and they find indications of evolution and youth. Before the first galaxies, there were the Dark Ages. And before then, the Big Bang.

David Dunlap Observatory main dome at night, inside (Bill Longo)
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm

A good description of the First Light program is on this 

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 to Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Saturday, April 12, 2014 to Sunday, April 13, 2014
Yuri Gagarin
Saturday, April 12, 2014
NASA Logo
Friday, April 11, 2014 to Sunday, April 13, 2014

On April 11–13th, developers, makers, engineers and entrepreneurs will take on 25 NASA-designed challenges, creating solutions that range from silly to serious, and fantastical to feasible.

Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Mars is closest to earth for the year, giving the best views in a telescope.
City Star Party
Monday, April 7, 2014 to Thursday, April 10, 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.

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