Events

DDO - Krishna Vedala
Saturday, September 21, 2019 - 8:00pm to 10:30pm

Families will be introduced to the wonders of astronomy through a presentation on a variety of exciting astronomy topics, followed by age-appropriate celestial activities and a demonstration of the 74" telescope.

Meet an Astronomer
Saturday, September 21, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm

Join us on an amazing tour of space missions, robots and discoveries. Astronomer Tom Vassos will present NASA footage, astronomy trivia, a meteorite exhibit and much more!

Oceans: Beyond Earth
Saturday, September 21, 2019 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Join RCIScience at Mississauga Central Library this Science Literacy Week to explore the roles oceans play in our lives and take a look at ocean scenes from across the Solar System!

Solar Observing at the Ontario Science Centre by Katrina Ince
Saturday, September 21, 2019 - 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.

McMaster Planetary Society Space Cafe
Thursday, September 19, 2019 - 8:00pm to 11:00pm

Calling all space lovers! The McMaster Planetary Society will be hosting a Space Café on September 19th, 2019 from 8:00pm-11:00pm at Bridges Café.

Bryan Gaensler
Thursday, September 19, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

Join University of Toronto's Dr. Bryan Gaensler as he chats about the wonders of the Universe.

John Percy
Thursday, September 19, 2019 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

People have deeply-held misconceptions about the most basic astronomical topics, such as the cause of the seasons.

McMaster's Sidewalk Astronomy
Wednesday, September 18, 2019 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm

Join the Sidewalk Astronomy team with their two telescopes (10" and 12" in diameter) to view Venus, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, star clusters, and nebulae.

York University
Wednesday, September 18, 2019
York University celebrates Science Literacy Week with a day of astronomy events.
Our Manifest Galaxy: A Performance About Space Exploration
Tuesday, September 17, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

Is space ours to explore and conquer at any cost? Who gets to decide who colonizes space? And how do our journeys into space inform the way we see ourselves, and the way we treat our home, Earth?

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm

Considered the most influential discovery of the century, gravitational wave GW150914 broke records in physics, astronomy, and interferometry - with still more to come.

John Percy
Tuesday, September 17, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
In this profusely-illustrated, non-technical presentation, you will learn how Toronto became a "centre of the universe" for astronomical research, education, and public outreach, in parallel with the development of our city and our country over the last two centuries.
Astronomy: A Fascinating Tour of the Universe
Monday, September 16, 2019 - 3:30pm to 7:00pm

Explore the biggest, fastest, brightest and most extreme things in the universe and check out a meteorite petting zoo! Presented by astronomer Tom Vassos.

Starlab Digital Planetarium
Sunday, September 15, 2019 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm

This Fall and Winter, spend a Sunday afternoon in the OTHER dome at the DDO!

DDO - Krishna Vedala
Saturday, September 14, 2019 - 8:00pm to 10:30pm

Speaker: Paul Delaney, University Professor, Senior Lecturer, Allan I. Carswell Chair for the Public Understanding of Astronomy, York University

Planet-gazing Star Party
Saturday, September 14, 2019 - 7:30pm to 10:30pm

Come see the planets as you've never seen them before! On September 14, join us for our second annual Planet Gazing Party with telescopes, prizes, stars and planets.

2016 Fall Work Party by G. Seabrook
Friday, September 13, 2019 - 5:00pm to Sunday, September 15, 2019 - 12:00pm

As the lazy days of summer fly past, planning is in full swing for our fall events. One of those events is the fall work party at the CAO.

Ontario Science Centre at Night
Wednesday, September 11, 2019 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm
Watch the recorded video: https://youtu.be/_0jRSxIuWX8
Museum of the Moon
Tuesday, September 10, 2019 - 6:00pm to Sunday, September 15, 2019 - 11:00pm
The Bentway brings the Moon under the Gardiner with a presentation of Museum of the Moon – a seven-metre wide touring sculptural work by UK artist Luke Jerram, which fuses lunar imagery to bring the moon’s surface to life on earth.
Millennium Square
Saturday, September 7, 2019 - 6:00pm to 11:00pm

Everyone is invited to join us and Durham Skies for stargazing at the edge of Lake Ontario.

Solar Observing at the Ontario Science Centre by Katrina Ince
Saturday, September 7, 2019 - 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.

Millennium Square Telescope Donation Ceremony
Friday, September 6, 2019 - 7:00pm to 7:30pm

Durham Skies Astronomy and the RASC, Toronto Centre are donating a reflecting telescope to the Pickering Public Library at an unveiling ceremony at Millennium Square on Friday, September 6 at 7:00pm.

City Star Party
Thursday, September 5, 2019 - 8:00pm to 11:00pm

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.

St. Volodymyr Ukrainian Catholic Church
Thursday, September 5, 2019 - 8:00pm to 11:00pm
If the skies are clear on Thursday evening, September 5, local astronomers will set up their telescopes in Old Thornhill Village. Details and GO / NO-GO call: https://www.facebook.com/events/2456140727986608/
Babak Tafreshi
Wednesday, August 28, 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Babak Tafreshi is the founder of The World at Night (TWAN) program, a science journalist, and National Geographic photographer taking images that merge art, culture, and science by bridging Earth & sky.

Grand Tour of the Cosmos
Tuesday, August 27, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:05pm

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

Star Trails by Steve McKinney
Monday, August 26, 2019 to Thursday, August 29, 2019

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.

Thursday, August 22, 2019 to Sunday, August 25, 2019
The North York Astronomical Association invites you to attend its annual star party. Starfest 2019 presents “Roving Our Neighbourhood.”
Bubble Nebula
Tuesday, August 20, 2019 - 7:30pm to 10:00pm

RASC Toronto Centre presents, at the David Dunlap Observatory, Paint Night! On Tuesday 20 August, 7:30 PM, join us for a wonderful evening of nebulae and watercolours with artist Anna Ainsworth.

Our Musical Universe
Tuesday, August 20, 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:05pm
What is the sound of a twinkling star? Can planets keep a beat? How loud was the big bang?

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