Events

ASX - Hands-On Astronomy
Wednesday, September 30, 2020 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Professional astronomy has long since moved past the telescopes of Kepler and Galileo. How do the massive astronomical instruments you see in the news work, and how are they designed?

Alysa Obertas
Wednesday, September 30, 2020 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm

Throughout its 4.5 billion year history, life on Earth has been threatened by cataclysmic events such as extreme volcanic eruptions and asteroid impacts.

Explore the Universe
Thursday, October 1, 2020 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm
It's a great week for some planetary observing! Mars is at opposition, which means it'll be big and bright and beautiful as we come between it and the Sun.
The Stars Belong to Everyone
Saturday, October 3, 2020 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Join us at the DDO as we discuss expanding diversity and inclusion in astronomy in Canada with panelists Dr. Sarah Gallagher, Dr. Sara Mazrouei, Nicole Mortillaro and Dr. Hilding Neilson.
Katie Mack: The End of Everything (Astrophysically Speaking)
Monday, October 5, 2020 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

In elegant and humorous prose which makes her book highly engaging and readable, theoretical astrophysicist, Dr Katie Mack, makes clear almost immediately where her story will end: with the end. Of Everything.

The Insider's Guide to the Galaxy
Tuesday, October 6, 2020 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
Today’s the day! Mars is at its closest approach to Earth, making it the biggest and brightest it will be for another 15 years!
Virtual Mars Madness Event
Sunday, October 11, 2020 - 9:00pm to 11:30pm

Broadcasting Live from the Richmond Hill David Dunlap Observatory!

Virtual Mars Madness Event
Monday, October 12, 2020 - 9:00pm to 11:30pm

Broadcasting Live from the Richmond Hill David Dunlap Observatory!

Ontario Science Centre at Night
Wednesday, October 14, 2020 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm

Join us for our monthly recreational astronomy night meeting. This is where our members get to show their latest projects or give tutorials and tips on just about everything to do with astronomy.

Explore the Universe
Thursday, October 15, 2020 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm
We're catching a few last targets and going over some previous ones that you may have missed from earlier in this series. We're going to do our best to see the Zodiacal Light this week too.
The Insider's Guide to the Galaxy
Tuesday, October 20, 2020 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
What’s the biggest constellation out there, and the smallest? What's the farthest thing a human eye can see - or the hottest star - or the closest star cluster?
Ontario Science Centre at Night
Wednesday, October 28, 2020 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Join us for our monthly Speaker's Night where a professional astronomer gets to tell us about their latest research.
Explore the Universe
Thursday, October 29, 2020 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm
As we wrap up our series, we'll go over a few easy winter targets to get you started on your next season of observing. Join us to take a look at rising winter favourites such as Orion, Taurus, the Pleiades and the Orion Nebula.
Ontario Science Centre at Night
Wednesday, November 11, 2020 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm

Join us for our monthly recreational astronomy night meeting. This is where our members get to show their latest projects or give tutorials and tips on just about everything to do with astronomy.

Ontario Science Centre at Night
Wednesday, November 25, 2020 - 7:30pm to 10:30pm
Join us for our monthly Speaker's Night where a professional astronomer gets to tell us about their latest research. Following the talk we will convene our Annual Meeting.
Ontario Science Centre at Night
Wednesday, December 9, 2020 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm

Join us for our monthly recreational astronomy night meeting. This is where our members get to show their latest projects or give tutorials and tips on just about everything to do with astronomy.