Events

UofT Planetarium: The Life and Death of Stars

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 -
6:15pm to 8:30pm

Showtimes: 6:15pm, 7:30pm

Pluto (New Horizons)

Brentwood Library: Mission to Pluto: From Napkins to New Horizons

Thursday, February 21, 2019 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm

Speaker: Max King from Dunlap Institute, Astronomy and Astrophysics, University of Toronto.

Grand Tour of the Cosmos

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

Friday, February 22, 2019 -
7:00pm to 10:15pm

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

Dunlap Institute SpaceTime

Dunlap Institute: SpaceTime

Saturday, February 23, 2019 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm
It's Time for Space! We’re super-excited to announce our new event series: SpaceTime! SpaceTime is an all-ages, inclusive celebration of astronomy, curiosity, and discovery.
Mars

RCIScience/RASC Lecture: Should Humans Go to Mars? (WAITLIST)

Sunday, February 24, 2019 -
2:00pm to 3:30pm

What can we learn with humans that the much safer robotic explorers cannot tell us? Is it worth the risk? Is there really any reason to go to Mars other than "because it's there?"

Ontario Science Centre at Night

Recreational Astronomy Night

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 -
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.

A Step Back, and a Look Up

Hamilton Amateur Astronomers: A Step Back, and a Look Up

Friday, March 8, 2019 -
7:30pm to 10:00pm

Amateur astronomy is a hobby of great diversity.

Brittney Cooper

Speaker's Night: Scattering Throughout the Solar System

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 -
7:30pm to 9:00pm

Stunning optical effects such as rainbows, halos, and the opposition surge are observed frequently on Earth, but many of these features have also been observed on planetary bodies throughout the solar system.

Ele Willoughby

Albert Campbell Library: Being an Astronaut Candidate

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm

Ele Willoughby, PhD, talks about her experience of being part of the Canadian Space Agency's Astronaut Recruitment Program.

Dr. Renée Hložek

Dunlap Institute: Astronomy on Tap T.O.

Friday, March 22, 2019 -
8:00pm to 11:00pm

Join on us on Friday March 22, at The Great Hall for an evening of pints, astronomy news, and mind-expanding talks from University of Toronto astronomers.

Ontario Science Centre at Night

Recreational Astronomy Night

Wednesday, March 27, 2019 -
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.

Ele Willoughby

Danforth/Coxwell Library: Being an Astronaut Candidate

Tuesday, April 2, 2019 -
6:30pm to 7:30pm

Ele Willoughby, PhD, talks about her experience of being part of the Canadian Space Agency's Astronaut Recruitment Program.

NEAF show floor

North-East Astronomy Forum

Saturday, April 6, 2019 to Sunday, April 7, 2019
Sarah Symons

Speaker's Night: It's Sirius O'Clock: Astronomical Timekeeping in Ancient Egypt

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 -
7:30pm to 9:00pm

Ancient Egyptian astronomical activity included some unique and interesting ways of using stars to mark time.

Ontario Science Centre at Night

Recreational Astronomy Night

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 -
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

Speaker's Night

Wednesday, May 8, 2019 -
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.

International Astronomy Day

Saturday, May 11, 2019
Ontario Science Centre at Night

Recreational Astronomy Night

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 -
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.

RASC Seal

2019 RASC General Assembly in Toronto

Thursday, June 13, 2019 to Sunday, June 16, 2019

The 2019 RASC General Assembly will be held in Toronto at York University from June 13–16, 2019. The theme of the General Assembly will be Education and Public Outreach.

Ontario Science Centre at Night

Recreational Astronomy Night

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 -
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

Recreational Astronomy Night

Wednesday, July 17, 2019 -
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.

Katrina Ince Lum with Award

Open House and Awards Picnic

Saturday, July 27, 2019

This year’s Awards Picnic and Open House will be held on July 27th.

More details will be announced as we get closer to the date.

Ontario Science Centre at Night

Recreational Astronomy Night

Wednesday, August 14, 2019 -
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.

Starfest

Thursday, August 22, 2019 to Sunday, August 25, 2019
Ontario Science Centre at Night

Recreational Astronomy Night

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 -
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

Speaker's Night

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 -
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.
Ontario Science Centre at Night

Recreational Astronomy Night

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 -
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

Speaker's Night

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 -
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.
Ontario Science Centre at Night

Recreational Astronomy Night

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 -
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

Speaker's Night and Annual General Meeting

Wednesday, November 27, 2019 -
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 General Meeting.

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