Events

Star Trails by Steve McKinney

Dark Sky Star Party (first clear night: Monday to Thursday)

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.

City Star Party

City Star Party (first clear night: Monday to Thursday)

Monday, September 2, 2019 to Thursday, September 5, 2019

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.

Millennium Square

Millennium Square Stargazing (first clear night: Friday or Saturday)

Friday, September 6, 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

Solar Observing

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.

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.

CAO 2019 Fall Work Party

Saturday, September 14, 2019 to Sunday, September 15, 2019

This year’s Fall Work Party will take place from September 14-15, 2019.

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

Solar Observing at the Ontario Science Centre by Katrina Ince

Solar Observing*

Saturday, September 14, 2019 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

This event is held if the previous event did not happen because of overcast skies.
Join us at the Ontario Science Centre for our monthly Solar Observing on the TELUSCAPE observing pad.

Astronomy: A Fascinating Tour of the Universe

Gerrard/Ashdale Library: 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.

John Percy

Deer Park Library: Toronto's Astronomical Heritage

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.
Bryan Gaensler

Barbara Frum Library: The Dish, the Desert and the Dawn of the Universe

Thursday, September 19, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

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

Star Trails by Steve McKinney

Dark Sky Star Party (first clear night: Monday, Tuesday or Thursday)

Monday, September 23, 2019 to Thursday, September 26, 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.

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.
City Star Party

City Star Party (first clear night: Monday to Thursday)

Monday, September 30, 2019 to Thursday, October 3, 2019

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.

Millennium Square

Millennium Square Stargazing (first clear night: Friday or Saturday)

Friday, October 4, 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

Solar Observing

Saturday, October 5, 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.

Evening Telescope Observing

OSC: Evening Telescope Observing

Saturday, October 5, 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Have you ever looked through a telescope? Take a tour of the night sky through a telescope and snap a photo or two of your favourite celestial body.

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.

Solar Observing at the Ontario Science Centre by Katrina Ince

Solar Observing*

Saturday, October 12, 2019 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

This event is held if the previous event did not happen because of overcast skies.
Join us at the Ontario Science Centre for our monthly Solar Observing on the TELUSCAPE observing pad.

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.
Star Trails by Steve McKinney

Dark Sky Star Party (first clear night: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday or Friday)

Monday, October 28, 2019 to Friday, November 1, 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.

Solar Observing at the Ontario Science Centre by Katrina Ince

Solar Observing

Saturday, November 2, 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.

City Star Party

City Star Party (first clear night: Monday to Thursday)

Monday, November 4, 2019 to Thursday, November 7, 2019

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.

Solar Observing at the Ontario Science Centre by Katrina Ince

Solar Observing*

Saturday, November 9, 2019 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

This event is held if the previous event did not happen because of overcast skies.
Join us at the Ontario Science Centre for our monthly Solar Observing on the TELUSCAPE observing pad.

Evening Telescope Observing

OSC: Evening Telescope Observing

Saturday, November 9, 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Have you ever looked through a telescope? Take a tour of the night sky through a telescope and snap a photo or two of your favourite celestial body.

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.

Star Trails by Steve McKinney

Dark Sky Star Party (first clear night: Monday, Tuesday or Thursday)

Monday, November 25, 2019 to Thursday, November 28, 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.

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.
City Star Party

City Star Party (first clear night: Monday to Thursday)

Monday, December 2, 2019 to Thursday, December 5, 2019

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.

Solar Observing at the Ontario Science Centre by Katrina Ince

Solar Observing

Saturday, December 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.

Evening Telescope Observing

OSC: Evening Telescope Observing

Saturday, December 7, 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Have you ever looked through a telescope? Take a tour of the night sky through a telescope and snap a photo or two of your favourite celestial body.

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