Events

Texas Star Party

Sunday, May 21, 2017 to Sunday, May 28, 2017

Prude Ranch near Fort Davis, Texas
https://texasstarparty.org/

Ontario Science Centre at Night

Recreational Astronomy Night

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 -
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

First light spring 2017 (3/3)

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 -
7:30pm to 9:30pm

If you have joined RASC Toronto Centre in the years of 2016 and 2017 and have yet to attend an orientation get-together, we would like to formally welcome you to the society and to provide information about the activities and opportunities within

Vicky Kalogera

CITA Sackler Lecture: Einstein’s Waves: New Cosmic Sounds (POSTPONED)

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 -
7:30pm to 9:00pm

This event has been postponed to the fall. A new date will be set at a later time.

New Moon

New Moon - 3:44pm EDT

Thursday, May 25, 2017

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

UofT Planetarium: The Life and Death of Stars

Friday, May 26, 2017 -
7:00pm to 10:00pm

Showtimes: 7:00pm, 8:00pm and 9:00pm

RASC Mississauga: Exoplanetary Update: Proxima Centauri b

Friday, May 26, 2017 - 8:00pm

Speaker: Professor Paul Delaney, York University

CAO 2017 Spring Work Party

Saturday, May 27, 2017 to Sunday, May 28, 2017

It’s that time of year again…..time to get the Carr Astronomical Observatory (CAO) ready for another season of observing for our members.

Star Trails by Steve McKinney

Dark Sky Star Party (first clear night)

Monday, May 29, 2017 to Thursday, June 1, 2017

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.

Millennium Square Stargazing Night

Friday, June 2, 2017 -
6:00pm to 11:00pm

Everyone is invited to join us and Durham Skies on June 2 for stargazing at the edge of Lake Ontario.

Solar Observing at the Ontario Science Centre by Katrina Ince

Solar Observing

Saturday, June 3, 2017 -
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.

Artist's concept of a near-Earth object

Solar System Social: Asteroids, Beer & Meteorites

Saturday, June 3, 2017 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm

Solar System Social is a space-themed speaker series that brings exciting ideas and research from the field of planetary science to the general public in form of short, informative, and interesting talks that last about 15 minutes each.

Cheryl Bartlett

UTM: We, Together: Integrative Science and Two-Eyed Seeing

Monday, June 5, 2017 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm
Prof. Cheryl Bartlett was co-developer of "Integrative Science" and of "Two-Eyed Seeing," and was one of the organizers of International Year of Astronomy in Canada. In this sesquicentennial year, when Aboriginal culture and education require our attention, her work is of special interest.

RASC Mississauga: Astronomy Evening at Riverwood

Tuesday, June 6, 2017 -
9:00pm to 10:30pm
Explore the universe with members of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada. Telescopes will be set up to give you amazing views of our Moon, the planets and more!
Solar Observing at the Ontario Science Centre by Katrina Ince

Solar Observing*

Saturday, June 10, 2017 -
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.

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