Events

Solar Observing at the Ontario Science Centre by Katrina Ince

Solar Observing (NO GO)

Saturday, June 23, 2018 -
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

Millennium Square Stargazing Night (NO GO for Saturday)

Saturday, June 23, 2018 -
6:00pm to 11:00pm

Everyone is invited to join us and Durham Skies on June 23 for stargazing at the edge of Lake Ontario.

Shoot the Moon Star Party

OSC: Shoot the Moon Star Party

Saturday, June 23, 2018 -
7:00pm to 11:00pm

To the Moon and back! Show the Earth’s only natural satellite a little love by taking its picture with your smartphone or digital camera.

Richmond Hill DDO

DDO Family Night (WAITLIST)

Saturday, June 23, 2018 -
9:00pm to 11:00pm

This weekend tour introduces families to the wonders of astronomy through an indoor planetarium experience, craft activities for younger visitors and stargazing.

RASC Seal

2018 RASC General Assembly in Calgary

Thursday, June 28, 2018 to Tuesday, July 3, 2018
Grand Tour of the Cosmos

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

Friday, June 29, 2018 -
7:00pm to 10:15pm

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

CPSX Space Camp

Western: Summer Space Camp 2018

Tuesday, July 3, 2018
In the summer months of July and August, the Centre for Planetary Science & Exploration (CPSX) at Western University offers a Space Science and Technology themed summer camp for children ages 9 to 11.
The Story Collider - LGBTQ in STEM

The Story Collider: LGBTQ in STEM

Thursday, July 5, 2018 -
7:30pm to 9:30pm
This July, in celebration of the first international LGBTQ STEM Day, The Story Collider will present five true, personal stories about science from members of the LGBTQ+ community.
Katrina Ince Lum with Award

Open House and Awards Picnic at the E.C. Carr Astronomical Observatory

Saturday, July 7, 2018

Toronto Centre members and their families are cordially invited to attend the 20th Annual Carr Astronomical Observatory (CAO) Open House and RASC Toronto Centre Awards Picnic on Saturday, July 7th, 2018.

Richmond Hill DDO

DDO Family Night

Saturday, July 7, 2018 -
9:00pm to 11:00pm

This weekend tour introduces families to the wonders of astronomy through an indoor planetarium experience, craft activities for younger visitors and stargazing.

Star Trails by Steve McKinney

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

Monday, July 9, 2018 to Thursday, July 12, 2018

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.

ALCON 2018

ALCON 2018

Wednesday, July 11, 2018 to Saturday, July 14, 2018

UofT Planetarium: The Life and Death of Stars

Friday, July 13, 2018 -
7:00pm to 10:15pm

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

Grand Tour of the Cosmos

UofT Planetarium: Grand Tour of the Cosmos

Saturday, July 14, 2018 -
7:00pm to 10:15pm

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

Richmond Hill DDO

DDO Family Night (WAITLIST)

Saturday, July 14, 2018 -
9:00pm to 11:00pm

This weekend tour introduces families to the wonders of astronomy through an indoor planetarium experience, craft activities for younger visitors and stargazing.

Observing from the city

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

Monday, July 16, 2018 to Thursday, July 19, 2018

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.

Ontario Science Centre at Night

Recreational Astronomy Night

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 -
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.

Kortright Astronomy

Kortright Centre: Midnight Astronomy

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 8:30pm to Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 12:00am

Receive a detailed introduction to the basics of Astronomy through an indoor presentation. Learn your way around the night sky in an amazing portable planetarium.

Millennium Square

Millennium Square Stargazing Night

Friday, July 20, 2018 -
6:00pm to 11:00pm

Everyone is invited to join us and Durham Skies on July 20 for stargazing at the edge of Lake Ontario.

UofT Planetarium: The Life and Death of Stars

Saturday, July 21, 2018 -
7:00pm to 10:15pm

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

Roberto Abraham

S. Walter Stewart Library: Finding Your Place in Space and Time

Tuesday, July 24, 2018 -
6:30pm to 7:30pm

In this talk, Prof. Roberto Abraham will will try to give you a "cosmic perspective," by describing what we know about the nature of the Universe and your place in it.

RASC Mississauga: Astronomy Night at the Riverwood Conservancy

Tuesday, July 24, 2018 -
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 the Moon, the planets and more! Meet at the Chappell House Lawn.

Mars Extravaganza 2018

York University Observatory: Mars Extravaganza 2018

Tuesday, July 24, 2018 - 9:00pm to Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 11:45pm

Come join the Allan I. Carswell team at York University to view Mars at opposition. Mars will appear brighter then it has been for 15 years and will not be this bright again until 2035!

Mars at opposition

Friday, July 27, 2018

Mars is in the most favourable position to observe in 2018 and is due south at local midnight. 

Grand Tour of the Cosmos

UofT Planetarium: Grand Tour of the Cosmos

Friday, July 27, 2018 -
7:00pm to 10:15pm

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

Solar Observing at the Ontario Science Centre by Katrina Ince

Solar Observing

Saturday, July 28, 2018 -
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.

Richmond Hill DDO

DDO Family Event - Mars Opposition (WAITLIST)

Saturday, July 28, 2018 -
9:00pm to 11:00pm
The Mars Opposition is our best opportunity to observe the Red Planet for the next several years. Join us at the David Dunlap Observatory to stage the next Martian Invasion of Richmond Hill.
International Astronomical Youth Camp

International Astronomical Youth Camp

Sunday, July 29, 2018

The International Astronomical Youth Camp (IAYC) is a three-week-long summer camp in the UK aiming to promote knowledge of astronomy and related sciences in a unique international atmosphere.

Mount Kobau Star Party

Saturday, August 4, 2018 to Saturday, August 11, 2018
Star Trails by Steve McKinney

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

Monday, August 6, 2018 to Thursday, August 9, 2018

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.

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