Star Trails by Steve McKinney

Dark Sky Star Party (NO GO)

Monday, March 27, 2017 to Thursday, March 30, 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.

New Moon

New Moon - 10:57pm EDT

Monday, March 27, 2017

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

Earth at Night (NASA)

Earth Hour

Saturday, March 25, 2017 -
8:30pm to 9:30pm

Earth Hour is a worldwide movement for the planet organized by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF).

NASA Blue Marble West

UofT AstroTour: Special Earth Hour Event – In the Darkness There is Light

Saturday, March 25, 2017 -
6:00pm to 10:00pm

Speaker: Prof. Suresh Sivanandam, Dunlap Institute for Astronomy & Astrophysics

Jennifer West

RASC Mississauga: Nature’s Supercolliders: Supernova remnants and how they are connected to our galaxy

Friday, March 24, 2017 -
8:00pm to 10:00pm

The explosion of a star, or supernova, is one of the most extreme events in the universe, responsible for creating the heavy elements essential for life.

UofT Planetarium: Voyager’s Odyssey: A Small Probe’s Adventures into Interstellar Space (SOLD OUT)

Friday, March 24, 2017 -
7:00pm to 10:00pm

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

Algonquin Radio Observatory

ASX Star Talk: The Algonquin Pulsar Project

Thursday, March 23, 2017 -
8:00pm to 10:00pm

Speaker: Prof. Ue-Li Pen, Canadian Institute for Theoretical Astrophysics

William Trischuk

Deer Park Library: CERN discovers A Higgs Boson (The Higgs Boson?)

Thursday, March 23, 2017 -
2:00pm to 3:15pm
Join Professor William Trischuk, U of T Physics, a founding member of the ATLAS experiment, as he discusses his work with CERN and the discovery of the Higgs Boson.
Ontario Science Centre at Night

Recreational Astronomy Night

Wednesday, March 22, 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.

Vernal Equinox

Monday, March 20, 2017

Day and night are equally long

Let's Talk Science

Highland Creek Library: March Break: Super Stars!

Friday, March 17, 2017 -
2:00pm to 3:30pm

Let's Talk Science presents a workshop on Astronomy. Learn about the different constellations and discover what stars are made of.

Searching for exoplanetary systems

UofT Planetarium: March Break Show: Journey to the Planets

Friday, March 17, 2017 -
12:00pm to 2:00pm

Showtimes: 12:00pm, 1:00pm

Searching for exoplanetary systems

UofT Planetarium: March Break Show: Journey to the Planets

Thursday, March 16, 2017 -
10:00am to 1:00pm

Showtimes: 10:00am, 11:00am, 12:00pm


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Wednesday, March 15, 2017

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Searching for exoplanetary systems

UofT Planetarium: March Break Show: Journey to the Planets

Tuesday, March 14, 2017 -
12:00pm to 2:00pm

Showtimes: 12:00pm, 1:00pm