Events

Ontario Science Centre at Night

Recreational Astronomy Night

Wednesday, February 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.

UofT Planetarium: Imagining the Size of the Universe (SOLD OUT)

Thursday, February 16, 2017 -
7:00pm to 10:00pm

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

Solar Observing at the Ontario Science Centre by Katrina Ince

Solar Observing (NO GO)

Saturday, February 11, 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.

Penumbral lunar eclipse

Saturday, February 11, 2017

Tyler Natoli

Speaker's Night: Observing the Cosmic Microwave Background with the South Pole Telescope

Wednesday, February 8, 2017 -
7:30pm to 9:30pm

Speaker: Dr. Tyler Natoli, Dunlap Institute for Astronomy & Astrophysics

Origins Institute: The Scientific Quest to Understand the Origin of Life

Monday, February 6, 2017 -
7:30pm to 10:00pm

Dr. Nicholas V. Hud - Sigma Xi Distinguished Lecture

Solar Observing at the Ontario Science Centre by Katrina Ince

Solar Observing (NO GO)

Saturday, February 4, 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.

Supernova

UofT AstroTour: The Magnificent Death of Stars

Thursday, February 2, 2017 -
8:00pm to 10:00pm
Source of many wonders, stars also have finite lifetimes, which can end with a shredding breath before falling into obscurity – as our sun shall one day – or with magnificent explosions (supernovae) that can outshine a whole galaxy for a day.
Rina Piccolo

Leaside Library: Fun with Physics: A Cartoon Look at the Nature of Reality

Wednesday, February 1, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm

What would happen to you if you fell into a black hole? Why is Dark Matter so mysterious? These are some questions that will be explored with a visual showcase of cartoons and comics. A presentation by Rina Piccolo.

Observing from the city

City Star Party (GO for Monday)

Monday, January 30, 2017 -
7:30pm to 10:30pm

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.

Pluto & Charon

UofT Planetarium: The Underdogs of the Solar System: Moons, Asteroids, Comets, and Other Small Rocky Objects (SOLD OUT)

Friday, January 27, 2017 -
7:00pm to 10:00pm

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

ASX Symposium: What Ifs: Is the Impossible, Possible?

ASX Symposium: What Ifs: Is the Impossible, Possible?

Friday, January 27, 2017 -
7:00pm to 10:00pm

This is the 14th annual symposium organized by ASX and this year the theme is: "What Ifs: Is the Impossible, Possible?"

New Moon

New Moon - 7:07pm EST

Friday, January 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.

Ontario Science Centre at Night

Recreational Astronomy Night

Wednesday, January 25, 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.

Don Mills Library: Astronomy at the South Pole

Wednesday, January 25, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm

In a quest for ever-clearer views of the sky astronomers put telescopes in remote places, even in the middle of Antarctica.

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