Events

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.

Solar Observing at the Ontario Science Centre by Katrina Ince

Solar Observing

Saturday, April 1, 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.

Observing from the city

City Star Party (first clear night)

Monday, April 3, 2017 to Thursday, April 6, 2017

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, April 8, 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.

GW150914 gravitational wave event

Speaker's Night: Colliding black holes and gravitational waves: Seeing the universe through bizarre messengers

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 -
7:30pm to 10:00pm

Prof. Harald Pfeiffer, Canadian Institute for Theoretical Astrophysics

Star Trails by Steve McKinney

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

Monday, April 24, 2017 to Thursday, April 27, 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.

Star Trails

First light spring 2017 (1/3)

Wednesday, April 26, 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

Ontario Science Centre at Night

Recreational Astronomy Night

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 -
7:30pm to 10:00pm

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.

Ontario Science Centre at Night

International Astronomy Day - Star Party at the Ontario Science Centre

Saturday, April 29, 2017 -
7:30pm to 10:30pm

Telescope set up is at 8pm, the sun sets at 8:18pm. A young crescent Moon will be visible in the west and  Jupiter is rising in the east.

Who can attend: Everyone including non-members

Observing from the city

City Star Party (first clear night)

Monday, May 1, 2017 to Thursday, May 4, 2017

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, May 6, 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.

Star Trails

First light spring 2017 (2/3)

Wednesday, May 10, 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

Casey Moore

Speaker's Night: Martian weather: Is it really any different than winter in Canada?

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 -
7:30pm to 10:00pm

It is commonly believed that Mars is a cold, dry place. Due in large part to orbital imagery and robotic exploration of the Martian surface we can say without a doubt that Mars is indeed dry.

Solar Observing at the Ontario Science Centre by Katrina Ince

Solar Observing*

Saturday, May 13, 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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Deadline for Jun/July SCOPE Newsletter

Monday, May 15, 2017

Submit your articles for the SCOPE newsletter to the SCOPEeditor@rascto.ca.

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