Events

RASC Robotic Telescope
Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 9:00pm to 11:00pm
Watch the recorded video: https://youtu.be/_7vj3eKYYTY
Michael Watson
Saturday, February 22, 2020 - 2:30pm to 4:00pm

In this talk and slide show, Michael Watson will discuss his 2018 and 2019 trips to Australia, which included several nights of stargazing and astrophotography from the dark skies of the Australian Outback.

QUANTUM + Pop Culture
Sunday, February 23, 2020 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm

Quantum physics has taken its position with rocket science in pop culture as a shorthand for frighteningly complicated science.

Star Trails by Steve McKinney
Monday, February 24, 2020 to Thursday, February 27, 2020

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.

Inclusion is the Path to Excellence: The Importance of Allyship in STEM
Monday, February 24, 2020 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm

Panel Discussion on Inclusion and Allyship in STEM

Amy Shira Teitel - Fighting For Space
Wednesday, February 26, 2020 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
The first In Her Voice event of 2020 will feature Amy Shira Teitel. Amy will be discussing and signing copies of her new book, Fighting for Space.
Sunrise
Wednesday, February 26, 2020 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm

The Royal Astronomical Society of Canada, Toronto Centre, invites new members and their family who are also members, to join an orientation get together – First Light 2020.

Ontario Science Centre at Night
Wednesday, February 26, 2020 - 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.

The Death of a Universe by Dr. Katie Mack
Thursday, February 27, 2020 - 6:00pm to 10:00pm
The Big Bang theory tells the story of the beginning of the Universe, our cosmic home for the last 13.8 billion years. But what is the story of its end?
ASX Annual Symposium: Fiction to Fact: Step into Sci-Fi
Friday, February 28, 2020 - 6:30pm to 10:00pm

Where is the line drawn between 20th century science fiction and 21st century science fact?

For All Humankind
Saturday, February 29, 2020 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm

Join "professional Martian" Dr. Tanya Harrison and "geographer of space" Dr. Danny Bednar as they discuss the ongoing impacts of the Moon landing on human imagination, ambition, and achievement. Moderated by Dr. Sara Mazrouei.

City Star Party
Monday, March 2, 2020 to Thursday, March 5, 2020

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.

Shohini Ghose
Wednesday, March 4, 2020 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

You’ve likely heard of quantum computing. This emerging form of technology harnesses counter-intuitive properties of the subatomic realm to perform tasks that would overwhelm even today’s most powerful “classical” computers.

Unlocking Cosmic Mysteries with the Invisible Radio Universe
Thursday, March 5, 2020 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm

The epoch of 'Cosmic Dawn', when the first stars and galaxies were born, about a hundred million years after the Big Bang - is considered the 'final frontier' of research in cosmology today.

Solar Observing at the Ontario Science Centre by Katrina Ince
Saturday, March 7, 2020 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Join us at the Ontario Science Centre for our monthly Solar Observing on the TELUSCAPE.
Evening Telescope Observing
Saturday, March 7, 2020 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Have you ever looked through a telescope? Take a tour of the night sky through a telescope and snap a photo or two of your favourite celestial body.

Ontario Science Centre at Night
Wednesday, March 11, 2020 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Join us for our monthly Speaker's Night where a professional astronomer gets to tell us about their latest research.
Brian Greene
Wednesday, March 11, 2020 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm

Explore humanity's search for meaning in an evolving universe with the world-renowned physicist and best-selling author of The Elegant Universe.

Sunrise
Wednesday, March 11, 2020 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm

The Royal Astronomical Society of Canada, Toronto Centre, invites new members and their family who are also members, to join an orientation get together – First Light 2020.

Friday, March 20, 2020 - 8:00pm to 11:00pm

Quench your thirst for astronomy!

On Friday, March 20, 2020 at The Great Hall! It'll be another fun evening of pints, astronomy news, mind-expanding talks, games, prizes, and Dunlap merchandise for sale!

Star Trails by Steve McKinney
Monday, March 23, 2020 to Thursday, March 26, 2020

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.

Ontario Science Centre at Night
Wednesday, March 25, 2020 - 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.

Sunrise
Wednesday, March 25, 2020 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm

The Royal Astronomical Society of Canada, Toronto Centre, invites new members and their family who are also members, to join an orientation get together – First Light 2020.

City Star Party
Monday, March 30, 2020 to Thursday, April 2, 2020

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.

Millennium Square
Friday, April 3, 2020 - 6:00pm to 11:00pm

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

Solar Observing at the Ontario Science Centre by Katrina Ince
Saturday, April 4, 2020 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Join us at the Ontario Science Centre for our monthly Solar Observing on the TELUSCAPE.
Ontario Science Centre at Night
Wednesday, April 15, 2020 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Join us for our monthly Speaker's Night where a professional astronomer gets to tell us about their latest research.
Star Trails by Steve McKinney
Monday, April 20, 2020 to Thursday, April 23, 2020

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.

City Star Party
Monday, April 27, 2020 to Thursday, April 30, 2020

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.

Astronomy Night at the Riverwood Conservancy
Tuesday, April 28, 2020 - 8:30pm to 10:00pm

Explore the universe with members of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada. Telescopes will be set up to provide stellar views of the Moon, the planets and more.

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