Events

Grand Tour of the Cosmos

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

Friday, February 22, 2019 -
7:00pm to 10:15pm

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

Dunlap Institute SpaceTime

Dunlap Institute: SpaceTime

Saturday, February 23, 2019 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm
It's Time for Space! We’re super-excited to announce our new event series: SpaceTime! SpaceTime is an all-ages, inclusive celebration of astronomy, curiosity, and discovery.
Mars

RCIScience/RASC Lecture: Should Humans Go to Mars? (WAITLIST)

Sunday, February 24, 2019 -
2:00pm to 3:30pm

What can we learn with humans that the much safer robotic explorers cannot tell us? Is it worth the risk? Is there really any reason to go to Mars other than "because it's there?"

UofT Planetarium: The Life and Death of Stars

Friday, March 1, 2019 -
6:15pm to 8:30pm

Showtimes: 6:15pm, 7:30pm

Grand Tour of the Cosmos

UofT Planetarium: Grand Tour of the Cosmos

Saturday, March 2, 2019 -
7:00pm to 10:15pm

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

Kepler Space Telescope

UofT AstroTour: Kepler’s Story: How one telescope changed everything we know about exoplanets

Thursday, March 7, 2019 -
8:00pm to 10:30pm

Astronomers discovered the first planets outside of our solar system almost thirty years ago, opening up an exciting new field of research in astronomy.

Michel Fich

RASC Hamilton: New Frontiers in Observational Cosmology

Thursday, March 7, 2019 -
8:00pm to 10:00pm

Our most recent generation of cosmology experiments, such as the Planck satellite and observations of distant supernovae, has reduced all of cosmology to the very precise measurement of eight parameters.

Millennium Square

Millennium Square Stargazing (first clear night: Friday or Saturday)

Friday, March 8, 2019 -
6:00pm to 11:00pm

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

A Step Back, and a Look Up

Hamilton Amateur Astronomers: A Step Back, and a Look Up

Friday, March 8, 2019 -
7:30pm to 10:00pm

Amateur astronomy is a hobby of great diversity.

Kepler planetary discoveries

UofT Planetarium: Kids March Break Show

Tuesday, March 12, 2019 -
10:30am to 11:30am

Rocket away from the Earth on a tour through our solar system and beyond. Starting with highlights from the Toronto night sky, this show will take you on an epic cosmic journey.

Kepler planetary discoveries

UofT Planetarium: Kids March Break Show

Thursday, March 14, 2019 -
11:00am to 2:00pm

Showtimes: 11:00am, 1:00pm

Grand Tour of the Cosmos

UofT Planetarium: Grand Tour of the Cosmos

Friday, March 15, 2019 -
7:00pm to 10:15pm

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

CANPEAKS Adventures

CANPEAKS: Connect with the Stars

Saturday, March 16, 2019 -
8:30pm to 11:30pm

CANPEAKS and local astronomer Tim Claydon from the Durham Region Astronmical Association, welcome you to Connect with the Stars!

Ele Willoughby

Albert Campbell Library: Being an Astronaut Candidate

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm

Ele Willoughby, PhD, talks about her experience of being part of the Canadian Space Agency's Astronaut Recruitment Program.

Dr. Renée Hložek

Dunlap Institute: Astronomy on Tap T.O.

Friday, March 22, 2019 -
8:00pm to 11:00pm

Join on us on Friday March 22, at The Great Hall for an evening of pints, astronomy news, and mind-expanding talks from University of Toronto astronomers.

UofT Planetarium: The Life and Death of Stars

Saturday, March 23, 2019 -
6:15pm to 8:30pm

Showtimes: 6:15pm, 7:30pm

Earth Hour

Earth Hour

Saturday, March 30, 2019 -
8:30pm to 9:30pm
Ele Willoughby

Danforth/Coxwell Library: Being an Astronaut Candidate

Tuesday, April 2, 2019 -
6:30pm to 7:30pm

Ele Willoughby, PhD, talks about her experience of being part of the Canadian Space Agency's Astronaut Recruitment Program.

NEAF show floor

North-East Astronomy Forum

Saturday, April 6, 2019 to Sunday, April 7, 2019

RASC Mississauga: Astronomy Night at the Riverwood Conservancy

Tuesday, April 9, 2019 -
8:30pm to 10:00pm

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.

Millennium Square

Millennium Square Stargazing (first clear night: Friday or Saturday)

Friday, April 12, 2019 -
6:00pm to 11:00pm

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

Millennium Square

Millennium Square Stargazing (first clear night: Friday or Saturday)

Friday, May 10, 2019 -
6:00pm to 11:00pm

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

International Astronomy Day

Saturday, May 11, 2019
Millennium Square

Millennium Square Stargazing (first clear night: Friday or Saturday)

Friday, June 7, 2019 -
6:00pm to 11:00pm

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

RASC Seal

2019 RASC General Assembly in Toronto

Thursday, June 13, 2019 to Sunday, June 16, 2019

The 2019 RASC General Assembly will be held in Toronto at York University from June 13–16, 2019. The theme of the General Assembly will be Education and Public Outreach.

Millennium Square

Millennium Square Stargazing (first clear night: Friday or Saturday)

Friday, July 5, 2019 -
6:00pm to 11:00pm

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

Millennium Square

Millennium Square Stargazing (first clear night: Friday or Saturday)

Friday, August 2, 2019 -
6:00pm to 11:00pm

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

Starfest

Thursday, August 22, 2019 to Sunday, August 25, 2019
Millennium Square

Millennium Square Stargazing (first clear night: Friday or Saturday)

Friday, September 6, 2019 -
6:00pm to 11:00pm

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

Millennium Square

Millennium Square Stargazing (first clear night: Friday or Saturday)

Friday, October 4, 2019 -
6:00pm to 11:00pm

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