Events

Cosmos From Your Couch - Questions
Thursday, April 2, 2020 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Do you have a question for one of our astronomers? Our expert team will be live on Thursday, April 2nd at 7pm EDT for a “Cosmos From Your Couch” – Q and A edition!
Wednesday, April 1, 2020 - 8:00pm to 9:00pm

Join us for our first RASC, Toronto Centre Online meeting with Blake Nancarrow presenting The Sky This Month.

Astronomy in Action - Planetarium Live!
Tuesday, March 31, 2020 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Tuesday at 7:00pm is episode 2 of Planetarium Live! We have @jesserogerson joining us for answers to some popular space questions! Come join in and ask your own questions! Let's explore the universe together!
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.

High Park Star Party
Saturday, March 28, 2020 - 9:30pm to 11:30pm

CANCELLED due to Temporary Closure. For more information please visit HERE.

Oshawa Museum Earth Hour 2020
Saturday, March 28, 2020 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm

This Earth Hour, turn out the lights and turn up the lamplight. Visit Henry House after hours and learn about life before electricity. Costumed guides are on hand this evening to shed light on an earlier time.

Illustris TNG Collaboration
Friday, March 27, 2020 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Fourteen billion years ago, the universe was little more than a cloud of hot hydrogen gas. Dr. Patrick Breysse will tell the story of how that cloud of gas evolved into all of the galaxies, stars, and planets we see around us today.

Astronomy in Action
Friday, March 27, 2020 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Join us Friday night at 7pm EDT for a live Q&A about astronomy and space! Planetarium Live is a free live stream where viewers can ask questions, learn about the night sky, and enjoy some space from the comfort of home.

Whispers From the Cosmos
Thursday, March 26, 2020 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

The recent discovery of gravitational waves marks the dawn of a new field of astronomy and provides new opportunities to study several elusive systems in the Cosmos.

Virtual Star Party
Wednesday, March 25, 2020 - 10:30pm to 11:45pm

COVID-19 got you down? Getting bored sitting at home in self-isolation? Come take a look at the stars from the comfort of your own home!

Ontario Science Centre at Night
Wednesday, March 25, 2020 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm

Due to the temporary closure of the Ontario Science Centre until April 5th, this event has been cancelled.

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

Due to the temporary closure of the Ontario Science Centre until April 5th, this event has been cancelled.

Tuesday, March 24, 2020 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

In this talk Dr. Roberto Abraham will do his best to give you an astronomical perspective on Life, the Universe, and Everything.

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.

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

We are sad to announce that, as a precaution to protect against COVID-19, we will be cancelling Astronomy on Tap for March 20.

The Apollo 13 Mission
Friday, March 20, 2020 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm

Due to the COVID-19 crisis and the suspension of in-person classes at UTM, we have cancelled this meeting.

Dark Energy and Dark Matter
Thursday, March 19, 2020 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Looking for a way to connect with the wider world–or maybe the wider universe during the pandemic? The Dunlap Institute and our partners from across the University of Toronto want to connect with you!

The Big Bang
Wednesday, March 18, 2020 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Looking for a way to connect with the wider world–or maybe the wider universe during the pandemic? The Dunlap Institute and our partners from across the University of Toronto want to connect with you!

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.

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.

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.

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.
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.

UTAAS Sidewalk Astronomy
Wednesday, March 4, 2020 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm

The skies look clear so it's time to grab our telescopes and meet at front campus with UTAAS!

It's midterm season and we need a healthy distraction from studying. 

City Star Party
Wednesday, March 4, 2020 - 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.

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.

Space Exploration: Research & Opportunities
Wednesday, March 4, 2020 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Interested in space technologies and careers in the field? This is the event for you!

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.

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?

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