Events

DDO: Sunday Sungazing
Sunday, October 24, 2021 - 12:30pm to 1:00pm
Safely observe the Sun with us, from the comfort of your home! During these family-friendly sessions, a DDO Astronomer will answer your questions about our closest star: the Sun!
Oct23 Astronomy Speaker's Night - Joshua Speagle
Saturday, October 23, 2021 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm

Join us, from the comfort of your home! This program will feature live-stream views from the DDO's 74-Inch telescope (Weather permitting). Explore breaking news from space and current research into what lies beyond our home planet!

Astro Trivia Night - October 21
Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Attention astronomy fans! We hope after a summer break that you're rested and ready for another Astro Trivia Night!

Play games, win prizes, and challenge your friends! It all starts Thursday, October 21 at 7:00pm EDT.

SkyNews: Subs and Stars
Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 8:00pm to 9:00pm
So you’ve managed to open PixInsight, download the free Lagoon Nebula package from SkyNews and stack the LRGB and Hydrogen-alpha data into an image. Now you want to do more.
International Observe the Moon Night
Saturday, October 16, 2021 - 3:00pm to 9:00pm

This event unites Moon enthusiasts and curious people worldwide on one day each year to look at and learn about the Moon. Meet space professionals and explore Moon-related topics in a virtual setting.

The Insider's Guide to the Galaxy
Tuesday, October 12, 2021 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm

Join us online to learn basic astronomy that you can do on your own from your backyard!

Ontario Science Centre at Night
Wednesday, October 6, 2021 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm
Watch the recorded video: https://youtu.be/-TILMj1ytEM
A New View of the Universe from the Earth’s South Pole
Wednesday, October 6, 2021 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Physicist Naoko Kurahashi Neilson will share her experiences researching fundamental particles at the remote IceCube Neutrino Observatory in Antarctica.
Ask an Astronaut
Wednesday, October 6, 2021 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm

What does it take to become an astronaut? Find out from Canadian Space Agency (CSA) astronaut Joshua Kutryk. Learn about Joshua’s education, training and his aspirations to explore outer space.

An Evening with Webb
Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm

The James Webb Space Telescope, launching this year, is set to change the world of astronomy.

NASA Space Apps Toronto
Saturday, October 2, 2021 to Sunday, October 3, 2021
SPACE & SCIENCE-LOVING PROBLEM-SOLVERS IN TORONTO… LET’S TAKE UP THE CHALLENGE!
Toronto's Online Story Hour - Indigenous in STEM
Thursday, September 30, 2021 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

On Thursday, September 30th at 7:00pm EDT, join us for our online live show! Three Indigenous storytellers will share their true, personal stories about science.

Dava Sobel, "Women’s Work at the Dawn of Astrophysics"
Wednesday, September 29, 2021 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm

Dava Sobel: "Women’s Work at the Dawn of Astrophysics"

The Insider's Guide to the Galaxy
Tuesday, September 28, 2021 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm

Join us online to learn basic astronomy that you can do on your own from your backyard!

Up in the Sky
Friday, September 24, 2021 - 8:30pm to 10:00pm

Join us, from the comfort of your home! This program provides an illustrated one-hour presentation and discussion about what exciting celestial events to look for each season.

Dr. Laurie Rousseau-Nepton
Friday, September 24, 2021 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm

Learning about the Birth of Stars with SITELLE

SkyNews: Subs and Stars
Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 8:00pm to 9:00pm

Trying to get started in astroimage editing, but not sure where to begin? Join us for Subs and Stars, an eight-part instructional online series that teaches people how astrophotos are built and edited.

Ask an Astronomer
Sunday, September 19, 2021 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Explore the Universe - from the comfort of your home!

Astronomy Speaker's Night
Friday, September 17, 2021 - 8:30pm to 10:00pm

Join us, from the comfort of your home! This program will feature live-stream views from the DDO's 74-Inch telescope (Weather permitting). Explore breaking news from space and current research into what lies beyond our home planet!

The Insider's Guide to the Galaxy
Tuesday, September 14, 2021 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm

Join us online to learn basic astronomy that you can do on your own from your backyard!

Sunday Sungazing
Sunday, September 12, 2021 - 12:30pm to 1:00pm
Safely observe the Sun with us, from the comfort of your home! During these family-friendly sessions, a DDO Astronomer will answer your questions about our closest star: the Sun!
Planet Party!
Saturday, September 11, 2021 - 8:30pm to 10:30pm
Watch the recorded video: https://youtu.be/MR8CTh-mwSo
RAN ONLINE - September 08, 2021
Wednesday, September 8, 2021 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm
Watch the recorded video: https://youtu.be/OtcXETzmLN8
ASX Star Talk: Pursuing multiple lines of enquiry into cosmic dawn and cosmic noon
Wednesday, August 25, 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Curious about cosmology? Catch the ASX’s next Star Talk with postdoctoral researcher Dr. Dongwoo Chung on August 25!
Sunday Sungazing
Sunday, August 22, 2021 - 12:30pm to 1:00pm
Safely observe the Sun with us, from the comfort of your home! During these family-friendly sessions, a DDO Astronomer will answer your questions about our closest star: the Sun!
1M Anniversary Teletube
Wednesday, August 18, 2021 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Announcing another Allan I. Carswell Observatory Special Event! The 1m Telescope Anniversary!
The Insider's Guide to the Galaxy
Tuesday, August 17, 2021 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm

Join us online to learn basic astronomy that you can do on your own from your backyard!

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