Events

UTAT - Natalie Panek
Friday, January 15, 2021 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
The University of Toronto Aerospace Team invites you to attend our Women of Aerospace Speaker Series! Our next event will be held on January 15th, 2021 at 7:00pm EST with Natalie Panek, Senior Engineer in Systems Design at MDA.
Oak Ridges Community Centre
Saturday, January 9, 2021 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Just got a new ‘scope?' Already had one for years that’s been collecting dust? The Royal Astronomical Society of Canada is hosting a telescope clinic to help you get started.

RAN ONLINE - January 06, 2021
Wednesday, January 6, 2021 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm
Watch the recorded video: https://youtu.be/9Vx8hsgATgI
RASC Colour Seal
Monday, December 21, 2020 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm

RASC is partnering with Explore Scientific to bring you a star party of epic proportions!

Jupiter and Saturn - The Great Conjunction of 2020
Monday, December 21, 2020 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Announcing a Special Event at the Allan I. Carswell Observatory: Jupiter and Saturn - The Great Conjunction of 2020, Dec 21 from 4:00pm Toronto local time!

DDO - Ask an Astronomer
Sunday, December 20, 2020 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Join us, from the comfort of your home! Join science writer, astronomer, geophysicist, planetary scientist and RASC member Chris Vaughan in exploring the night sky!

Evening Telescope Observing
Saturday, December 19, 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.

Saturn and Jupiter Conjunction Live, December 18, 2020
Friday, December 18, 2020 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Rick Foster, Claudio Oriani and Blake Nancarrow will join Andrew Reid and Ward LeGrow with live views of Saturn and Jupiter conjunction on Dec 18, 2020.
The Insider's Guide to the Galaxy
Tuesday, December 15, 2020 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm

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

Origins Institute
Monday, December 14, 2020 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
The Origins Institute in partnership with the McMaster Alumni Association invite you to an online public lecture with Dr. Natalie Hinkel.
RAN ONLINE - December 09, 2020
Wednesday, December 9, 2020 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm
Watch the recorded video: https://youtu.be/pAnyTMFFuiI
Solar Observing at the Ontario Science Centre by Katrina Ince
Saturday, December 5, 2020 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Join us at the Ontario Science Centre for our monthly Solar Observing on the TELUSCAPE.
The Insider's Guide to the Galaxy
Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
Orion is one of the most recognizable constellations in our night sky, and is a favourite of astronomers everywhere for all the treasures it holds.
OSIRIS-REx and Bennu
Friday, November 27, 2020 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm

Speaker: Dr Michael Daly, Lassonde School of Engineering, York University

City Star Party
Monday, November 23, 2020 to Thursday, November 26, 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.

Evening Telescope Observing
Saturday, November 21, 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.

The Insider's Guide to the Galaxy
Tuesday, November 17, 2020 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
When better to talk about meteors and meteorites than on the peak of a meteor shower?
Origins Institute
Monday, November 16, 2020 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm

The Origins Institute at McMaster University invites you to a public lecture with Dr. Brad K Gibson, Professor and Director of the E.A. Milne Centre for Astrophysics at the University of Hull in the UK.

Star Trails by Steve McKinney
Monday, November 16, 2020 to Thursday, November 19, 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.

RAN ONLINE - November 12, 2020
Thursday, November 12, 2020 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm
Watch the recorded video: https://youtu.be/wopmFrGqBwY
Solar Observing at the Ontario Science Centre by Katrina Ince
Saturday, November 7, 2020 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Join us at the Ontario Science Centre for our monthly Solar Observing on the TELUSCAPE.
Sara Seager
Monday, November 2, 2020 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

In her beautiful and haunting memoir, The Smallest Lights in the Universe, MIT astrophysicist and planetary scientist, Sara Seager, chronicles the process of rediscovering a new future after a devastating tragedy.

Origins Institute
Monday, November 2, 2020 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm

The Origins Institute at McMaster University invites you to a public lecture with Dr. Kailash C. Sahu, an astronomer at the Space Telescope Science Institute, and an instrument scientist for the Hubble Space Telescope.

Halloween Virtual Star Party
Saturday, October 31, 2020 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm
Watch the recorded video: https://youtu.be/7I0V5Xk9UJo
Gary Crawford
Friday, October 30, 2020 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm

This presentation introduces the great divide between pseudoscience and science that exists in the world of archaeoastronomy, just as it does in other fields.

Explore the Universe
Thursday, October 29, 2020 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm
As we wrap up our series, we'll go over a few easy winter targets to get you started on your next season of observing. Join us to take a look at rising winter favourites such as Orion, Taurus, the Pleiades and the Orion Nebula.

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