At the David Dunlap Observatory (DDO)

Sunday Sungazing
Sunday, April 18, 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!
Up in the Sky
Saturday, April 24, 2021 - 8:00pm to 9:30pm

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.

Methane on Mars: Fact, Folly, or Figment? with Dr. John Moores
Saturday, August 29, 2020 - 7:30pm to 8:30pm

From the first announcement of its discovery in the atmosphere of Mars in 2003, methane has “punched above its weight” in our scientific imagination of the red planet.

Einstein's Great Prediction: The Discovery of Gravitational Waves
Saturday, August 8, 2020 - 7:30pm to 8:30pm

Just over one hundred years ago Albert Einstein revealed the Theory of General Relativity and one of its predictions, the existence of gravitational waves.

Star Light, Star Bright with Dr. Rachel Ward-Maxwell
Saturday, July 11, 2020 - 7:30pm to 8:30pm
Ever wonder what that bright object is in the night sky? From dying stars to shooting stars, there are many astronomical phenomena which have long inspired curiosity, fear, and awe.
Extraordinary Exoplanets with Emily Deibert
Saturday, July 4, 2020 - 7:30pm to 8:30pm

Over 4000 exoplanets have been discovered to date—but what do we really know about them, and how do we know it?

Virtual Mars Madness Event
Sunday, October 11, 2020 - 9:00pm to 11:30pm

Broadcasting Live from the Richmond Hill David Dunlap Observatory!

Virtual Mars Madness Event
Monday, October 12, 2020 - 9:00pm to 11:30pm

Broadcasting Live from the Richmond Hill David Dunlap Observatory!

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