Organized by Astronomical Community

Explore the Universe
Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm
Happy Fall Equinox! We'll spend this session talking a bit about what equinoxes and solstices actually are, and will then jump into some lunar targets.
Hot air or big news: life on Venus?
Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 4:00pm to 4:15pm

In a year filled with previously unimagined news, this announcement might have been the most surprising: Scientists have identified signs of possible life, not far out in the galaxy, but right next door, on Venus.

Robert J. Sawyer
Friday, September 11, 2020 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm
The space science behind Hugo Award-winning science-fiction writer Robert J. Sawyer's new novel, The Oppenheimer Alternative.
Planet Party!
Saturday, September 12, 2020 - 8:00pm to 11:30pm
Watch the recorded video: https://youtu.be/b1HoUsDjXxI
Cosmos From Your Couch
Tuesday, August 18, 2020 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
“O, swear not by the moon, th’inconstant moon
That monthly changes in her circled orb,
Lest that thy love prove likewise variable”
David Levy
Thursday, July 30, 2020 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Comet NEOWISE has been the sensation of our July skies, the first naked-eye comet for the Northern Hemisphere in ages.

The Insider's Guide to the Galaxy
Tuesday, July 14, 2020 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
The best objects of all types to see in the summer months, using unaided eyes, binoculars, and telescopes. We'll give you some tips on using nebula filters, and dive into some history about Scorpius and Sagittarius!
Cosmos From Your Couch
Tuesday, July 14, 2020 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

The colourful stars and galaxies that we can see with our eyes and traditional telescopes are only a small portion of the light coming from the sky.

Perseverance on Mars
Wednesday, July 15, 2020 - 2:00pm to 2:30pm

NASA’s newest rover Perseverance launches July 30. Ahead of the big day, join planetary scientists Sara Mazrouei and Tanya Harrison on Wednesday, July 15 at 2 p.m. for a Facebook Live event all about the Red Planet.

Christa Van Laerhoven
Thursday, July 2, 2020 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

The collections of moons that orbit our giant planets are very like miniature planetary systems, each with their own dramatic history.

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