Events

The New Era of Radio Astronomy
Wednesday, October 28, 2020 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Radio telescopes — such as the Canadian Hydrogen Intensity Mapping Experiment (CHIME), HIRAX, and the planned CHORD — will lead to unprecedented advances in astronomy. How will they shape future research?

Paul Delaney
Wednesday, October 28, 2020 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Watch the recorded video: https://youtu.be/NA8ghwOUjQ0
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.
Halloween Virtual Star Party
Saturday, October 31, 2020 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm

Are you ready to be bewitched? Join us for spellbinding stargazing at our Halloween Virtual Star Party! For the first time since 1944, a full Moon will light the Halloween sky.

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.
Unravelling the Mysterious Fast Radio Burst with CHIME
Saturday, November 7, 2020 - 7:30pm to 8:30pm
Since the first report of an extragalactic Fast Radio Burst (FRB) detection in 2007, the origins of these bright, short duration bursts of radio waves has been a highly contentious topic.
Ontario Science Centre at Night
Wednesday, November 11, 2020 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm

Join us for our monthly recreational astronomy night meeting. This is where our members get to show their latest projects or give tutorials and tips on just about everything to do with astronomy.

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.

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.

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.

Ontario Science Centre at Night
Wednesday, November 25, 2020 - 7:30pm to 10:30pm
Join us for our monthly Speaker's Night where a professional astronomer gets to tell us about their latest research. Following the talk we will convene our Annual Meeting.
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.
Ontario Science Centre at Night
Wednesday, December 9, 2020 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm

Join us for our monthly recreational astronomy night meeting. This is where our members get to show their latest projects or give tutorials and tips on just about everything to do with astronomy.

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.