Events

Ontario Science Centre at Night
Wednesday, May 27, 2020 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm

Join us online 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.

Étienne Trouvelot's images of Jupiter in 1877 and 1880
Thursday, May 21, 2020 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Join RASC archivist Randall Rosenfeld as he explores why hand-drawn astronomical pictures look odd to us, and the implications for what "truth at the eyepiece" may really mean.
Star Trails by Steve McKinney
Monday, May 18, 2020 to Thursday, May 21, 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.

Pint of Science Canada 2020
Monday, May 11, 2020 to Wednesday, May 13, 2020

We bring science to you - wherever you are! Get your computer, your favourite drink, and join us for the show. 54 amazing scientists from across the globe can't wait to share their passion with you - and it's free!

Heather Laird
Friday, May 8, 2020 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

A brief history of some of the important women actively involved in the advancement of amateur and professional astronomy and astrophysics in Canada over the last century.

Katie Mack
Wednesday, May 6, 2020 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

In a special live webcast on May 6 at 7 pm ET, theoretical cosmologist and science communicator Katie Mack — known to her many Twitter followers as @astrokatie — will answer questions about her favourite subject: the end of the universe.

Starlab Digital Planetarium
Sunday, May 3, 2020 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

This Spring, spend a Sunday afternoon in the OTHER dome at the DDO!

Solar Observing at the Ontario Science Centre by Katrina Ince
Saturday, May 2, 2020 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Join us at the Ontario Science Centre for our monthly Solar Observing on the TELUSCAPE. This is the area in front of the Science Centre's entrance. We use specialized telescopes that are safe to aim at the Sun.

Millennium Square
Friday, May 1, 2020 - 6:00pm to 11:00pm

Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, RASC, Toronto Centre is suspending all public outreach activites until May 15, 2020.

OSC - International Astronomy Day
Friday, May 1, 2020 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Watch the recorded video: https://bit.ly/3b1Oahy
Ontario Science Centre at Night
Wednesday, April 29, 2020 - 8:00pm to 9:30pm
Watch the recorded video: https://youtu.be/DXzy62Ft7C8
Astronomy Night at the Riverwood Conservancy
Tuesday, April 28, 2020 - 8:30pm to 10:00pm
This event has reached its capacity. Contact the Riverwood Conservancy for more information.
City Star Party
Monday, April 27, 2020 to Thursday, April 30, 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.

Chris Gainor
Friday, April 24, 2020 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Watch the recorded video: https://youtu.be/Uf_4my_-Q2Y
Star Trails by Steve McKinney
Monday, April 20, 2020 to Thursday, April 23, 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.

DDO - Krishna Vedala
Saturday, April 18, 2020 - 8:00pm to 10:30pm

Families will be introduced to the wonders of astronomy through a presentation on a variety of exciting astronomy topics, followed by age-appropriate celestial activities and a demonstration of the 74" telescope.

Astronomy in Action - Planetarium Live! 5
Thursday, April 16, 2020 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Planetarium Live! is an interactive journey through the cosmos! Every episode we learn some new concepts in Astronomy while encouraging questions and audience participation.

Michael De Robertis
Wednesday, April 15, 2020 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Watch the recorded video: https://youtu.be/xixknfRbtRk
Sunrise
Wednesday, April 15, 2020 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm

The Royal Astronomical Society of Canada, Toronto Centre, invites new members and their family who are also members, to join an orientation get together – First Light 2020.

Randy Attwood
Monday, April 13, 2020 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Fifty years ago, the third mission was launched to land two people on the Moon. On the third day of the flight, a problem occurred which cancelled the plans for the lunar landing and instead, started a race to get the astronauts home alive.

Yuri's Night 2020
Saturday, April 11, 2020 - 7:00pm to Sunday, April 12, 2020 - 1:00am
Join us on April 11 to celebrate Yuri’s Night as a global community!
SuperBIT
Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Is it possible to weigh the entire Universe? And if it is, why does it matter?

Astronomy in Action - Planetarium Live! 4
Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Planetarium Live! is an interactive journey through the cosmos! Every episode we learn some new concepts in Astronomy while encouraging questions and audience participation.

DDO - Krishna Vedala
Saturday, April 4, 2020 - 7:30pm to 10:00pm

Families will be introduced to the wonders of astronomy through a presentation on a variety of exciting astronomy topics, followed by age-appropriate celestial activities and a demonstration of the 74" telescope.

Astronomy in Action - Planetarium Live!
Saturday, April 4, 2020 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Planetarium Live! is an interactive journey through the cosmos! Every episode we learn some new concepts in Astronomy while encouraging questions and audience participation.

Solar Observing at the Ontario Science Centre by Katrina Ince
Saturday, April 4, 2020 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Due to the temporary closure of the Ontario Science Centre until April 5th, this event has been cancelled.

Millennium Square
Friday, April 3, 2020 - 6:00pm to 11:00pm

Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, RASC, Toronto Centre is suspending all public outreach activites until May 15, 2020.

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