Events

Starlab Digital Planetarium
Sunday, December 8, 2019 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm

This Fall and Winter, spend a Sunday afternoon in the OTHER dome at the DDO!

Evening Telescope Observing
Saturday, December 7, 2019 - 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.

Solar Observing at the Ontario Science Centre by Katrina Ince
Saturday, December 7, 2019 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

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

Exploring the Magnetic Universe
Thursday, December 5, 2019 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm

Magnetism is one of the fundamental forces of nature and shows up in many places in our daily lives, but it’s not something that most people associate with astronomy.

Dan Falk
Tuesday, December 3, 2019 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm

RCIScience is delighted to recognize Canadian journalist, author and broadcaster, Dan Falk, with the 2019 Fleming Medal for Excellence in Science Communication.

City Star Party
Monday, December 2, 2019 - 8:00pm to 11:00pm

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.

Methods of Modern Astronomy
Wednesday, November 27, 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Want to know more about how modern astronomy is conducted? Bursting with questions on how exoplanets are detected or how galaxies are surveyed? Not sure what to ask, but just want to learn more?

Star Trails by Steve McKinney
Monday, November 25, 2019 to Thursday, November 28, 2019

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.

First image of a black hole
Sunday, November 24, 2019 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Black holes are perhaps the strangest thing in a very strange universe.

Tom Vassos
Saturday, November 23, 2019 - 2:30pm to 4:00pm

Join The Royal Astronomical Society of Canada's Tom Vassos for a tour of the universe highlighting several of the great astronomy discoveries made in the last 25 years.

Friday, November 22, 2019 - 8:00pm to 11:00pm

Quench your thirst for astronomy!

On Friday, November 22, at The Great Hall! It'll be another fun evening of pints, astronomy news, mind-expanding talks, games, prizes, and Dunlap merchandise for sale!

Scott Sutherland
Friday, November 22, 2019 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm

NASA’s latest Mars mission touched down roughly a year ago.

Astronomy Night
Friday, November 22, 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Explore the night sky through an engaging and informative presentation delivered by an astronomer. Delve into the history and mythology of the heavens, and learn how to identify the constellations.

Exploring the Earth's Interior by Full Seismic Waves
Tuesday, November 19, 2019 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Exploring the Earth's Interior by Full Seismic Waves
Qinya Liu, J. Tuzo Wilson Professor of Geophysics, University of Toronto
Astronomy Night
Friday, November 15, 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Explore the night sky through an engaging and informative presentation delivered by an astronomer. Delve into the history and mythology of the heavens, and learn how to identify the constellations.

Ontario Science Centre at Night
Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm
Watch the recorded video: https://youtu.be/VZkj7paEAz8
Pluto (New Horizons)
Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Speaker: Max King, University of Toronto

Transit of Mercury
Monday, November 11, 2019 - 9:00am to 1:00pm

For the first time since 2016, the planet Mercury will pass between the Earth and the Sun, making it visible as a small dot against the Sun’s disc.

Mercury Transit 2019
Monday, November 11, 2019 - 9:00am to 1:00pm

Join the Allan I. Carswell Observatory Team at York University in viewing Mercury transit the Sun! Come use solar telescopes to watch as Mercury passes in front of the Sun for the first time since 2016!

Starlab Digital Planetarium
Sunday, November 10, 2019 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm

This Fall and Winter, spend a Sunday afternoon in the OTHER dome at the DDO!

Evening Telescope Observing
Saturday, November 9, 2019 - 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.

Solar Observing at the Ontario Science Centre by Katrina Ince
Saturday, November 9, 2019 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

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

The Horsehead Nebula (and Flame Nebula) by Trevor Jones
Friday, November 8, 2019 - 7:30pm to 10:00pm

HAA welcomes Trevor Jones as our guest speaker for our first meeting at McMaster Innovation Park, our new home.

The Expanding Tension in Modern Astronomy
Thursday, November 7, 2019 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm

Join us for the November AstroTour! Victor Chan, a PhD candidate at the University of Toronto's Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics, will be sharing his expertise on cosmology!

Randy Attwood
Thursday, November 7, 2019 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm

Speaker: Randy Attwood, FRASC, Mississauga Centre

Elizabeth-Tasker-Courtesy-Ken-Yan-Photography
Wednesday, November 6, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Since the discovery of the first exoplanets in the early 1990s, we have detected more than 4,000 worlds beyond our solar system. Many of these are similar in size to our Earth, leading to an obvious question: could any be habitable?

City Star Party
Monday, November 4, 2019 to Thursday, November 7, 2019

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.

Solar Observing at the Ontario Science Centre by Katrina Ince
Saturday, November 2, 2019 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

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

Islamic Heritage Month with Astronomer Mubdi Rahman
Thursday, October 31, 2019 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
This Islamic Heritage Month, join us and welcome Dr. Mubdi Rahman, a research scientist with the Dunlap Institute for Astronomy & Astrophysics.

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