Events

Evening Telescope Observing
Saturday, February 1, 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.

Solar Observing at the Ontario Science Centre by Katrina Ince
Saturday, February 1, 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, January 29, 2020 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm
Watch the recorded video: https://youtu.be/6NAZPeq9l1c
Black Holes in 2020
Wednesday, January 29, 2020 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

It's time for our first event of 2020! Black holes are everywhere in popular science and science fiction, but what do we really know about these ultra-dense objects?

An Evening in Support of Space Place
Tuesday, January 28, 2020 - 5:30pm to 8:00pm

Space Place Planetarium Canada invites you to a special evening featuring a presentation and book-signing by special guest, Bob McDonald, host of CBC’s Quirks & Quarks.

City Star Party
Monday, January 27, 2020 to Thursday, January 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.

Bob McDonald
Sunday, January 26, 2020 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm

Join us for a special space-filled event with Bob McDonald, host of CBC Radio’s Quirks and Quarks science program and former Ontario Science Centre Host.

Friday, January 24, 2020 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm
Time travel has been a staple of science fiction for more than a century, from H.G. Wells’ novel The Time Machine to the Back to the Future trilogy to innumerable episodes of Star Trek.
ROM After Dark - Lunar
Friday, January 24, 2020 - 7:00pm to 11:30pm
Expect the Unexpected
Experience our brand new event series for the very first time at ROM After Dark: Lunar and explore the celestial world like never before.
The Know Show
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 8:00pm to 9:00pm

Calling all kids raised by Bill Nye, David Attenborough and John Acorn!

Star Trails by Steve McKinney
Monday, January 20, 2020 to Thursday, January 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.

Nerd Nite Toronto
Thursday, January 16, 2020 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm
Join us for the first Toronto Nerd Nite of the new decade! We’ve got two awesome talks & trivia!
Paul Delaney
Wednesday, January 15, 2020 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Watch the recorded video: https://youtu.be/fjlFuBtd_u8
Starlab Digital Planetarium
Sunday, January 12, 2020 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm

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

Solar Observing at the Ontario Science Centre by Katrina Ince
Saturday, January 11, 2020 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Join us at the Ontario Science Centre for our monthly Solar Observing on the TELUSCAPE.
Friday, January 10, 2020 - 8:00pm to 11:00pm

Comedy. Music. Science. Fun.

Probably the best thing to happen to a Canadian winter since they invented the crazy carpet.

Evening Telescope Observing
Saturday, January 4, 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.

Solar Observing at the Ontario Science Centre by Katrina Ince
Saturday, January 4, 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 11, 2019 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm
Watch the recorded video: https://youtu.be/efNOOKtPKh4
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.

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