Events

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 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.

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!

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.

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.

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.

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?

Renée Hložek (photo credit: Justin Starr)
Wednesday, November 27, 2019 - 7:30pm to 10:30pm
Strap yourselves in, because the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST) is going to change optical astronomy forever.
City Star Party
Monday, December 2, 2019 to Thursday, December 5, 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.

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.

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.

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.

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!

Ontario Science Centre at Night
Wednesday, December 11, 2019 - 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.

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.

John Percy
Thursday, February 6, 2020 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Join us as Professor John Percy of the University of Toronto presents on the universe. The astronomical universe is as exciting as anything in science fiction or video games -- and it's real!