Solar Observing

Safely observe the Sun* with specially filtered telescopes.

Learn about our nearest star and try your eye at spotting exotic surface features, including sunspots, spicules, and prominences.

Two images, the left side one is a close up of a solar flare and the surface of the sun with the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada,s logo on top. The right hand image is a Science Centre staff member explaning solar observing to a group of visitors with a boy looking through a telescope.
  • Saturday, July 6

  • Saturday, August 10

  • Saturday, September 7

  • Saturday, October 5

  • Saturday, November 2

  • Saturday, December 7

This program is offered by members of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada.

* Weather permitting. In the event of cloud cover, program will be rescheduled to the following Saturday.

10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Outside Main Entrance



  • Guide Maps

    Download a copy of our What's On Flyer & Guide Map for visitors. Printed copies of this map are also available in English and French when you arrive at the Science Centre.

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    Lobby elevator out of service.

    Please note: The lobby elevator is currently under repair. If you require stroller or wheelchair access to the OMNIMAX Theatre, please allow extra time to access an alternative elevator. We apologize for any inconvenience.