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.
  • November 2
  • December 7
  • January 4
  • February 1
  • March 7
  • April 4
  • May 2
  • June 6
  • July 4
  • August 8
  • September 12
  • October 3
  • November 7
  • December 5

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