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Want to know what's up in the sky this week? Check out SkyLights

Scout or Guide group?  We offer year round programs for Scout and Guide groups to help earn your Astronomy Badge.  Contact us at  for more information.

We welcome school groups and special events year-round. Our programs meet Ontario curriculum requirements and they're fun!  Contact us at  for more information.

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You'll find out what's new in space, sci-fi and right here at the DDO. Get regular updates on DDO happenings by clicking here.



Saturday, August 23

Star Talk with Chris Vaughan

Chief Geophysicist, CGI Controlled Geophysics Inc. and author of the wildly popular 'Skylights' astronomy blog



 "Worlds of Discovery: Exploring Dwarf Planets, Mighty Moons, and the Outer Solar System"


 Learn about the fascinating distant objects that planetary scientists and astronomers have been discovering and exploring in our Solar System.  Real worlds that humans might one day walk upon. Order your tickets here.



Throughout our regular season, we hope you'll join us for an evening of telescope observing, space crafts, space talks and tours. On program nights we check out a wide variety of celestial objects, including the Moon, Jupiter, Mars, Saturn and more.

We're looking forward to another great season exploring the night sky with exciting guest speakers and special events. Check out our 2014 Schedule to book your  tickets early.


The David Dunlap Observatory is home to a wide range of public viewing nights, special events and educational programs. Visiting the 23-ton Great Telescope is an awe-inspiring experience. 

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