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Welcome to the Allan I. Carswell Astronomical Observatory:
In Person Tours First Wednesdays, ONLINE PV & OPV weekly
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New Domes!! Early in the morning of June 14th, 2022 - 2 new domes landed atop the Allan I. Carswell Astronomical Observatory. Please note that for the moment tours are being held at the arboretum parking garage location while we finish electrical work. See our dome update articles from yfile here and here

Killarney Provincial Park and the Allan I Carswell Observatory present: the astronomer in residence program. See here for our amazing Summer 2022 AIR blogs!

Upcoming EVENTS:

See our YouTube Livestream here, TeleTube and events!

THE ALLAN I. CARSWELL OBSERVATORY ON YOUTUBE

Join us on YouTube for fun with the Observatory from home. TeleTube runs live at 7:30PM several times a month!

Our outreach programs run every Monday from 9-10pm and Wednesdays (start time varies). We do tours, online content and games! Find out more by selecting OPV or Public Viewing from the bar at the top!
The observatory is now selling our 2022 Calendar and our 2 post card designs via the York University Bookstore. Enjoy wonderful imagery while supporting the Observatory's activities. Many of this year's images are from our 1-metre telescope! See the Store link in the menu above or click this image!

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"To confine our attention to terrestrial matters would be to limit the human spirit."                                                                                                                    ...

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OUR OBSERVATORY

Located in Toronto, Canada, the observatory is an invaluable hands-on teaching facility in support of...

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