International SUNday – June 26, 2016

The RASC Edmonton Centre and the Charlie Bates Solar Astronomy Project present International SUNday.

Event Poster

Come and experience the wonders of our closest star, the Sun! Edmonton RASC and the Charlie Bates Solar Astronomy Project invite you to share the opportunity to safely observe and appreciate our star through specialized telescopes and informative displays. Stop by to receive your own free pair of solar viewing glasses and witness the beauty of the Sun with your own eyes!

When: Sunday, June 26, 2016
10:00 AM – 6:00 PM *

Where: Government House Park
9938 Groat Road, Edmonton

FREE event!   * Weather Permitting

 

Western Canada Star Parties in 2016

Star Parties in Western Canada for 2016.

 

sp_starbqStar B-Q
Eccles Ranch Observatory, Caroline AB
Jul 8-10, 2016
mksp_logoMount Kobau Star Party
Mount Kobau BC
Jul 30 – Aug 7, 2016
sp_ssspSaskatchewan Summer Star Party
Cypress Hills SK
Aug 3-7, 2016
TAWBAS Dark Sky FestivalThebacha & Wood Buffalo
Astronomical Society Dark Sky Festival

Pine Lake Recreation Area Observation Site NT
Aug 18-21, 2016
sp_aspAlberta Star Party
Starland Recreation Area AB
Sep 2-4, 2016
npsp_logo_200Northern Prairie Star Party
(Sponsored by the RASC Edmonton Centre)
Black Nugget Lake AB
Sep 27 – Oct 2, 2016

Northern Prairie Star Party 2016
September 27 – October 2, 2016
Black Nugget Lake

The thirteenth Northern Prairie Star Party will be held at the Black Nugget Lake campground south east of Tofield from September 27 to October 2, 2016. Most of our group activities will occur on Friday, September 30 and Saturday, October 1.

Keynote on Saturday, October 1, 2016

David Levy

My life as a comet searcher

 

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