Astro Café
July 18, 2018
How to Use A Telescope

How to Use a Telescope workshop

FREE event open to the public.

Are you having trouble using your telescope? Bring your telescope to a FREE workshop: How to Use a Telescope workshop and experts from the RASC will help you learn how to use it. Let us show you how to make the most out of your telescope. Discover how to properly set up your telescope, how to find objects in the sky, what accessories would be useful to you and how to take care of your telescope.

Weather permitting, we can go outside to try out telescopes. Sunset is at 9:51 PM at which time some brighter objects will be visible:
– Jupiter in the SSW at 19 degrees altitude
– Moon in the SW at 23 degrees altitude
– Venus in the W 13 degrees altitude

Astro Café – How to Use a Telescope

Wednesday, July 18, 2018
8:00 PM to 10:30 PM

Windsor Park Community League Hall*
11840 87 Ave

FREE event open to the public.

* Note: Outside shoes are not permitted inside the hall.

Northern Prairie Star Party 2018
September 4 – 9, 2018
Black Nugget Lake

The fifteenth annual Northern Prairie Star Party will be held at the Black Nugget Lake campground south east of Tofield from September 4 to 9, 2018. Most of our group activities will occur on Friday, September 7 and Saturday, September 8.

Saturday Afternoon Program (September 8)

1:45 Starting with a 32-inch mirror
Roman Unyk

2:45 The origin of gold and other very heavy elements in the Universe
Rodrigo Fernandez

3:45 Chasing Aurora Across Alberta
Team Tanner – Darlene and Theresa Tanner

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