The sixteenth annual Northern Prairie Star Party will be held at the Black Nugget Lake campground south east of Tofield from September 24 to 29, 2019. Most of our group activities will occur on Friday, September 27 and Saturday, September 28.
This event is open to the public – registration fees apply. Camping fees apply if staying overnight.*
If you need more information or have questions, please email Rick Bramm.
Saturday Afternoon Program (September 28)
Project-based astronomy: a fantastic way to ignite students’ interest in science
Ian Doktor, Jasper Place High School physics and math teacher (with students)
Liftoff! The Story of the First Made-In-Alberta Satellites
Callie Lissina, Project Manager, AlbertaSat, University of Alberta
Solar system dynamics and the remaining outstanding puzzles in our understanding of planetary formation
Brett Gladman, Full Professor, UBC and Canada Research Chair in Planetary Astronomy
More details will be posted in the coming months.