The Friends of the Dominion Astrophysical Observatory

and the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada, Victoria Centre

with the support of Herzberg Astronomy and Astrophysics, National Research Council of Canada


PRESENT

FREE SATURDAY STAR PARTIES 2017

at the NRC's Dominion Astrophysical Observatory

5017 West Saanich Road

  • April 29
  • May 6, 13, 20, 27
  • June 3, 10, 17, 24
  • July 8, 15, 22, 29
  • August 5, 12, 19, 26
  • September 16, 23

 Feel free to download and print our poster! Display Prominently!

*HELD RAIN or STARSHINE *

FEATURING

  • Tours of the historic 1.8-m Plaskett Telescope and viewing via CCD camera (when clear)
  • Viewing with high quality telescopes brought by amateur astronomers (when clear)
  • Live Planetarium shows
  • Lectures and Demonstrations
  • "Constellations Walks" (touring the night sky using only your eyes, led by an expert)

 Limited Capacity (250 Guests per evening) - register in advance by getting tickets.

Full details of the program for the evening including the plan of the site and the guest speaker is kindly maintained by the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada on this page.