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C.O.W. Summer Stargaze XIV

July 29

Come join us at Mactaquac Provincial Park for our 14th annual Camping and Observing Weekend (C.O.W.).

Our public activities will be held in the fields by the recreation building

[Featured image credit: Mike Powell]

Schedule

Saturday, July 29th

12:00PM to 4:00PM

Solar Observing (weather permitting)

Come take a close look at our nearest star, the sun, through our specially-designed telescopes and filters that allows safe viewing of the sun. Depending on solar activity, you can see sun spots and solar prominences.

Ask an astronomer

Come see the the different telescopes on display and feel free to ask any questions about their use and care.

7:30PM

“What’s Up” Slideshow Presentation

Come see what’s in store for tonight. We’ll talk about the celestial objects that will be visible in the night sky and through the telescopes. Stars, planets, the moon and other deep sky treasures.

After Dusk

Night Sky Observing (weather permitting)

Come look through our telescopes and enjoy the views, as we observe the moon, the planets Jupiter and Saturn, and other deep sky treasures.

Contact the Organizers


Details

Date:
July 29
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Organizer

RASC NB
Website:
http://www.nb.rasc.ca

Venue

Mactaquac Provincial Park
1265 Route 105
Mactaquac, New Brunswick E6L 1B5 Canada
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Phone:
1-800-561-0123
Website:
http://www.tourismnewbrunswick.ca/Products/Parks/MactaquacProvincialPark.aspx
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