- This event has passed.
CANCELLED – International Observe the Moon Night
UPDATE: This event is CANCELLED at the Moncton and Fredericton locations due to the cloudy weather.
For Saint John, please check the Astronomy by the Bay Facebook page too see if Chris will be setting up tonight.
As part of the International Observe the Moon Night, members of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada will be volunteering in telescope observing sessions at Moncton, Fredericton and Saint John. These are all weather-dependent events, so check if the sky is clear before heading out.
Moncton High School
140 Longfellow Drive, Moncton, NB
7:30PM to 9PM
As part of the International Observe the Moon Night, members of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada will be hosting a free observing session at the Moncton High School observatory (weather permitting).
Additional telescopes from amateur astronomers will be set-up alongside the observatory. Enjoy a close-up view of the Moon, Saturn & Mars through their telescopes.
This event is open to everyone and no equipment is needed.
The observatory is located behind the school, and can be reached by going down the right hand side of the building. Please park at the bus loading area and make your way to the observatory on foot. PLEASE NOTE: The rear parking is reserved for astronomers and people with disabilities.
I.U.C. Physics and Admin Building
University of New Brunswick, Fredericton Campus
8PM to 9:30PM
Members of the RASC will be teaming-up with students and faculty of the University of New Brunswick. Join them at the I.U.C Physics and Admin building to celebrate international observe the moon night. They will have telescopes set up to view the moon and other objects in the night sky. This is a free form activity – feel free to drop by anytime.
Saint’s Rest Beach
Sand Cove Road, Saint John, NB
At the entrance of Sheldon Point Trail
Weather permitting, RASC member Chris Curwin will be at Saint’s Rest Beach with his telescope. Check out his Astronomy by the Bay Facebook page for announcements and updates.