Athena Community Astronomy Club updated their cover photo.
Posted 2 weeks ago
Jupiter bright, and Saturn light just beyond the handle of Sagittarius asterism in lower left, and then onward to the center of the galaxy. Oh, and of course an intruding satellite which is almost an impossibility to avoid nowadays. ... See MoreSee Less
Posted 4 weeks ago
Don't forget there is a monthly meeting this coming Sunday evening, 7-9 p.m., at Wilmot Community Centre (off Water East behind the Needs convenience / Shell gas outlet. ... See MoreSee Less
Posted 1 month ago
Don't forget the BBQ / Perseid (weather permitting) evening at the Nangreaves' in Bedeque, on Sunday. John says anytime after three. ... See MoreSee Less
Don't forget the dinner with Texas-based astronomy outreach enthusiasts, planned for Gentleman Jim's on Granville Street at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, July 31.
Bring your friends, partners, or even the astronomy-enthralled homeless folk you meet on the way to dinner. ... See MoreSee Less
So, a bit of a shout-out from CBC weatherman Jay Scotland drew a few new observers to the weekly Baywalk public astronomy session last week... even if it did happen on a Thursday rather than the regular night. At least a few people got to add the International Space Station to their observation experiences!
Being a city location, viewing is limited, but the Moon, Jupiter, Saturn, and a few other objects do have their value.
Don't forget, members of Athena Community Astronomy Club set up by the kiosk at the Shipyard on Wednesday evenings after sunset, WHEN the sky is mainly clear and the wind is not too affecting. ... See MoreSee Less