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Saint John Astronomy Club
The September 2016 meeting will be held at the Rockwood Park Interpretation Centre on September 10, 2016 at 7:00 PM
Special Event Notice - Join local members of the RASC NB provincial astronomy club on August 12, 2016 in celebrating the 5th anniversary of the
Irving Nature Park's designation as Canada's first Urban Star Park. Starting at 8:30 PM with a brief talk at the
Interpretative Shelter, we will move to the nearby observing ground where several telescopes will be set up. Evening highlights
will be the craters and mountains on the Moon, Saturn with its fascinating rings, reddish Mars, and locating Jupiter, Venus, and Mercury.
With the Perseid meteor shower near its peak we are likely to see the sky punctuated with shooting stars.
Welcome to the Saint John Astronomy Club. We meet the first Saturday of every month - long weekends sometimes excepted when we meet the following weekend. .
The meeting starts at 7:00 PM and generally runs 2 - 3 hours. The meetings are always informal and are open to
anybody interested in talking about Astronomy.
The meeting starts at 7:00 PM and generally runs 2 - 3 hours. The meetings are always informal and are open to anybody interested in talking about Astronomy. No experience necessary. We look forward to seeing you!
If you have any other questions, do not hesitate to Contact Us
Most recent club minutes: July 2016
What's Up: Summer 2016
Astro Zoo Handout: Citizen Science and Crowd Sourced Astronomy (compiled by Matthew West)
|The Clear Sky Clock is an extremely useful tool for Astronomers. It is used to predict observing conditions and has been proven to be extremely accurate. For more information or details on how to interpret, please visit the Clear Sky Clock home.|