Let’s Celebrate Astronomy Day!

Saturday May 7th, 2011 is International Astronomy Day. This annual event, lead by the Astronomical League, promotes astronomy worldwide. And again this year, the RASC Montreal Centre is offering solar observing, info sessions, and a star party.

During the daytime we will be at the public library in the Dollard-des-Ormeaux complex. If the weather permits we will set up info tables and telescopes for solar observing just outside the main entrance (in case of inclement weather you can find us inside the complex).

RASC Montreal Centre Daytime Observing
Saturday, May 7th, 2011
12 noon – 5:00 p.m.
Dollard-des-Ormeaux Public Library
12001 De Salaberry Boulevard
Dollard-des-Ormeaux, Quebec H9B 2A7


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In the evening we will hold a star party at the Morgan Arboretum, preceded by a free public talk.

Speaker: Andrew Fazekas
Title: May’s Planet Parade
Summary:
Over the course of the month of May Earth’s neighbouring bright planets will be gathering for a rare family reunion in the morning skies. Andrew Fazekas, The Night Sky Guy will offer an observer’s guide to this special sky show.

RASC Montreal Centre Star Party
Saturday, May 7th, 2011
8:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Morgan Arboretum
Visitor’s Centre
150 Chemin des Pins
Sainte-Ann-De-Bellevue, QC H9X 3V9


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See you there!

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