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Night Quest Family Event at the Mill of Kintail Saturday November 24, 2012

Saturday November 24, there will be Lunar and Nature observing. It will be nearly Full Moon and there will be telescopes to view the moon, ...

Lecture 2 – Night Sky – April 10 2015

MVNSC: Mississippi Valley Night Sky Conservation: 'Observing the Night Sky Around Us': Our Night Sky as it appears April 10 2015 around 9pm - courtesy Stellarium Program...

Early Spring Night Sky Observing

Looking West - Observe the Winter Milky Way Walking home from my neighbour's I was  blessed to behold: the brilliance  of the Winter Milky Way...

Lunar ‘Road Map’ – How to Observe the Moon

MVNSC - Mississippi Valley Night Sky Conservation How-To  Observe the Moon around First Quarter - courtesy Michael Watson, member RASC Equipment you will need: Moon chart - Overview...

Kepler 452b: “In transit”

July 2015: The Kepler Space Telescope made an extraordinary exoplanet discovery, Kepler-452b . Kepler-452b, in the constellation Cygnus, is 1400 light years away shares the same...

Night Sky Course – Lecture 1 – April 1 2016

Program developed by: Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority in partnership with: Royal Astronomical Society of Canada Ottawa Astronomy Friends Instructor: Pat Browne Assistant: Shawn McKay References used in this course References Course...

Moon Events – August 2017

The August 2017 lunar calendar is busy with observational opportunities. Full Moon - Partial Lunar Eclipse New Moon - Partial Solar Eclipse At Full moon...

Darkness and Light in the Milky Way – Late Summer in Sagittarius

by Pat Browne     For Canadian observers, the constellation Sagittarius (nicknamed- the teapot), is visible along the southern horizon in September. It is a good time...

February – Orion Nebula – Stellar Distances

by Pat Browne February is a great month to venture out again – and view the bright stars of winter. The constellation of Orion is...

Lunar Observing and Lecture – Mill of Kintail Night Sky Course

Friday Aug 24 2012 11pm EDT Bridge over the Indian River - Mill of Kintail   First Quarter Moon Finally!  Well, it finally did clear folks! As I...

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