Night Sky

Night Sky Lecture 5

by Pat Browne Spring Astronomy Course Mississippi Valley NightSky Conservation V Observing Star Clusters and Galaxies in the Night Sky Around Us Night Sky for May 31...

Star Hopping – Bright Winter Stars

by Pat Browne People often ask if stars and clusters are more easy to observe in the Winter in the Northern Hemisphere because of the...

Night Sky Course ‘lab’ – Fun with Stellar Evolution

In order to get a sense of how stellar mass influences the evolutionary path of stars, here's a lab exercise to try (on a...

The Night Sky at the Mill of Kintail

What is Good Neighbour Lighting? Good Neighbour Lighting in Mississippi Mills is made possible by residents and shopkeepers who use shielded outdoor lighting. This 'Good...

Oct 2017 Neutron Stars in Collision –...

 by Pat Browne The October 2017 announcement of the detection of a gravitational wave event, GW170817 from the merger of two neutron stars are producing  significant ...

Learning how to Observe Lunar Features

by Pat Browne To learn how to observe the moon, you need a good guide, almost a companion, that can take you through the heights,...

Sanjeev Sivarulrasa to be guest speaker at Mill of Kintail

On Friday May 4, 2012, guest speaker Sanjeev Sivarulrasa will give a lecture on imaging the night sky. Sivarulrasa is an emerging Canadian photographer...

Venus – Bright Object at Sunset

by Pat Browne For those of you who are wondering what's that Bright Object below the moon, but above the horizon after the Sun has...

The night sky at the Mill of Kintail

The Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority will once again be offering its astronomy course at the Mill of Kintail on Friday evenings commencing April 13....

Night Sky Course – Planets, Earth and Orbits around the Sun

Celestial Motion of Planets - Orbits in the Ecliptic Plane The planets fall into two groups relative to Earth's location: Outer Planets : Sun--Earth--Planet -- Mars,...

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