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Margaret Spriggs — obituary

Spriggs, Margaret Mary August 26, 1930 - April...

Breakfast at the Legion, April 20

At the Almonte Legion Eggs to Order, Hash Browns, Bacon,...

Civitan Club gift to the community finds a home at the Pakenham library

During Pakenham’s 2023 bicentennial year, the Pakenham...

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October – Look East to the Pleiades

by Pat Browne The Pleiades - a naked eye Open Star Cluster (also known from Greek mythology as the Seven Sisters) We first encountered the Pleiades setting in the West in the...

August 2018 Mars Bright and Large but Low in the Sky

by Pat Browne Recently, a Night Sky Friend recently wrote me to me...: Looking at Mars lately and wondering if you have already or are intending to open up the telescope...

Ice Cube – Astrophysics In July

by Pat Browne Detection of Cosmic Ray Source Galaxy - a chilling discovery On July 12 2018, the Ice Cube neutrino Laboratory at the Amundsen–Scott South Pole Station announced the results...

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...

Night Sky Lectures Fall Series

The Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority provides Night Sky Education at the  Mill of Kintail.  Pat Browne, a member  of the Night Sky Conservation Team ...

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...

August Meteor Shower – The Perseids have come ’round again!

by Pat Browne This year's Perseid Meteor shower has started to display 'shooting stars'; although the peak of the shower (when counts are highest) actually...

Good Neighbour Lighting Program in Mississippi Mills

What is Good Neighbour Lighting?   ...

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...

Astronomy at the Mill of Kintail

by Pat Browne The Lecture Notes and NightSky Observations are available here: Night Sky Lecture 1 Points to Ponder - Session 1 Observations NightSky Lecture 2 Night Sky Lecture...

Night Sky Lecture 4

by Pat Browne Spring Astronomy Course Mississippi Valley NightSky Conservation IV The Art and Science of Observing the NightSky Around Us Program developed by: Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority Royal...

Night Sky Lecture 3

III Observing the Moon - Observing is best at First (or Third) Quarter The Night Sky Around Us The Local NightSky as it appears May...

NightSky Lecture 2

Lecture 2 Stars in space in our Milky Way Galaxy Spring 2013 Astronomy Course Mississippi Valley NightSky Conservation Program developed by: Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority Royal Astronomical Society...

Points to Ponder: Observing Session

by Pat Browne Observational Points Many folks had really good questions throughout the evening. It's a good idea to capture some of these points  and tease...

NightSky Lecture 1 The Earth in Space

by Pat Browne Astronomy Course Mississippi Valley NightSky Conservation --- The Night Sky Around Us The Local Night Sky as it appears May 3 2013 at...

The Night Sky at the Mill of Kintail – Archive Spring 2012 course notes now available

Here is the archive of the course that we did in the Spring 2012 at the Mill of Kintail Conservation area. Here is lecture 1...

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...

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