Upcoming Events


Planetarium: "Journey to the Centre of Our Galaxy" | Thu 6 July PDF Print E-mail

The Halifax Planetarium at Dalhousie University presents: 

Time:  Thursday, July 6th at 7:15 pm
Location:  Rm. 120, Dunn Bldg, Dalhousie U., 6310 Coburg Rd.
Presenter:  Tony Schellinck
Title: "Journey to the Centre of Our Galaxy"

Clear summer nights are the best for a journey of 25,000 light years to the centre of our Galaxy, the Milky Way. Come and learn about our galaxy and the incredible sights we can see along the way to its core. Armed with onlya binocular you will be able to re-explore this path at leisure. You will not view the night-sky the same way again!

Admission:  $5 (at the door); reductions for families (min. age 8 years)

Reservations Required: e-mail  planetarium AT dal DOT c

State number of adults, and the number of children aged 8 to 15.

The Show is about an hour long. Full details will be sent before the Show.
Please do not be late. No admission after the door closes.

Please note that shows are most suitable for ages 8 and up.

 
Planetarium: "Journey to the Centre of Our Galaxy" | Thu 20 July PDF Print E-mail

The Halifax Planetarium at Dalhousie University presents:

Time:  Thursday, July 20th at 7:15 pm & 8:45 pm ***
Location:  Rm. 120, Dunn Bldg, Dalhousie U., 6310 Coburg Rd.
Presenter:  Tony Schellinck
Title: "Journey to the Centre of Our Galaxy"

Clear summer nights are the best for a journey of 25,000 light years to the centre of our Galaxy, the Milky Way. Come and learn about our galaxy and the incredible sights we can see along the way to its core. Armed with onlya binocular you will be able to re-explore this path at leisure. You will not view the night-sky the same way again!

*** Weather conditions permitting there will be post-show roof-top observing after the 8:45 show

Admission:  $5 (at the door); reductions for families (min. age 8 years)

Reservations Required: e-mail  planetarium AT dal DOT c

State number of adults, and the number of children aged 8 to 15.

The Show is about an hour long. Full details will be sent before the Show.
Please do not be late. No admission after the door closes.

Please note that shows are most suitable for ages 8 and up.

 
2017 Star Parties | July–September PDF Print E-mail

Nova East Star Party  

31st year!

July 28–30, 2016

Smiley's Provincial Park, Nova Scotia

Guest speaker: Pat Kelly (life-long amateur astronomer)

 

It’s that time again; your Nova East Committee has been hard at work planning for this year’s event.  The agenda is now up on the Nova East web site as well as the registration form.  

http://halifax.rasc.ca/ne/ 

We also are planning quite a few talks focusing on several aspects of amateur astronomy, including beginners.

Come to Nova East
you’ll be blown away!

 
Burke-Gaffney Observatory Public Open Houses - Friday Nights PDF Print E-mail

Join us for a peek through the telescope at Saint Mary's University's Burke-Gaffney Observatory.

Detailed information about our FREE Public Open Houses is here.

The list of upcoming open houses and how to reserve tickets is here.

Any other information can be obtained by contacting Dave Lane, Observatory Director.


We also offer private tours for organized groups of people. Details are here.