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Planetarium: "Andromeda and the Autumn Sky" | Thu 20 Nov PDF Print E-mail

PLANETARIUM SHOW


Time:       Thursday, November 20, 7:15 p.m.
Location:   Rm. 120, Dunn Bldg, Dalhousie University, 6310 Coburg Rd
Presenter:  Quinn Smith

"Andromeda and the Autumn Sky" by Pat Kelly

Come and learn how to identify the main constellations in the sky at this time
of year; and how to locate the Andromeda galaxy. Over two million light-years
away, it is the most distant object that you can see with your unaided eye.

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

Reservations required. To reserve seats, e-mail  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , stating number of adults and children (8–15).
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; for younger children, please consider visiting the Discovery Centre for age-appropriate shows in their Digitarium.

 
Planetarium: "Andromeda and the Autumn Sky" | Thu 6 Nov PDF Print E-mail

PLANETARIUM SHOW


Time:       Thursday, November 6, 7:15 p.m.
Location:   Rm. 120, Dunn Bldg, Dalhousie University, 6310 Coburg Rd
Presenter:  Quinn Smith

"Andromeda and the Autumn Sky" by Pat Kelly

Come and learn how to identify the main constellations in the sky at this time
of year; and how to locate the Andromeda galaxy. Over two million light-years
away, it is the most distant object that you can see with your unaided eye.

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

Reservations required. To reserve seats, e-mail  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , stating number of adults and children (8–15).
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; for younger children, please consider visiting the Discovery Centre for age-appropriate shows in their Digitarium.

 
Burke-Gaffney Observatory Public Telescope Viewing - 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 Public Telescope Viewing Nights is here.

The scheduled upcoming dates are:

  • Friday, October 24 at 9pm
  • Friday, November 14 at 7pm
  • Friday, November 28 at 7pm
  • Friday, December 12 at 7pm
  • Friday, December 26 - NO TOUR


Due to limited space, tickets must now be reserved online.

Any other information can be obtained by contacting Dave Lane, Observatory Director.
We also offer private tours for groups of people. Details are here.