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Next Meeting

Friday Dec 8 2017
Location: Bricker Academic Building - Wilfrid Laurier University:
Room: 112 at 7:30 PM.
We will have our stand-up sign near the front entrance.

The Stargazers 101 will meet Friday Nov 24 2017 @ 7:00pm. At Laurentian Zehrs, community room. Note: this is the fifth Friday of the month




IYA Calendar

A Month by Month list of IYA Events for 2009


KW-RASC IYA 2009 Events
January February March April
Sat 17: IYA Kick Off Event at UW – Telescopes on campus and short talks inside on IYA, observing, Galileo. Too Cold & Cloudy for any events!
Fri. 6: Chapters Star Party
Sat. 21:  12-2 pm Children’s Day at KW-Telescope.  Crafts, games, prizes, demonstrations of equipment.
Fri. 3: Chapters Star Party

May June July August
Fri. 1: Chapters Star Party
Sat. 2:  Dusk to 11pm
Public Star Party at Waterloo Park. Telescopes set up in Picnic area 9, information table and prizes.
Week 11 to 16: Astro-Photography Gala at KW-Telescope.  Beautiful photographs and sketches on display.
Fri. 5: Chapters Star Party
Sat. 13:   6-10 pm
Conestoga Lake Observing Clinic open to the 101s, their families and friends.
Fri. 3: NO Chapters Star Party - Still light out.
Sat. 18:
  12-2pm
Harry Potter and the Cosmos Children’s Day at KW-Telescope. Astronomy references used throughout Harry Potter, crafts, games.
Fri. 7: NO Chapters Star Party - Still light out.

Wed. 12:
Star Party at University of Waterloo
September October November December
Fri. 4: Chapters Star Party
Sat. 26:  7-11
Public Star Party at Waterloo Park. Telescopes set up in Picnic area 9, information table and prizes.

Sat. 18:
The NBPO presents Herschel's Music and Astronomy
Wed. 21:
Star Party at University of Waterloo
Tue. 17:
Star Party at University of Waterloo
TBA

The Monthly Viewings at Chapters:

  • Our Chapers event is now over for the year.
  • Set up scopes and information table outside of Gateway Chapters (near #8 and 401)
  • Public outreach – Astronomy, IYA and KW-RASC 
For more information contact:

 Cari Gerow - IYA Coordinator