Astronomy Day 2022

The members of the Victoria Centre Royal Astronomical Society of Canada, Science Venture, University of Victoria and others as they present amazing astronomical activities for all ages.

Join us for:

Telescope Show and TellTry out telescopes and ask questions
AstrophotographyTake photos of the night sky with your own camera and see the work of RASC members
Children's Astro CraftsKids make their own astronomy and space souvenirs 
Ask an AstronomerFind answers to those questions about astronomy and space you always wanted to ask
Responsible LightingGet pointers on how to reduce your own light pollution 
UVic Astonomy and PhysicsInteractive astronomy for students
UVic Science VentureHands-on, minds-on science, engineering and technology learning for youth
Camosun College AstronomyAstronomy courses, university transfer
Shawnigan Lake School AstronomyStudent projects using the observatory
Solar Telescope viewingView the sun safely through solar telescopes (weather permitting)

Public Lectures in Newcombe Conference Hall

10:30 AMTracking the Moon for 30 Years - Randy Enking, President, RASC Victoria Centre
11:30 AMObserving the birth of planets in the universe - Ruobing Dong, Physics & Astronomy, University of Victoria
12:30 PMCosmic Collisions and the Fate of the Milky Way - Mallory Thorp, Physics & Astronomy, University of Victoria
1:30 PMDemystifying Machine Learning - Karun Thanjavur, Physics & Astronomy, University of Victoria

IMAX Victoria will screen two special presentations of Asteroid Hunters at 12 pm and 3 pm. Regular admission to IMAX applies. 

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