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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 Tell||Try out telescopes and ask questions|
|Astrophotography||Take photos of the night sky with your own camera and see the work of RASC members|
|Children's Astro Crafts||Kids make their own astronomy and space souvenirs|
|Ask an Astronomer||Find answers to those questions about astronomy and space you always wanted to ask|
|Responsible Lighting||Get pointers on how to reduce your own light pollution|
|UVic Astonomy and Physics||Interactive astronomy for students|
|UVic Science Venture||Hands-on, minds-on science, engineering and technology learning for youth|
|Camosun College Astronomy||Astronomy courses, university transfer|
|Shawnigan Lake School Astronomy||Student projects using the observatory|
|Solar Telescope viewing||View the sun safely through solar telescopes (weather permitting)|
Public Lectures in Newcombe Conference Hall
|10:30 AM||Tracking the Moon for 30 Years - Randy Enking, President, RASC Victoria Centre|
|11:30 AM||Observing the birth of planets in the universe - Ruobing Dong, Physics & Astronomy, University of Victoria|
|12:30 PM||Cosmic Collisions and the Fate of the Milky Way - Mallory Thorp, Physics & Astronomy, University of Victoria|
|1:30 PM||Demystifying 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.