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Astronomy Day 2019
May 11 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Winnipeg Centre of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada will be at the Indigo bookstore on Kenaston to celebrate International Astronomy Day. From 11am to 4pm, we’ll have an information booth inside and telescopes will be set up outside with special solar filters to provide (safe!) observations of the Sun.
The event is free and open to the public!
Every second Friday of the month, we host our monthly meetings. They are free and open for all to attend, and are located in the Robert Schultz Lecture Theatre at St. John’s College in the U of M.
Meetings start at 7pm with our Beginner’s talk, which are designed for novice astronomers who are just beginning in the hobby. Then, we have updates on the latest astronomical news, and also discuss what is up to observe in the night sky that month. The main talk typically runs from 9pm to 10pm, where we have a variety of guest speakers who share their knowledge and expertise of astronomy.
Near the end of each summer, the Winnipeg RASC holds its annual Spruce Woods Star Party, held at Spruce Woods Provincial Park near Carberry, Manitoba. All current RASC members are welcome to join for a weekend of astronomy workshops and long nights of observing.