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Riding Mountain National Park – Dark Sky Weekend 2018

August 31, 2018 - September 3, 2018

The Winnipeg RASC is helping out Riding Mountain National Park with their Dark Sky Weekend in Wasagaming! Join us on the September long weekend for night time observing with telescopes, astronomy presentations, and solar observing during the day!


August 31, 2018
September 3, 2018
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Wasagaming, Manitoba Canada
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Regular Events

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.