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Dr. Heyl May 2014

Monthly Meetings and Speakers:

On the 2nd Friday of every month (except July and August) at 7:30 PM we have a meeting open to the public featuring a speaker at the Sunshine Coast Arts Centre, 5714 Medusa St (at Trail Ave), Sechelt, BC. Donations are gratefully accepted at the door. Meetings commence with a brief business meeting followed by a lecture or educational class that is usually over by 9 pm. Tea and coffee are always served. Check out the listings of the upcoming speakers for 2016 below. Click on the name of the speaker to go to the detailed posting for the event:

Public Viewing:

The Saturday night following our monthly meeting is the public viewing night at our SCC Observatory (weather permitting). Check out the schedule below for dates and our Observatory page for more details on the SCC Observatory. The viewing will be posted on the web site and updated the day of the viewing to confirm opening due to weather conditions.

SCC Observatory

SCC Observatory

Astro Cafe:

Every third Friday of the month at 8:30 PM we have a coffee at Pier 17 café at Davis Bay and discuss astronomy news and developments. As soon as it is dark (weather permitting) we take our telescopes out to the seawall for public viewing of the night skies. Absolutely free! Click on the astro cafe date to go to the detailed posting for the event:

astro-cafe

 

 

2017

Date Event or Speaker Location Topic/Comments
10 February Dr. Howard Trottier Sunshine Coast Arts Centre Trottier Observatory
11 February Public Viewing SCC Observatory  
19 February Astro Café Davis Bay  
25 February SCC Executive Meeting Roberts Creek Co-Housing  
10 March Dr. Stanley Greenspoon Sunshine Coast Arts Centre Are we alone: the search for extra solar planets
11 March Public Viewing SCC Observatory  
17 March Astro Café Davis Bay  
25 March Member Viewing SCC Observatory  
25 March SCC Executive Meeting Roberts Creek Co Housing  
14 April Leigh Cummings, VP Vancouver Centre Sunshine Coast Arts Centre 10 Mysteries of the Solar System
15 April Public Viewing SCC Observatory  
21 April Astro Café Davis Bay  
22 April Earth Day Roberts Creek  
29 April SCC Executive Meeting Roberts Creek Co-Housing  
12 May Dr. Sun Kwok Sunshine Coast Arts Centre  
13 May Public Viewing SCC Observatory International Astronomy Day
19 May Astro Café Davis Bay  
20 May Member Viewing SCC Observatory  
27 May SCC Executive Meeting Roberts Creek Co-Housing  
9 June Dr. Julio Navarro Sunshine Coast Arts Centre Dark Matter and Dark Energy: the puzzling forces that shape our Universe
10 June Public Viewing SCC Observatory  
16 June Astro Café Davis Bay  
17 June Member Viewing SCC Observatory  
24 June SCC Executive Meeting Roberts Creek Co Housing  
29 June – 3 July General Assembly Ottawa  
1 July Canada Day Hackett Park, Sechelt  
8 July Public Viewing SCC Observatory  
14 July Astro Café Davis Bay  
22 July Member Viewing SCC Observatory  
SCC Executive Meeting Roberts Creek Co Housing  
TBA August SCC Observatory Day SCC Observatory Noon – midnight
18 August Astro Café Davis Bay  
26 August SCC Executive Meeting Roberts Creek Co Housing  
TBA August Rogue Festival Shirley Macey Park, Gibsons  
TBA August Harvest Festival Sechelt Botanical Garden  
8 September Christa Van Laerhoven

 

Sunshine Coast Arts Centre Planetary Science
9 September Public Viewing SCC Observatory  
15 September Astro Café Davis Bay  
16 September Starbeque SCC Observatory Members only
TBA September Science Literacy Week SCC Observatory  
23 September Member Viewing SCC Observatory  
SCC Executive Meeting Roberts Creek Co Housing  
13 October James Edgar Sunshine Coast Arts Centre The Synthesis of Elements in Stars
AGM Sunshine Coast Arts Centre SCC Members only, precedes monthly talk
14 October Public Viewing SCC Observatory  
20 October Astro Café Davis Bay  
28 October Member Viewing SCC Observatory  
SCC Executive Meeting Roberts Creek Co Housing  
10 November   Sunshine Coast Arts Centre  
11 November Public Viewing SCC Observatory  
17 November Astro Café Davis Bay  
25 November Member Viewing SCC Observatory  
SCC Executive Meeting Roberts Creek Co Housing  
8 December Xmas party Sunshine Coast Arts Centre  
9 December Public Viewing SCC Observatory  
15 December Astro Café Davis Bay  
SCC Executive Meeting Roberts Creek Co Housing  

 

Every fourth Saturday evening is being set aside as a members only viewing session at the SCC Observatory. Members are permitted to bring guests. If the weather is inclement, then the session will be moved to an alternate date.Member Viewing:

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2 Comments

  1. Muguette Macdonald says:

    Where is the SCC Observatory located?

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