University of Calgary

Milky Way Nights

Submitted by jihowse on Thu, 01/02/2014 - 4:50pm.
Aug 28 2014 - 10:00pm
Aug 31 2014 - 2:00am
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Speaker: 
Phil Langill The three moonless nights in August offer a rare opportunity to observe the dark sky in search of nebula, distant galaxies and star systems. Join the research astronomers and learn more about what goes on at the observatory after dark.
Location: 
Rothney Astrophysical Observatory
Late Night Public Observing

Gates open at 10:00pm and the event runs until 2:00am

Admission donation to Rothney Astrophysical Observatory educational programs

The RAO is located on hwy 22, east side of the hwy, 2.4 km south of the hwy22 and hwy 22X interchange.

Bring your flashlight and dress for the weather.

Milky Way Nights

Submitted by jihowse on Thu, 01/02/2014 - 4:35pm.
Jul 24 2014 - 10:00pm
Jul 27 2014 - 2:00am
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Speaker: 
Phil Langill The three moonless nights in July offer a rare opportunity to observe the dark sky in search of nebula, distant galaxies and star systems. Join the research astronomers and learn more about what goes on at the observatory after dark.
Location: 
Rothney Astrophysical Observatory
Late Night Observing

Gates open at 10:00pm and the event runs until 2:00am

Admission donation to Rothney Astrophysical Observatory educational programs

The RAO is located on hwy 22, east side of the hwy, 2.4 km south of the hwy22 and hwy 22X interchange.

Bring your flashlight and dress for the weather.

Summer Solstice

Submitted by jihowse on Thu, 01/02/2014 - 4:21pm.
Jun 21 2014 - 8:00pm
Jun 21 2014 - 11:00pm
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Speaker: 
Phil Langill, Department of Physics and Astronomy Dr. Langill will discuss the latest in solar research and also the observations made with the RAO's solar research telescopes.
Location: 
Rothney Astrophysical Observatory
Open House

Gates open at 8:00pm and the event runs until 11:00pm

Admission $20 per car OR $10 per person (all proceeds go towards Rothney Astrophysical Observatory educational programs)

The RAO is located on hwy 22, east side of the hwy, 2.4 km south of the hwy22 and hwy 22X interchange.

At every open house we feature a ‘what’s up’ in the sky’ presentation and our telescopes operating with astronomers ready to answer your questions.

Bring your flashlight and dress for the weather.

 

Astrophysics on the Cutting Edge

Submitted by jihowse on Thu, 01/02/2014 - 4:12pm.
May 10 2014 - 8:00pm
May 10 2014 - 11:00pm
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Speaker: 
Discoveries in physics are occurring at an incredible pace. University of Calgary students will speak on the latest, fastest, smallest and most fascinating new research in physics.
Location: 
Rothney Astrophysical Observatory
Open House

Gates open at 8:00pm and the event runs until 11:00pm

Admission $20 per car OR $10 per person (all proceeds go towards Rothney Astrophysical Observatory educational programs)

The RAO is located on hwy 22, east side of the hwy, 2.4 km south of the hwy22 and hwy 22X interchange.

At every open house we feature a ‘what’s up’ in the sky’ presentation and our telescopes operating with astronomers ready to answer your questions.

Bring your flashlight and dress for the weather.