Star Party

Join us for a celebration of the night sky as we reach the peak of the Perseid Meteor Showers.

We are hosting a live in-person outdoor Star Party at the Space Centre, along with a YouTube live stream, so anyone can take part from anywhere!
 

OUTDOOR STAR PARTY:
This boutique experience will be a one-hour long circuit that includes a tour of the observatory, along with outdoor talks about viewing the night sky. Our staff will be under the stars sharing their knowledge of the Perseid Meteor Showers, light pollution and more! This event is recommended for ages 12+. Come rain or shine and wear appropriate outdoor attire.

When: August 12th from 10:00pm - 12:30am PDT
Where: H.R. MacMillan Space Centre (1100 Chestnut Street, Vancouver, BC)
How: Select a time slot and purchase tickets for your group (max. 4 people) on Eventbrite HERE.

Full event details, stargazing resources and registration details available on Eventbrite.


STAR PARTY LIVE STREAM:
Watch the meteor shower from home, and join us for a YouTube live stream. We will have a talk about the Perseid Meteor Shower, demonstrations on identifying objects in the night sky, and tips to curb light pollution!

When: August 12th from 10:00pm - 11:00pm PDT
Where: H.R. MacMillan Space Centre YouTube channel
How: Register on Eventbrite and we will send you a link to access the live stream.

Full event details, stargazing resources and registration details available on Eventbrite.


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Event Details

August 12, 2020 - 10:00pm to August 13, 2020 - 12:30am