Upcoming Public Events
of the RASC St. John's Centre
Apollo 11, 50th Year Anniversary
The RASC St. John's Centre, in conjunction with the Johnson Geo Centre
will be holding a special event,
to celebrate Man's first landing on the Moon.
Canadian Space Agency presentations and links to other Science Centres.
Information on astronomy and the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada
will be available. See Solar Telescope views (outdoors) of the Sun.
All indoor activities covered by Geo Centre price of admission.
Saturday, July 20th 2019 (11am to 4pm)
Witless Bay Public Observing Event
The RASC St. John's Centre will be joining CPAWS-NL to hold a special
offering the public, telescopic views of the night sky. Learn about Light Pollution,
and how Artificial Light at Night (ALAN) affects us all.
Join us at the Soft Ball Field, Recreational Complex,
South Side Track Road, Witless Bay.
Saturday, July 27th 2019 (9:30pm to 11pm) *
Butter Pot Star Party
The RASC St. John's Centre will be holding its annual Butter Pot Star Party
at Butter Pot Provincial Park offering telescopic views of the Moon, Planets
and Deep Sky objects, as well as Solar Viewing during the day.
August 9th & 10th 2019 *
Night Sky Celebration
The RASC St. John's Centre will be joining Terra Nova National Park with astronomy
presentations, and offering telescopic night time views of the Moon, Planets
and Deep Sky objects, as well as Solar viewing during the day
August 23rd & 24th 2019 *
Evenings at the Activity Centre
Saturday afternoon at the Visitors Centre
Science Literacy Week
The RASC St. John's Centre will have a display at the Avalon Mall
as part of Science Literacy Week. Information on astronomy
and the RASC will be available.
Sunday, September 15th 2019 (Noon to 5pm)
International Observe the Moon Night
The RASC St. John's Centre will be holding its annual International
Observe the Moon Night
at the Signal Hill National Historic Park
Parking Lot. Close up views of the Moon,
and other celestial objects,
will be provided.
October 5th 2019 (6pm) *
Transit of Mercury
The RASC St. John's Centre will be holding a special event
views of Mercury transiting the Sun.
Check back later for exact time and place.
November 11th 2019 *
* NOTE:- All outdoor events are weather permitting