The Ottawa Royal Astronomical Society proudly presents Free Family-Friendly Public Stargazing for 2018. Fun for all ages. Come out and share the wonders of the universe with knowledgeable astronomers. Ottawa and Gatineau area amateur astronomers will have their telescopes set up and trained on various astronomical treasures.
Stargazing runs from sunset to 12:30am.
Events are weather permitting.
New telescope owners: need help setting up? Please arrive one hour early.
Ottawa Public Library
3911 Carp RoadCarp ON K0A 1L0
Star parties are held in the parking lot at the Carp Library / Diefenbunker, a short 28 minute drive from Focus Scientific.
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* DEET can damage rubber, plastic, polymer fabrics and optical coatings. If using DEET-containing insect repellent, clean area around the eyes and hands with a wet cloth or moist towelette to prevent damage to telescopes.