The Ottawa Royal Astronomical Society proudly presents Free Family-Friendly Public Stargazing for 2019. 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.
|Month||Location||Planned Date||Rain Date 1||Rain Date 2||Rain Date 3|
|May||Canadian Aviation and Space Museum
International Astronomy Day
|Sat May 11|
|Carp Public Library / Diefenbunker||Sat May 25||Fri May 31|
|June||Carp Public Library / Diefenbunker||Sat June 22||Fri June 28|
|July||Canadian Aviation and Space Museum
|Mon July 1|
|Carp Public Library / Diefenbunker||Sat July 27||Fri Aug 2|
|August||Carp Public Library / Diefenbunker||Sat Aug 24||Fri Aug 30|
|September||Carp Public Library / Diefenbunker||Sat Sept 21||Sat Sept 27|
|AstroPontiac in Luskville||Sat Sept 28|
|October||Canadian Aviation and Space Museum||Sat Oct 5|
|Carp Public Library / Diefenbunker||Fri Oct 18|
3911 Carp RoadCarp ON K0A 1L0
11 Aviation ParkwayOttawa ON K1K 2X5
Luskville Falls TrailLuskville QC J0X 2G0
* 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.