The Ottawa Royal Astronomical Society proudly presents Free Public Stargazing for 2016. Fun for all ages. Come out and share the wonders of the universe with knowledgeable astronomers. Many telescopes owned by Ottawa and Gatineau area amateur astronomers will be set up, 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.
|Month||Planned Date||Rain Date 1||Rain Date 2||Rain Date 3|
|May||Fri May 19||Sat May 20||Sun May 21||Fri May 26|
|June||Fri June 16||Sat June 17||Fri June 23|
|Fri June 30|
|July||Fri July 14||Sat July 15|
|August||Fri Aug 18||Fri Aug 25|
|September||Fri Sept 15||Sat Sept 16|
|October||Fri Oct 20||Sat Oct 21|
* 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.