Sirius A&B Split at the Wilson Coulee Observatory of the RASC Calgary Centre

I teach the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada Calgary Centre’s (RASC Calgary) Youth Group with assistance from Jack Milliken.  The group is designed to introduce youth from grades 5 – 12 to visual astronomy and help them learn to navigate the night sky.  We use the Explore the Universe certificate program from the RASC National … More Sirius A&B Split at the Wilson Coulee Observatory of the RASC Calgary Centre

Report: Star Gazing at Banff Sulphur Mountain Gondola

As promised in my previous post, here is the report of the Friday December 2nd star gazing at the top of Sulphur Mountain. The evening started off with dense cloud cover over Banff.  Eugene and I set up his refractor telescope in the vestibule for the 4th floor viewing decks.  Brewster staff setup a table … More Report: Star Gazing at Banff Sulphur Mountain Gondola