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Halifax Clear Sky Chart


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Mi'kmaw Moons

First Nations' lunar timekeeping

How to Choose a Telescope

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One-Minute Astronomer

great starter site for newbies

Astronomy Picture of the Day
usually an astrophoto

Astronomy Sketch of the Day

the artistic side of astronomy


Essential Canadian astronomy magazine and online info

Outsider Diaries

John McPhee's blog


RASC Halifax Centre February 2016 Meeting 

"Tweet Yourself to an Astrophoto"


"You Too can Use a 0.6-m Planewave CDK (or Celestron 14) Telescope for Imaging"


Dave VIII Lane (Director, Burke-Gaffney Observatory and Abbey Ridge Observatory)


Friday 19th February 20167:30 p.m.

Saint Mary's University—Sobey Building, Room AT101  (Map)


In this presentation, Dave VIII will describe the development of, usage, and future plans for the world's first (Burke-Gaffney Observatory) and world's second (Abbey Ridge Observatory) social-media-controlled observatory.

As in the past, we will be treated to a number of recent images our members have taken, a "What's Up," as well as announcements.

And, of course, refreshments and social time will follow.

See you there!

Mark your Calendars: The February meeting date is February 19, 2016.




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