Upcoming Events

Planetarium: "Astronomy on the Big Screen" | Thu 23 Nov & 7 Dec PDF Print E-mail

The Halifax Planetarium at Dalhousie University presents:

Date & Time: Thursday, 23 Nov.  & Thursday, 7 Dec. at 7:15 pm ***

Place: Rm 108, Dunn Bldg, Dalhousie University, 6310 Coburg Rd
Presenter:  Ben Beck

Title:  Astronomy on the Big Screen: Our Stellar Neighbourhood in Science Fiction

Astronomy has inspired and informed science fiction films from the 1920's to today. Come to the Halifax Planetarium and learn how to locate real objects visible in the night sky that have featured in some noteworthy films.

*** Weather conditions permitting there will be roof-top observing after the show

Admission:  $5 (at the door); reductions for families (min. age 8 years)

Reservations Required: e-mail  planetarium AT dal DOT ca

State number of adults, the number of children aged 8 to 15, and the preferred show date.

The Show is about an hour long. Full details will be sent before the Show.
Please do not be late. No admission after the door closes.

Please note that shows are most suitable for ages 8 and up.

Burke-Gaffney Observatory Public Open Houses - Friday Nights PDF Print E-mail

Join us for a peek through the telescope at Saint Mary's University's Burke-Gaffney Observatory.

Detailed information about our FREE Public Open Houses is here.

The list of upcoming open houses and how to reserve tickets is here.

Any other information can be obtained by contacting Dave Lane, Observatory Director.

We also offer private tours for organized groups of people. Details are here.