Perseid Meteor Watch With the RASC at Aldergrove Lake Park
Aug12

Perseid Meteor Watch With the RASC at Aldergrove Lake Park

Come and join us at Aldergrove Lake Regional Park (Aldergrove BC) to view the annual Perseid Meteor Shower. The Moon doesn’t rise this year until well into the morning hours so this year should offer a spectacular show. RASC Vancouver members will be on hand with telescopes for everyone to look through at the stars and other celestial sites as well as offer their expert help on observing the meteor shower. Be aware that the park...

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Mars Curiosity Rover Will Land On August 5, 2011 At 10:31 PDT
Aug04

Mars Curiosity Rover Will Land On August 5, 2011 At 10:31 PDT

The Mars Curiosity Rover will be landing on Mars on Sunday August 5th at 10:31 PDT. The site for the landing will be inside of Gale crater. The black oval indicates the spot. This was chosen because of the presence of minerals in layers on Mount Sharp (the mountain seen in the center of the crater) that formed in water which were spotted from orbit. This interests scientists as they feel this area may have been suitable for ancient...

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