Jupiter and M44 the Beehive Cluster (Praesepe) in April 2015
Apr08

Jupiter and M44 the Beehive Cluster (Praesepe) in April 2015

Look high in the Southern skies (if you are in the Northern Hemisphere, look to the North if in the South) and you will see brilliant Jupiter shining brightly. To it’s left is the 1st magnitude star Regulus, which is the heart of Leo the Lion. If you draw a line from Regulus, through Jupiter you will arrive at The Beehive Star Cluster, in the constellation Cancer, the Crab. If you have decent vision, a dark, clear sky with good...

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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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