Call

When

Runs from Friday October 20 2017 to Thursday October 26 2017

All Day Event

Venue

Takhini Hot Springs
Km 10 Hot Springs Road
Whitehorse YT Y1A 7A2

Performance Notes

× Please note that this event is to purchase 1-day Star Passes.

Children and Youth 12 years and younger do not require a ticket (with proof of age).

Join the RASC: Yukon Centre in welcoming Dr. Phil Plait (a.k.a The Bad Astronomer), Dr. Christa van Laerhoven (UBC), and Pierre Paquette (RASC) to the Yukon for our 1st-Ever STAR PARTY. This Star Party event will run between the 20th and 27th of October @ the Takhinin Hotsprings.

On Sunday October 22nd @ The Old Fire Hall, Dr. Phil Plait & Dr. Christa van Laerhoven will discuss and dispel common misconceptions about the many fascinating objects in the Yukon night sky! Come discover secrets about the Aurora Borealis, our ever-changing Universe, and the many current, and near-future roles YOU can be a part of! Your moderator for the evening will be Jaclyn Semple, B.Sc, M.Sc of the Yukon College. This is a FREE presentation, but it will be on a "first come, first served" basis, due to the limited number of seats available. Throughout the week, a variety of day and night presentations, workshops, discussions, and hands-on experiences with solar and deep-sky astronomical observing are included @ the Takhini Hotsprings!! These events will require you to purchase a 1-day, or our 7-day Star Pass via YukonTickets.com. Unlimited access to the Hotsprings is included with every pass purchase!! Accommodations are also available @ the Takhini Hostel for those that wish to remain on-site, please book via our e-mail address YukonAstronomicalSociety@gmail.com), or with any number of hotels in Whitehorse (https://www.yukoninfo.com/whitehorse-yukon/).

Buy To This Event Directions