Occurs on Friday October 20 2017

All Day Event


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

Performance Notes

× Please note that this event is to purchase the 7-day Star Pass

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 require you to register through YukonTickets, 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 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, or with any number of hotels in Whitehorse (

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