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Occurs on Friday August 24 2018

Approximate running time: 2 hours


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


Performance Notes

× “Yukon Star Party 2018 at the Takhini Hot Springs! Events include the grand opening of Yukon’s first public Astronomical Observatory and lots of programs for the community in popular astronomy, hosted by the Yukon Astronomical Society in partnership with Parks Canada. -Observe the Sun during the day and see the stars, planets and galaxies with us during the night! -Silent auction: return ticket for Air North to any destination Air North flies, passes to Takhini Hot Pools, and other astronomy-related items -Kids Outreach Programming: AstroLab, Solar System Run, Star VR, face painting -Star BBQ* with live guitar music (*BBQ is by donation) -Telescope 101 workshop: Bring your telescope! -Presentation: Current trends in Light Pollution and Dark-Sky Preservation -Featuring planetary scientist Dr. Christa Van Laerhoven talking about the first seen interstellar astroid passing the solar system -The new observatory’s telescope will offer exceptional views of celestial objects -Site is wheelchair accessible during daylight hours. Please ask us! For program details please visit and Tickets: one-day tickets or two-day passes are available at Location: RASC Yukon Centre Observatory, at Takhini Hotsprings (Less than five minutes walk on the trail behind the Takhini Hot Pools). 10 Takhini Hotsprings Rd, Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 7A2 Date & Time: August 24th 5 pm to midnight and August 25th, between 10 am and midnight”