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Halifax Centre Announces Astronomy Week Activities

Written by Ron Mills, Halifax on
Post Date: 
Mon, 2007/01/15

The Halifax Centre will celebrate International Astronomy Week by presenting talks at the Halifax Public Library as follows:

  • Wednesday, April 18th 7 p.m.- 9 p.m. - Cole Harbour Branch, and
  • Thursday, April 19th 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. - Keshen Goodman branch

Pat Kelley will present, “Comets, Meteors and Impacts”, and, “Black Holes, Structure and Theory”, will be presented by Blair MacDonald.

Astronomy Week ends on April 21, and will be marked by, “Sidewalk Astronomy at the Library”, at both the Cole Harbour and Keshen-Goodman branches. Look through real telescopes with the aid of experienced amateur astronomers from the Halifax Centre and see the Sun, the Moon, planets and deep sky objects, 4 pm to ??? (weather permitting).