2012 INTERNATIONAL ASTRONOMY DAY SATURDAY APRIL 28

AFTERNOON PROGRAM, NOON-4PM, at the HR MacMillan Space Centre

Activities and displays by location at the Space Centre. Events run continuously. The RASC program is
free of charge. Events hosted by the Space Centre are with admission.

Main level (no admission required)

Lobby Craft – Rays of the Sun
Physics/Astronomy interactive displays
Book sale/give away
Gallery entrance Vancouver Telescope

Main Level (with admission to Space Centre)

Cosmic Courtyard Craft: Moon mobile The Apollo missions display

Lower level (no admission required)

Auditorium Lecture series
Auditorium area Light Pollution Display
RASC membership and astronomy give-aways
Children’s activity table

Upper level (in the Hubble Gallery) (no admission required)

  • Solar system display

Outside near GMS Observatory (no admission required)

  • Solar telescopes (weather permitting)

EVENING PROGRAM AT SIMON FRASER UNIVERSITY, BURNABY CAMPUS
FREE AND SUITABLE FOR KIDS OF ALL AGES!
Campus map with parking and event locations

8PM (Room C9001, south concourse of the Academic Quadrangle):

  • John Nemy presents “Island In The Stars”, a tour of the night sky from the Milky Way to the edge of the universe, and “The Stargazers”, a visual and musical presentation of the best of amateur astronomy! Prepare to be entertained & inspired!

9PM (Lawn just east of the Academic Quadrangle):

  • Star party, weather permitting!
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