Public Stargazing at Millennium Square, Pickering (GO)

Friday, August 12, 2016 - 6:00pm to 11:00pm

Everyone is invited to join us and Durham Skies on August 12 for stargazing at the edge of Lake Ontario. Take a free look through different kinds of telescopes to get close-up looks at craters on the Moon and the spectacular rings of Saturn. Learn the names of summertime stars and the constellation patterns they form. Peer deep into space and try your hand at spotting spot faint star clusters and nebulae. You can even bring your own telescope along and we'll give you expert advice on how to use it better.

Everything gets underway at 6:00pm with solar-filtered telescopes providing views of sunspots and prominences.

Who can attend: Everyone
Fee: Free
Registration: Not required
Location: Millennium Square beside Frenchman's Bay at the foot of Liverpool Road, Pickering