Outreach~ Winter 2016-17

Winter can be a wonderful time to share astronomy. The clarity of the sky, plus early sunsets make it ideal for sharing with school children and adults alike.

Photo of a classroom Outreach Event.

 

Photo of 5 telescopes set up ready for Outreach Event.

Photo of a group lined up a two telescopes.

Photo of a girl looking through a telescope at an Outreach Event.

Photo of an outdoor Outreach Event.

Photo of school children lined up to look through telescope

Photo of girl looking through telescope at an SJAC Outreach Event

Photo of Chris Curwin from Astronomy by the Bay setting up a a telescope at an SJAC Outreach Event

Photo of child at telescope during Stargazing Outreach event by the Saint John Astronomy Club in New Brunswick, Canada

Photo of Stargazing Outreach event by the Saint John Astronomy Club in New Brunswick, Canada

Photo of Stargazing Outreach event by the Saint John Astronomy Club of New Brunswick

Photo of Stargazing Outreach event by the Saint John Astronomy Club

Photo of Outreach Event in a classroom.



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Stats for Winter Outreach Events~

As Spring 2017 arrives, we start to say goodby to the winter sky, the incredible beauty of the Winter Constellations, and a very active Winter Outreach Season.

Outreach includes presentations, night and day observing, school talks, youth groups, exhibitions, observatory/planetarium experiences. Here are the Province-wide Outreach Stats from RASC.NB, Jan 1 through March 20, 2017.

As you can see, it includes 73 Outreach Events, reaching 2583 people and including 439 volunteer hours. Click the picture for a larger view in pdf.


Regarding Photography & Outreach:

We do not publish any photos of a Private Outreach Event without your consent or permission.
If you have pictures of an event and would like to submit them to this website, you can send them here. You can also share them on our SJAC Facebook Page. Thanks.

Logo of the RASC New Brunswick Centre
The Royal Astronomical Society of Canada~New Brunswick Centre (RASC.NB) is involved in Outreach Events all across the Province. For more information you can email Curt Nason or Facebook Astronomy by the Bay.

Bringing Astronomy to Southern New Brunswick, Canada