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.



~Videos~


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.


See also~

Outreach Events
Outreach~ Fall 2017
Outreach~ Summer 2017
Outreach~ Spring 2017
Outreach~ 2016

Observe the Moon Night
Fall Astronomy Day in Rockwood Park
Partial Solar Eclipse in Saint John
National Star Party at Irving Nature Park
Astronomy Day in Rockwood Park
Moonlight Snowshoe Walk


 

Regarding Photography & Outreach:

We do not publish any photos of a Private Outreach Event without your consent or permission.

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