GA Lite Schedule / More Virtual Astronomy
A series of astronomy webinars scheduled on the two weekends, June 13&14 and June 20&21, following the Virtual GA. The talks are free, open to the public, and family friendly.
Times shown are Pacific Daylight Time. (UTC -7:00), conversions to other Canadian timezones are: +1 to Mountain, +2 to Central +3 h0urs to Eastern, +4 to Atlantic, +4.5 to Newfoundland.
Attendance to the webinars is limited to 100 on a first-come, first-served basis.
Ian McLennan, RASC Vancouver – Planetariums Update
Marina Miller, RASC Vancouver – Making your centre more environmentally friendly
Matthew Cimone, RASC Vancouver – Jewel of the Cosmos: Diamonds in Space, Diamonds of Sierra Leone
Charles Ennis, RASC Sunshine Coast – Building a small observatory
Chris Gainor, RASC President, Randall Rosenfeld, RASC Archivist, and Peter Broughton, RASC – What’s the Point of the History of Astronomy
Frasier Cain, the Universe Today – Satellite Megaconstellations and Astronomy
Tim Yaworski, RASC Saskatoon – Shoot for the Stars: Astrophotography for Beginners (1 hour)
Scott McGillvery, RASC Vancouver – How to put your centre on TV.
Michelle Kunimoto, UBC Grad Student – How I Discovered 17 Potential Exoplanets
Jess McIver, UBC Astrophysicist – Recent Advances in Gravitational Wave Astronomy
Robert Conrad & Andrew Krysa, RASC Vancouver – A failsafe guide to charting and starhopping to any astronomical object (1 hr).
Sharon Odell, RASC Ottawa – The National Heritage of the Dominion Observatory & RASC Preservation Committee