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Royal Astronomical Society of Canada, Edmonton Centre. Promoting public awareness in astronomy, including local meetings & events. Most tweets by
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Brandy Yanchyk Sep 17
Last night this was my view in in the . We whistled &the danced for us. We’re here filming my series . It’s airing on , & .
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Giampiero Iannone Sep 13
Summer's gone, all I got from it is this picture from Lake Annette, Jasper, AB.
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Adrien Mauduit Sep 13
🌌 Purple reflection 🇳🇴 You know it's a strong geomagnetic storm when you see these colors! 9/10/18 From Senja, Norway
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Astronomy Edmonton Sep 11
Dr. Aarran Shaw photobombs a slide in his own presentation "Black Holes Don't Suck" at last night's meeting. A most illuminating talk on a dark matter!
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Astronomy Edmonton Sep 10
TONIGHT: Free public lecture on black holes, details below
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Astronomy Edmonton Sep 8
Sunset over Black Nugget Lake campground. The skies are clearing after a rainy afternoon, just in time for the stargazers gathered at Northern Prairie Star Party 2018. Good observing tonight!
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Astronomy Edmonton Sep 8
Replying to @EdmontonRASC @UAlberta
Members of examine the 14-foot dome donated to the Black Nugget Lake Observatory project by .
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Astronomy Edmonton Sep 8
Major progress to report on Black Nugget Lake Observatory, an initiative on track for "first light" a year from now at Northern Prairie Star Party 2019. It will house a single telescope with a 32-inch (!) primary mirror. The central pier is anchored down to 30 feet!
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Astronomy Edmonton Aug 23
Upcoming: NORTHERN PRAIRIE STAR PARTY 15th annual Where: Black Nugget Lake campground, SE of Tofield When: Sep 04-09 programming on Sat Sep 08 Clear skies can't be guaranteed, but prizes, barbecue, speakers, telescope clinics & more can be. Details:
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Astronomy Edmonton Sep 6
Comet 21P/ Giacobini-Zinner, captured by 's Alister Ling on Sep 05. This comet returns to the inner Solar System every 6.5 years, & is currently located in the northern constellation of Auriga <60,000,000 km from Earth. High-res version here:
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Dar Tanner Sep 5
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Siv Heang Sep 5
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Astronomy Edmonton Sep 5
Replying to @satchmo35
Yes, it was faintly visible from a Township Road north of St. Albert, but almost certainly not from the city as per our later timeline
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Astronomy Edmonton Sep 4
Aurora update #2: yellow alert over at next reading taken at 6h UT = 0:00 (midnight) MDT. It's visible to the eye from a rural lookout & pale green on camera, but seemingly inert.
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Astronomy Edmonton Sep 4
AURORA UPDATE: there is a broad, pale arc of low above the northern horizon. From outside the city it is readily visible but not very active. From inside the city it would be lost in the light pollution. But, there is potential!
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Astronomy Edmonton Sep 4
YELLOW ALERT for possible aurora tonight. Yellow bar is as of 03h Universal Time = 21:00 MDT.
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Astronomy Edmonton Sep 4
Thank you Alan. The natural partnership between & dates back to days & remains strong to this day. Both organizations share an important goal: public outreach in science.
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Alan Dyer Sep 4
I'll present my Deep-Sky with Your DSLR Workshop in Edmonton on Nov 3. See for details and to register. See you there!
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Astronomy Edmonton Sep 3
Labour Day marks the end of summer hours at . During the school year we resume weekend openings: Fri-Sun evenings, 7-10 PM Sat-Sun afternoons, 1-4 PM All scheduled shifts subject to WEATHER PERMITTING. Public is always welcome to drop in, free of charge
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UAlberta Observatory Sep 3
This was a truly fanastic talk. Jayanne got the children in thw audience to demonstrate the EM spectrum and it was si fun and both kids and adults learned something!
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