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Dark Sky Astronomy Weekend: Little Dipper

October 21 @ 6:00 pm - October 23 @ 11:00 am

$59.00 – $179.00

That’s right – Dark Sky Astronomy Weekend is back this fall. With not 1 weekend, but 2 weekends full of Dark Sky fun!

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This weekend, starting October 21st, is geared towards our future Astronomers, with lots of beginner-friendly information.

There will be workshops, a mobile planetarium, and kids activities. Our guest speaker, Christopher Gainor, will be talking about the Hubble Space Telescope and the James Webb Telescope. Saturday night stargazing will be done at the Cascade Lookout (weather dependent) with transportation provided.

Book your accommodations at our Resort here. Reach out to our Front Desk: email – [email protected] or phone – 604 668 5922. Alternative accommodations are Skyview RV Campground or Sunshine Valley RV Resorts & Cabins.

Christopher Gainor Bio

Chris Gainor is a historian and writer specializing in spaceflight and astronomy. He is editor of Quest: The History of Spaceflight Quarterly. His latest book, Not Yet Imagined, tells the story of the Hubble Space Telescope. Chris is a past president of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada.

Details

Start:
October 21 @ 6:00 pm
End:
October 23 @ 11:00 am
Cost:
$59.00 – $179.00
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Venue

Manning Park Resort
7500 Hwy 3
Manning Park, BC V0X 1R0 Canada
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Tickets

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Little Dipper - Family (2 adults & 2 children)
This ticket is for families of 4 (2 adults and 2 children), and will include the whole weekend of activities. This includes: access to the mobile planetarium, guest speaker Christopher Gainor, other workshops, and kids activities. You'll be able to enjoy stargazing at the Cascade Lookout (weather dependent).
$ 179.00
249 available
Little Dipper - 13 & older
This ticket is for people 13 and older, and will include the whole weekend of activities. This includes: access to the mobile planetarium, guest speaker Christopher Gainor, other workshops, and kids activities. You'll be able to enjoy stargazing at the Cascade Lookout (weather dependent).
$ 79.00
249 available
Little Dipper - 12 & under
This ticket is for children 12 and under, and will include the whole weekend of activities. This includes: access to the mobile planetarium, guest speaker Christopher Gainor, other workshops, and kids activities. You'll be able to enjoy stargazing at the Cascade Lookout (weather dependent).
$ 59.00
249 available