October 20, 2012 @ 12:00 am EDT
The Dorval Astronomy club, the Société d’astronomie de Montreal and the R.A.S.C. invite you to the 32nd C.A.F.T.A. 2012 , held on Saturday October 20th 2012 at the Parc St-Charles in Dorval, Qc. The CAFTA is a telescope makers contest mainly but includes many other categories for DIY astronomers.There will be awards in the following categories: Beginner, Optical, Craftmanship, Software and Technology, Research, **NEW 2 astrophotography awards: (1) Astrophotography + (2) Advanced imaging and there will also the Fred-Clarke award.
Our invited lecturer this year is Mr. Robert Lamontagne, astrophysicist at the Université de Montréal. His subject will be "Les Mayas, Nibiru et la fin du monde en 2012 - Mythes et réalité" (Mayas, Nibiru & the end of the world in 2012 - Myths and reality-Lecture will be in french).