Manitoulin Star Party (August 2013)
August 9, 2013 @ 12:00 am - August 12, 2013 @ 12:00 am EDT
Our magnificent premier Star Party is held in the RASC designated Dark Sky Preserve at Gordon’s Park with 360 degree viewing, no light pollution and the darkest skies in Ontario. Activities & Workshops include a Wine & Cheese Welcome Reception, Astronomy Art Show with local artists featuring themed astronomy art, Guest Speakers, Guided Public Astronomy Sessions, Laser Guided Sky Tours, Nature Interpretive Centre, Guided Nature Hike, Mini Putt Challenge, Children’s Playground, Red Light Café, Wind Up Campfire (up front) & Saturday Night Pot Luck Supper. Presenters this year include Simon McMillan, Science North Astronomer, with “Radio Astronomy: Seeing the Invisible Universe” and “Comets”, Heather Theijsmeijer with “From Professional to Amateur Astronomer”, Paul-Emile Legault, Doran Planetarium Director with “A Tall Ship And A Star to Steer Her By”, and an “Astrophotography Slide Show” and “Aurorae” with Aaron Top.firstname.lastname@example.org 705-859-2470, www.gordonspark.com and “like” us on www.facebook.com/gordonspark
42.00 + tax per person per night
85.00 + tax per family per night (2 adults, children under 16).