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STAR PARTIES AT THE OBSERVATORY

Dates begin with International Astronomy Day on April 21st . Here are all the dates: April 21st and 28th  May 5th, 12th, 19th and 26th  June 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd and 30th  July 7th, 14th, 21st and 28th August 4th, 11th, 18th and 25th September 1st  Time: 7:15 pm to 10:45 pm The Friends of the Dominion Astrophysical Observatory (FDAO)

DOMINION ASTROPHYSICAL OBSERVATORY

Also known as the "Centre of the Universe", the observatory was closed to the public in 2013 due to financial constraints.** History The Dominion Astrophysical Observatory, located on Observatory Hill, in Saanich, British Columbia, was completed in 1918 by the Canadian government. The Dominion Architect responsible for the building was Edgar Lewis Horwood. The main