Friends of the DAO presents
Virtual Star Parties 2021

  • June 26th Search for Life beyond the Solar System James Di Francesco, Director, DAO
  • July 10th Where do Baby Stars Come From? Steve “Spaceman Steve” Mairs, East Asian Observatory, Hawai’i

We are also offering ExoExplorations, an online exploration of exoplanets with activities and lessons aimed at BC Grade 6 students.

We are grateful for the support of the National Science and Engineering Research Council’s PromoScience program, the Victoria Foundation, the Hamber Foundation, and individual donors.

FRIENDS of the Dominion Astrophysical OBSERVATORY is a Charitable Organization based in Victoria, B.C. dedicated to promoting public science outreach at the Dominion astrophysical observatory.

We are revitalizing its public programming and visitors centre, the “Centre of the Universe”.

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