Mars in Opposition

Ed Mizzi
27 July 2018 to 28 July 2018
Time: 20:00 until 23:00

Mars Outreach

By the end of July the red planet will be the closest and brightest it has been in 15 years.

To celebrate this special event, the Hamilton Centre RASC will host an outreach event at Spencer Smith Park in Burlington. Also visible will be Venus, Jupiter, Saturn and the Moon and the club is excited to share views of these heavenly bodies with anyone who wishes to have a look through one of our telescopes.

The telescopes will be set up near the water, behind Spencer’s Restaurant at 1340 Lakeshore Rd, Burlington, ON L7S 1B1. Look for the huge compass etched in the concrete.

Friday, July 27, with Saturday, July 28 as a rain date. Time: between dusk and 11:00 PM

The Centre is looking for volunteers to bring their own scopes or use one of the club’s scopes.

Hope to see you there!

Questions should be directed to info@hamiltonrasc.ca

Spencer’s Smith Park

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CBC News

http://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/mars-closest-earth-1.4733211

CTV News

https://www.ctvnews.ca/sci-tech/mars-won-t-be-this-close-or-bright-again-until-2035-1.4007817

Contact Details:

Ed Mizzi

Disabled Access:

Yes

Entry Fee:

No

Location:

Spencer Smith Park
Burlington, Ontario