Star Party: Yukon's Night Sky
Dr. Phil Plait, Astronomer and author of Bad Astronomy and Death from the Skies
Dr. Christa van Laerhoven, Ph.D. Planetary Sciences
Sunday, October 22, 2017, Old Fire Hall, Whitehorse
6:00 pm Book signing
7:00 pm Panel discussion
9:30 pm Night sky viewing
On Sunday, October 22nd, Dr. Phil Plait & Dr. Christa van Laerhoven will discuss and dispel common misconceptions about the many fascinating objects in the Yukon night sky! Come discover secrets about the Aurora Borealis, our ever-changing Universe, and the many current, and near-future roles YOU can be a part of! Your moderator for the evening will be Jaclyn Semple, B.Sc, M.Sc of the Yukon College. This is a FREE presentation.
This event is being presented in partnership with the Yukon Astronomical Society.