Archive of posts tagged "meteor shower"

Blackout Night Sky Festival at the MOA

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Enjoy an evening of arts and astronomy under the stars with the Museum of Anthropology (“MOA”) on August 12th. Inspired by the global dark sky movement, Blackout Night Sky Festival brings together storytellers, musicians, artists and astronomers to share their relationships to the skies. Witness the peak of the Perseid meteor shower and explore the […]

Watch the Perseids Meteor Shower

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Watch the Perseids meteor shower, the annual show of shooting stars that is one of the most popular celestial events in the world, with the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada on August 13th in Aldergrove. You can bring the family to this viewing event, enjoy activities and refreshments, and even camp out for the night! […]

Meteor Over Rifflandia in Victoria

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Seattle-based Death Cab for Cutie had an out-of-this-world set at the Rifflandia festival in Victoria this past Saturday night when a meteor streaked through the sky during their performance of Long Division. John and I had just left the photo pit and camped out in the back of the enthralled audience when the shooting star […]

Where to Watch the Meteor Shower in Metro Vancouver

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August, 2016:There will be a family event (plus camping) at Aldergrove Regional Park on August 13th August 11, 2015: The Perseid Meteor Shower will peak on Tuesday, August 11, 2015. Even though the peak occurs overnight Aug. 11 to Aug. 13, the meteors will be showering until Aug. 24. This is the time frame that […]