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William Brydone Jack (Fredericton Astronomy)

William Brydone Jack meeting - Tuesday October 10, 2017 @ 7pm

WBJ/Fredericton Meetings:

Second Tuesday of the month (September-June) at 7pm

Location: UNB Fredericton Campus 2 Bailey Drive, Forestry and Geology Building, Room 203



Many thanks and see you there!
  • Welcome 
  • Whats up
    - constellations for the month
    - review and highlights from SkyMaps
    - review and highlights from "Curt's Calendar"
    - highlights for the month (and last month?)
    - comets and asteroids
    - space crafts this week
    - the sun and next Solar Eclipse
This Month's events:
FrederictonAstronomy/William Brydone Jack Astronomy Meetup - Oct 10 7pm
Quartermain Earth Science Centre - TOMORROW - Our Moon - free tickets here:
Internaltion Observe the Moon Oct 28
RASC NB AGM - Members only - Moncton Oct 21
Astronomy at Grand Lake - pending volunteers:
On Saturday, October 28th NatureNB is doing a family event on the public beach at Grand Lake taking place at dusk and into the evening. We are planning to have a sunset campfire with storytellers followed by stargazing when it gets dark. I also have a little planisphere craft I'm planning to do with the families there.
FrederictonAstronomy/William Brydone Jack Astronomy Meetup 2nd Tuesday of the month (Sept-June)
Observing in the Park (2nd Saturday of the month Sept-June)
Summer 2018 - FIVE Summer Star Parties in select New Brunswick Provincial and Federal Parks

Topics for meeting: Email requests for topics to Chris Weadick PLEASE...

Pick up your handouts and drop off your monthly sky challenge sheets before the meeting please...

Future meeting dates:  2016-2017 (and leading into 2017-2018 Astro year - Sept - June)
October 10
November 14
December 12 - Seasons Celebration meeting


RASC NB Meetings (

Sept. 9 - S.J.,  Rockwood Park Interpretive Center 
Oct. 21 - Annual Meeting at Moncton High School


Summer Star Parties - RASC NB
June 2-4 - Kouchibouquac Spring Star Fest VII
July 29-30 - C.O.W Summer Stargaze XIV, Mactaquac Provincial Park (Saturday night only)
August 11-13 - Mount Carleton Star Party, Mount Carleton Provincial Park (Dark Sky event)
September 15-17 - Fundy National Park StarGaze VII, Fundy National Park
September 22-24 - Kouchibouquac National Park part 2