Welcome to the
Cowichan Valley Starfinders
The Cowichan Valley Starfinders are a non-profit society who’s mandate is to promote and enjoy amateur astronomy in the Cowichan Valley on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada
Monthly Club Socials
Socials are held the 4th Wednesday of every month at 7:00pm with the exception of July, August and December (dinner) and are hosted in Mill Bay. Come and enjoy a fun and informative social and maybe a little observing afterward.
Astronomy & Space News
- Maybe There’s no Connection Between Supermassive Black Holes and Their Host Galaxies?
- 60-Second Astro News: Merging Black Holes, The Most Distant Super-Supernova, and Arecibo’s Fate
- SpaceX Launches the First of Thousands of Space Internet Satellites, but Didn’t Quite Catch the Fairing
- Astronomers discover S0-2 star is single and ready for big Einstein test
- Here’s How SpaceX is Planning to Recover Rocket Fairings: a Boat With a Net Called Mr. Steven
- Astronomers Find The Most Distant Supernova Ever: 10.5 Billion Light-Years Away
- Weekly Space Hangout: Feb 21, 2018: Dr. Jessie Christiansen and “Exoplanet Explorers”
- Amateur Astronomer Captures Supernova’s First Light
- Some of The Last Glaciers in The Tropics. They’ll be Gone in About a Decade
- Amateur astronomer captures rare first light from massive exploding star