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
- 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
- OSIRIS-REx Sends Home an Image of the Earth and Moon
- How Badly Will Humanity Freak Out if We Discover Alien Life?
- Magnetic field traces gas and dust swirling around supermassive black hole
- Russia and China Are Working on Space and Counterspace Weapons
- NASA Budget Proposal Would Cancel WFIRST
- Astronomers Observe the Rotating Accretion Disk Around the Supermassive Black Hole in M77
- NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope to reveal secrets of the Red Planet