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 and 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
- SpaceX Resuming Launches from Damaged Pad 40 on Dec. 4 with Station Resupply Flight for NASA; Covert Zuma Remains on Hold
- NASA Joins Japanese Mission to Martian Moons
- Could Magnetic Sails Slow an Interstellar Spacecraft Enough?
- Book Review: Cosmology for the Curious
- Unexpected atmospheric vortex behavior on Saturn’s moon Titan
- Meet ‘Oumuamua, the Interstellar Cigar
- That Interstellar Asteroid is Probably Pretty Strange Looking
- Carnival of Space #536
- Astronomers reveal nearby stars that are among the oldest in our galaxy
- Messier 60 – the NGC 4649 Galaxy