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
- Two Spacecraft Will Get Closer to the Sun Than Ever Before
- Mars rocks may harbor signs of life from 4 billion years ago
- Disentangling the History of the Magellanic Clouds
- Scientists introduce cosmochemical model for Pluto formation
- A Magnifying Glass for a Pulsar
- Uh oh, the EMDrive and Mach Drive Could be Getting Their “Thrust” From Cables and Earth’s Magnetic Field
- Why we won’t get to Mars without teamwork
- Oumuamua was Just the Beginning. Astronomers Find an Interstellar Asteroid Orbiting Retrograde near Jupiter.
- The Ant Nebula Actually has Intense Laser Emissions Coming From its Core
- Unprecedented detail in pulsar 6,500 light-years from Earth