Island Star Party

23rd Annual Island Star Party

Bright Angel Park, Cowichan Station

Starts today !!August  10th, 11th, 12th  2018

Events Schedule 

Todays rain showers should clear out the smoke, tonight is looking clear

 Three day Star Party to take in the Perseid Meteor Shower !

  Lat 48° 44.0246’N Long 123 ° 40.5144′ W

Star Party Poster 

Click here for some important tips on getting to Bright Angel Park


Sponsors

  • Quarky Science
  • SkyWatcher/Pacific Telescopes
  • Camosun College Student Society
  • RASC, Victoria Centre

 2018  Events Schedule

Please see the Star Party Presentations Page for more details.

 Events schedule is subject to change, and will be posted at the star party.


FAQ

Individual: $20 (includes door prize tickets, on site stay, telescope mentoring)

Family $30  (includes door prize tickets, on site stay, telescope mentoring)

Evening drop in free, donations are welcome.

(Payment in at the star party registration desk only, sorry no online payment)

This years very generous  grand prize donated by Quarky Science and Pacific Telescope is a GOTO telescope. Anyone that becomes a Cowicahan Valley Starfinders member and is present at the star party Saturday night is eligible to win this or many other fantastic door prizes.

 

  • Only RED lights are permitted.  We provide red cellophane to put over your flashlight.
  • No food or water available on site.
  • The nearest stores are a short 10 minute drive away.
  • Flush toilets on site.
  • During the day you can enjoy the parks facilities that include swimming, hiking, outdoor fitness park, and kids playground.
  • Visit the many sites the Cowichan Valley has to offer including the Historic Kinsol Trestle. Visit the Cowichan Valley Visitor Center to get the latest on local events and attractions.