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
- Carnival of Space #595
- Astronomy Cast Ep. 514: Planetary Protection Protocols
- Messier 77 – the Cetus A Barred Spiral Galaxy
- Steam-Powered Spacecraft Could Explore the Asteroid Belt Forever, Refueling Itself in Space
- How to “See” Interstellar Space Probes
- Geothermal Heating Could Make Life Possible on the Super Earth Planet at Barnard’s Star
- Seeding the Milky Way with Life Using Genesis Missions
- Cassini Saw Rain Falling at Titan’s North Pole
- Waves in Saturn’s rings give precise measurement of planet’s rotation rate
- CERN is Planning to Build a Much Larger Particle Collider. Much, Much, Larger.