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
- The Most Efficient Way to Explore the Entire Milky Way, Star by Star
- SpaceIL Scraps its Plans to go Back to the Moon. Instead, it’s Got a New Secret “Significant Objective” for Beresheet 2
- Lakes on Titan Might Have Exotic Crystals Encrusted Around Their Shores
- Hubble Finds Buckyballs in Space
- ALMA pinpoints the formation site of planet around nearest young star
- When’s the Next Total Solar Eclipse?
- Of Course Mars 2020 is Going to Get a New Name. NASA is Looking for Judges for an Upcoming Naming Contest
- Curiosity Sniffs a Spike in Methane. Could it be a Sign of Life?
- Third Falcon Heavy Launch Blasts 24 Payloads Into Orbit Including a Solar Sail. Doesn’t Quite Stick the Landing
- Carnival of Space #617