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
- NASA Wants to Send a Low-Cost Mission to Explore Neptune’s Moon Triton
- NASA’s Cassini reveals surprises with Titan’s lakes
- Weekly Space Hangout: Apr 17, 2019 – Dr. Dorothy Oehler Talks “No Methane on Mars?”
- CubeSats prove their worth for scientific missions
- Carnival of Space #607
- Astronomers discover third planet in the Kepler-47 circumbinary system
- Scientists are Trying to Figure Out Why InSight’s “Mole” Can’t Dig Any Deeper
- How Does Very Long Baseline Interferometry Work?
- The Closest Star to the Sun, Proxima Centauri, has a Planet in the Habitable Zone. Life Could be There Right Now
- Astronomers take first, high-resolution look at huge star-forming region of Milky Way