August 2017 Total Solar Eclipse

At our March 17th, 2016 meeting NYAA member and eclipse chaser, Andreas Gada, gave a presentation of his preliminary planning for the 2017 eclipse that crosses the United States.

2017 NYAA Event Schedule
Event Date/time Location
Monthly Meeting Thursday, January 12th @ 7:30pm St.Bonaventure Church (Parish Centre, rear entrance)
Monthly Meeting Thursday, February 9th @ 7:30pm St.Bonaventure Church (Parish Centre, rear entrance)
Monthly Meeting Tuesday, March 14th @ 7:30pm St.Bonaventure Church (Parish Centre, rear entrance)
Monthly Meeting (AGM) Tuesday, April 11th @ 7:30pm St.Bonaventure Church (Parish Centre, rear entrance)
Dark Sky Weekend and Spring Clean Up April 21st to 22nd Oak Heights
Dark Sky Weekend April 28th to 29th Oak Heights
Monthly Meeting Thursday, May 11th @ 7:30pm St.Bonaventure Church (Parish Centre, rear entrance)
Observatory Repair and Tree Trimming May 13th Oak Heights
Dark Sky Weekend and Dome Painting May 26th to 27th Oak Heights
Monthly Meeting Thursday, June 8th @ 7:30pm St.Bonaventure Church (Parish Centre, rear entrance)
Dark Sky Weekend and Star-B-Que June 23rd to 24th Oak Heights
Starfest July 20th to 23rd River Place Park
Dark Sky Weekend August 18th to 19th Oak Heights
Monthly Meeting Thursday, September 7th @ 7:30pm St.Bonaventure Church (Parish Centre, rear entrance)
Dark Sky Weekend September 15th to 16th Oak Heights
Dark Sky Weekend September 22nd to 23rd Oak Heights
Monthly Meeting Thursday, October 5th @ 7:30pm St.Bonaventure Church (Parish Centre, rear entrance)
Dark Sky Weekend October 20th to 21st Oak Heights
Monthly Meeting Tuesday, November 7th @ 7:30pm St.Bonaventure Church (Parish Centre, rear entrance)
Dark Sky Weekend November 17th to 18th Oak Heights
Monthly Meeting Tuesday, December 5th @ 7:30pm St.Bonaventure Church (Parish Centre, rear entrance)
Dark Sky Weekend December 15th to 16th Oak Heights
Contact one of our many coordinators if you want to learn more about an event.

For a good list of 101 astronomical events in 2016 see The Universe Today

2016 NYAA Event Schedule
Event Date/time Location
Monthly Meeting Thursday, January 28th @ 7:30pm St.Bonaventure Church (Parish Centre, rear entrance)
Monthly Meeting Thursday, February 25th @ 7:30pm St.Bonaventure Church (Parish Centre, rear entrance)
Dark Sky Weekend March 11th to 12th Oak Heights if ground conditions allow, otherwise Sandy Flats
Monthly Meeting Thursday, March 17th @ 7:30pm St.Bonaventure Church (Parish Centre, rear entrance)
Dark Sky Weekend April 8th to 9th Oak Heights if ground conditions allow, otherwise Sandy Flats
Monthly Meeting (AGM) Thursday, April 21st @ 7:30pm St.Bonaventure Church (Parish Centre, rear entrance)
Dark Sky Weekend May 6th to 7th Oak Heights
Monthly Meeting Thursday, May 19th @ 7:30pm St.Bonaventure Church (Parish Centre, rear entrance)
Dark Sky Weekend June 3rd to 4th Oak Heights
Monthly Meeting Tuesday, June 21st @ 7:30pm St.Bonaventure Church (Parish Centre, rear entrance)
StarBQ & Dark Sky Long Weekend July 1st to 3rd Oak Heights
Starfest August 4th to 7th River Place Park
Dark Sky Weekend September 2nd to 3rd Oak Heights
Monthly Meeting Thursday, September 15th @ 7:30pm St.Bonaventure Church (Parish Centre, rear entrance)
Dark Sky Weekend Sept 30th to Oct 1st Oak Heights
Monthly Meeting Tuesday, October 18th @ 7:30pm St.Bonaventure Church (Parish Centre, rear entrance)
Dark Sky Weekend October 28th to 29th Oak Heights
Monthly Meeting Thursday, November 17th @ 7:30pm St.Bonaventure Church (Parish Centre, rear entrance)
Dark Sky Weekend November 25th to 26th Oak Heights
Monthly Meeting Tuesday, December 13th @ 7:30pm St.Bonaventure Church (Parish Centre, rear entrance)
Contact one of our many coordinators if you want to learn more about an event.